I had a blast with Kathryn and Jarrett for their Byrd Park Engagement Session. We first started at nearby Pump House Park and I quickly learned that Jarrett was going to make this easy for me because he is a jokester so they were always laughing, but he also took direction very well! Not to […]

November 20, 2017

Byrd Park Engagement Session | Kathryn + Jarrett | Melissa Desjardins Photography


Robbie and MC (Mary Catherine) are SO adorable and I couldn’t be happier with how their Monument Avenue Engagement photos turned out. They live right off of Monument, so naturally wanted to capture photos there, especially since that is where he proposed. They met in December of 2014 when MC’s best friend from college introduced them […]

November 17, 2017

Monument Avenue Engagement Session | MC + Robbie | Melissa Desjardins Photography


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


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