As a New York based photographer Melissa has been behind the camera since childhood. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in Photography back in 2007 and has been enveloped in the industry professionally since long before then. Her main goal is to capture her subjects with an artistic but natural perspective helping preserve moments and memories for generations to come. Melissa also co-owns the company Monarch Photography NY with her good friend and uniquely talented business partner. She is a member of the PPA (Professional Photographers of America), an avid animal lover and continues to educate herself with all aspects of photography.