"I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul." - Pablo Neruda

Wedding, elopement and engagement photographer based in Portland, Oregon and available for travel worldwide. Intimate, authentic and romantic imagery for rad couples madly in love.

Calling all rule-breakers, daydreamers, and adventurous lovers… this one’s for you.


"She is so easy going yet professional and will make you feel comfortable even though having cameras all around you is a little awkward. :) My fiance and I felt like we were hanging out with a good friend. If you are looking for a photo session outdoors, Marcela will be completely willing to take the trek to find the best location. She will turn your photo session into an adventure!"

Sarah & Harrison

"We owe you so much thanks for being such great support and guests at our wedding. You have become part of our awesome memories of the day - calming words before the ceremony, making us feel like celebrities along the bike procession...

Sharon & Greg

"Not only is Marcela an amazing talent--she's also a tremendous human being and exactly the kind of company you'll want to have with you on your wedding day. No problematic ego or facade; Marcela is simply a genuine person and a pleasure to have had around on such a special day."

Julian & Mallary

"Marcela was an amazing photographer. She captured authentic and beautiful photos and I couldn't have asked for anything more. She has an amazing eye for photography and knows exactly which moments you will want for the rest of your life. She is great at what she does and I love each photos that she took!"

Kristen & Steven

"Marcela is such a gem. I couldn't have asked for a better experience! The whole family loved having her, and she captured our day perfectly. I will cherish these photos forever. So thankful our paths crossed!"

Alyssa & Tyler