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 […]


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 […]


Brand Imagery for your New Products

Are you a creative or artist that is selling products for the holidays?  Have an online shop but need new images to show your work?  Are you launching a new collection or line of products that you need photographed?                     Custom artwork & graphics printed on […]


BIG Announcement!

I’m thrilled to announce a new home for Melissa Schollaert Photography on the web!  I’ve been working tirelessly behind the scenes on my new space to showcase my work.  This new site came about because I’ve been working on some behind-the-scenes business planning since the beginning of this year.  From that process, I’ve really been […]


Upcoming Travel Dates

There’s nothing like summer adventures that stir the soul and satisfy my wanderlust!  I’m so excited to be traveling to Europe very soon, and this time it’s mostly for pleasure.  You see, usually I’m hauling my camera equipment and dozens of rolls of film to capture destination sessions & shoots – but this time is […]

“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.”