From the quiet moments and small details to grand exits and explosive emotions, it's an honor to capture it all for my couples.

My goal is to provide a personalized, attentive and creative experience for one of the most important days of your life. Your details will be captured, family and friends photographed and moments frozen that you didn't even know were happening. Let's make memories as your forever begins.

Edward Steichen

“A portrait is not made in the camera, but on either side of it.”

When two people really love to be together, it shows. And I love capturing that joy in your photos.

Radiate Joy


A few minutes to sneak away, soak in the sunlight for the first time as a married couple? Pure bliss.

Sunset Portraits


From something old to something blue, or perhaps an heirloom piece of jewelry. They deserve a spot in your album.

Unexpected Details

I'll never get tired of:

Mel is AMAZING! She went above and beyond for us during our elopement, and captured our happiness and the beauty of the mountain environment we were in wonderfully. She was a delight to work with, kind, and ready to work with us to make sure we got the pictures we wanted, from the traditional to the slightly more unique. I'm so glad we went with Mel!

"I'm so glad we went with Mel!"

Jordyn + Darian

We could not recommend Mel Schroeder Photography enough if you are looking for someone in the Denver area! Melissa was amazing to work with for our engagement photos. She was extremely flexible when we had to change dates a few times due to sickness and weather. She was very professional while also being fun and making the experience enjoyable for two people that are not extremely comfortable in front of a camera. On top of all that, we love how our photos turned out. Thanks again Melissa!

"On top of all that, we love how our photos turned out!"

Julia +Joe

Our photos turned out absolutely AMAZING! They are everything we ever wanted and more! Melissa got recommended from a previous client and I am so glad that I contacted her! From the moment we met her everything was just perfect! She is super kind, professional and knows what she’s doing! My husband absolutely hates taking photos but he had so much fun! I cannot wait to have her capture many more memories!

"My husband absolutely hates taking photos but he had so much fun!"

Ramiza + Abdullah


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