Melissa Mullen Photography Blog » Maine Wedding and Portrait Photography : New England & Beyond

  • Hello!  Welcome and thank you for taking the time to visit the Melissa Mullen Photography blog. I'm a Maine based photographer, specializing in weddings and lifestyle portraiture.  I serve all of New England and beyond as no event is ever too far.  Please feel free to take a look around and introduce yourself by leaving a comment of affection at the bottom of any of the posts.  Or drop me a note as I would love to hear from you.

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Oxbow Brewery Wedding

The Oxbow brewery was a fun and urban place for Alison and Steve to have their wedding. Their unique ceremony andView full post »

Lael Couper Jepson Unscripted Book Cover

When Lael Couper Jepson asks you to photograph her book cover, you say YES! Get an inside look at our session and howView full post »

Shady Lane Farm Wedding

I had never been to Shady Lane Farm. It was perfect for Richard and Breanna’s wedding. Plus, it had plenty ofView full post »

My Top 4 Tips for Capturing Moments Without Distracting From the Main Event

Capturing moments without distracting from the main event is one of the most important tenets of being a photographer.View full post »

Watermarking

A situation went down recently that was only resolved because I watermark my photos. Here is a summary of whatView full post »

The Caravan

This promotional shoot for The Caravan had me salivating. Maine’s Stover’s Point Preserve fit this foodView full post »

Ogunquit Maine Marginal Way Family Portrait

This relaxed family session showcased the stunning backdrop of Ogunquit, Maine and the laid-back personalities of eachView full post »

Newagen Seaside Inn Maine Wedding

The hashtag for this wedding was #bouttimeJuly9, and boy were they right. This Newagen Seaside Inn wedding had been aView full post »

How To Give Proper Photo Credit on Social Media

The rules for giving artist’s photo credit on social media can be a little fuzzy. So, here are some of theView full post »

Gilsland Farm Maine Audubon Wedding

This summer wedding at the Maine Audubon was all about florals. From the dress to the peony garden, love was definitelyView full post »

My Big Fat Peaks Wedding

A wedding for the books. A spin on a Greek wedding, My Big Fat Peaks Wedding delivers the glamour, beauty, and loveView full post »

Squirrel Island Engagement Portrait

I love when a couple chooses a location that has a special meaning like Squirrel Island. The photographs end up meaningView full post »

A May Samoset Wedding

This love story involves a lot of travel and time on the ocean. It only made sense to celebrate their love on the MaineView full post »

Maine Family Photography

Want to capture a moment in your life with family photography, but aren’t sure what to do? This collection of myView full post »

Cora – Photographing the Moments in a Child’s Life

I’ve been photographing this little girl, Cora, for almost three years now. The story begins with her firstView full post »

migis lodge wedding

Springtime Migis Lodge Wedding

This wonderful wedding took place at the Migis Lodge, which is celebrating its 100th summer. In fact, Catie andView full post »

Birchwood Resort

Birchwood Resort

In late June of 2014, I received a Facebook message from a friend from high school. He wrote: “I noticed you like toView full post »

Elisa Doucette Portrait Session: Using Professional Photos for Your Website

Elisa Doucette is a writer, editor, and entrepreneur. As the owner of the editorial and content management agency CraftView full post »

A Special Recital for The Sharing Foundation

This recital was very special to Kim and her family… Kim and her piano teacher, Sandy, decided to put togetherView full post »

Exeter At Home Maternity Session

It was very special to see how loved baby Eva already is… Amy and Tim are having their very first baby this May! TheyView full post »

Wolfes Neck Farm Wedding

This may have been one of the most unique weddings I’ve ever had the pleasure of shooting… Evelyn and Craig have anView full post »

Samoset Resort Wedding in Maine

This wedding hit a homerun… I first met Evan and Andrew at their grand tasting event at the Samoset. I immediatelyView full post »

Cape Elizabeth Maine Wedding

The style of this wedding was perfect for its Maine location…  The night before the wedding, Katie, Aaron, and IView full post »

Vesper Hill Chapel & Cellardoor Winery Wedding

The bride got ready at Abigail’s Inn, a bed and breakfast near the ceremony space. A small group of her friends andView full post »

Portland, Maine Landmarks Wedding

This Portland, Maine wedding was something special… The bride and groom both got ready at their parents’View full post »

Newagen Seaside Inn

Newagen Seaside Inn Wedding

This lovely couple got engaged on Nantucket Island at Madaket Beach during a romantic vacation. The groom, Chris, hadView full post »

Best Friends Sanctuary

When I landed in Maine, in 2009, I worked with Lael Couper Jepson of SheChanges to hone in the direction of my lifeView full post »

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Portland Maine Wedding

Stephanie and Nick have a long history. These Portland natives were friends for eight years before they started dating.View full post »

Marianmade Farm Wedding

This wedding took place on a beautiful day in June at Marianmade Farm… I first met Ariel and Nate when I tookView full post »

Alyson’s Orchard Wedding

A smart wedding for a smart couple… Christine and Matt met in medical school. That’s right, they are both doctors!View full post »