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Among the many decisions you have to make for your wedding one of the biggest is choosing your photographer. Once the big day is over, the cake has been eaten and guests have returned home, it’s your photos that will last forever! So, how do you choose? What do you keep in mind when looking […]

January 25, 2019

Wedding Photography Guide | Mae Batista Photography | Sacramento Wedding Photographer

Nicole and Matt have known each other for years, but their love story isn’t a love at first sight story. Their story is more unexpected, but a beautiful surprise. Through life’s many twists and turns they found each other right when they were meant to. Being able to watch their love for each other grow […]

January 3, 2019

Sierra Arden Church | Nicole & Matt | Sacramento Wedding Photographer

I started off 2018 celebrating the new year in the streets of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (Saigon) with my husband to celebrate our 5 year anniversary. It was our last big trip before becoming foster parents in February. This year we’ve had 3 children placed with us all of which we adored. One tiny human […]

December 22, 2018

2018 Year in Review | Sacramento Wedding Photographer

What will be on your Thanksgiving table this year? We usually have 2-3 Thanksgivings each year so that lets me play with recipes. Not going to lie though…..green bean casserole will always be one of my favorites. Fun fact, my sister in law got me this @surlatable apron for my bridal shower over 5 years ago and it […]

November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving | Sacramento Wedding Photographer

I can not believe it has officially been two years since I started my business! It feels so natural to me now. Would you believe me if I told you it almost didn’t happen? It all started when a former coworker asked me to take her daughters senior portraits. She said I had an eye […]

November 12, 2018

Two Years | Sacramento Wedding Photographer

Daniella and George lived in Florida, but came here for a destination wedding! They had family and friends fly in from all over the world. It was such a sweet time of joy and celebration. Everyone there was somehow an amazing dancer! With a super fun wedding party and people they loved by their side […]

November 8, 2018

Chardonnay Golf Club Wedding American Canyon | Daniella & George | Sacramento Wedding Photographer

Matt and Nicole had a beautiful engagement session at the Capitol Rose Garden. I love it over there. The cactus garden is one of my favorite spots and they didn’t even mind when I asked Matt to pick up Nicole and twirl her in there! What I loved even more than the cactus garden was […]

November 1, 2018

Capitol Engagement Session | Matt & Nicole | Sacramento Wedding Photographer

Carolina and Kyle are some of the sweetest and most humble people I know. If you didn’t know their history you would have no idea that the two of them are incredible musicians! It was their love of music that ended up bringing them together through college. Sacramento Wedding Photographer I’ve known Kyle for a […]

October 25, 2018

Laguna Town Hall Wedding | Carolina & Kyle | Sacramento Wedding Photographer

I am so excited to announce that in 2019 all brides will be given a complimentary bridal boudoir session on their wedding day if desired! You can show off as much or as little as you like, the session is completely guided by you and your comfort level. You can even order a custom leather […]

October 18, 2018

Bridal Boudoir Sacramento | Mae Batista Photography

Emily and Angelo had a beautiful wedding at Wolfe Heights Event Center. They picked an incredible venue! The bridal suite, ceremony site, bar, dance floor, fountains, vineyards, lake, and willow trees provided endless backdrops. It was a dream.  Not only was the venue a dream, Emily and Angelo were amazing to work with. Their fun […]

October 1, 2018

Wolfe Heights Event Center Wedding | Emily & Angelo