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Hi! I'm Melissa

Heather and Parker’s Fort Collins LDS Temple wedding was so beautiful! I’ve shot many weddings at the Denver LDS Temple, but this was the first wedding I’ve photographed at the Fort Collins Temple and I loved photographing there! The architecture of this temple is so stunning, and made a perfect backdrop for Heather and Parker’s […]

Colorado Weddings, Fort Collins Temple, LDS Weddings, Weddings

Fort Collins LDS Temple Wedding – Heather & Parker

I’m so excited to share this shoot!! Beautiful dresses, stunning models, and an incredible backdrop all came together perfectly for this Horsetooth Reservoir styled shoot. My favorite thing about styled shoots is getting to work with such amazingly talented wedding vendors! It’s so fun to come up with the vision for the shoot together, and […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Fort Collins Horsetooth Reservoir Styled Shoot

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

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!!

In a clifftop terrace, overlooking the bay, I watched as family members stood and praised Jordan’s steadfast, constant character, and Molly’s beautiful, exuberant spirit. I stood surrounded by the smiling faces of the friends and family who cherish this couple so much they would travel thousands of miles to be a part of this day. […]

Destination Weddings, Weddings

Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos Wedding – Molly and Jordan

Crooked Willow Farms is one of those venues that I’ve dreamed of working at since I became a wedding photographer. So, when Erika of Erika Overholt Photography said she needed a 2nd photographer for a Crooked Willow Farms wedding, I jumped at the chance! I was so excited to finally photograph a wedding at Crooked […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Crooked Willow Farms Wedding – Isaac and Stephanie

“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

Della Terra Mountain Chateau is one of my favorite wedding venues! And it’s not hard to see why. Set just outside of Estes Park, the backdrop any way you look is stunning, not to mention the wild turkeys and elk wandering around. There were SO many elk on Jo Beth & Alex’s wedding day, we […]

Colorado Weddings, Weddings

Della Terra Mountain Chateau Wedding – Jo Beth & Alex

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