Written by Melissa on April 26, 2010

Project 52, Out On The Lake…

This  past weekend some friends and I got together for a workshop/reunion at a lake house just north of Nashville.   We had one afternoon of crazy weather in which it was full sun for an hour and then storms moved in that had us thinking a tornado was coming.   An hour later, the sun…

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Written by Melissa on April 16, 2010

Mother’s Day Mini Sessions…

I never do mini sessions so this is a true treat for mom!  (Mom, forward this link to Dad!)


Written by Melissa on April 13, 2010

Baby Bear…

It has been just shy of a year since I last photographed this family, one of my favorite shoots of last summer.  Anyone who has been to my office has seen a display of there shoot up on my gallery wall.  This was our third shoot and each one gets sweeter.  Recently this young family…

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Written by Melissa on April 11, 2010

Giving Is Awesome, Part 1…

For the past 2 years, I have been participating in the  “Giving Is Awesome,”  portrait giveaway.  It is when you, my blog readers, to nominate someone you knows who deserves the gift of custom photography.  After a flood of nominations last year, this year I decided to gift two families rather than one.    One…

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Written by Melissa on April 7, 2010

32 Raymond Ave…

That is our new address.  Waddle n Swaddle has moved and so has the Surprise Photography Design Studio.   The new store is bigger, brighter and right across the street from the old one.  The studio has a couple more updates that need to be made but otherwise we are up and running and open…

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Written by Melissa on April 5, 2010

2 Girls and One More On The Way…

I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing this fabulous momma this past weekend.   Her and her husband have two beautiful daughters and will welcome their 3rd this May.  Although we shot a lot inside, we were lucky to have a beautiful sunny day.  In fact, it was 30 degrees warmer than my shoot last…

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Written by Melissa on April 5, 2010

Project 52…

With the craziness of moving to a new studio, I have feel back on Project 52.  One of our latest assignments was to shoot what you want.  The Easter Bunny was kind enough to bring the boys endless hours of joy in the shape of a bubble machine.  So after a long car ride back…

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Written by Melissa on April 5, 2010

Happy Easter…

From my family to yours, we hope you all had a great Easter weekend.