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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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This lifestyle couples session you guys. You guyssssssss. Don’t even read anything I wrote just skip to the photos!!! Pretty great, right? Ok, now that you’re back, let me tell you about this session! I’ve known Amanda since middle school and Richard since high school (and I just turned 30 so it’s been a minute […]

Engagement, Personal

Lifestyle Couples Session – Amanda & Richard

Ok, better late than never right? I usually try to do this post right at the new year but um… I’ll be honest with you guys. I didn’t want to. Not that I didn’t want to do the post, because these year in review posts are literally my favorite, but I wanted to be present […]

Denver Temple, Destination Weddings, Fort Collins Temple, LDS Weddings, Personal, Weddings

2018 Year in Review – Weddings

It’s my favorite post of the year! Or, one of them at least!! These yearly review posts of all the couples and engagement sessions I’ve photographed are so much fun to put together. I love getting to look back at all the fan-freaking-tastic couples that I got to work with over the past year! I […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Denver Engagement Session, Destination Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session, Personal

2018 Year in Review – Couples and Engagement Sessions

Do you remember when we wandering around the resort, scoping out the places we wanted to take our wedding photos in just a few short days? Do you remember finding this little wooden walkway, surrounded by trees and greenery on all sides. We both fell in love with it instantly. But then wait, what is […]


Do You Remember?

Three important things you need to know about me if we’re going to be best friends: 1. I love tacos. Tacos are the best food there ever was. I could eat them every day and not get tired of them. If you want to know the quickest way to my heart, it is most definitely […]


Three things to know about me

My Tribe Part 2 – Carli & Matt What I loved most about Carli and Matt was their laid back approach to their wedding day and that they just wanted to have a good time together. And they definitely pulled it off! Their Fort Collins wedding was so fun, from start to finish. Literally every […]

Colorado Weddings, Personal, Weddings

My Tribe – Carli and Matt

Whenever I tell someone I’m a wedding photographer, I almost always get asked, “What’s the craziest wedding you’ve ever been to?” I know it sounds lame, but I have such a hard time answering this question! I’m like…uh…none? I’ve been super lucky with my clients because I’ve never had a crazy bridezilla or seen super […]

Colorado Weddings, Personal, Weddings

My Tribe – Margaret and Josh

Every year since I started photographing weddings I have photographed at least one wedding for free. Sometimes it’s for a couple who maybe couldn’t afford a photographer otherwise. Sometimes it’s a couple in need. Sometimes I do a giveaway for weddings in new destinations I want to photograph in. Maybe you’re asking yourself, why on […]

Engagement, Personal, Weddings

2019 Wedding and Portrait Giveaway!

It’s no secret that I loooooove taking ring shots. Ever since I started photography I knew I wanted to be able to take killer ring shots, so I set out early on learning how to take the perfect ring shot. Back then I couldn’t justify buying an expensive macro lens that I would only use […]

For Photographers, Personal

How to take the Perfect Ring Shot

I’m so excited to share this Highlands Ranch Mansion styled shoot! It turned out so much more amazing than I could’ve ever dreamed. I wanted to do this shoot specifically at Highlands Ranch Mansion because I really love the classic elegant style that the mansion exudes. It was my inspiration for the whole shoot. I […]

Colorado Weddings, Personal, Weddings

Highlands Ranch Mansion Styled Shoot