Joy Marie Smallwood is a celebrity & destination wedding photographer based in the United States. Joy Marie has had the privilege of working with Academy Award-winning actress Sally Field, country music superstar Carrie Underwood, actor Owain Yeoman, co-star of the hit CBS show, ‘The Mentalist,’ actor Derek Luke, the star of Denzel Washington’s directorial debut, pro athlete Roman Phifer, former star of the Superbowl winning New England Patriots, and many other notable figures. More recently, Joy Marie was hired by Nokia to be the first photographer to shoot an entire wedding on their flagship Smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 1020. The project was a tremendous success, and garnered press around the world. Turning life’s moments into works of art is second nature to Joy Marie. Whether it’s a bashful glance or a passionate embrace, a time of reverence or a heartfelt celebration, Joy Marie captures the beauty that is inherent in everything she photographs. Working with only a select number of clients each year, Joy Marie maintains a boutique approach to her work, allowing her to build trusted, collaborative relationships with her clients. With a natural ability to blend fine art, photojournalism and fashion, Joy Marie is a distinct, award-winning photographer whose work has been published in People, US Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine, Hello!, LA Confidential, and several other bridal & lifestyle publications worldwide. When not shooting, Joy Marie enjoys traveling & spending time with her husband, David, and their three sons Elon, Jaden & Micah.