Tag: lgbt

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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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What should we wear? Ogunquit Maine Family Vacation Photos

Ogunquit Maine Family Vacation Photos

What should you wear for your Ogunquit Maine Family Vacation Photos? The real answer? It doesn’t matter! Well, I mean, you may want to wear SOMETHING (haha), but please, friends, don’t be afraid to wear color. Wear patterns. HAVE FUN!  The most im …

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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 …

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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 …

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Jessica & Anna: Married! Same Sex Durham NH Thompson Inn Wedding

Thompson Inn Durham NH LGBT Wedding

Working with Jess & Anna on their Same-Sex Durham NH Thompson Inn Wedding was a blast! These two lovely ladies left me a happy review on Wedding Wire!  I’m so glad you felt comfortable and taken care of – that’s my number one goal! Meliss …

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Mary & Jen: Married! Mills Falls Meredith NH Wedding

Mills Falls Meredith NH Wedding

Jen & Mary got married on my birthday.  And I can’t think of a better way to spend my day than celebrating love at a Mills Falls Meredith NH Wedding!  Especially with people as awesome and snarky as these two! We met for drinks to talk ab …

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Baby Sonia! Portsmouth NH At Home Newborn Photos

Portsmouth NH At Home Newborn Photos

These are some super special Portsmouth NH At Home Newborn Photos!  One night we went to dinner at Sonia’s house.  We didn’t know it was her house yet.  We’d met her moms’ a few years back as regulars at WHYM and we like to try and get t …

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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.