Artistry & Expertise

Behind my work is natural creativity, countless hours of education in photography, and continued self-study. With several years of experience as a photographer, I can assure you that your session will be captured with both technical competence and artistic vision.


I cater to a discerning client who values a higher level of service and quality. I take on a limited number of commissions so that I may devote personal attention to each client.

Custom Experience

I will combine your wishes with my ideas for a truly custom experience. So that your photos reflect your style and personality, we'll work together to choose the locations and wardrobe for your session.

Photographing & Editing Style

My photographing style is a blend of documentary and traditional fine art. I will direct you into natural yet flattering poses and interactions, while creatively incorporating the location into your portraits. Most of my work is done using natural light. My editing style is timeless and true to life, avoiding overly trendy looks. Photos are carefully edited and retouched with the finished print in mind. I believe in quality over quantity; you can trust me to select only the best for your final gallery.

Luxury Printed Art

Professional photos are meant to be displayed as art. I take pride in providing quality items sourced from exclusive professional print labs, so that your portraits may be enjoyed both now and for years to come. Prints & Canvas' are archival quality. Rated to last 100 years in-home display and 200 years in dark storage.

Professional Equipment & Backups

I use professional-grade cameras and lenses along with the latest computer software to produce the best quality finished images. Images are recorded to dual memory cards and duplicated to multiple hard drives for peace of mind.

In-Person Ordering

You will be treated with an in-person ordering appointment to view your finished images, review samples, and select your favorites. All prices are disclosed before booking, and no purchase commitments are required before seeing your images.


Because portrait photography is so custom in nature, I use contracts for every session so that all expectations are made in writing.


Have more questions?

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"Melissa is so easy and fun to work with. She delivered all the photos and they were all so beautifully wrapped and presented that you almost didn’t want to open them. The quality in the products was wonderful and she had so many examples to choose from."

- S.J.   Palmetto, FL