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I shot their maternity session and walked away completely adoring this couple. Obsessed with their style, humor, and love for each other and their baby on the way. I walked away from that session really excited to see them with their sweet girl.

Now she’s here. She’s here and she is perfect! Their sweet, most wonderful family addition is home. Everyone is in love!

Her in home session was laid back and relaxed.There was snuggling, smiling, sweet moments, and puppy love. That is a combo I always love to shoot. I walked away from this session LOVING baby girl and adoring the new mom and dad even more than the last time I saw them. They are already such amazing parents, giving their little lady everything she needs and more. I’m over the moon happy for them all – pups included!

Welcome home, sweet Lily.

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No added to-dos, just added memories to your life.

You’re busier than you ever thought you’d be. Between chasing toddlers around, work commitments, mastering the art of diaper changes, herding kids to practice, and trying to get some me time, it’s hard to imagine adding anything to your plate.

As a mama of two, I get it!

I'm here to simplify the photography process for you so you can keep focusing on what you need to.

If you want no-stress & natural maternity, newborn, and family photography — I'm your girl.

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Hi, I'm Melissa!

Say goodbye to unnatural and inauthentic photoshoots. I use a child-led approach to guarantee a fun, stress-free family photography session!

Maternity sessions, for me, are a celebration of your incredible journey, and the overflowing love you already feel for the little human you're about to meet.

The early days with your newborn are like nothing else. We’ll capture all the precious moments that make the sleepless nights and diaper changes all worth it.


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