Category Archives: Pets

Syracuse, NY Photo Session: Champlin Family

I shot this family session while I was home early in July. This is one of my besties, MJ, who I went to high school with. We played lacrosse together in high school and went on many camp trips with Young Life. We attended college at SUNY Potsdam (about 30 minutes from Canada, brr). SO many good memories there.

The summer before I moved to Charleston (in 2007) MJ and I went on a whirlwind trip of Europe. It was the first time either of us had been out of the country so we broke in our new passports! We went to 8 countries in 12 days and loved every single minute of it. We met friends from all over the world, saw the Austrian and Swiss Alps, rode a gondola in Venice, drank too much wine in Florence, and ate baguettes in front of the Eiffel Tower (we’re okay with being cliche). That trip gave us both a bad case of wanderlust. Now we’re both addicted to traveling!

When she comes to visit me in Charleston I know I need to save some money up because this girl LOVES trying new restaurants. We usually do progressive dinners when she’s here so we can hit up as many places as possible. I’m not going to argue with that. . . MJ is one of the most thoughtful people I know. She cares for others and is the first to offer help when you need it. So thankful for our time in New York this past trip and am looking forward to the next visit!

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Charleston Photo Session: Meder Family

What does life with four boys look like?  Lots of love, smiles, running, silly faces… and two very patient parents!  I’ve been working with this family since #3’s newborn shoots and it’s so fun watching them grow!
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Charleston Newborn Photo Session

It’s fun when pets are included in photo sessions.  They are part of the family after all!  I love how this pup is protecting his new little human 🙂

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Thank you for visiting!  To book a newborn shoot with me just email info@melissagriffinphotography.com.

Charleston Newborn Photo Session: Grace

I met Thomas and Katie YEARS ago through Seacoast church.  I photographed their engagement photos and now get to take photos of their most precious possession – sweet Grace!  I can’t get enough of that face.  She slept through the majority of the shoot so I just kept on clicking!
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To schedule a newborn shoot with me just email at info@melissagriffinphotography.com!

Charleston Photo Session: Anderson Family

Pups are part of the family too, so why not bring them to your photo session?  Meet Mike, Madison and Primrose 🙂  I love her name AND her under bite!

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James & Hallie (& Tucker!)

Tucker was quite the rambunctious pup at our shoot!  He’s just excited that he’s getting a new brother or sister soon 🙂  Enjoyed my time with this sweet family and look forward to the newborn shoot in August!
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The baby kicked!
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Thank you for visiting!  If you’d like to book a shoot with me, just shoot an email to info@melissagriffinphotography.com.

Margaret Edens

Loving these black and white images of Lash and Mary holding their sweet girl, Margaret Edens.  She’s my birthday buddy, born on April 12th, and was such a good little model baby for me!  Their yellow lab got in on the photo action and expressed her uncertainty over this new addition.  (And protectiveness, too.)
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