Announcing: The New “Art of the Journey” Print Shop!

  A voyage is for those who want to be moved. Proud to announce my brand new home for my fine art print shop L’Arte del Viaggio | The Art of the Journey!  I am releasing my first collection in a series of travel inspired photography called “The Voyage Collection”.  This collection is inspired by […]


Holiday Ordering Deadlines

If you’re like me, you still think it’s August and are yearning for the long and lazy days of summer.  However, the calendar has catapulted us into November and the holidays are quickly approaching!  That means it’s time to start thinking about gifts for your loved ones and holiday shopping. For me, I’d rather receive […]


Fall Mini Sessions

It’s not too late for Fall Portraits!!!  Have you procrastinated in scheduling your Fall Portrait Session?  Need an image for your holiday card?  Or maybe your child’s school photos didn’t turn out as you had hoped? Only a few dates for full Family & Lifestyle Portrait Sessions remain for this fall, so I’ve decided to set […]


Invigorating your Brand with fresh imagery

Oftentimes, we get stuck.  Our small businesses become so busy that we go into hyper mode and focus on putting out fires and simply producing the work that we’ve promised to clients.  It doesn’t leave much room for taking a step back and evaluating where you are, what your goals are and for making changes […]


Melissa’s Interview with Carla Coulson

It all started with my Italy obsession… Everyone is aware of my love for bella Italia and how much I love being in Italy. After my first trip there I was hooked, I fantasized about going back, learned how to cook authentic Italian food, and even learned Italian. I read stories about Italy, watched Italian […]

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.”