Florida born and raised. Hopeless romantic. Travel obsessed. Just a gal who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.
Hi friend, I'm Melissa and it's so lovely to meet you. I'm a fine art wedding photographer, wife, and Jane Austen nerd. I live for traveling (preferably somewhere warm and by the sea), storytelling, and capturing sweet love stories like yours.
I started photographing when I was 16 after my dad gave me my first camera before a family trip to Paris. I fell in love with photography while visiting the City of Lights and it changed my life forever! I studied fine arts at the Rhode Island School of Design and after graduating with my BFA in Photography, followed my heart back to the sunshine state and started MPP.
I draw inspiration from literature, nature, glowing light, pastel tones, and most importantly- love. I believe in creating classic, romantic, and joy filled editorial style images while capturing all those authentic unguarded moments in between.
Most days you can find me behind the computer joyfully editing away, with an Anthro candle burning, fresh flowers within sight, and French jazz playing in the background. Read on for a little more about me and the studio!
My clients are just as happy to be strolling the streets of Paris as they are snuggling on the couch at home. Travel inspires them. Nature awes them. And family and traditions ground them. Most importantly, they know that at the end of their special day, that the most enduring part of their wedding day is the unconditional love they have for one another. My clients want (and deserve) a photography experience as effortless, joy-filled, and romantic as their love story.
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