• MV the Artist

    Melissa Vandermause has been photographing professionally since 2005, her style is innovative and real. Her signature style includes artful videos and hand painted backgrounds produced and painted by none other than Melissa herself. You must take a moment to delve deeper into her work and you will see the writing on the wall, the soul in the portrait, the love in the lens.

Cava Fine Italian Restaurant {CT Commercial Photography}

I’m just in LOVE with these images that we captured for a commercial shoot with Cava of Southington. We will be working on a video and they will be adding the new images to their website soon. Look forward to more of our collaboration! ENJOY Helen and Tony and the entire crew over at Cava!

Stephanie + Adam Teaser {Wedding at Lord Thompson Manor}

Just a few teaser images for you two! ENJOY!!! CANNOT WAIT to show off the rest!

Melissa ArelMay 10, 2012 - 1:58 pm

I absolutely loved photographing this wedding with yout. Everything about it was gorgeous, especially the bride and groom! What an amazing event. Great job on the pics!

Baby Emma has arrived {CT Newborn Photography}

I was just so honored to be a part of this newborn session. I’ve photographed Nick and Cary’s love story to date including engagement photographs, wedding moments, the maternity belly, and now the sweetest example of love: Emma! Nick and Cary, you are already amazing parents, I’m beyond ecstatic for you both and the grandparents who enjoy watching this little buttercup grow up! Much Love and Many Blessings for life with your daughter Emma!

Sue Barry ("Peemie")May 4, 2012 - 9:41 am

WOW!!!You’ve captured their hearts in these terrfic photos and video…thank you! Love them all!

[email protected]May 4, 2012 - 11:46 am

Thank you SUE:)!!!! Congrats on being a grandmother again!

AZ/VEGAS vaca + Matt & Leah tie the knot

So we had an amazing trip to Arizona recently! I was able to go away for two weeks, I ventured the skies by myself with two little babies and Greg arrived a few days after me. It was a fun filled adventure with many zoo trips, frozen yogurt cups piled high with the yummiest of treats, and the best part was seeing all of our wonderful family and friends! We were able to also get away to Vegas for a joint bachelor/bachelorette party for Matt and Leah, our first excursion away from the babies in a long time, much needed mommy and daddy time! We also had the honor of being in my brother Matt and his wife Leah’s wedding! It was an absolutely perfect day and we had a blast! Love you two!!!! I took a few photographs during the day, it was just fun to steal a few memories for them throughout the events. Greg’s parents even joined us in Phoenix and helped with wedding logistics and babies. I wish I had gotten more photographs of our wonderful friends we were able to see at the wedding and extended family, but alas there are only so many hours in a day! Leah stated all she wanted from me for a wedding gift was photographs! So we caught blue hour outside the venue, the sky was stunning and because I didn’t have any of my lighting equipment along we used a flood light, it was a fluke but worked just as a giant video light! ENJOY Matt and Leah, God’s blessings on your new life together!!!

baby H {CT Maternity Photography}

Jake & Amy made a baby! I’m so thrilled to have been able to capture this beautiful time in Jake and Amy’s life, it is almost two years since I had the honor of photographing their perfect wedding! They are due with a bouncing baby boy very soon and I can’t wait to see them become parents, they are going to be great! Congratulations you two I’m SO happy for you, blessings on a smooth delivery!