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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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Every once in a while, when the weather, and timing and location all line up juuuust right, you luck out with absolutely perfect light for a photo session. And that’s exactly what happened for George and Gia’s Gross Reservoir engagement session. Everything. Was. Perfect. Ok, except for that hike up out of the reservoir. omg […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session

Gross Reservoir Engagement Session – George & Gia

AHHHH!!! Molly and Jake are engaged you guys!!! And I’m so freaking excited about it!! I’ve known Molly and Jake for over 10 years and I’m over the moon that they’re (finally!) tying the knot! These two are just the sweetest couple. Jake always knows what to say to make you laugh, and Molly will […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session

Mountain Engagement Session – Molly and Jake

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

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

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

It’s my favorite post of the year! Or, one of them at least!! These yearly review posts of all the couples and engagement sessions I’ve photographed are so much fun to put together. I love getting to look back at all the fan-freaking-tastic couples that I got to work with over the past year! I […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Denver Engagement Session, Destination Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session, My Adventures

2018 Year in Review – Couples and Engagement Sessions

Picking a location for your engagement photos can be super tough, especially here in Colorado. There’s SO many options, it can be difficult to decide which one to choose.  Here are my 3 tips for choosing the perfect engagement session location. Urban or Natural? The easiest way to start narrowing down your options is to […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Denver Engagement Session, Destination Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session, Wedding Planning Tips

How to Choose the Perfect Engagement Session Location

Jeana & Jake….where do I even start with these two? From their super adorable dog to the endless smiles and jokes, Jeana & Jake had me laughing their whole engagement session. Seriously, I left and my cheeks hurt from smiling so much! Usually that happens to the people being photographed, not the photographer! Jeana & […]

Boulder Engagement Session, Engagement, Mountain engagement session

Deer Creek Valley Ranch Engagement Session – Jeana & Jake