Read the Blog



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. 

Recent posts

Welcome TO THE

For over 100 years, Cle Elum Bakery has been a staple on 1st street. Each morning the smells of freshly baked bread and coffee waft in and out of its doors as locals stop by on their way to work. For over 70 of those years, the bakery has been owned by The Osmonovich family […]


If there are two individuals who thoroughly embody the spirit of the Central Cascades, it’s Lisa and Jared Bronkema. Both educators, they moved to Cle Elum nearly a decade ago and quickly ingrained themselves in our community. Lisa is an outstanding educator and has taught both of my kids. She also has a great sense […]


If you have followed my photography journey for any length of time, you will have noticed my deep love and appreciation for printed artwork. It’s for this and numerous other reasons, that I say Wendie Kelly is the type of client every photographer dreams about. Wendie first contacted me about scheduling family portraits in Cle […]


It’s November in Cle Elum and that means we’re right in the middle of the busy season for photographers! Our schedules are jam-packed with families coming together to update their annual portraits. While our days may be chaos and coffee courses through our veins, this is also the highlight of our entire year. I get […]


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 […]