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Hi there! I’m Melanie, and for the past seven years I have had the joy of documenting true love stories as the owner and lead photographer at Melanie Anderson Photography. 

Building intentional, intimate, and long-lasting relationships are the most important aspects of my wedding photography. I pride myself on my holistic approach to photography, and I prioritize a relationship that is individualized to each clients' love story. It's this unique relationship that encourages you to be your true selves and in turn, enables me to be able to capture the genuine love you share for one another.


Hi there! I’m Melanie, and for the past seven years I have had the joy of documenting true  love stories as the owner and lead photographer at Melanie Anderson Photography. 

Building intentional, intimate, and long-lasting relationships are the most important aspects of my wedding photography. I pride myself on my holistic approach to photography, and I prioritize a relationship that is individualized to each clients' love story. It's this unique relationship that encourages you to be your true selves and in turn, enables me to be able to capture the genuine love you share for one another. 

My goal is for my clients to love their images (always), but my job is more than providing "good” photos ... 

Our relationship will lead to joyful, bright, and honest photographs - pictures that capture the feeling and movement of the day, so that when you look at them, you are reliving the best day of your life again and again. 

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Every love story has a beautiful legacy waiting to be told - let’s capture yours together.

My goal is for my clients to love their images (always), but my job is more than providing "good” photos ... 

Our relationship will lead to joyful, bright, and honest photographs - pictures that capture the feeling and movement of the day, so that when you look at them, you are reliving the best day of your life again and again. 

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"Melanie is the best of the best! I absolutely loved having Melanie as our wedding photographer. From the moment I contacted her she was quick to respond to my questions and provide information, suggestions and words of wisdom.

Throughout our wedding day, Melanie's laid back yet assertive nature kept everyone at ease as we moved through our timeline and wedding day photo list. We are so happy with all of the images and memories that Melanie captured."

- EMILY -

I didn’t have a list of specific pictures that I wanted to be taken, but Melanie had a list of ones she wanted to get in. She was very conscious of making sure we had every picture we wanted. I can’t say enough great things about Melanie and her assistant."

"I literally can’t say enough good things about Team Melanie! She was extremely organized and knew all the right questions to ask. She even helped us put a schedule together. Throughout the whole wedding day, Melanie was calm and collective and never seemed to feel the rush/panic of the day in any way! 

- krystal -

"From day one, Melanie was professional, timely, communicative, knowledgeable, and fun! The day of the wedding she captured every moment I wanted and more!! She didn't miss a single thing and I am so grateful she was there! 

- michelle -

We have received our photos in a timely and convenient manner and they look stunning. Very high-quality and professional. Her work is worth every penny. We wish her the best and are so very thankful for her capturing our wedding day!"

Melanie couldn't have captured our day better, and I couldn't have felt more comfortable with anyone else. I would recommend Melanie to any bride, whether you're having a larger or more quaint wedding.

Her talent is topnotch, with all of the photos coming out so crisply but genuine. Thank you so much, Mel, for your talent, flexibility, and support for our big day - you helped make it so very special!"

- Jenna -

"Melanie is not only extremely talented and professional, but she is just the sweetest, friendliest person you will ever meet! From the planning process to the day of your wedding she is so helpful and will always be quick to answer any questions you may have. She is very experienced, and the way she captures color, details, and emotion is like no other."

- stephanie -

"Melanie was our engagement and wedding photographer for our wedding at Allerton Park. She was such a joy to work with and we couldn't be happier with the pictures we were left behind with. She captured every moment, and made everything comfortable."

- tiffany -

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