Hi. I’m Melinda, and I specialize in natural light portrait, lifestyle, wedding and family documentary photography. My photography is custom, in that I come to your home or other location that has meaning for you. Home is where you and your significant other live your everyday lives. Where your children are the most relaxed and comfortable. Home is where they can be themselves – complete with shyness, uncontrollable squealing, excitement, laughter, diaper changes, naps, messes and meltdowns.
My Day in the Life sessions allow me to melt into the background and capture your everyday life – snuggling on the couch, the kids helping you cook, family dinners, playing in the backyard, story time … tucking your children in at night. We’re so busy living our lives. The ‘mundane’ domestic times become the moments that, when we look back, matter the most. I like being able to show families what they’re feeling now, but aren’t able to see now. I like the thought that, 20 years from now, your children will be able to look at photographs and see where their memories came from. While some images are traditionally posed, I love to capture natural interactions and emotions between people. That’s the sweet stuff!
I’ve always been fascinated with photography and, several years ago, decided to study the art at Crealde School of Art. Since then, I’ve had the pleasure of being a part of clients’ lives in a unique and special way.
Please use my Contact page to inquire about your photography needs, and to see if we are a right fit for each other. You may also call me at 727-768-4378. I look forward to hearing from you!
“I love that you were able to capture us, Melinda, in these special moments, that are everyday moments for us, but feel so much more special when they can be captured and looked at again and again. These fleeting moments that go by so quickly, we will be able to return to again and again and relive them together, Kyra and I. Thank you so much!” -Anik Clemens, Life Coach (You can view Anik and Kyra’s Day in the Life video here.)
“Melinda, your eye for the world around you allows you to capture much more than just an image. The depth of feeling and emotion you’re able to enchant each frozen moment in time with, is priceless. Today, when we look at all the special moments you have recorded forever in time with our family and friends, we are able to not only recall the image, but the full breath of emotion that each brought us long ago. Thank you so much!” ~The Sovocool Family