What my clients say
Mr & Mrs. Hill
Working with Melissa was one of the highlights of our wedding – I can’t recommend her enough!
When we were looking for a photographer for our special day – we scrolled through a lot of Instagram accounts and websites – and Melissa quickly made the top list. Her style was exactly what we wanted – relaxed yet rustic yet emotional – and importantly – fun! We then had a great initial phone call with her and she went through every part of the day in detail – asking us lots of questions about our backgrounds, our personalities, our style and importantly, what we wanted out of our photography from the wedding. Her professionalism, thoroughness, and eye for detail was exactly what we wanted to reassure us that she was indeed the right fit. We also did an engagement shoot (highly recommend!!!) which was our first time meeting face to face. This was such a fun afternoon with lots of laughs and guidance (for two slightly camera shy people!) and she snapped some absolute gems – that afternoon was probably one of my favourite moments in the (manic) run up to the big day – so I would definitely recommend it to everyone!
Before the wedding day, we had spoken a few more times to go through the order of the day and I had introduced Melissa to our videographer (while also asking for advice on smoke bombs!). On the day, Melissa arrived completely calm and collected and immediately got cracking with taking some wonderful photos of the venue. We can say that perhaps the girls getting ready room was quite a stressful environment that morning, and alongside our videographer, Melissa jumped into problem solving mode to help save the morning. We went into a different room (she carried loads of my stuff as well as all her gear!) and helped calm me down. Not only did she save the day then, she also supported my fiance with organising the ceremony space and making sure that all the aesthetics were right for the most perfect photos.
Melissa captured so many gorgeous photos throughout the day – in exactly the style we had hoped for – and with such a calm, friendly, welcoming manner – truly making her my favourite person we worked with for our entire wedding. We had our previews within 24 hours so we could do that cheeky IG post before jumping on the plane for our honeymoon, and the full gallery was ready sooner than expected. Not only that, the albums and print outs (with the USB) were absolutely gorgeous and such a wonderful keepsake. We are truly delighted with how everything turned out and we couldn’t be more happy for choosing Melissa to capture our special day. She is a wonderful person and as an OCD, perfectionist, bridezilla with extremely high expectations – I sing her highest praise. Book her now, you really won’t regret it.
Mr & Mrs. O’Driscoll
Within one day Melissa had provided us with a huge selection of beautiful preview photos which was such a treat just after the wedding.
We have now received the whole album and all of the photos are absolutely stunning. We feel so grateful we were able to have Melissa as our photographer. We cannot wait to have Melissa capture more special moments for us in the future!!
Mr & Mrs. Wraight
Melissa photographed my brother’s wedding 3 years ago so we just knew we had to have her for our wedding day too. She was so lovely to us when we had to postpone our wedding last year and we were so lucky that she could photograph our wedding this year!
She makes you feel completely at ease in front of the camera, is so helpful on the day, and was an absolute pleasure to have at our wedding!
We received our photos last week and they are absolutely amazing, Melissa exceeded our expectations – thank you!!
Mr & Mrs. Gover
If you’re looking for a photographer who will perfectly capture the pure joy, love, and happiness of your wedding day then Melissa is the one for you! From the moment she arrived at bridal prep, to helping the groom with final touches & just being genuinely lovely, everyone felt at ease and comfortable with lots of natural in the moment shots, we barely noticed Melissa (in a good way) We absolutely love our wedding photos & it felt like we were reliving our wedding day all over again when we received our pictures, we honestly can’t thank you or recommend you enough
Mr & Mrs. Potts
As soon as we had our first meeting with Melissa, we knew straight away that she was the photographer for us.
From the first meeting to the day, she really made us feel at ease and comfortable. On the big day, Melissa made us both feel so relaxed and really at ease with the camera.
Something that we absolutely loved is that it didn’t feel like at any point we were away from the day or our guests for any long periods of time, yet we were still able to get so many amazing couple shots. It really was the perfect balance!
Following our wedding, we were blown away with the sneak peek pictures we received less than 24hrs later. There was such a variety of amazing shots throughout the whole day!
And then of course our final gallery!! WOW, Melissa really captured our whole day from every angle and we really couldn’t be any happier!
We can’t recommend Melissa enough, and we can’t wait to have her capture our future life events!
Thank you, Melissa!
Mr & Mrs. Robinson
Melissa captured our wedding day perfectly, the photos are beautiful and more than we could have hoped for. She was also an absolute pleasure to have there on the day, not only was she incredibly helpful (she adjusted my dress and veil to make sure it looked perfect for photos) she was friendly, organised and all my guests even said how lovely she was. Highly recommend to anyone!
Melissa did our wedding photos 4 years ago and we asked her to do an autumnal family photoshoot for us with our 14 month old son. We absolutely love our wedding photos and our recent family photos are just as stunning! Melissa has such a good eye and manages to capture natural moments, she makes the whole experience so relaxed. She was fantastic with our son too! I highly recommend Melissa as a very talented photographer.
We recently had a family photoshoot with Melissa and the photos are amazing. Melissa was so friendly and patient with us and our 5-week old baby. It was such a relaxed shoot at our home, we would highly recommend.
Thank you again
Mr & Mrs. Power
I found Melissa’s photography page whilst early in wedding planning and I instantly fell in love with the style of photography.
Our wedding was Saturday and I cannot begin to explain how thankful that Melissa had availability for our day! Melissa was so friendly and made everyone feel comfortable. My husband doesn’t usually like being in front of the camera but he felt so comfortable with Melissa’s casual and candid approach to the photos. Even during our couple’s portraits we both felt comfortable and laughed through them all!
We received so many previews the day after our wedding – we couldn’t believe how quickly these were sent to us! The photos truly captured the pure love and joy that was felt on our day and we cannot wait to receive all of our photos back.
I would recommend Melissa to anybody looking for a photographer – I cannot wait for more opportunities to hire Melissa and her talents again in the future!
We’ve had two photoshoots with Melissa and the photos are all absolutely stunning!
Both the newborn and the cake smash shoots left us struggling to decide which photos to choose, in the end we bought all of them!
Melissa is easy to work with, professional and has the patience of a saint!
I have no hesitation in recommending Melissa and we’re already talking about booking another shoot in with her next year.
We were fortunate to book a family photo shoot with Melissa in between lockdowns last year, to capture our children at important ages/stages to us. Melissa was so helpful and her communication was excellent and, of course, most importantly we were absolutely thrilled with every single image she took! It was relaxed and fun and felt safely distanced without compromising on the experience. We will always be incredibly grateful for our beautiful photos taken during an absolutely crazy year! Honestly could not recommend Melissa highly enough!!
I can’t thank Melissa enough for capturing our wedding in Winchester. From the second she turned up at my house for bridal prep shots – she made us feel so at ease and the morning flowed as normal and everything ran on time. My worry was that I would have to pause getting ready for shots – this was not the case! She got the most perfect shots without even knowing she was doing it! She felt part of the bridal party – so helpful doing tasks around the house to make us all at ease!
Melissa managed to capture every part of the ceremony and reception.. and somehow managed to be in multiple places at once! There is no facial expression or moment that was missed. Absolutely faultless.
My friends and family all complimented how lovely and friendly she was.
Myself and my husband didn’t want many ‘staged/posed’ – she listened to us wholeheartedly and we have received our dream photos, full of natural facial expressions. Just fabulous! Can’t recommend enough!