Posts Tagged ‘Nature’

Chris and Nick’s Dallas Elopement

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on October 19, 2017 in Weddings | No Comments

Chris and Nick’s Dallas Elopement took place at a park in Arlington called the Drying Beds. They take frequent trips there to walk and let their dog (and honorary bridal party member) Caju run around and play freely. I love that they chose such a personal location – so when they return they always have […]

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Durango, Colorado 2016

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on October 5, 2016 in Personal | No Comments

The Texas Wedding Season is about to be upon us! I’m lucky enough to be very busy coming up in the coming weeks. In the meantime, please enjoy some photographs from our recent trip to Durango, Colorado. There aren’t enough words to convey how truly majestic the landscape is or how wonderful this trip with […]

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Our Trip to Durango, Colorado, July 2015

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on September 23, 2015 in Personal | 1 Comment

Nick and I had the amazing opportunity to spend a week in Durango, Colorado over the summer! It was the perfect retreat from the Texas heat while also being an epic adventure. After driving over 2,000 miles, it became pretty clear that we make excellent road trip partners! Our first stop was at Cadillac Ranch […]

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Ellen and Jorge’s Maternity Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on December 2, 2014 in Lifestyle | No Comments

¬†Ellen and Jorge’s maternity session took place at her dad and his fiance’s beautiful cabin in the woods of Gainesville, TX. I was completely in awe of the beauty and solitude of the location. And even with the pressures and responsibilities of their new baby girl being born within the next month, Ellen and Jorge […]

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Brittany and Shawn’s Announcement Session at the Old Alton Bridge

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on December 3, 2013 in Lifestyle | No Comments

Brittany is a darling friend of mine who just happens to be expecting! We met up with her and father-to-be, Shawn, at the Old Alton Bridge in Copper Canyon for a mini session right as the autumn sun was setting. These are a few of my favorites :) For now, these two are waiting until […]

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Ashleigh’s Bridal Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on November 25, 2013 in Bridal | No Comments

  Ashleigh’s bridal session took place on a family friend’s rustic property during a gorgeous October sunset. Fall light, especially in October, has to be some of the most beautiful and crisp of the whole year. Ashleigh and Garrett tied the knot Saturday at the Robson Ranch in Denton, and I am so happy to […]

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Kelsey and Jonathan’s Lovely Engagement Session in the Texas Countryside

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on August 5, 2013 in Engagement | No Comments

Kelsey and Jonathan’s lovely engagement session in the Texas countryside was complimented by an abundant amount of beautiful sunshine, Kelsey’s sweet son Nicholas, and the presence of Kelsey’s Matron of Honor, Chandra. I also happened to attend high school with Kelsey and Chandra, so it provided the perfect chance to catch up! The session took […]

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Spring and Summer Updates

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on July 9, 2013 in Personal | No Comments

It has been an absolutely crazy few months for us! From May-July, Nick and I packed up the cats, the camera gear, the musical gear, and everything else and moved into a fantastic little house. We also got to photograph some amazing weddings (one of which I’m hard at work editing at the moment!). I […]

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Krys and Matt’s Engagement Session at Trinity Park

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 5, 2013 in Engagement | 1 Comment

Photographing Krys and Matt’s engagement session was extra special for us. Not only are they amazing clients, but they are great friends, too. Krys chose Trinity Park as her location for several reasons: Matt proposed to her in Central Park, NYC, and they also often use a tree as a metaphor in the growth of […]

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Kendra and Ben’s Fort Worth Engagement Session

Posted by Melissa Claire Photography on May 4, 2013 in Engagement | 13 Comments

Kendra and Ben are one of the most delightful couples we’ve ever had the joy of working with. At our first consultation, we discovered that we are kindred spirits due to our love of all things nerdy, feline, and musical. It doesn’t hurt that what¬† originally convinced Kendra to contact me was this Halloween blog […]

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