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My name is Maria. I live in Cincinnati, Ohio. I love Jesus, sunsets and Starbucks! I am blessed to be a Wife to an amazing man and Mother to 2 wonderful little girls (Lucy and Lainey). I'm a childhood cancer survivor which led me to my first career as a Pediatric Nurse. I love making pregnant women feel beautiful and nothing is sweeter than snuggling a newborn baby. Whether you are a expecting your 1st baby or your 5th, I want to capture your memories.

 God has truly blessed me and my business by bringing me into contact with the right people. I feel so happy in life when I get to meet new Mom's and families to help document their journey! Thank you from the bottom of my heart for trusting me with your memories!

Your maternity, newborn dance and senior Photographer

Hey, I'm Maria!

Here's a snapshot into my world.

A Little Behind The Scenes Of My Life

Ever since I was a little girl, I dreamt of growing up and being a wife and a Mother.  After waiting for a long time, I finally met the man of my dreams and have two beautiful little girls, Lucy and Lainey.  They are 6 and 7 and the pride and joy of my world!  My 7yr old Lucy  loves gymnastics.  My 6yr old Lainey,  loves animals.  They like to come to my photo sessions and be my little assistants!  If you are lucky, you might meet them when I am taking photos of you or your family!  


My Family

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Nothing makes me feel closer to God than a beautiful sunset that I believe He hand painted in the sky just for me.  I've been known to stop on the side of the road to take a photo of one and I forever am stepping out on my front porch to watch them change colors in the sky, and thinking the only thing that. could make my view better would be an ocean.  But alas, I live in Cincinnati, Ohio, where we do not have an ocean, but we are never short of gorgeous skies to view.  Do you like sunsets? Do they speak to you the way they do to me?

a beautiful sunset over the sunflower field


My Favorite Things

 found Maria through a friend. I was pulled in by her beautiful work. The beautiful dresses she has for her pregnant clients. this being my last pregnancy and having twins I wanted to sign up for her bump to baby package. She is very professional, pleasant, and easy to work with and take care of everything for you. no need to stress about what to wear. she gives you ideas. I'm so glad I did this package because I will have beautiful photos of me and my twin girls! I recommend Maria, 12:9 photography to anyone pregnant and looking for that extra step to make you feel beautiful during your pregnancy! when your baby has arrived she takes care of them as well during their photo session. she has the magic touch to get them back to sleep. Thank you so much Maria!

cincinnati maternity


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We opted for Maria's bump to belly package and I got to choose dresses from her many beautiful options and I now have some very special memories of our rainbow baby bump. Once our little one arrived Maria did an amazing job capturing his sweet face and made the experience very easy. I'm so happy to have these beautiful pictures of my rainbow baby to cherish forever. I would highly recommend Maria's services!

Cincinnati newborn


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