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

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 […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Wonderland Lake Couples Session – Kayce and Chico

Man, has the time flown by!! I really can’t believe I’ve been doing this for over 7 years!! It feels like it’s been forever and only 2 seconds all at once. I’ve photographed 127 weddings and over 400 portrait sessions. (yes I went back and counted) When I was thinking about what I wanted to […]

Engagement, Personal, Weddings

Melissa Sue Photography is 7 years old!!

I love engagement session so much!! These mountain engagement photos for Chi and Brenda was no exception. In fact, I might have even loved it a little more than I usually do because these two were SO much fun to hang out with!! I was laughing the whole session long! These two were complete naturals […]

Engagement

Mountain Engagement Photos – Chi and Brenda

What to do When You Get Engaged: Celebrate!! Don’t get caught up in the stress of wedding planning just yet! Take a minute to celebrate with your new fiance and enjoy just being engaged! You’ll be married for the rest of your lives, but only engaged for a short while, so celebrate it! Spread the […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement, Wedding Planning Tips

What to do When You Get Engaged

It’s time for my favorite post of the year! I love looking back on all the wonderful couples I’ve had the chance to work with every year! For 2017 I decided to break it up into 2 posts, because I had such a hard time narrowing down the images to include! So to start, here’s […]

Engagement, Personal

2017 Year in Review – Couples & Engagement Sessions

She turned around quickly, expecting to see her boyfriend smiling back at her. Instead, she saw her future husband down on one knee with a ring in his hand and a simple question on his lips. Will you marry me? Tears filled her eyes and the biggest smile lit up her face. She went straight […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Surprise Wedding Proposal – Kira & Eddie

I’m going to be an aunt!!! I’m so excited! Both my sister and sister-in-law are pregnant and due within a couple months of each other! I’m going to have so many nieces and nephews to spoil! I was so excited to do this Longmont maternity session for my gorgeous sister-in-law Kendall and her husband CJ. […]

Engagement, Personal

Longmont Maternity Session – Kendall & CJ

Ok, let’s talk engagement photo outfits! This is probably the number one question I get around engagement photos and it’s a super important one! I know a lot of couples struggle with picking engagement photo outfits. It can be really challenging, especially if you don’t know what photographs well and what doesn’t. Don’t feel bad […]

Engagement, Wedding Planning Tips

Engagement Photo Outfits – What to Wear to Your Engagement Session

Last week I got to travel to Washington for Erika & Ki’s Discovery Park Seattle engagement session! I was beyond excited to finally meet these two and to do a session outside of Colorado! I love love love photographing in new places, and Seattle didn’t disappoint! I was amazed at how huge the trees were […]

Destination Engagement Session, Engagement

Discovery Park Seattle Engagement Session – Erika & Ki

Talk about a perfect fall photo session!! Chatfield State Park had just the right about of fall color, and Ariann & Klay were looking gorgeous, per usual. I love the neutral outfits they chose, it really helped them pop off the colorful background we were working in! I photographed Ariann & Klay’sĀ engagement session last February […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement

Chatfield State Park Couples Session – Ariann & Klay