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Maddy Mahairas

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We believe in bold, raw, and real emotion. We create compelling purposeful images that draw from the personalities of the people we capture. We are from Tampa Bay but love traveling! Our packages start at $3,000.

Where are you located? Do you charge a travel fee for weddings not in your location?

Tampa Bay, FL. Travel fee depending on location.

How long have you been in business? How many weddings have you photographed as the main photographer?

4 years as a full time photographer. 10 years with a camera.

Describe your "style" of wedding photography.

Bold, and raw emotion. Colorful. Deep Black + Whites

What's the typical wedding coverage package that you offer? What is the price?


Do you have a studio where we can meet? Do you use Skype?

YES! It is located in Largo, Florida

What are your professional degrees, credentials, affiliations? Have you taken any recent educational workshops or classes?

Professional Photographers of America, Southeastern Photo Convention, Kreativ Summit, The Rising tide society, Tuesday's Together, SLR Lounge


2 Fearless Awards


11 Recommendations

Maddy was absolutely INCREDIBLE. From the moment we connected with her, we knew she was it. I had searched high and low for months, after seeing so many washed out, boring photos - Maddy's photography was an absolute breath of fresh air. Her work was full of life, love, energy, emotion and beautiful colors; which I knew was exactly what I wanted! Once Maddy spoke with us on the phone, she felt familiar and comfortable, like an old friend, to which she TRULY did become someone we can consider a friend.

Maddy was there for us with whatever we needed through the entire planning process... She Read More is impeccable with her communication, and whether it was questions, moral support, or just a lighthearted pick me up - she ALWAYS was there for us. Her process was also very easy, straightforward, and her questionnaires and blog posts cover everything your and your spouse might need to know!

Leading up to our day, we didn't get to physically MEET Maddy until the day of our wedding, to which she showed up obviously completely over-prepared (which my Type A appreciates beyond a reasonable doubt), excited, and ready to go with us! The INCREDIBLY warm hug she gave both of us just reinforced what we already knew - she was meant to be with us on our big day!

Maddy kept us laughing, happy, AND she ran THE BEST interference lol. She is a great reader of emotions, situations, and even pulled me (Alex) aside at one point to have a cool down outside because she knew I was a bit overwhelmed by my family. Through the ceremony and reception Maddy and her assistant were GREAT! We got SO many compliments about both of them from our guests - noting that they were SUPER stealth when they needed a shot! Maddy also has an incredible eye, and her vision for photos is next level... She was able to direct us through everything and if you need yourself a hype girl - OH SHE IS IT!!! She’s also an absolute BOSS and will take control of a situation *if need be,* which was also important to us.. She made group/family/bridal party photos quick and painless which was SO needed, and also got a TON of fun shots through the night!

Seeing our shots come to life was spectacular, and when she sent us the sneak peaks we were absolutely FLOORED.... And then seeing our full gallery!? Stunning. Just truly extraordinary. We cannot stop staring at our wedding photos. We share them any chance we get, and so many of our friends and family have asked us how they could use Maddy for their photography needs. Anyone we show our photos to is absolutely taken aback by them, and truly, I think the relationship we created with Maddy shows through in our photos. We were comfortable, excited and genuinely happy! Maddy made our emotions, happiness, and visions come to life through her photos - she is WORTH EVERY SINGLE CENT!

We truly can’t wait for Maddy to be in our life through all of the changing seasons and new chapters.
Maddy is amazing (so is her assistant)! I could not imagine our big day without her. She worked with my day of coordinator to create a super helpful + organized timeline AND made the "pictures" part of the day so easy. She was professional and fun. Our whole family was impressed with her.  
Maddy's work speaks for itself. The teasers that she sent over captured the day beautifully. I am so thankful to have had her there, as she was able to capture the big + small emotional moments that we will now be able to remember forever.
Maddy/Maddness Photography was AMAZING from start to finish. I have been working with her for about 9 months for my engagement and wedding photos. She was quick to respond with any questions via email or text. Her website was super easy to use and was incredibly helpful in keeping all the "paperwork" together in one place. She even let me change in her car. She is super down to earth. Her and her team are incredibly talented at what they do.

During both shoots, she made Andy and I feel completely comfortable, which I think helped create more natural looking photos. Andy doesn't think he Read More photographs well, but she somehow pulled off fantastic shots. She has an eye for special moments and interprets them differently for each client, which I love. She is a true artist, in that it's not "cookie cutter" in any way, but still felt polished and extremely professional. Our wedding went on without a hitch, she was polite, engaging and on time.

I would recommend Maddy to ANYONE looking to document their special event, I know I will be back for sure when we have kids for family portraits <3.

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