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Mary Maletzke

Photography Journal

If you're into photos that feel as real as you are, you want your memories made to last, and heirloom artwork for your walls, keep scrolling, I can't wait to meet you. 

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When I partnered with the historic Cle Elum Bakery on a Commercial Photography project I had no idea what was in store for me. Spending hours surrounded by the aroma of freshly baked loaves of french bread, donuts, and pastries was a true test of willpower and endurance. A few good pastries were lost forever […]

Commercial Photography

Chloe is a senior at Cle Elum Roslyn High School, class of 2019. She came to me to for her senior portraits and she was so much fun to work with. I loved her sense of style and instantly knew she needed an urban, edgy vibe for at least some of her portraits. For her senior photos, we […]


I can’t imagine what was going through the minds of Karter Larimer’s parents when he was born at just 2lbs 4 ozs. I can’t imagine the combination of fear and joy they faced the first time they looked at their newborn. What it was like while they watched him spend the first 77 days of […]


  Every once in a while I get to meet a senior that I wish I had known when I was in high school. Riley McDaniel is one of those girls that you just know is going places in the world while holding onto all the right values. During her senior photography session, I wanted […]


I first met Melissa Bergren when she chose me to photograph her business portraits for her work as a mortgage lender for Evergreen Home loans out of Ellensburg and Cle Elum. We had a wonderful time at her session and I got to know what a genuinely nice person Melissa was! She’s the type of woman […]


Tina and Ted got married on what may have been the most perfect August day. The skies were sunny and temperatures hovered in the mid-70s for their Roslyn wedding at Stonehouse 101 in Roslyn. It was the type of weather every bride (and let’s be honest, photographer) hopes for on a wedding day. We began their […]


Senior portraits are about celebrating a life stage – for many of you, your entire senior year is filled with milestones. Each one worth noting and celebrating in many ways, including a senior photography session. Your senior year is about being on the cusp of something great – your future! But your senior picture session […]


  In the summer of 2017, Lemon Thyme Macarons was born within the heart of the Cascade Mountains in Roslyn, Washington. It began with Charmaine, a self-taught baker, with a passion for colorful confectionaries and blossomed into a thriving business. In the last year, her custom creations have been featured in local markets, coffee shops, styled […]

Personal Branding

Cassie and Vince Glondo are a devoutly Catholic family with deep roots in Cle Elum. When I first met them, they had three children: Gracie, Dominic, and Gianna. Cassie was also expecting a fourth baby, due November 9, 2017, but as her pregnancy progressed it became clear that the baby would be arriving well before […]


Wedding days are more than a single event. They’re a reflection of a team the bride and groom unknowingly create as they hire vendors to help bring their vision to life. Having a network of professionals who work well together is an important factor when planning a wedding. Which is how a Secret Garden Wedding […]