I’m Melissa, a Brooklyn-bred New Yorker currently adding some charm to New Jersey. Mommy of two beautiful little souls, who are my muse and inspiration on my journey as a Lifestyle Photographer and Event Stylist. When I’m not behind the lenses, you can catch me [if you can] traveling the world, singing my heart out (just in my car though), eating, dancing, and best of all surprising the kids with exciting trips. One of my true soul feeders, is allowing my creative juices to flow and bringing beautiful events to fruition alongside one of my best friends Marilia, through our event styling company Party Pixies.
My work is inspired by the lifestyle I enjoy: natural, beautiful, free and light. Therefore, I strive to shoot bright and airy, organic feeling photographs at every session. As you’ll notice, most of my work takes place outdoors or in naturally sunlit indoor venues. Personally, I feel it captures the reality of the moment; the love between my clients and the special feelings brewing at these times in your lives. The most popular themes of shoots for my client’s sessions consist of maternity, family, children and intimate weddings. For the most part, I like to consider myself a minimalist when it comes to posing and props. I prefer the focus to be on the moment I am capturing and not on a prop. My goal is to capture the love, joy and the emotion of the moment. Whether it be a wedding, maternity, newborn, or a family session, ultimately the truth of love in front of me is what I assure to capture and deliver to you as it will one day be a beautiful memory for you and your loved ones. My promise to you is to always deliver nothing short of organic, bright, love-filled photographs that will surely bring a smile to your face and make your heart skip a beat. I look forward to shooting you, your loved ones and sharing such a special time in your lives with you. For ways to contact me, please visit the Contact Me page.
Side note: My number one guilty pleasure is hands down a cold piece of Tres Leche cake any time of the day!