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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

Why I Became a Wedding Photographer : Part 3 Let’s Learn! Read Part 1: The Beginning Read Part 2: When it all Clicked for Me So here I was, 20 years old and a two time college drop out, completely lost on how to make my new-found passion a career. That summer I photographed my […]

Personal, Weddings

Part 3: Let’s Learn!

Why I Became a Wedding Photographer : Part 2 When it Clicked for Me Read Part 1: The Beginning In 2009 I took a vacation with my parents and sister to Florida. We spent a week at Disney World (best week ever). My dad had always been into photography. He had put the camera down […]

Personal, Weddings

Part 2: When it Clicked for Me

My journey with becoming a wedding photographer started when I was just a little girl. I had no idea then that I wanted to be a wedding photographer, I just knew that I loved weddings. But looking back now, that’s where it all started for me. For as long as I can remember I’ve been […]

Personal, Weddings

Why I Became a Wedding Photographer – The Beginning

Such a beautiful day for a Denver LDS Temple Wedding!! Courtney and Jason were married in the Denver LDS Temple surrounded by family and friends on a beautiful spring day. There was so much love and laughter, everyone was all smiles! I had photographed Courtney’s sister’s wedding a few weeks before so it was so […]

Colorado Weddings, LDS Weddings, Weddings

Denver LDS Temple Wedding – Courtney & Jason

Who would’ve thought I’d be posting a snowy wedding in the middle of May?! Colorado said “Spring? lol jk” for Margaret and Josh’s Cielo at Castle Pines wedding, but it turned out to be amazing. The snow was stunning, big puffy soft flakes, and it really wasn’t all that cold out (some bridemaids may disagree […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Cielo at Castle Pines Wedding – Margaret + Josh

What a beautiful Spring LDS Temple Wedding! Ashley and Jake had a gorgeous wedding day at the Denver LDS temple. There were beautiful tulips all over the grounds, and a perfect blue sky. What I loved most about working with Ashley and Jake was how much fun they were!! You could tell they were just […]

Colorado Weddings, LDS Weddings, Weddings

Spring LDS Temple Wedding – Ashley + Jake

I’m in love with this session!! Molly & Jordan were complete naturals in front of the camera, they had super cute outfits, and we had amazing light! All of the things I need to add up to a perfect Fort Collins Engagement session! We had so much fun wandering around Old Town and finding so […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Fort Collins Engagement Session – Molly & Jordan

Spring in Colorado! Budding trees, chirping birds, 20+mph winds! Gotta love it! Ok, maybe not love it, but definitely work with it! Greg and Maura were such troopers to put up with these crazy winds!! Wind can be tough to work with, but they were so patient while we worked around it. They brought their […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Cherry Creek Engagement Session – Maura & Greg

I could live in Costa Rica. I totally could. It’s just my kind of hot, which is SUPER hot and super humid! mmmmm yes please. Colorado is way too dry for my liking. Plus, no beaches. Here’s a look at some of our Costa Rica Vacation Photos. You can see the portrait sessions we did […]

Costa Rica, Destination Weddings, Personal

Costa Rica Vacation Photos

By now, you all know that whenever I travel, whether it’s for work or for pleasure, I always want to a session. On our recent trip to Costa Rica, our sweet friends Mallory & Aaron were kind enough to take some time out of our vacation for a little Costa Rica¬†photo session. Well, as much […]

Costa Rica, Destination Weddings, Personal

Our Costa Rica Photo Session