I'm Mariela, a proud Queer Dominican Republic native who now calls New York City home alongside my daughter. Photography has been my passion since I was just 13, and I've been self-teaching ever since, starting with self-portraits.
My goal is simple: to empower and inspire through my art. Alongside my photography, I've ventured into modeling, leveraging my diverse skill set to help clients feel comfortable and confident in front of the lens.
With over a decade of dedication to my craft, I bring a professional touch to every shoot. Creating a safe and enjoyable environment for my subjects is paramount to me—I offer encouraging words and expert posing guidance to ensure each image reflects my unique style.
My commitment to excellence drives me to continually refine my portfolio, making my studio a welcoming space for individuals of all body types, gender identities, sexualities, colors, and ages.