Family + Wedding Photography Adventures

Hey, good lookin’! Whatcha got cookin’?

Kittery Maine Baby Announcement

Do you ever meet someone you’ve ‘known’ through the internet and give them a great big hug and just as you’re saying “it’s so nice to see you again” he’s saying “it’s so nice to meet you” and you step back and say “huh?” “we’ve never met before?!” “tha …

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Baby kisses!

York Maine Winter Family Photos Session

One of my favorite things to photograph is your family in it’s ‘natural state’. I have a whole “More Than A Minute” session option geared toward that! But sometimes, even in a more straightforward York Maine Winter Family Photos Session, I get to catch …

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Jillian & Andrew: My top 10 favorite moments!

NH Exeter Inn Winter Wedding

I can certainly name more than 10 things I love about this NH Exeter Inn Winter Wedding, but everyone loves a good list, so here we go! (Spoiler alert: Kids at weddings can be a hoot) 10: The kids running up and down the hall keeping themselves en …

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Row, Row, Row your boat!

Odiorne Point Boat Launch Sunset NH Engagement Session

I like people who take action.  Dave proposed to Summer, and she pretty much immediately jumped on the task of finding a photographer to complete her Odiorne Point Boat Launch Sunset NH Engagement Session vision! (damn, that was a mouthful, s …

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It’s a Charlie Brown Christmas (tree)

Fall Exeter NH Family Photos

I was walking around the park during my Fall Exeter NH Family Photos and I found it. The holy grail. The ultimate scene. The perfect Charlie Brown Christmas Tree! I was most likely inordinately excited, but all of my families that day played along with …

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The word of the day is cozy!

Exeter NH Fall Engagement session

How cute and cozy are these two in their Exeter NH Fall Engagement session?? I first met Bruce many moons ago when one of my favorite people, Nicole of Nicole Mower Weddings and Events married the love of her life, Haven.  Now, it’s Bruce’s t …

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Make time. Not excuses.

Seacoast NH Family MIni Sessions

Make time, not excuses.  Your family is worthy of tangible memories. Memories that can be passed down from generation to generation. With a Seacoast NH Family Mini Sessions, lovingly called the “I Get A Kick Out Of You” session, you need …

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Oh my oh my oh dinosaurs! Exeter NH Newborn Photography

Babies & dogs! That seems to be the name of the game these days, and it’s the CUTEST!  This sweet old girl and her newly minted baby brother were cozy and wonderful at their Exeter NH Newborn Photography session!  We started with som …

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Who gets the rose? Exeter NH Family Photography

Birthdays are so much fun! A reason to celebrate! A reason for Exeter NH Family Photography! To get together with your family near and far and eat cake!  And if you have a lot of cousins, you may have to rock paper scissors for a frosting rose… …

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My 2-year-old is always on the go and I’m worried we won’t get good images.

LGBT Family Photos Benson’s Park Hudson NH

We almost got married “in the winter”. We missed the cut off by 5 days. haha.  But these wonderful people embraced winter and were married a few Decembers ago in an NH LGBT Common Man wedding that was intimate and full of so much laughter and cele …

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melissa koren photography - NH Wedding Photographer

HEY THERE, I'M MELISSA!

I’m so happy to have you here on my blog! My hope is that by reading through my stories you’ll quickly come to realize that I LOVE what I do! It’s the stolen glances, the moments you didn’t think I’d see – but there they are, the kisses, snuggles and connections, and maybe even some added snark and an eye roll – whatever it may be, these are the things that make you, you! And the memories I want you to have forever.