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Hi! I'm Melissa

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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

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Imagine spending 2 hours editing a session to completion, getting ready to blog it, and then realizing that you exported your images at the WRONG SIZE and you’ll have to re-edit the whole thing! UGHHHH That was my life last night. Frustrating to say the least, but my own dang fault. So today, I spent […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Engagement

Matthews Winters Park Engagement Session – Emily & Parker

It’s no secret that I loooooove taking ring shots. Ever since I started photography I knew I wanted to be able to take killer ring shots, so I set out early on learning how to take the perfect ring shot. Back then I couldn’t justify buying an expensive macro lens that I would only use […]

For Photographers, Personal

How to take the Perfect Ring Shot

Ohhhh myyyyy goooodnesss you guyssss!!! I’m BEYOND excited about this Standley Lake engagement session!! I’ve been dreaming of doing a session like this for approximately forever and I’m just over the freaking moon that it happened!! Every once in a while I’ll plan a shoot like this one and have a specific image in my […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Standley Lake Engagement Session- Christine & Tyler

They say rain is good luck on a wedding day, right? Well I guess that means if it pours literally all day long you should have more good luck than you know what to do with! That’s what happened for Rob and Lauren’s Longmont wedding, but it was still a beautiful day, and at the […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Longmont Wedding Photography – Rob & Lauren

Hey Photographers!! I get so many emails from beginner photographers asking me the same questions I decided it was time to write some blog posts geared towards them! So if you’re looking to break into  photography and don’t really know where to start, these posts are going to be for you! To start off, I’m […]

For Photographers

What’s in My Camera Bag?

Where do I start?! That location, that light, these two!! Kayce and Chico were a dream to photograph at Wonderland Lake in Boulder! They were so stinking cute together! I love summer sessions so much, there’s just something about that light that doesn’t happen during the other seasons. I’m just crazy about it! But I’ll […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Engagement

Wonderland Lake Engagement Session – Kayce and Chico

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