My name is Melissa and a family and wedding photographer based in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Along with being passionate and curious, I'm a people person. I love people, always have and always will.

I'm the mother of my amazing Sonny and Ivy. Being a mother has taught me so much, it's my best role yet.

I have no formal higher education, travelling the world has been my greatest teacher.

I love to cook, I'm in love with food. I take great pride in what I cook and especially what I feed my children. My cooking is another way to show love to the people around me.

I find the humanity equally fascinating and frustrating. I care deeply about our planet and how we treat it. 

I love going for coffee. When I lived in Italy I realised that it wasn't just something I liked doing, it is in my DNA.

I love cities they fascinate me.