Anti-Cliché Wedding Photography & Meaningful Elopement Adventures That Won't Hijack Your Day
I document sincere emotion and uncontrived moments with a photojournalistic approach. I am also an expert elopement guide who helps couples plan their adventure before documenting it. Couples who work with me want something more meaningful than traditional, cookie-cutter wedding photography. If you're looking for someone who won't make you fake a laugh or turn your wedding into a photoshoot, let's talk!
SANTA CRUZ / BIG SUR / NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
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The photos she took are absolutely stunning. I was expecting excellent photos, but when she sent the first previews my jaw dropped. She truly captured the spirit of the celebration, and these photos will help me remember the best day of my life in vivid detail. If she has your wedding date available and you like what you see, book her right away!
Melissa is the sweetest soul--definitely hire her as your photographer!
We also did an engagement session with Melissa the year before our wedding. We’ve never had professional photos taken before and wanted a practice run before the big day. The photos were equally beautiful (even without the hair, makeup, etc we had on wedding day!) and she coached us through how to have our pictures taken and helped us still feel natural. We are so glad we opted to book that with her!
Not only were the photos absolutely breathtaking, but she was such a joy to work with as a human. Melissa is incredibly kind, gracious, and thoughtful. She is exactly the type of person we needed (and wanted) as someone who was closely with us for the entirety of our wedding day. She knew exactly how to make us (and our families!) feel comfortable and relaxed during our portrait sessions, which led to really natural looking photos.
We feel SO lucky that we found Melissa and got to work with her for our wedding. Please choose her - you will be so, so thrilled.
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