The Team


Heidi Hope Photography is a natural light studio and on-location photography service created by portrait photographer Heidi Guerard.  Founded in 2008, Heidi Hope Photography became quickly renowned for its premier newborn and baby photography.   Today, Heidi Hope Photography is a whole team of artists and photographers who help families all over the country create one-of-a-kind artwork out of life’s most precious moments.  Heidi Guerard and Mariah Gale are two of New England’s most sought after natural light photographers with clients regularly traveling from Boston, New York, and much of the US for sessions at the Heidi Hope Studio.  Recently launching divisions in Senior Portraits and Boudoir, HHP has grown to create meaningful portraits for all occasions including maternity, families, children, baby’s first year, engagements, and seniors.

Headshots_HH name_heidi Professional photographer and studio owner Heidi Guerard of Heidi Hope Photography is internationally recognized for her colorful, soft and whimsical portrait photography. Often referred to as a “baby whisperer”, Heidi’s most celebrated work is creating artistic portraits of babies from their first days of life through their first days of school. A former high school photography and art teacher, Heidi has been creating modern portraits for her clients out of her Rhode Island studio since 2009 while still maintaining her passion for teaching through hosting international workshops and public speaking. With a passion for connecting with people, Heidi and Shaun quickly grew the Heidi Hope Photography studio to be one of the most successful retail portrait studios in the country.  Each week Heidi answers questions from photographers around the world on the Heidi Hope Photography Learning Website. Heidi has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education and is a member of PPA, NAPCP, CMPro, and WPPI as well as a celebrity instructor for Chic Critique Forum.


Headshots_shaun name_shaunShaun Guerard, Heidi’s husband, is Heidi Hope Photography’s business guru! With a Bachelor of Sciences in Finance, Shaun worked for five years in corporate sales and management before joining Heidi in 2009 to help run their busy studio. The rest is history! Shaun now handles all booking, sales, customer service, and behind-the scenes administrative tasks. He’s the voice you hear when you call the studio, and the expert that will help you decide between a canvas or a custom frame for your wall.


Headshots_mariah name_mariahMariah Gale has been a professional photographer for five years now- a career she’s so glad she stumbled into! With an education in Biology and Graphic Design, Mariah brings a unique style and perspective to each shoot she directs. In Massachusetts, Mariah specialized in modeling and talent photography with several Boston-based modeling agencies, and enjoyed working with kids and teens just breaking into the talent business. Under “Mariah Gale Photography”, her colorful, fun, personality-driven photos helped her clients launch successful careers in movies, commercials, print work, and TV shows! Mariah also traveled nationally and internationally for familiy, commercial, photojournalism, and wedding photography.

Now a Rhode Island resident, Mariah joined Heidi Hope Photography in early 2012 to head up the Senior, Boudoir, and Outdoor Family divisions. She loves creating a custom experience for each Heidi Hope client, capturing their unique personality and beauty in a fun, relaxed way. Her unique experience in the talent, modeling, and commercial world help her to create beautiful imagery that make her clients look and feel like they belong in a magazine!


Headshots_caroline1 name_caroline2013Caroline Campbell is a recent graduate from New England Institute of Technology with an Associates degree in Graphic Design.  Caroline’s passion for graphic design started back when she was in middle school when she received her first drawing tablet for her birthday. Ever since then Caroline hasn’t been able to detach herself from Photoshop!  Along with graphic design Caroline also has a love for surfing, a culture in which she gets most of her inspiration from.  You can catch her surfing down at Narragansett or Matunuck all year round! At the studio Caroline is working on custom designs, editing galleries and assisting on shoots. While working with Caroline she will design custom Storyboards, Holiday cards, and Birth Announcements to showcase your beautiful portraits.


Headshots_MM name_Mary2015Mary Maloney (Macomber) has been enveloped in shooting newborns since 2010. She started her own business (Pebbles and Polka Dots Photography) back in 2006 and since moving to New England quickly turned into a well known studio that thrives on its expectant mamas and newborn clients. Mary shoots between 6-10 newborns alone per week. She also travels around the world teaching other photographers her unique craft and soothing techniques to get thru the newborn sessions in between feedings and create beautiful art for her clients. Mary has 3 children of her own, Ava, Liam, and Weston and created her unique style of art while documenting their lives. Mary’s work is recognized world wide, as she strives to bring in an organic and naturalistic feel to her work. Shooting indoors and outdoors, you can notice her style anywhere. She continually loves to challenge herself, and create one of a kind portraits for each individual client.