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Maria & Dayron in Havana, Cuba

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Carly & Sean at willow creek winery

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Havana, Cuba travel guide

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Melisa & Jon at Longwood Gardens

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Monyca & Ola on their maui farm

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About Magdalena Studios 2018 Film – Meet Magi & Scott

We are so excited to release our 2018 film along with the launch of our brand new, beautiful website design by Tonic Site Shop. We’ve spent a lot of time refining our branding and message through some deep diving, reflecting and connecting. This film by our friend Seth at Sea Isle Films captured our new […]

Wedding Resources

Film Wedding Photographer – Why I Began Shooting Film

What motivates me as a film wedding photographer isn’t just the act of capturing images. There’s more to it than that. I feel attached to the moments that I’m capturing, from the unique nature of everyone’s personalities to the real-life stories behind them. Genuine and authentic moments that express the real love and closeness of […]

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Magdalena Studios Editing Playlist Fall 2018

Currently listening to in my studio/office/car…

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Our First House Project

  About a year ago, we moved into a house that Scott’s parents had bought & begun fixing up. We weren’t sure where we’d end up location-wise as we were both finishing up school (Scott just graduated with a degree in school counseling and I am in my last year of law school) and the […]

Portraits

Giving Back Mini Sessions

This fall we hosted giving back mini sessions, but in lieu of payment, we simply asked for a receipt from a donation to a charity of the client’s choice. Our clients chose to donate to: Direct Relief, Steve’s Club, No You CantCer Foundation, Mercy Ship, and Smile Train! We raised $1000 for these organizations in […]

Travel

Our Engagement Story – Corsica, France

  Our journey began almost six years ago. It all started in a gardening class where Scott and I were both attending for our undergraduates. After a couple months in class and some help “studying” planting, Scott asked me out and we went on our first date. The next semester I went to Italy to […]

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My Story: How I Became A Photographer

  I STUMBLED INTO PHOTOGRAPHY WHEN I WAS IN 7TH GRADE WHEN I FIRST MOVED TO OCEAN CITY, NEW JERSEY. MY MOM BOUGHT ME MY FIRST CAMERA FOR CHRISTMAS AND I HAD RECENTLY MOVED TOWNS, SO I WOULD RIDE MY LITTLE BIKE AROUND TO THE BOARDWALK AND BEACH AND FIND INTERESTING THINGS TO TAKE PHOTOS […]

Philanthropy

Connecting Humanity: Faces of The Homeless Project

2018 Link To Donate to Sleepout About The Project: In the fall of 2012, I took a Visual Anthropology class with Stockton Professor Joe Rubenstein, in which I was asked to participate in a project with a few other students. Outside of class time, we would go to the Atlantic City Rescue Mission and an […]

Travel

Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea, Africa – United Nations

Magi spent her final semester of college in Equatorial Guinea – a small country off the Western coast of Africa near Cameroon. While there, she worked as a project manager for the United Nations Development Program. When she returned home, she shared some of the coveted and treasured photos from the country that has outlawed […]

Travel

Bolivia – A Breeze of Hope – Child Survivors of Sexual Violence

Tara, Hannah, & Magi jumped on a plane (ok 4) and headed to Cochabamba, Bolivia and partnered with A Breeze of Hope sharing the healing power of yoga and photography therapy sessions with a community of children who are survivors of sexual violence. “‘Being of service’ can get thrown around a lot in the yoga world. […]

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