Being a wedding photographer is one of the most fulfilling, joyful jobs I never saw becoming my profession. With an education in the sciences, I sort of stumbled upon this work of mine when I started off photographing my own girls. Then I was asked to photograph my friends' children. I was persuaded to dive into weddings while I was in grad school, completely terrified by the pressure of it all, and here I am today, loving every second of my time capturing couples who adore each other. Couples who are beginning their forevers. Couples who are celebrated in so many ways. Before recently, I was exclusively shooting weddings, but something inside felt a pull to remain a part of my couples' lives. To tell the love stories that continued beyond their wedding days. To document their lives. Yesterday, I got to spend time with Miranda and Wyatt, capturing them fall into parenthood and falling in love with life all over again. #melissadurhamphotography #beyondtheday #melissadfamilies
Can we talk about the gloriousness that is this bridal party!?! @cvatbrazil23 is just a STUNNER, but throw in her bridesmaids and her brother as a bridesman? Gah! Perfection at @hotelroanoke! #melissadurhamphotography #melissadweddings
All this rainy fall weather and I just want to break out my sweaters and riding boots!! Anyone else feeling the same? What's your favorite part of your fall wardrobe?
When your bride requests the chance to sneak away, all James Bond-y, you happily oblige. And you get magic. This perfect little on-site church at Wavery Estate was the sweetest spot for us to slip away and allow Cody and Cheyenne to get a little quiet time together. Tap for vendor love! #melissadurhamphotography #melissadweddings #melissadcouples