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I'M Marianne Blackham

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October 23, 2017

In the summer of 2016 I had the honor of meeting Inayah and Safwat when I received a call on behalf of Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep.  I photographed them with their sweet boy Aariz, who as Inayah describes him was born sleeping but perfect.  Their love for Aariz and grief was evident.  […]

September 5, 2017

Here are some fun images I got when I visited Rome, Tuscany, and Venice.

September 4, 2017

With iconic views of the Manhattan skyline, this winter wedding fuses the modern NYC atmosphere of Upper Story by Charlie Palmer with traditional tablescapes and bold jewel-toned accents. Inspired by the glittery reflection of evening sunsets emblazed on the epic skyscrapers that light up the east coast, gold details were incorporated to tie all the […]

September 4, 2017

I’m excited to share Steven and Suzanne’s engagement session on the blog today! We did their session at the Washington Nationals Park after they got engaged during a getaway to New York City, which is a great compromise, since Suzanne is huge Nationals fan, but Stephen pulls for the Yankees. They chose the stadium since […]

August 4, 2017

I had some unexpected issues come up but I am so glad to be back to blogging.  I am even more excited to share some very fun pictures my 2nd shooter took during the Boston Bridal Wars event. If you haven’t heard of Bridal Wars, you should absolutely check it out, because it is too […]

June 15, 2017

Set in the middle of snow-covered D.C., this January vow renewal put a vintage twist on the modern architecture of the American Institute of Architects. The setting and décor were perfect for the couple that wanted a classic event with a little bit of edge. The ceremony took place outside with snow still covering the […]

June 5, 2017

I just can’t say enough about elopements!  When you see this carefully planned sunset ceremony in Oahu, you’ll know exactly what I mean.  This sweet couple combined their love of the ocean and Hawaiian culture, with beautiful details that resulted in luxurious wedding, without all the noise.  Everyone knows what ‘their day’ looks like…and while […]



April 24, 2017

Happy Spring My Friends!  

March 27, 2017

On March 25th, I was proud to be included as a Featured Artist at Two Rivers’ Framing the Future Gala.  The event, which is the school’s largest fundraiser, supports their arts education program, bringing in over 30% of their budget in one night!

March 13, 2017

So many love stories, like Robert and Lindsay’s, begin a new chapter on their wedding day, but all of the pages before that moment are a part of their beautiful history.