Hi, my name's Melanie and I love being around family and friends, chatting, running and coffee, often combined. I have been running my photography business for 14 years and thrive on meeting and working with lots of different people and businesses of all types and sizes.
I am passionate about most photographic subjects - but particularly portraits, and small still life objects - all underpinned by a desire to create the environment for natural characteristics to shine through. And then I capture those characteristics. I am more of an instinctive photographer than a textbook one, so creating the right atmosphere in your session is vital.
But the most important person in my work is you.
I will work closely with you to understand your needs and use my experience to offer creative ideas. I guarantee to give images full of life and character.
Contact me to find out more.
I hope to meet you soon!
Here are a few things that people have said about me:
"This is the third time we have used Melanie for photos of our children and we couldn’t be more pleased. She photographed our twin boys and daughter just after the twins were born, then again 4 years later and just now another 4 years later. She definitely got the best out of the children making them feel at ease (especially our teenage daughter). The shoot was held in her home which felt less formal. The photos were processed the same day and are stunning. It was hard to choose which ones to have! Love them and will be back in another 4 years!
"Melanie makes me feel super-confident. Being photographed can be daunting, but she makes the experience relaxing and fun. Having the difficult task of trying to choose the final photos due to loving so many is a great sign! She’s incredibly easy to work with and always offers loads of time, care and fresh ideas to give me exactly what I need. Thank you Melanie!"
"Melanie is a very versatile photographer with a talent for capturing the latent aesthetics in everything. She has delivered headshots for our entire UK staff, group photos, office photos and abstract elements and I've been delighted with the results. As well as the end result being fantastic, the process of working with Melanie is effortless. Her efficiency at getting the best out of people ensures that shooting days run smoothly, and her eye for opportunity ensures that even the most well-prepared shot list can be enhanced. I am so very glad to have a reliable photographer like Melanie on hand!"
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