About us

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Lavel Marie Photography LLC is a wedding & lifestyle photography company from Albuquerque, NM. The scale of your celebration doesn’t matter, as these photographers are focused on documenting the various forms of love they find, however they appear. Whether in a candid exchange or a posed, sweet, moment, they want to capture the emotional atmosphere of the day.



Lead Photographer

Lavel,  is first and foremost a child of the King! After that, she is a daughter, wife, mom, sister, friend, and photographer.  She has been a photographer for over 10 years.  Lavel likes to think of this world as her studio. Finding the perfect location for capturing your intimate memories is part of her art behind her images. No matter the occasion in your life, we hope to be able to tell your story.


Lavel met my husband online and 17 years later they are still madly in love.  They have two beautiful fun-loving kids, that are truly the light of her life.  Lavel is half Dominicana and very proud of it.  Lavel loves to travel, especially to the Caribbean & Mexico each year. 


Lavel loves the Lord and her family more than anything in this world. 



Lead Photographer

Chenoa is first and foremost, our friend. She is also a BOSS babe of her own thriving photography business. Chenoa has been a photographer for over 10 years and has a meticulous eye for photography. She is a seasoned co-lead photographer for LMP.  She has been shooting with Lavel for over 5 years now.  If you book a session online, you may have Chenoa as your shooter.


Chenoa has a spunk like no other.  Her tender spirit and kind heart are hard to find in a person these days.  She's a loyal friend and a kick-butt side-kick! This girl laughs a lot and knows how to have fun. Her favorite colors are grey and purple, she loves the band Reliant K and Magic Giants.  Chenoa loves sushi and is an avid coffee drinker. She loves God and her family so much.

You can view some of Chenoa's work throughout this website.




Lara is our amazing assistant.  She keeps us hydrated, walks dogs, holds bags, lights, gear, etc. She plays with kids, holds babies, and is THE best travel partner, She runs all errands during wedding days.  She makes us laugh and keeps us sane. What more can I say, I love this girl, she makes wedding days and shoots so much fun! 


Lara is a fun-loving mom of 3 kids. She is a manager for Defined Fitness in Albuquerque.  She loves to be around people and loves to talk.  She is so great to have along for shoots and weddings.





Leah is new to our team this year.  Leah can be seen with us on our wedding days.  She is the one that will run all errands for us and always have a smile on her face.  She is fun and very helpful to our team.  We love her energy and spunk!


Leah is a mom to 2 wonderful kids.  She is a music teacher for Bernalillo Public schools.  She also has an album of her own called, Diaries of a PK.  She is always singing and laughing.  If there is karaoke at any event, you will more than likely find Leah and Lavel singing a duet.  Leah is also a seasoned Zumba instructor for a premier gym in Albuquerque.  

Images by Coryn Kiefer Photography

1 Peter 4:10  says ‘As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.’ 


©2020 Lavel Marie Photography | lavelmariephotography@gmail.com | New Mexico

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