tampa Wedding Photographer

Creating Beautiful Images in Tampa & Central Florida FOR THE MODERN, ROMANTIC BRIDE

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I should have known that an eight year old girl who would write stories and perform them for her family would wind up making a living telling stories; I just didn’t think it would be through wedding photography. 

However, after my husband and I saw our wedding photos we were instantly taken back to that day and the emotions we felt and I realized I could join my passion for photography with my passion for storytelling through wedding photography.

and i want to tell your unique love story through real, authentic moments

I'm Melissa



Melissa has outdone herself again! My husband and I could not be happier with our wedding pictures. I had to admit we usually do not look natural in pictures but she has some tricks up her sleeve that allowed us to feel comfortable. She managed to show our love through the lens. She allowed us to be ourselves and captured every sweet moment!

safety harbor marina & park | SAFETY HARBOR, Florida

Courtney & matt

I’ve looked at the photos 100 times each and they are seriously incredible. You are so talented and we absolutely made the right choice. We can not wait for you to capture our day. Thank you again!

Straub Park | st. Petersburg, fl

Carolina & Nick

Melissa was such a pleasure to work with! She made fiancée and I feel so comfortable and walked us through poses to make our (surprise) engagement feel so warm and authentic! I highly recommend her to capture any special event!

tampa yacht & country club | tampa, fl

Katie & Anthony

Melissa is not only a fantastic photographer, she’s an amazing person. She doesn’t take on a project without getting to know YOU. For Mel it’s not about the scenery, it’s about the life that’s being captured. You will not be disappointed!

ybor city | tampa, fl

Trace & ryan

Melissa has an amazing eye for photography and her editing is beautiful. I did an anniversary couple’s shoot with her and the pictures came out amazing! My S.O. isn’t fond of taking pictures, but Melissa’s prompts and guidance during the shoot helped ensure our pictures were perfect and natural-looking. I would definitely shoot with her again!

downtown | tampa, fl

Lora & joe

Melissa was such a kind soul and her work is amazing. I really love how my couple photos came out. My boyfriend and I rarely have our photos taken together because we can be quite camera shy but Melissa made us feel comfortable and less awkward. Her guidance was very helpful and were are both so happy with the photos. Thanks so much Melissa.

eureka springs Park | tampa, fl

lastra family

Melissa did such an incredible job with our family photos! .She exceeded all our expectations from initial planning, day of, and delivery of our photos. I would recommend 100 times over! We'll be using Melissa again!

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I want to hear your story. For weddings, share how you met, how they proposed, where you are tying the knot, the date you've locked in, etc. If a portrait session, feel free to share anything you want about yourself and/or family!

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