Mel Christina- Photographer is an Austin, TX based Lifestyle photographer with a Free spirit inspired by soulful, authentic, and unscripted Beauty & Energy- specialization in Children, Family + couples + Maternity + Lifestyle + Brand + and individual Portraits


Hola! I’m Mel, life-excited, freedom-loving, wife, mama, photographer based in Austin, Texas. My days are shared with my beautiful and big family, our flower garden, and our happy  pups.  My family is EVERYTHING to me. I'm about good, soulful, truth-seeking energy- butterflies, hummingbirds, flowers, good books, gardening, bird watching, big dreams, homeschooling, decorating, baking, crafting, learning, and collecting pretty dresses. I've never met a stranger- cliche, but totally true. I'm the youngest old lady you'll probably ever meet. That is, I go to bed before the sun and wake up at the first sign of morning light! 
I believe life is truly beautiful and we should have documentation of our journey here- of the colors, moods, emotions, highs, lows, feelings, and all the wondrous shades of the in-between. This art encourages me to be still and find joy in the present moment- which is essential to our peace in this ever chaotic and wild world! 
PS. Fun Fact- I'm not on social media! 

Satchels of Love,



ABOUT the artist

Mel

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I love to create art, not just pictures. It's my goal to listen and learn from you, with you. Whether you have a vision in mind before contacting me or you need help conveying your vision in a photograph- I want to be a part of telling your story! I aspire to create beautiful keepsakes, because I believe our lives are worth capturing, telling, feeling, remembering. My hope is that you’ll trust my passion for creating authentic and meaningful work. If you are looking for a photographer that sees art in everyday moments, in the wind, in leaves and trees, in sun flare, in eyes, laughter, storytelling - I’m your girl. If that all sounds cheesy, well, I'm just that! Life excited with a side of cheesy! Also, I don't do social media- this site serves as my portfolio! 
 Let's tell your story! 
P.S. I'm not the right fit if you're wanting a photographer to recreate Pinterest poses with balloons and rustic crates, cake smashes in a field. I'm also not your girl if you like the super filtered (heavy orange hues)type of editing/processing. 



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This is a general package, rather, a "Go-To" package that includes the following sessions: lifestyle newborn, lifestyle family, lifestyle couple/individual, maternity, couples sessions, family, senior, and individual sessions. Immediately after booking, client's will receive a customized client questionnaire that will be used to develop overall aesthetic + session goals. At that time, location and other session details will be discussed and worked out. This is a collaborative experience designed to meet client's vision! Typically, turnaround for galleries are 6-10 business days. 

Family sessions include immediate family members only up to 6 people (or pets)  | To add additional people (or pets) to a session, please inquire for pricing.

Your Story Collection

$650 (plus Tax)

+ 30 high resolution digital images
+ 45-60 min session 
+ Secure online gallery
+ Print release

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Brand Story Collection

Brand Photography
Starting at $750

Customized photo session that can include:
headshots, team portraits, workplace lifestyle photos, social media/web marketing stock photos, office photos. 

Minimal Package includes:
75 min photo session
Location in Austin proper
Private planning phone or video chat consultation 
40 digital images with print/media release
Secure online gallery




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Together Again Story Collection

$850 (Plus TAX)

+ 1.5 hour session in Austin proper
+ Ideal for extended, generational, legacy family sessions for large families/groups up to 15 people
If you'd like more people/pets added- please inquire 
+50+ high resolution digital images
+ Secure online gallery, print release
+ Location in Austin proper 
+ 30+ high resolution digital images
+ Secure online gallery
Print Release

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Artistic Film Story Collection

$1750 Film, 120mm + 35mm

Film photography is a Uniquely special medium 

+ Includes 2 hours of shooting time
+ 35+ high res images
+ Secure online gallery
+ Print release

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*Available for travel with additional fee. Please inquire.  

*10% discount for returning clients.

* All sessions are subject to sales tax

*All photography sessions are subject to sales tax in addition to session fee. 

*175$ non-refundable booking deposit required at time of booking to secure spot on calendar 

Available for commercial or editorial assignments, please inquire for pricing. 

If you do not see what you’re looking for, please inquire. 

Mentor Services are available, please inquire. 

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