Photo Shoots = The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift :)

The mama in your life would love some photos that she actually gets to be in with the kiddos!  The grandma in your life would love photos of her grands!  The gift of a family photo session would be a fabulous Mother’s Day gift.  Just sayin’:)

Contact me if you’d like to get a family photo session as a  Mother’s Day gift for someone in your life.  If you’re interested or want more information simply email me at info@melissagriffinphotography.com or call 540-327-3191.

Feelin’ the love…

 

Thank you for visiting!  Again, feel free to contact me to purchase a session as a gift or ask questions at info@melissagriffinphotography.com or 540-327-3191.

Andrew & Sarah

Photo sessions with friends are the best!  I met Sarah over 7 years ago after we both moved to Charleston. We are both yankees who found ourselves in Charleston and clicked when we met.  We’ve been roomies and co-workers and at one point both at the same time.  I’m so happy that she and Andrew met and are getting married in September!  Love the way they look at each other in these pics:)
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Thanks for visiting!  Congrats, Andrew & Sarah:)

#tbt Wildlife Photo Class

Here are a few Throwback Thursday photos for you.  These were taken in 2006. *cringe*  It’s always a little painful looking at old work!  I took a couple Nature and Wildlife Photography classes when I lived in Winchester, VA.  Some of these are from locations in Virginia or field trips we took to Chincoteague Island or Ocean City.  Others are the Adirondacks in my home state of New York.

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The assignment was “Interesting Perspective”
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Nick’s Lake in the Adirondack Mountains, my family’s favorite place!NatureWildlifeClass-11NatureWildlifeClass-12
My hometown, Chittenango Falls, in New York!  NatureWildlifeClass-13NatureWildlifeClass-14NatureWildlifeClass-15NatureWildlifeClass-16NatureWildlifeClass-17

Reggie’s Big Debut

While editing these photos it was so apparent by everyone’s faces how LOVED this little boy is.  They’re head over heels for him.  It was a privilege to hang out with the Martin family and take Reggie’s first photos!
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Proud big brother:)
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Just a lil real life mixed in there…
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Jack’s Cake Smash

Jack is ONE!  This little guy is one happy kiddo… he would just burst out laughing for no apparent reason!  He and his whole family were a joy to work with.  Jack (and everyone else) had a good time with the blue frosting on his cake after he smashed it:)Rigsbee-1Rigsbee-2Rigsbee-3Rigsbee-4
Brother sister moment…
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Happy Birthday, Jack!

Remember That Time We Kissed Dierks?

Just a little throwback post for ya.  After I moved to Charleston (almost 9 years ago!) I got a job in the web department for a radio station.  I sat at a computer most days but the perk was attending and shooting photos at concerts and getting to meet the artists!  Here a few highlights…

Dierks is my favorite:)257980_10150218427056277_4840646_oRascall Flatts
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George Strait!!1910152_16815496276_8508_n
Yep, that is indeed Larry the Cable Guy
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Miranda!  Love her music.1910152_16815641276_6236_n
Trace Adkins
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Chuck Wicks
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Kelly Pickler
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Yes, the second time I met Dierks I asked if we could kiss him.  Katie flew from New York to South Carolina for this moment.  Wouldn’t you??FullSizeRender (5)