Category Archives: Children

Spring 2018 Mini Shoots!

If you’re thinking of doing a photo session with me this is a great time to do it.  I’m offering mini sessions (only 8 slots!) so that you can update your family photos! (You know you need some with YOU in them!)  Here are the details…


$175 gets you a 20 minute session and 15 high resolution digital images.

Available Sessions:
Saturday Morning, May 5 at Washington Square, Downtown Charleston

Saturday Evening, May 5 at End of River Landing Drive, Daniel Island

[Rain Date: Saturday, May 12]

Please EMAIL ME at to book!  I won’t be able to book from direct messages on social media or text.  Thank you!

Sessions are $175 for a group of 6 or smaller.  For more than 6 people add $10/person.

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You may decide that you’d like more shoot time or images than a mini shoot allows.  If so, simply email me and let me know that you’d like to schedule a standard session instead which includes…
-About one hour of shooting time
-Location and date of your choice
-Outfit change (optional)
-At least 35 high resolution digital images
-$350 for color images
-add $50 for black and white images, optional

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Join my email list to receive updates from Melissa Griffin Photography in the future. You’ll find out when I’m offering mini shoots again and get a chance to sign up FIRST!

I look forward to working with you and your family!


Owen Family

These two little ladies kept me on my toes!  We ran around Hampton Park on a beautiful evening enjoying the sunshine and climbing on oak branches.  There are so many more photos I could show you but I’ll limit it to 20!


Email me at if you have questions about a photo session!

Daniel Family

Clara and Emma were shy for a good 2 minutes before they warmed right up and gave me some fun playful smiles!  I love this location at the corner of Church Street and Stoll’s Alley in downtown Charleston.



Jack is two!  He did a great job modeling for me at Hampton Park.  He’s my little Superman miracle boy and when I look at photos of him all smiley and running and playing I get weepy.  In the best way possible 🙂


Photo 101

When you had kids did you buy a “nice camera” with good intentions of using it but you find yourself taking photos with your iPhone because you have no idea what all of those buttons do??  Let me help!  I love teaching people how to take better photos… especially ones of their friends and family.

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Who.  You!  If you want to learn how to take better photos of  your kiddos, grandkids, nieces, nephews, etc. then you’re invited to join me at this FREE event!  Space is limited.

What.  You’ll learn how to take fun and natural photos of the littles in your life using the tips I’ve picked up in the past 5 years of owning my photo business.  I’ll focus on teaching you about lighting and some of the basic settings on your DSLR camera but you don’t need a fancy camera to attend!  You’ll enjoy brunch snacks and mimosas while you learn.  Plus, everyone who attends will be entered to win some great giveaways – including a FREE mini shoot with me!

When.  Saturday, March 10th at 10:00-11:30am

Where.  My friend Mandy’s home in North Charleston.  I’ll share her address with those that sign up!

Why.  Because you’ll never regret having amazing photos of your friends and family to enjoy!  You’ll meet new people – other parents in the Charleston area.  Giveaways!  And… did I mention mimosas?

Please bring a friend!  (Just have them sign up!)

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If you can’t make this event but want to learn about photography (or want to go deeper after you attend) I offer one-on-one lessons.  Just email me to get more info and we’ll customize a lesson for you!

Questions?  Email me at

DuBose Family

Sometimes cloudy days are the best days for photos!  It started sprinkling at our Pitt St Bridge shoot in Mt Pleasant but it didn’t put a damper on our session.  I was loving the pretty, even light and marshy views. (And trying to keep the kids OUT of the marsh!) 🙂

Petrino Family

These faces may look familiar – they’ve been on my website and blog many times!


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