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Bonjour! My name is Melissa and I'm a wedding and portrait photographer in the Pacific Northwest. This blog is where I want to tell you the beautiful stories of my clients, share their weddings, and give you a behind the scenes peek of this crazy business that I love. Grab a glass of champagne, snuggle up, and get lost in love stories... xoxo

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A CLASSIC DOWNTOWN SEATTLE WEDDING

Jenny and Paul’s wedding day was truly an affair to remember. Black tie, dripping in metallics and blush florals, and not a detail forgotten ...

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New York City has always been a dream of mine. I have always had this romanticized vision of the bustling city. A city that doesn’t sleep. A city that stops for no one, full of dreamers and doers and hustlers. I wish I could explain the feeling in my heart as my plane soared over Manhatten […]

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Some of my earliest childhood memories come from Roche Harbor. Every summer spent with my family cruising through the San Juan Islands, waking up to the crisp salty air and the sound of the water lapping on the side of the boat. The smell of vanilla coffee permeating as we would slowly get moving and […]

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Lauren and Nate are both incredible individuals. She, a teacher, he, in school to become an EMT. Both of them insanely giving with huge hearts. And TOGETHER, they are beautiful. One of the greatest observations I made on the wedding day, was regardless of how crazy the timeline was, or trying to get a lot […]

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The second I walked into the bridal room, my heart wanted to explode. There sat Danielle, surrounded by her girls, with the biggest smile on her face. Not a trace of nerves, not an ounce of worry. Just her. HAPPY. The echo of the boys’ laughter could be heard from down the hall as she […]

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It was a beautiful drive into the wine country of Woodinville. Rows and rows of grapevines broken up only by chateaus and tasting rooms. The sky was a beautiful shade of blue, but in the distance you could see the storm clouds rolling in.  The day was meant to feel intimate, with 65 guests, attention […]

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