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for the lovers,
the dreamers,
the storymakers. 

Northland Elopement & Intimate Wedding Photographer

The Lovers Photography by Nara Maw - Documenting sentimental stories
from the Far North to the Bay of Islands and through out New Zealand.

Hello, Im Nara

A lover of love, a chaser of light.
Ive been making creative storytelling imagery for over 6 years. At heart I am a documentary photographer, moving with the moment, seeking the light to create timeless artistic imagery.
I'll be your timeline planner, curating a day spent with family and friends with pockets of intimate moments for just you and yours. A day filled with connection without the notion of it feeling like a photoshoot. I'll show you how to get the most out of your photography so you can be truly present on your wedding day.
Im here to be your people wrangler, your rescue remedy, dress perfecto and time keeper - Im your side kick - you'll find me blending in with the celebration all the while capturing candids.
I am a Northland based Photographer and travel throughout New Zealand, documenting stories of love and life.

Let's capture your family's story

love letters

Nara has been amazing. We did the family, maternity and new born shoot with her. Each time she was super relaxed and capable, which was great in the chaos of all the kids running around. I can’t believe how good she made the photos look amid multiple tantrums!
Thanks so much Nara, the photos are amazing I will cherish them forever 💕

- Tania Smith

Let's capture your love story

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Nara is the loveliest and most talented photographer I could have asked for to capture our special day. Cannot flaw any part of my experience or interaction with Nara. She was great with communication, informing us with any information we needed to know, ideas for how to make our day flow nicely and just a lovely person to talk to. We have so far received our sneak peaks and cannot thank her enough for the amazing shots she has given us! They are truly amazing and I cannot wait for the rest! ❤️ We are in complete awe of Nara as a photographer and person! Couldn’t recommend anyone better!

- Ryan & Violet