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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

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! […]

Personal

Steamboat Springs for My Birthday!

What to do When You Get Engaged: Celebrate!! Don’t get caught up in the stress of wedding planning just yet! Take a minute to celebrate with your new fiance and enjoy just being engaged! You’ll be married for the rest of your lives, but only engaged for a short while, so celebrate it! Spread the […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement, Wedding Planning Tips

What to do When You Get Engaged

“You must see some crazy stuff!!” I hear this alll the time when people find out I’m a wedding photographer! Honestly, I haven’t really seen very many truly “scandalous” moments that most people think I have. I’m 100% sure that is due to how incredible my clients are, and what good people they are! What […]

Colorado Weddings, Destination Weddings, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Resort wedding, Personal, The Manor House, The Pines at Genesee, Weddings

My Favorite Moments of 2017

What. A. Year. This might be the longest year in review post yet!! I was so blessed to be a part of so many incredible weddings, I had SUCH a hard time narrowing down what images to include in this post! I love doing these posts at the end of each year, it is so […]

Colorado Weddings, Destination Weddings, LDS Weddings, Personal, Weddings

2017 Year in Review – Weddings

It’s time for my favorite post of the year! I love looking back on all the wonderful couples I’ve had the chance to work with every year! For 2017 I decided to break it up into 2 posts, because I had such a hard time narrowing down the images to include! So to start, here’s […]

Engagement, Personal

2017 Year in Review – Couples & Engagement Sessions

She turned around quickly, expecting to see her boyfriend smiling back at her. Instead, she saw her future husband down on one knee with a ring in his hand and a simple question on his lips. Will you marry me? Tears filled her eyes and the biggest smile lit up her face. She went straight […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Surprise Wedding Proposal – Kira & Eddie

I’m going to be an aunt!!! I’m so excited! Both my sister and sister-in-law are pregnant and due within a couple months of each other! I’m going to have so many nieces and nephews to spoil! I was so excited to do this Longmont maternity session for my gorgeous sister-in-law Kendall and her husband CJ. […]

Engagement, Personal

Longmont Maternity Session – Kendall & CJ

2 whole years. 2 years ago today, I walked down a beach of pebbles, taking deep breaths, trying not to cry.  As I rounded the corner it’s like I saw everything all at once. Our friends and family all smiling back at me, the gorgeous clouds covering the sun to give us the most perfect […]

Destination Weddings, Personal

A letter to my husband on our anniversary

Ok, let’s talk engagement photo outfits! This is probably the number one question I get around engagement photos and it’s a super important one! I know a lot of couples struggle with picking engagement photo outfits. It can be really challenging, especially if you don’t know what photographs well and what doesn’t. Don’t feel bad […]

Engagement, Wedding Planning Tips

Engagement Photo Outfits – What to Wear to Your Engagement Session