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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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Hello lovers! With the craziness that is wedding season  my life, I thought I would start popping onto the blog on a regular basis just to say hello. I would tell you that I’m going to start a weekly series every Friday just so I can ramble at you, but I can’t commit to such […]

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One of things that has always been constant in my life is change. The older I get, the more I realize I am always evolving (more wiser, more wrinklier. That sort of thing). Long gone are the 18 year old days of getting tattoos because I will ALWAYS want that Japanese inscription on my lower back (What? […]

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10 years ago this week, a cute boy invited me to his Super Bowl party. We had spent time together in group settings, but I had no idea if he even noticed me. I tried to look cute without looking like I tried, you know, in that cute “oh, I just threw on this off-the-shoulder-sweater, […]

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I have sat here and typed… and erased for days. Today is the one year anniversary of announcing that my husband was coming home to be with the kids, and I was going to support my family. You can read about that crazy decision here. I wasn’t sure how I wanted to approach this blog post. […]

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Sometimes moments in life change you unexpectedly. I grew up living with 4 brothers and 1 sister. My middle school and high school years were spent in gymnasiums and on stadium seats cheering for my brothers as they played football and wrestled. And no, a lot of the time I wasn’t happy about it (I […]

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