About Mary McGovern
Mary McGovern witnesses the world in glorious frames of time. Her skills with the camera deliver meaningful moments and capture forever the true essence of human nature, persona and the celebration of life.
"When we asked Mary to photograph our family, we knew she was the best choice immediately. Her direction, location suggestions, positioning us in many ways and asking us to move to enhance what we could not see it was a wonderful experience. Its undeniable how Mary's eye can capture moments just right, we are so happy with the results. Mary is amazing."
The examples shown in this website are a mere smattering of her highly sought after talent. She has accomplished vast amounts of work over her celebrated career. Her subjects have included just about anything she
see's as interesting in places spanning the globe. Yet, her true passion and abundant talent appears best utilized and shown by capturing the essence of people, the human form, the beauty of personhood, one incredible image at a time.
"Our son and daughter were both photographed for their senior portraits by Mary. No studio photography could have given us what Mary delivered! She just
see's the whole picture, the lighting, the surroundings, but more that that, she captures the person perfectly. Our senior photos stand out from the others because of that raw talent Mary provides so naturally. Her talent is a true gift."
Her gentle manner, noticeable excitement for capturing the best images and grand passion for life, family and art, all work in harmony to provide incredible results.
Mary has a keen eye for surroundings which often enhances the subject, mostly using available light, all while noticing the many ways atmosphere, color, mannerisms and wardrobe can make significant differences unseen by others.
Mary is actively shooting around the Destin, Florida area from November through April then travels to the Twin Cities of Minnesota accepting dates throughout the summer and fall.
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