Category Archives: childbirth

a beautiful beginning: serena crystal’s birth story.

Weina’s birth was definitely one of the smoothest, most peaceful births I’ve ever witnessed. And there is just something extra special being there for your family during one of life’s most precious moments ๐Ÿ™‚ Even though we are obviously not blood-related, I refer to Weina as my sister. We became instant friends when we first […]

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a beautiful beginning: beckham gabriel’s birth story.

It’s quite amusing to me how things work out sometimes…almost perfectly. When Irene inquired a few months ago, she said she preferred not to have any labor shots of herself. What was more important, was when the baby arrived and when he/she was to meet their older brother, Hayden. What are the chances that I […]

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7.20.12

Happy birthday little speedy gonzales! More coming soon of this teeny lil’ boy! Love, Melanie.

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a beautiful beginning: luke edward’s birth story.

Being a full time photographer means your mind suddenly transitions into only seeing things as they would through your lens. We are constantly thinking lighting, composition, angle, and emotion. It’s impossible to stop this phenomenon from happening. (Also makes it very hard to just “snap a picture”) So when another photographer trusts you to shoot […]

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