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

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Why I Became a Wedding Photographer – The Beginning

I could live in Costa Rica. I totally could. It’s just my kind of hot, which is SUPER hot and super humid! mmmmm yes please. Colorado is way too dry for my liking. Plus, no beaches. Here’s a look at some of our Costa Rica Vacation Photos. You can see the portrait sessions we did […]

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Costa Rica Vacation Photos

By now, you all know that whenever I travel, whether it’s for work or for pleasure, I always want to a session. On our recent trip to Costa Rica, our sweet friends Mallory & Aaron were kind enough to take some time out of our vacation for a little Costa Rica photo session. Well, as much […]

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Our Costa Rica Photo Session

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 […]

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The Most Important Thing about Being a Wedding Photographer

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 […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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Jamaica Vacation Photos