Madison Buff, at 25, has charted a unique course from the serene landscapes of Hawaii to the vibrant surroundings of Palm Beach. Her journey in photography began at 11 with an underwater camera, marking the start of a love affair with visual storytelling. Madison’s transition from Hawaii’s turquoise waters to Palm Beach’s sophisticated charm is reflected in her work, capturing the essence of each locale’s unique allure. Her talent behind the lens is evident in the gorgeous fashion editorial with Kimberly Guilfoyle shot by Madison Buff at Mar a Lago for this issue.
A Confluence of Photography and Energy Healing
Madison’s work extends beyond photography. Embracing energy healing, she adds a spiritual dimension to her craft and engages in sound and Reiki healing, exploring the mind-body-spirit connection, and serves as a life coach. She views each photo as a conduit for positive vibrations, intertwining visual storytelling with energy work. As she finds harmony in her connection with nature, Madison has adopted a vegetarian lifestyle.
Madison’s photography approach involves creating a genuine connection with her subjects, fostering a relaxed atmosphere for authenticity. She focuses on transformative, healing photography, guiding subjects to envision their best selves, making each frame a visual poem of human experience.
Living the Palm Beach Lifestyle
Moving to Palm Beach five years ago, Madison sees Palm Beach not just as a home but as a canvas for growth, where the landscapes inspire her photography, and the community’s energy fuels her healing pursuits. Some of her favorite spots in PB include the Green Market, the whimsical Sloans ice cream parlor, Saint Ambrose, the iconic Breakers, as well as the Flagler Museum and the social scene in Mar A Lago.
Journey to Mrs. Palm Beach
Madison’s journey to becoming Mrs. Palm Beach, supported by Jackie Siegel, involved participating in the Mrs. Florida for America pageant and winning Mrs. Florida in the International pageant system. She uses her platform to advocate for mental health awareness, reflecting her commitment to community service.
Madison Buff’s journey through photography and energy healing in Palm Beach reflects a harmonious blend of artistic vision, spiritual growth, and a deep connection with nature and community.