Category: LGBTQ Queer

Chasing the light.

Salisbury Beach LGBTQ Engagement Photos

Traffic sucked. We crossed messages on the meeting spot. It was cloudy. But the sun was still setting. These Salisbury Beach LGBTQ Engagement Photos were off to a rocky start (no pun intended). We found each other and found our rocks and the sun broke …

Read More »

Sweet Love, knocks me off my feet. – Jen & Vanessa, Married!

Not only really great song lyrics, but they made for fantastic signature cocktail names at Vanessa & Jen’s Bella Luna Queer Wedding. As a kid, my dad was always into classic cars, and I’m nearly certain we went to the Larz Anderson Car Museum at on …

Read More »

Two hearts. One way.

Brooksby Farm LGBTQ Wedding

Alternative title: Two brides, 4 dresses. This Brooksby Farm LGBTQ Wedding was full of laughter, tears & fantastic attire! Not just from the brides, who started the day in long white dresses and ended the day in traditional Vietnamese Long Dress, b …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

How do you know “The One”?

Newburyport LGBT Engagement Session

This is a story of an Amazing LGBT Engagement Photograph Session in Newburyport. How do you know “The One”?! Ok, not that “The One” – that’s up to you to know and if you love yourself enough to trust your soul, you’ll know. In this instance, I’m t …

Read More »

Let your kids be kids!

This beautiful family always makes me grin from ear to ear.  And these Great Bay Discovery Center Family photos are no exception!  We first met in their Ogunquit LGBT engagement photos, followed by the most romantic same-sex NH Flag Hill Wine …

Read More »

What do you do when you can’t imagine your wedding without your dogs?!

When I think of three words to describe Caitlin & Kris’ wedding – they’d have to be dogs, love, and doglove! Which I know, it’s really a word.  But their Woodbound inn NH LGBTQ wedding was a barking good time! These two amazing women shared a …

Read More »

Mary Beth & April: Engaged! Exeter NH Same-Sex Engagement Session

Exeter NH Same-Sex Engagement Session

This Exeter NH Same-Sex Engagement Session gives me all the feels! In the midst of planning it between the 3 of us, I got this sneaky email from April –  “Mary Beth and I are excited to be meeting up with you next Friday for engagement photos. I j …

Read More »

Mary Beth & April: Married! Exeter NH Exeter Inn Same-Sex Winter Wedding

Exeter NH Exeter Inn Same-Sex Winter Wedding

After a surprise proposal during their Exeter NH Engagement Session, I was ready for anything during their Exeter NH Exeter Inn Same-Sex Winter Wedding.  What I got was nothing short of the full embodiment of love.  And lots of laughter, of c …

Read More »

Another year of kisses and smiles! Exeter NH Same-Sex Family Photographer

Exeter NH Same-Sex Family Photographer

Reese was my first attempt at newborn photos.  It was nearly Easter and I was a little out of my element, other than loving babies.  When I called her moms to see if I could come visit and ‘play’ with their baby, they were super supporti …

Read More »
Page 2 of 4
melissa koren photography - NH Wedding Photographer


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.