Genuine smiles and authentic expressions are of utmost importance to me and my promise to you

I want you to be happy!

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ABOUT ME

Melissa Christine

I'm Melissa and I have been photographing families and little ones for over ten years - 30,000 sessions in total and 4,000 adorable newborns! While nurturing my love for photography, I am also pursuing a graduate degree in psychology. 

I'm mother to my adorable and always-entertaining 3-year-old, Claire; I am a morning person (coffee is best when enjoyed alone before the house wakes up); I appreciate the simple pleasures I can find everyday, like fresh clean linens or an impromptu pajama dance party, in the kitchen.  After working with so many children I realize that as we get older it is so important to enjoy ourselves and the people around us.  

During our sessions, I promise to pull out all my funny stories and silly faces to make the time fly and your pictures beautiful!  Genuine smiles and authentic expressions are of utmost importance to me and my promise to you. 

 
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Melissa’s incredible photography captures the essence of each person in the shoot. She photographed so many cherished moments for us, from engagement to wedding to newborns. We adore the photos we have from Melissa; they adorn the walls of our home and visitors always compliment her photos in particular. I cannot sing her praises enough!
— Amanda Greaney
 
 
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Location

Downtown Ventura

 

The studio is located in the heart of downtown Ventura.  It’s modern and elegant decor make it the perfect backdrop for a professional portrait. If outdoor photography suits your lifestyle, I am happy to meet you at a favorite park or beach to capture you, in your element.