intimate portraiture on film & digital

documentary photographer serving northern virginia, maryland, & washington dc

the process


Complimentary Phone or Zoom Consultation

During this consultation, we’ll just get to know each other a bit & chat about the process, your vision for your session, & next steps.


Let’s Make it Official!

I will send over your contract & proposal.  Once I receive your retainer, your session will be officially on the calendar.


Session Day

Sessions are generally up to 90 minutes with up to three outfit changes + fine art nude set.  I do offer some posing guidance but also encourage you to move freely once you get comfortable (I promise, you will!)  There will be a good mix of posed, candids, & detail images in your final gallery for you to choose from!


Gallery Reveal

A few weeks after your session, we’ll have a gallery reveal over Zoom! You can make all of your selections during this time.  Any digitals purchased will be sent to you via digital download.

Investment Details

Session fee is $395. 

All inclusive digital packages begin at $900. 

Other products are available and begin at $700

Please fill out the contact form to schedule a complimentary phone consultation for more details. 

Afterpay & in-house payment plans are available. 

"'Melissa is incredible! As a photographer myself, I’ve never felt comfortable being anything but behind the camera but Melissa’s energy instantly made me feel beautiful and confident. She captured me as myself, and I was blown away by how perfect the pictures came out! I have done boudoir sessions before and I felt out of my skin and comfort zone, being posed as a playboy model. Melissa was able to capture sensual photos of me, in my skin and I couldn’t have been more comfortable with anyone else!"


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