Mary grew up in College Station, TX with a camera in her hand most of the time. After the birth of her first child in 1999 she wanted to capture every moment of her daughter's life. Her passion grew with the birth of her second child and she began studying photography under some of the industry's leading talent. In 2002 she officially opened her doors as a photography studio and over the years has created portraits of hundreds of children, families and seniors. Mary attended Texas A&M University where she studied Business and Marketing. She and her husband Shane live in Round Rock and have a daughter, Abigail and two sons, Clayton and Wesley.