Sneak Peek: Bailey & Zach’s Finger Lakes Wedding

I have been photographing weddings for so long that I no longer worry about the weather.  It is rare that I check the weather prior to the day before a wedding.  I used to check it for 10 days leading up to the event, and worry and worry about rain.  Something changed along the line, […]

Italy Travel Prints | Fine Art Prints | | Melissa Schollaert Photography


Announcing: My new Print Collection “Serenity at Sea”

Sometimes, becoming lost is exactly what we need to find our way back to where we belong.  This life is full of challenges. Some days are harder than others, there are ups and downs. Over the last year I’ve been hit with not one, but multiple setbacks. During this time, I often thought of the following […]


Sneak Peek: Lindsey & Cullen’s Highlands Wedding

My good weather luck continues…storms were all around us in the mountains of western North Carolina but not a drop fell on Lindsey & Cullen’s beautiful day!  So much goodness from this wedding including the vineyard ceremony, Lindsey’s gorgeous gown, Cullen’s stylish suit and the love of this sweet couple and their family & friends.  […]

Family Portraits | Chicago Mini Sessions | | Melissa Schollaert Photography


Summer Sessions

I’m now offering special discounted summer sessions for 3 days only in Milwaukee and Chicago! Sessions will be held: CHICAGO on Saturday, August 4th & Sunday, August 5th MILWAUKEE on Saturday, August 11th I will be offering the following MINI-SESSIONS: Family Portraits Children’s Portraits Couple’s Portraits Maternity Portraits Anniversary Portraits Personal Head Shots Sessions Include: […]

Glen Ella Springs Wedding | North Georgia Mountains Wedding | | Melissa Schollaert Photography


Sneak Peek: Hillary & Richard at Glen Ella Springs Inn

The day started with torrential downpours, but quickly transformed into sunny skies when the bride & groom came outside, then ended with dancing beneath the moonlight.  I’m going to credit the rain stopping to Hillary & Richard and the incredible love that they share – it is contagious!  This was the third wedding within their […]

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