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Thank you so much for stopping by my little corner of the internet! I am a wedding photographer based in Denver, Colorado who loves to travel and meet new people!. Grab a nice hot drink (or glass of wine!) cuddle up, and enjoy browsing my latest work and getting a peek into my life!

Hi! I'm Melissa

Thank you so much for stopping by my little corner of the internet! I am a wedding photographer based in Denver, Colorado who loves to travel and meet new people!. Grab a nice hot drink (or glass of wine!) cuddle up, and enjoy browsing my latest work and getting a peek into my life!

Hi! I'm Melissa

Heather and Parker’s Fort Collins LDS Temple wedding was so beautiful! I’ve shot many weddings at the Denver LDS Temple, but this was the first wedding I’ve photographed at the Fort Collins Temple and I loved photographing there! The architecture of this temple is so stunning, and made a perfect backdrop for Heather and Parker’s […]

Colorado Weddings, Fort Collins Temple, LDS Weddings, Weddings

Fort Collins LDS Temple Wedding – Heather & Parker

I’m so excited to share this shoot!! Beautiful dresses, stunning models, and an incredible backdrop all came together perfectly for this Horsetooth Reservoir styled shoot. My favorite thing about styled shoots is getting to work with such amazingly talented wedding vendors! It’s so fun to come up with the vision for the shoot together, and […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Fort Collins Horsetooth Reservoir Styled Shoot

I’m so so excited to share another Jackman wedding! Heather & Logan’s wedding makes 7 weddings that I have photographed for this family, and I’m just over the moon about that! I love this family! If you want to check out the previous weddings I’ve photographer for them, check out the links at the bottom […]

Colorado Weddings, Denver Temple, LDS Weddings

Spring LDS Temple Wedding – Heather & Logan

I’m so excited to share this Highlands Ranch Mansion styled shoot! It turned out so much more amazing than I could’ve ever dreamed. I wanted to do this shoot specifically at Highlands Ranch Mansion because I really love the classic elegant style that the mansion exudes. It was my inspiration for the whole shoot. I […]

Colorado Weddings, Personal, Weddings

Highlands Ranch Mansion Styled Shoot

Man, has the time flown by!! I really can’t believe I’ve been doing this for over 7 years!! It feels like it’s been forever and only 2 seconds all at once. I’ve photographed 127 weddings and over 400 portrait sessions. (yes I went back and counted) When I was thinking about what I wanted to […]

Engagement, Personal, Weddings

Melissa Sue Photography is 7 years old!!

Hiring a wedding photographer can be such a tough decision! There are so many options out there, it can be hard to decide. To help you out a little bit, here are 4 myths about hiring a wedding photographer. You have to hire a photographer where you live/are getting married So false!!! These days, almost any […]

Wedding Planning Tips

4 Myths about Hiring a Wedding Photographer

I love engagement session so much!! These mountain engagement photos for Chi and Brenda was no exception. In fact, I might have even loved it a little more than I usually do because these two were SO much fun to hang out with!! I was laughing the whole session long! These two were complete naturals […]

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Mountain Engagement Photos – Chi and Brenda

In a clifftop terrace, overlooking the bay, I watched as family members stood and praised Jordan’s steadfast, constant character, and Molly’s beautiful, exuberant spirit. I stood surrounded by the smiling faces of the friends and family who cherish this couple so much they would travel thousands of miles to be a part of this day. […]

Destination Weddings, Weddings

Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos Wedding – Molly and Jordan

Crooked Willow Farms is one of those venues that I’ve dreamed of working at since I became a wedding photographer. So, when Erika of Erika Overholt Photography said she needed a 2nd photographer for a Crooked Willow Farms wedding, I jumped at the chance! I was so excited to finally photograph a wedding at Crooked […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Crooked Willow Farms Wedding – Isaac and Stephanie

Yesterday was my 29th birthday! This time last year I was photographing Mercy and Nicholas’ wedding in Jamaica. They have the added Melissa Sue Photography benefit of me never forgetting their anniversary! This year, my wonderful, amazing, so so thoughtful husband planned a surprise trip for us up to Steamboat Springs. He thought of everything! […]

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Steamboat Springs for My Birthday!