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Hi! I'm Melissa!

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Hey there! Thank you so much for stopping by my little corner of the internet! I'm 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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Back in the day, I used to hate shooting in the wind. And don’t get me wrong, it’s still not my favorite, and I’ll usually still try to reschedule if I know it’s going to be windy. But sometimes I don’t know, and sometimes we can’t reschedule, so we just work with what we got! […]

Engagement, Mountain engagement session

Spring Engagement Session – Sarah & Blake

I couldn’t be more excited to share this wedding. When Kira and Eddie asked me to come along to their St. Lucia destination wedding I almost cried I was so excited. I feel like I’ve been with this couple from the beginning! Ok, ok not from the start of their relationship, but from the start […]

Destination Weddings, Weddings

Sandals Grande St. Lucian Destination Wedding – Kira and Eddie

It’s so weird to photography a snowy, winter engagement session one week and then be on a beach photographing a wedding two weeks later! I’ve been editing that beach wedding and this winter engagement session at the same time, and man is it a strange feeling!! But enough about me! Let’s talk about Megan and […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session

Winter Engagement Photos – Megan and Adam

Ok, if you love lifestyle sessions, adorable dogs, salsa, and couples who are so sweet together, this is the blog post for you! I loved spending my morning with Shaina and Alex, and of course their super sweet dog Hatch. Just wait til you see his sweet face, he kinda stole the show! I loved […]

Lifestyle Sessions

Denver Lifestyle Couples Session – Shaina & Alex

Get ready for your cheeks to hurt from smiling too much, because it is impossible to look at these two and not smile! Or at least it is for me! Mackenzie and Tristan’s Evergreen Lake House engagement session was filled with so much joy, you can’t help but smile along with them when you look […]

Engagement, Mountain engagement session

Evergreen Lake House Engagement Session – Mackenzie & Tristan

I’m starting to love snow you guys!! Ok, not really, but I do really love snowy engagement sessions! This Bear Lake engagement session with Korynn and Austin was so cold. Like, so cold, you guys. But Korynn and Austin toughed it out, and looked amazing doing it! I was so impressed with Korynn hiking through […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session, Weddings

Bear Lake Engagement Session – Korynn + Austin

We (as in the wedding vendor community) spend so much time talking about the bride that sometimes it’s easy to forget there’s a whole other person involved in a wedding. There’s SO much info out there for brides, and I personally don’t think the groom gets enough attention. After all, this is his day too! […]

Wedding Planning Tips, Weddings

Groom Style Guide

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, My Adventures

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, My Adventures, Weddings

2018 Year in Review – Weddings

Picking outfits for your portrait session can be really challenging, especially if you don’t know what photographs well and what doesn’t. Don’t feel bad if you fall into that category, most people do! Here are my tips for what to wear to your portrait session. TIPS FOR HER Ladies, the most flattering thing you can […]

Engagement, Wedding Planning Tips

What to Wear to your Portrait Session