We all know how the saying goes that says “the days are long, but the years are short…” It is the truth, and it is why I got into photographing all of the special moments in life… because the day we meet for a session with your family, is one of the days in your book, part of the current chapter of your story that is being written.

In all of your seasons, I want to help you remember today. The right now, in the middle of the imperfect moments, the messy and wild days…I want to capture for you what the heart does not want to forget. Because these are the days that we will want back… and the effort and investment of getting everyone ready and booked for a session will be something you are so glad you did… portraits that will forever be ways to be transported back in time in your heart.

I Want to Remember…

- Karlee Kennedy

Melissa has shot our family photos at the Cape for 2 summers and we couldn’t be happier with the results. She’s patient, engaging with the littles, and works quickly so we can get back to vacation! We highly recommend her!

“We couldn’t be happier with the results.”

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I happily offer mini sessions 4x per year. Spring in the Apple Blossoms, Summer Minis at the beach, Fall sessions in the foliage, and Winter sessions at a Christmas Tree Farm.

These are 15 minute sessions, and always sell out quickly because of limited space. I always love to offer these for families looking for a way to just get a handful of family pictures, or for families with a family member who likes to keep photo sessions short and sweet! The way these schedule themselves is with a 5 minute buffer between families, with a total of 4 families per hour.

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- Amanda Newbury

Melissa is an incredible photographer!! She is fantastic with our three children! We are always nervous about how the photos are going to turn out but Melissa is a total pro, and worked so well with them! She’s always able to capture their personalities to perfection.”

She is fantastic with our three children!

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- Lisa Grant

Melissa has taken our family pictures for years. She interacts with our family with kindness and genuine joy. She loves to capture our family, just being family. The pictures we have from those moments, will be what we treasure forever. She is amazing with our kids and has been through all their different ages and temperaments! She has an amazing eye and giftedness in all she does. You won’t be disappointed!! We love her so much!

She interacts with our family with kindness and genuine joy. 

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- Kaitlin Vernon

She was so warm and kind while at the same time super efficient! She captured my family so beautifully and has created a treasure of moments for us to enjoy for years to come! So grateful!

Melissa is such a joy to work with!

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Family Portrait sessions in Cape Cod and Nantucket begin at $795 and include a digital download of all images.

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