In 2013, I stepped into the world of wedding photography, drawn to the allure of capturing love stories through the lens. Enamored by the intricacies of romance, beauty, and the artistry in wedding designs, my camera became a storytelling wand, painting narratives where love conquers all. From the delicate details of bridal gowns to the unspoken exchanges between partners, I found my purpose in crafting visual legacies that mirror the profound connections forged during the journey toward happily ever after. In each click of the shutter, I am not just a photographer but a silent narrator, immortalizing the beauty and joy found in the simplicity of shared glances and tender touches, creating timeless memories for couples as they embark on their journey of eternal commitment.

so HERE'S the THING 
you need to KNOW

From the beginning of time, the light and the darkness have been two opposing forces. They have each strived to be victorious, one over the other.

But the only place where they do not fight – no, in fact, they work together – is in a work of art. A shadow only happens when light hits it’s subject, creating a beautiful contrast that brings them into harmony.

Chiaroscuro. Day and night become a dance, a rhythm that the world moves to. And so, I believe photos should be neither all light, nor all dark. Every masterpiece has an aspect of light and darkness, and that is what makes it come to life.



kristal & rolando GARCIA

Our Wedding day was everything we dreamed of and it wouldn't have been the same without Melissa and her assistant. The entire experience was incredible! She was the perfect balance of keeping things chill and fun, while still making sure we stayed on track with our timeline. HIGHLY recommend! "

We got our wedding photos and they are absolutely breath-taking  and stunning!



valeria & adam HODGE

Working with Melissa was probably the best decision we made. I was truly mind-blown. Melissa is all about the details and capturing the essence of that special day! Not only was she there to take photos but she was a huge support in making sure things were organized and running the way they needed to. "

Do yourself a favor and work with Melissa. It will be the best investment of your wedding day!


brandi & kyle DAUGHTRY

Her work showed the joy of the day, while having a diverse portfolio that complimented a multitude of skin tones. From helping us schedule out our day, to tips/tricks during the planning stages and just a heart full of support in every step of the way. We are so grateful to have found Melissa! "

We soon learned her talents and service go far beyond the lens!


alexis & luke MOORE

WOW. First off, from a business standpoint Melissa was worth 10x's what we paid. Her skill is unmatched, and she has an eye for shots that I could not have imagined. WORTH every penny. Extremely professional, a must book kind of service. Give her a call asap! "

Extremely professional, a must book kind of service.


My twin niece and nephew

The mountains are always calling me


God is my Rock, and church is my home



Our fur-child, Rhino

The love of my life, Kevin.






As your luxury wedding photographer, I bring a deep passion for storytelling and a commitment to excellence. With meticulous attention to detail and an artistic vision that blends classic elegance with contemporary creativity, I capture the unique narrative and emotions of your love story. Drawing on extensive experience, professionalism, and top-of-the-line equipment, I ensure a seamless and stress-free experience, collaborating closely with you to understand your vision. Your input is not only welcomed but encouraged, as I am dedicated to exceeding your expectations and creating a timeless visual narrative that transports you back to the magic of your wedding day.

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