Katy and Zach both grew up in North Carolina and decided to move to Richmond 3 years ago and quickly figured out they loved exploring new breweries (you can always count on Richmond for new breweries popping up) so we started off their engagement session at Stone Brewery. Then we went right up the hill to Libby Hill, […]

May 31, 2017

Stone Brewery + Libby Hill Engagement Session | Katy + Zach


Sarah and Andrew had the most beautiful weather for their wedding day at The Boathouse at Sunday Park. Sarah was so relaxed as she was getting ready at her house that morning, even mentioned she ran 8 miles that morning, what?! Her and Andrew ran the Richmond half in Nov and ran the Monument 10k […]

May 12, 2017

Navy + Aqua Boathouse Wedding | Sarah + Andrew | Melissa Desjardins Photography


Maggie and Kyle’s Wedding at Shadow Creek was perfection, right down to the unseasonably warm late March day. Maggie and Kyle currently live in San Francisco, but they met in New England one summer while Maggie was visiting her best friend in Cape Cod, while Kyle was visiting his family, who happened to live right down […]

April 25, 2017

Blush Shadow Creek Wedding | Melissa Desjardins Photography | Maggie + Kyle


I had so much fun with Byra and Nick for their winter engagement sesssion at Pocahontas State Park! They went to the same high school, but didn’t become friends until College when meeting through mutual friends. They started dating when Byra came home to VA after grad school, coincidently Nick had also moved back home […]

February 9, 2017

Winter Pocahontas State Park Engagement Session | Byra + Nick


This is such a FUN post, its my favorite behind the scenes + bloopers of Melissa Desjardins Photography from last year! There are so many shots that we take as photographers that don’t make it into our portfolio, but that we definitely include for the client gallery because they are so entertaining! Every year, whether it […]

January 30, 2017

Behind the Scenes + Bloopers | Melissa Desjardins Photography