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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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You. That’s right. You, the client. My brides and grooms. You are the number one most important thing in my business. Not my profit margins, not how many bookings I have for the year, but you. Hiring me to be your wedding photographer isn’t about me, it’s about you. It’s about how I can serve […]

Personal, Wedding Planning Tips

The Most Important Thing about Being a Wedding Photographer

Spring!! I love spring! And I love these gorgeous cherry blossoms that pop up every year. I would be the happiest photographer around if these blossoms stuck around longer. It’s always so hard to predict when and where they’ll be, but this year I was able to find some and schedule a couples session just […]

Engagement

Cherry Blossom Couples Session – Kendall + CJ

Costa Rica! Oh my goodness was it amazing! Last week my husband and I took a week long trip to Costa Rica with our close friends Mallory & Aaron (pictured below). It was an incredible trip to say the least! We stayed in Potrero which I would highly recommend. The house we rented was a […]

Costa Rica, Destination Engagement Session, Destination Weddings, Engagement, Personal

Costa Rica Photographer – Mallory & Aaron

6 years old already!! Time is just flying by! Every year when this anniversary rolls around it always makes me stop and think about all the people who help make my business successful. Building a photography business is simply not possible on your own, and there are so many people that I will forever be […]

Personal, Weddings

Melissa Sue Photography is 6 Years Old! [Plus a Giveaway!]

What to Look for in a Wedding Venue When you’re shopping around for a wedding venue, there are some pretty big things that come to mind right off the bat. Is it big enough to accommodate all my guests? Does it have the look and feel we’re going for? And is the price right? These […]

Wedding Planning Tips, Weddings

What to Look for in a Wedding Venue

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