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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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Not every couple will wake up at ridiculously early in the morning for photos, but when it’s for a Hot Air Balloon Engagement Session, it’s totally worth it! I met up with Kaylee and Nate suuuuuuuuuuper early to take photos at Frederick in Flight. Sadly, most of the balloons took off earlier than expected, but […]

Engagement

Hot Air Balloon Engagement Session – Kaylee & Nate

I am so excited to share this wedding! I love love love photographing weddings of people I love, because they’re always filled with more people I love! And Dana and Ryan’s Wedgewood at Boulder Creek Wedding was just that! Filled with all my favorite people! Dana and Ryan’s wedding was an emotional one for sure! There […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Wedgewood at Boulder Creek Wedding – Dana + Ryan

Oh man was this Chateaux at Fox Meadows Wedding right up my alley! Rose gold, pink and sparkles everywhere, yes please! Ashley and Eric’s spring wedding at the Chateaux at Fox Meadows was so beautiful from start to finish. Corrie Kraft Photography brought me along as a 2nd photographer for this wedding and I was so happy! […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Chateaux at Fox Meadows Wedding – Ashley + Eric

Summer is my favorite! I love the heat, I love the sun, I love love love that gorgeous summer light. Sandstone is such a gorgeous location for those who love open fields and big trees, it’s the perfect spot for a summer engagement session! Carly & Josh were so, so sweet together, the camera just […]

Engagement

Summer Engagement Session – Carly & Josh

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, Denver Temple, 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, Denver Temple, LDS Weddings, Weddings

Spring LDS Temple Wedding – Ashley + Jake