Photography Portfolio

Welcome! I’m Stephanie Amaya, the owner and lead photographer of Amaya Marie Photography. My business was established in 2015 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I am a self-taught photographer with nine years of experience in editing, retouching and photoshop design. My love for photography began as a young girl. I was always fascinated with […]

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An Elegant Courthouse Wedding in Chicago

Photography | Chicago, Illinois. May 18, 2019 โ€ข Last weekend I photographed my first wedding in the windy city. My excitement was through the roof when I was approached with this amazing opportunity. The last time I visited Chicago I was on a mini-moon with my husband days after our wedding in August of 2017. […]

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Blue Mexican Tiles

Art | May’s cover page in my bullet journal is inspired by my first trip out of the country to Mazatlan, Mexico! While I was more than excited to see the ocean for the first time, I fell in love with the mercados de Mazatlan! Between brightly colored buildings were hundreds of vendors selling homemade […]

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Social Horror: The New Wave

Entertainment | A couple weeks ago, I saw the movie Us. Now, I like to consider myself a horror movie connoisseur, but this movie left me puzzled. After seeing the trailer for the first time, my expectations of Us was that it would be similar to the 2008 American horror film, The Strangers. To my […]

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Easter Mood Tracker

Art | April’s mood tracker is a beautiful Easter egg theme! I used different shades of purple and turquoise to represent my moods this month. The 8 moods featured on this month’s tracker are: happy, creative, silly, tired, stressed, anxious, sad and mad. I used my Crayola super tips to bring in some serious spring […]

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Skillet Chicken Tahini

Food | During a quick weeknight grocery run, I stumbled upon boneless-skinless chicken thighs passing through the meat section. I couldn’t help but reach for the package. The chicken thighs looked so fresh and they came at a nice price! It was also exciting to reach for something different than the usual chicken breasts. I […]

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April Showers, May Flowers

Art | Lilacs. The very smell of them teleport me back to when I was an elementary school kid walking home from the bus stop. I was always in awe at the sight of them. I loved the pastel purple petals and how they were delicately sprinkled on the grass. The smell of them always […]

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Weekend Readin’

Life | Recently I turned 30 & the growing pains are seriously setting in. I am starting to get anxious! Anxious for change, anxious for better weather (if your from the midwest) and anxious for new inspiration. I have so many new ideas and projects I want to start, but I never know just where […]

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