These are the images that matter, that make you feel something.
Authentic, beautiful images that show your family just as they are. No perfectly posed, smiling at the camera families here. Instead, real emotion and real families!
the swafford family
I captured this sweet boy when he was in his mama's belly! And now they are back for their updated family photos to celebrates mom's graduation from nursing school. Easton is a force to be reckoned with. He is seriously so handsome, ALL BOY, and kept me entertained during our session, chasing after him. I wouldn't have it any other way!
the okolie family
Dr. Adimora is a local OBGYN here in Warner Robins. I was seriously stoked that she choose me to capture her adorable family!
When I meet them for their session, I instantly fell in love. Baby Ava is seriously the most adorable little girl I have ever meet! From her gigantic smile to those dimples! I just couldn't get enough!
The Williams Family
Shane, Samantha, and Vining are genuinely some of my favorite clients, with their yearly pictures being captured with me. I love watching Vining with his handsome self growing up right in front of my lens. I mean, who doesn't love that sweet smile and gorgeous blonde, curly locks of his!
let's capture the details you want to remember
Your session with me will be a little more real and natural than what you are used to having. Family sessions are designed to be unposed & natural. Capturing you and your little ones' connections and personalities is what I love. I am drawn to people who are ready to adventure, get barefoot, wild, and a little dirty.
Capturing the moments you want to remember along this wild journey we call life
Life is Precious. We just don’t know what tomorrow brings. Capturing the joy of today will make for photos to be cherished forever.
Nothing says HOME like a Family Portrait. Studies show that having your loving portraits displayed prominently in your home sends the message that your family is important to one another.
You’re Not Just Taking Them for Yourself. Family photos connect us to those who came before. By letting your kids see your photos from the past and the present, they become connected to their own story.
You're creating memories. Yearly photos will capture changes within your family, which will create a timeline of those beautiful milestone events!
Go ahead, introduce yourself! The first step to any wonderful session starts with reaching out. Throughout my website, you will find subtle ways to get to know me, but I firmly believe conversations bring relationships to life! I want to get to know you and share in your joys before our session and before you even book. Knowing you beyond the camera helps me orchestrate the perfect session for you when it's time for me to step behind it.
1. Say Hello
2. BOOK YOUR SESSION
Once we've had a chance to get to know each other better, it's time compare calendar dates! I will send over my booking calendar where you will be able to select your preferred session date. Afterwards you will receive your invoice for the required session fee and portrait agreement.
After booking, you will receive a copy of my session prep guide that walks you through location ideas, styling tips, session advice, and what to expect throughout the experience. All you will need to do is show up to your session and have fun! I also know the number one stressor when it comes to family sessions is deciding what to wear. I will provide you with my styling guide, access to my client closet and access to my styling service that can pick your outfit suggestions for you. I am available to help assist as well!
3. session prep & Styling
Family sessions really are fun for everyone. I guide my families the entire session and then capture the genuine love and connection that follows. Your session will be carefree, comfortable, and enjoyable. I don't have any expectations of you showing up and giving me perfect smiles. Allow yourself to focus on your family, and I will take care of the rest!
4. Your session
Within 5 days of your session you will receive an email to your proofing gallery. Yes, that quick! Here is where you will get to see all of your images for the first time, purchase your image collection and choose your favorite images for me to fully edit. Once selected, your final images will be completed and products ordered within 3 weeks of final selection and purchase. Printed products may take and additional 1-2 weeks to arrive at your home.
5. your photographs
inquire for availability & detailed pricing
image Collections begin at $350
portrait session fee $195
Session fee includes the session time with me, initial consultation to walk you through the entire process, post processing of images as well as an online proofing gallery. Digital images, artwork, and albums are purchased after the session once your proofing gallery is emailed. This allows you to choose what is best for your family.
100% recommend Melissa. Her love, passion, and purpose that goes into her sessions are what keep my family and I a return customer. Not only that but her patience and virtue she has with kids running around being kids as she captures those moments are unbelievable. The wait will have you on your toes as you become impatient to view or get the gallery back because as you see in her work, know they are going to turn out absolutely stunning.
WOW! Melissa was recommended by a friend, and we were not disappointed. She is very responsive and will help you through each step to preparing for pictures to taking the actual shots. I was very impressed with her talent, communication, and friendliness. I highly recommend her for any pictures you would like captured!
Melissa is absolutely amazing! She captured our family so beautifully. She is very professional to work with. Schedule a session now and thank me later!