Family + Wedding Photography Adventures

A lifelong dream, fulfilled!

Talk about clickbait… It’s not untrue, I did finally get to do something I’ve always wanted to do during these Boston MA Esplanade Family Photos, but I didn’t ultimately get a picture of it! This marvelous family contacted me this past summer for som …

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Level Up! Take your online presence to the next step!

NH Brand Photographer

Your brand isn’t about a logo or a website. It’s not about the color scheme or font choice. Don’t misunderstand, these things are important, but on their own, they don’t set the intention of who you are and what your business can do.  Your brand i …

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A few questions from my favorite planner.

Secoast Science Center Wedding-032

I had the honor of being interviewed by my favorite Wedding & Event Planner, Nicole Mower. Nicole and I go way back. She found me in 2010 and asked me to photographer her stunning Bailey Island Wedding. We hit it off right away, and she and her hus …

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Looking back to where it began.

I’ve been reminiscing lately. Thinking back on this crazy, wild, ride that’s led me to where I am today. A professional NH Based photographer. A 12-years-since-I-first-sold-a-photo, full-time-for-6-years-next-month NH Based photographer at that. Still …

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Cost vs. Value – What does cheaper really cost you?

What are you really saving if you book someone based on their monetary cost? If it seems to good to be true, that could be the case. Your wedding experience is one you hope to look back on fondly. It can be a stressful thing, planning a wedding, so you …

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Find a Photographer Who Goes Above and Beyond for You

NH Wedding and Engagement Photography

While admittedly, this post was a benefit of being a Wedding Chicks Member, I never EVER could have imagined the crazy amazing job they would do, or even the direction they would go! When they sent me the article (original post, here) I maybe sort of b …

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Just when I thought I’d seen it all!

Winter Exeter Inn Wedding

I absolutely love photographing weddings. And seeing all the fun and love and planning that you’ve been working on come to life. And a Winter Exeter Inn Wedding never disappoints. Brianne & Michael’s wedding had an element I’ve NEVER seen before. E …

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The Post-Wedding Blues: You’re Not Crazy, I Promise

Post Wedding Blues - Wedding Letdown - What to do after the wedding

I remember after our wedding I remembered thinking “What the hell did I do with myself before wedding planning?!” “What did I spend time on!?” – My bride Julia digs deep and explains some of what you might be experiencing after your wedding planning is through.

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If my heart was beating that fast, I can only imagine how he was feeling!

NH Proposal Photography

Armed with a few google map printouts and some directions in an email, I headed off to Kingston State Park to pretend I was a nature photographer. I heard their voices coming from the direction of the map and then I spied them, matching them to the pho …

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Baby’s First Christmas!

Massachusetts At Home Newborn Photographer

First comes love, and a Newburyport Engagement Session. Then comes marriage, and a Colony Hotel Kennebunkport Wedding. Then comes a perfect little Christmas miracle with his own Massachusetts At Home Newborn Photographer! I’ve loved all of our adventur …

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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.