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Thank you to my wonderful clients, old and new, for the love and friendship. Thank you for inviting me into your homes, families, workplace, to capture and learn together. I wish you so much abundance, joy, and love this new year and beyond! – Sincerely, Mel

Happiest 2024 to All- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Texas

January 2, 2024

Thank you to my wonderful clients, old and new, for the love and friendship. Thank you for inviting me into your homes, families, workplace, to capture and learn together. I wish you so much abundance, joy, and love this new year and beyond! – Sincerely, Mel

Happiest 2024 to All- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, Austin, Texas

January 2, 2024

Feast your eyes upon these sweet lovebirds, loving and laughing! Isn’t she beautiful? Michael is probably the only person ever that can make a mullet look so good! Congrats, you two!

Michael & Ariana’s Engagement- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer. Austin, Texas – Country Chic Style

December 8, 2023

Feast your eyes upon these sweet lovebirds, loving and laughing! Isn’t she beautiful? Michael is probably the only person ever that can make a mullet look so good! Congrats, you two!

Michael & Ariana’s Engagement- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer. Austin, Texas – Country Chic Style

December 8, 2023

Happy Almost Christmas, friends! I’ve been quiet around here, in the very best way, that is! I’ve been cooking yummy tasty meals for my family, enjoying time with other mamas, baking bundt cakes, , creating adorable handmade ornaments with my kiddos, tending my roses before winter storms (hoping none hit), working, and getting quite overzealous […]

Happy Holidays- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, NW AUSTIN

December 6, 2023

Happy Almost Christmas, friends! I’ve been quiet around here, in the very best way, that is! I’ve been cooking yummy tasty meals for my family, enjoying time with other mamas, baking bundt cakes, , creating adorable handmade ornaments with my kiddos, tending my roses before winter storms (hoping none hit), working, and getting quite overzealous […]

Happy Holidays- Austin Family Lifestyle Photographer, NW AUSTIN

December 6, 2023

Morning Friends! I wanted to share the most adorable family that enjoyed their first family photo session with yours truly! We had awesome chats together, baby Ben had me smitten with his blue eyes and contagious smiles. The light was golden sunshine perfection.

The Burns Family – Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Bull Creek Austin, Texas- Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

April 24, 2023

Morning Friends! I wanted to share the most adorable family that enjoyed their first family photo session with yours truly! We had awesome chats together, baby Ben had me smitten with his blue eyes and contagious smiles. The light was golden sunshine perfection.

The Burns Family – Austin Lifestyle Photographer, Bull Creek Austin, Texas- Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

April 24, 2023

Countdown to Christmas time! We are overwhelmed in all the best ways over here in my corner of the world…lots of holiday performances, baking, trying new recipes, loud belly laughs, family time, and puppy snuggles! I hope you are all enjoying the last days of this calendar year- make it count! If you’re like me, […]

Clemenson Family- Austin Lifestyle Family Photography, West Austin, Texas

December 13, 2022

Countdown to Christmas time! We are overwhelmed in all the best ways over here in my corner of the world…lots of holiday performances, baking, trying new recipes, loud belly laughs, family time, and puppy snuggles! I hope you are all enjoying the last days of this calendar year- make it count! If you’re like me, […]

Clemenson Family- Austin Lifestyle Family Photography, West Austin, Texas

December 13, 2022

It is with GREAT joy and excitement that I share this brand lifestyle photography session of the incredibly talented local artist Neena Buxoni! Her work speaks for itself! I left her studio feeling inspired by her peaceful energy, nature inspired vibrant paintings. Neena is a humble mom, wife, artist, and creative in the Austin area. […]

Austin Contemporary Artist Neena Buxoni- Austin Lifestyle Brand Photography, Austin, Texas

September 10, 2022

It is with GREAT joy and excitement that I share this brand lifestyle photography session of the incredibly talented local artist Neena Buxoni! Her work speaks for itself! I left her studio feeling inspired by her peaceful energy, nature inspired vibrant paintings. Neena is a humble mom, wife, artist, and creative in the Austin area. […]

Austin Contemporary Artist Neena Buxoni- Austin Lifestyle Brand Photography, Austin, Texas

September 10, 2022

I’m so incredibly grateful to have worked with the lovely Saunders Family last month. From the moment we met *online* via email, I felt an instant connection with mama to be! And even more amazing- we live right down the road from one another! It brought back so many gushy great memories to see a […]

Welcome Baby Noah, Austin Newborn Lifestyle Photographer, Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

August 4, 2022

I’m so incredibly grateful to have worked with the lovely Saunders Family last month. From the moment we met *online* via email, I felt an instant connection with mama to be! And even more amazing- we live right down the road from one another! It brought back so many gushy great memories to see a […]

Welcome Baby Noah, Austin Newborn Lifestyle Photographer, Mel Christina- Lifestyle Photographer

August 4, 2022

Hey Friends! I’ve been quietly gardening and working around here! It’s been an abundant and peaceful spring into SPRING 2022! Feast your lovely eyes on Brittany’s amazing artwork installation. She is a free spirited wonderful mama artist based in Austin, Tx! I’m truly inspired by her creative and colorful visions! You can find her outstanding […]

Incredible Austin Artist- Brittany Atkinson Art, Austin Lifestyle Brand Artist Photography, Austin, Texas

May 5, 2022

Hey Friends! I’ve been quietly gardening and working around here! It’s been an abundant and peaceful spring into SPRING 2022! Feast your lovely eyes on Brittany’s amazing artwork installation. She is a free spirited wonderful mama artist based in Austin, Tx! I’m truly inspired by her creative and colorful visions! You can find her outstanding […]

Incredible Austin Artist- Brittany Atkinson Art, Austin Lifestyle Brand Artist Photography, Austin, Texas

May 5, 2022

I’ve been quiet lately and enjoying much needed self-care/down time with my family and home. I had a rolfing appointment this past week with Keli Bell Bandy and it was so healing (highly recommend). Winter has been all that winter should be. A time of deep reflection. All that needs to be brought up and […]

Creating Faith and Memories, Dykstra Family – Austin Lifestyle Family Photographer, Dripping Springs Family Lifestyle Photographer

February 13, 2022

I’ve been quiet lately and enjoying much needed self-care/down time with my family and home. I had a rolfing appointment this past week with Keli Bell Bandy and it was so healing (highly recommend). Winter has been all that winter should be. A time of deep reflection. All that needs to be brought up and […]

Creating Faith and Memories, Dykstra Family – Austin Lifestyle Family Photographer, Dripping Springs Family Lifestyle Photographer

February 13, 2022