photography for the real
 moments in your life and love

photography for the real
 moments in your life and love

let me introduce myself

I’m Valeria but you can call me Val - I’m a couples photographer in Tacoma, WA who is obsessed with documenting your love stories on camera

Hello and welcome! I love meeting new people and documenting their love stories on camera and I can't wait to capture your memories and make them last forever. 

I've lived in a few different places with my family from California to North Carolina but now call Tacoma, Washington home. After becoming a mom for the first time in 2016 and picking up a camera, I realized I had the ability to to create treasured memories for other people and that's how Valeria Yaniss Photography was born. 

I love authentic connections with real people so why don't you stay a while and find out more!

your love is
an adventure

let's make it
last forever

Giving you memories to last a lifetime
and bring back those moments of nostalgia as you fall in love with each other all over again. 

Celebrating your milestones as a family and giving you something to look back on and remember all the moments; big or small

For those just because times. Whatever your reason is for wanting this moment in your life captured, let me help you tell your story. 

Be inspired by recent
love stories


Capturing the most magic love stories
in South Tacoma and beyond

“I had such a great experience 
with Valeria during the shoot!”

“I had maternity photos taken by Valeria and first, I cannot express how  much I cherish these photos, but second, I had such a great experience  with Valeria during the shoot! She was my hype girl and such a sweetheart to talk to. Her turnaround time was super quick too, 11/10  experience with Valeria!!”

- Devin B


10/10 recommend Valeria! Her work is phenomenal. She pays attention to detail and creates beautiful pictures. She truly is gifted. I loved shooting with her! Reach out to her for your next shoot- you will not be disappointed!

- Jasmine O


Valeria was so fun and comfortable to work with!!! She has an eye for capturing all the love and emotions, and creates magic within each of her photos. You can tell she has a passion for what she does. 10/10 would recommend!

- Tia H

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