French Family

I met the French family in the late 90′s when the kids were tiny and Annemarie was still baking.  We have met up a couple of times and this time around was extra special.  Their oldest is currently a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point.  Their girls are in high school […]

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Zach ~ Class of 2014

I met Heather 10 years ago at Fort Leavenworth, KS.  Before moving to Carlisle Barracks I saw her picture on the Facebook page for our new location and kept telling my husband, “I know her but I can’t figure out from where.”  It drove me insane.  Upon our arrival we went to a social and […]

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class of 2014 ~ brandon ~ betzey

All of my sessions are special to me but this one means so much more emotionally.  I had the honor of photographing my nephew/godson over the Christmas holiday.  I had always hoped to do this but was not sure it would happen since we have moved around so much and are currently in Pennsylvania.  Brandon lives […]

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edward stclair - I would like prices us 8 x 10′s and 5 x 7s
These are the shots im interested in
*Some of these expressions are priceless
*I love when they are goofy
*He is up to no good
*I love this image. It is so rare
*This is a bit smoother

stafford family

I had no idea what was going to happen with our lives when I signed my daughter, Karina, up for riding lessons.  I met a woman with a heart of gold and her wonderful family.  Karen quickly became a friend to me and “mom” to Karina.  Needless to say, I was thrilled when she asked […]

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Kat Nelson (Karen's Sis) - These pictures are so fantastic!!!! I have never seen more natural smiles on the kids in pictures. Everyone looks so good, so happy and relaxed. The poses express who they are perfectly too. LOVE your talent. Thanks for taking such great pictures of my family.

Karen Stafford - What an amazing photographer and writer as well. I couldn’t get past the first paragraph without teary eyes. Melinda you are so talented! You are also, and even more importantly, one of the best friends anyone could ask for. I feel so blessed for the time we shared from watching Karina learn, to watching the circle of life, to capturing our family moments, and everything in between. Our photos shoot posed some of the most obstacles a photographer could imagine and you met every one with a smile and imagination that made the best of things. The photos you captured are amazing and I will treasure them always! One day you will have to come see us again and when you do maybe we can also do a full family shoot with our son Lance as well. He is the one thing missing in our photos to make our family shoot complete. Thank you so very much for these memories captured!