The day started a little hectic for Whitney… wanting to get her lashes done that morning to feel absolutely amazing and beautiful about herself but that fell through. She then asked me if I would put on fake lashes for her. I said sure but wanted her to feel her absolute best. So, I recommended […]

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On a warm, beautiful July Saturday afternoon, Andrea & Alex’s Minnetonka Backyard Wedding took place. A special testament to their love story. Through the toasty, warm weather we celebrated a love story that was years in the making. 9 years together and this beautiful couple was making it official. The intimate gathering and ceremony was […]

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A session with MelissaLee Photography is a luxurious experience that is designed to transform you. Whether you choose a boudoir photography session or glamour portrait shoot, you can expect a luxurious experience. From start to finish that is designed to transform you. When you choose to do a session with us you become part of a […]

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Ladies, let’s start off with I am not a cheap photographer. Now I know what you’re thinking.. How brave is she for even stating that! Most would be afraid to say this out loud let alone think it. But I want to be up front, truthful and transparent with you. I am not cheap. But […]

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THE BEST INVESTMENT YOU CAN MAKE…IS IN YOURSELF  – Warren Buffet Sometimes, as women, it’s hard for us to justify investing in a luxury for ourselves. Many times we will convince ourselves that we should invest in our children or our home. Telling ourselves that we don’t need to take the time to invest in […]

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My weight has always been something that I struggle with. On top of that food has always been a struggle for me as well. On top of having food sensitivities and lots of weight gain throughout my life I often over eat meals which means I am eating more than I should during a day. […]

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Every client that walks in my door to the studio has an extensive story behind them. The reasons they show up for a session are different but also the same. What they get out of a session always has the same vibe to it but yet every woman takes that into her life differently than […]

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When it comes to reflection you can pick anything to reflect back on. Last month, yesterday, 4 months ago, 2 years ago or 10 years ago. My decision to do a 10 year reflection comes with an awkward anniversary on today’s date and is a little different than most. It’s also super vulnerable and a […]

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One of the concerns I hear from my clients is not wanting to print their photos is because they don’t want those up for their kids or family members or guests to see hanging in their house. I totally get that. So, here are a few places to display your boudoir photos that won’t shock […]

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Today I wanted to tell a story about me and my business partner. How we met, what brought us here today and what makes us so special. As today is our 1 year anniversary of meeting and starting this amazing partnership that we have today. So, happy anniversary and here’s our story. How We Met […]