Marija (pronounced like aria with an M) grew up in Michigan.

She attended boarding school in Maine, college in San Francisco, and has spent the last 12 years in Los Angeles.

She has travelled the world with her camera, shooting actors, models, brides, children, goldfish, and ephemera from Paris to Cuba, and everywhere in between.

She has two small boys, a husband, nice manners, a fine collection of jadite dishes, and a tree house.