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

Yesterday was my 29th birthday! This time last year I was photographing Mercy and Nicholas’ wedding in Jamaica. They have the added Melissa Sue Photography benefit of me never forgetting their anniversary! This year, my wonderful, amazing, so so thoughtful husband planned a surprise trip for us up to Steamboat Springs. He thought of everything! […]

Personal

Steamboat Springs for My Birthday!

“You must see some crazy stuff!!” I hear this alll the time when people find out I’m a wedding photographer! Honestly, I haven’t really seen very many truly “scandalous” moments that most people think I have. I’m 100% sure that is due to how incredible my clients are, and what good people they are! What […]

Colorado Weddings, Destination Weddings, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Resort wedding, Personal, The Manor House, The Pines at Genesee, Weddings

My Favorite Moments of 2017

What. A. Year. This might be the longest year in review post yet!! I was so blessed to be a part of so many incredible weddings, I had SUCH a hard time narrowing down what images to include in this post! I love doing these posts at the end of each year, it is so […]

Colorado Weddings, Destination Weddings, LDS Weddings, Personal, Weddings

2017 Year in Review – Weddings

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

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

2 whole years. 2 years ago today, I walked down a beach of pebbles, taking deep breaths, trying not to cry.  As I rounded the corner it’s like I saw everything all at once. Our friends and family all smiling back at me, the gorgeous clouds covering the sun to give us the most perfect […]

Destination Weddings, Personal

A letter to my husband on our anniversary

I believe in cherishing each and every moment. A few weeks ago I was having a conversation with my husband about the big and little moments in our lives. We discussed how there might be 5, maybe 10 monumental moments in our relationship together, like getting engaged, our wedding, the potential birth of children (no, […]

Personal, Weddings

I Believe in Cherishing Each and Every Moment

I’m so excited to share this Downtown Denver Couples session!! This was such a fun project for me! I try to plan a “just for me” shoot at least once a year. It’s just such a great way to refill my creativity and my heart! I think it’s so important as a creative professional to […]

Denver Engagement Session, Engagement, Personal

Downtown Denver Couples Session – Alley & Gavin

I believe… -no detail is too small to be worth remembering. -little moments matter just as much as big ones. -memories should be preserved and treasured. -love should always be expressed. -kisses should never be quick. -in being timeless over being trendy. -that you should always make time to say thank you. -in laughing every […]

Personal

The things I believe in

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!