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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

One of my favorite things about weddings today is that they break traditions. I love when my couples do something unexpected and out of the norm. Not only does it make it fun for me (because when you go to 30 weddings a year, you start seeing a lot of similar trends) but it makes […]

Colorado Weddings, Wedding Planning Tips, Weddings

My Favorite Wedding Color Schemes of 2016

Back in January I was lucky enough to travel to Jamaica to photography Mercy & Nick’s destination wedding. It was such a incredible experience and I loved every second of it!  So, to re-live it so more I thought I’d share our vacation photos! Dillon came along with me, and in our true photographer fashion […]

Destination Weddings, Personal, Weddings

Jamaica Vacation Photos

Brookside Gardens has got to be one of my favorite wedding venues! The flowers everywhere, that beautiful trellis wrapping around the entire ceremony location, and their versatile grounds make it a dream venue for this Colorado Wedding Photographer. And it’s all put together in one easy to navigate location! It was the perfect spot for […]

Brookside Gardens, Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Colorado Wedding Photographer – Kaitlyn + Michael

There’s nothing quite like a fall wedding in the mountains! This Beaver Creek Wedding was just the perfect day! The weather was exactly what you’d hope for, even though it was late October in Colorado, which can always be tricky. But Amy and Terry lucked out for their Beaver Creek Wedding. They got married in […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Beaver Creek Wedding Photographer – Amy + Terry

“Dreams, if they’re any good, are always a little bit crazy. ” ― Ray Charles Every year I make a list of my new (or old) wedding photography dreams. When I started in 2015 it was just for fun. Just a way to meet my weekly blog post quota when I didn’t have anything else […]

Personal, Wedding Planning Tips

My 2017 Wedding Photography Dreams

I don’t use the word windy as a negative here. Cody and Alyssa’s windy mountain engagement session was one for the books, and it was all thanks to that wind! Alyssa’s red dress was perfect. Literally perfect. It looked amazing on her, and that full skirt flowed beautifully in the wind. We had so much fun tossing […]

Engagement

Windy Mountain Engagement Session – Cody and Alyssa

This day! Where do I even start?! Mercy and Nick’s Jamaica Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Resort Wedding was one for the books, for sure! Personally, it was a pretty huge milestone for me. Not only was the wedding on my birthday, but it was also the 100th wedding I’ve photographed. Needless to say, I was […]

Destination Weddings, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Resort wedding, Weddings

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Resort Wedding – Mercy + Nick

Carli and Matt’s mountain engagement session was so much fun! It was coooooold, but they rocked it out anyway! I’ve known Carli for years and it was so incredible to see her so happy with Matt! They were laughing the whole session long, in between the shivers! And Carli looked so stunning in that black […]

Engagement

Mountain Engagement Session – Carli & Matt

This sweet couple! I met Keilah through my full time job, and she is such a joy! When I found out she was getting married I jumped at the chance to photograph her wedding! She pulled together all these details herself, and it looked stunning. Her beautiful red lace bridesmaid dresses were perfect for a […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Colorado Winter Wedding – Keilah and Luke

This day!! It was windy, rainy and cold, none of the things you think of when you think of a San Diego temple wedding, but goodness, was this wedding beautiful!! I am just in love with these photos! I think what I love most about them is the beautiful people in them! I have a […]

Destination Weddings, LDS Weddings, Weddings

San Diego Temple Wedding – Carrie & William