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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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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 […]

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!

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 […]

Personal, Weddings

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 […]

Personal, Weddings

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 […]

Costa Rica, Destination Weddings, Personal

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 […]

Costa Rica, Destination Weddings, Personal

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 […]

Personal, Wedding Planning Tips

The Most Important Thing about Being a Wedding Photographer