Last week I shared my favorite wedding images from last year, so today I am sharing my favorite portrait images of 2016! Primarily, the bulk of my shooting is weddings and engagements, but on occasion I do get to shoot some maternity, boudoir, babies, and even senior sessions! I also love participating in styled shoots […]

January 17, 2017

Best of 2016 Portrait Images | Melissa Desjardins Photography


Kirsten and I met at photography school at Hallmark Institute of Photography back in 2006 and we have been best friends ever since!  She lives in Asheville, NC and I absolutely love it there, so much in fact that I actually moved there for a year in 2008.  We always make sure to visit one another […]

February 23, 2016

Kirsten’s Maternity Portraits | Asheville, NC


Last week I shared my Favorite Wedding Day Images from 2015 and now I’m sharing my favorite Portrait + Engagement Images! Of course I can’t forget to include some ring bling!  I only take on a few Portrait sessions per year and last year I had the privilege of shooting maternity sessions, anniversary sessions, and […]

January 25, 2016

Favorite Portrait + Engagement Images from 2015 | Melissa Desjardins Photography


Becky and Jeff are SO adorable, I am beyond excited to capture their Wedding August 2014 in Boston, MA!  We met up super early at Marshfield Beach to catch the sunrise and when Becky mentioned to me the idea of having a holi powder (colored powder) fight with her fiancé I was so pumped.  I […]

October 4, 2013

Becky & Jeff | New England Sunrise Engagement Session


About a year ago I had met and taken photos of Sophie and her horse Hunter (you can view that post Here) and it was such an amazing experience.  I instantly adored Sophie, her mother Andrea, and we bonded over our love of animals.  Andrea and I kept in touch while I was establishing my […]

September 26, 2013

The Casella Family | New Hampshire Portrait Photographer