Category archives: Portraits

Philadelphia Family Portraits: Sloane!

Yet again, I have had the great pleasure of being welcomed into a home to photograph a typical Saturday afternoon with a beautiful family.  Stacie & Zach have a beautiful home right in the heart of Northern Liberties.  It is always fun for me to get back and visit one of my old neighborhoods.... and pick up some delicous food, of course.  This time, I go[...]

Philadelphia Newborn Photography: Penelope

About a month prior to Penelope's arrival into the world, I talked to Julie & Patrick (while photographing Julie's sister's wedding! Blog here:http://www.melissahassey.com/2014/12/battello-wedding-jersey-city-nj/).  They knew that they would want some baby portraits done eventually but they had decided against newborn portraits because, let's face, newbo[...]

Portraits Of An Artist!

"A painter paints pictures on canvas.  But musicians paint their pictures on silence." – Leopold Stokowski Since my son, Wesley, was just a babe, we have been accompanying him to Children's Music Express music and movement classes.  The classes are led by the beautiful, talented, inspiring, energetic and playful Tammy Keorkunian, aka "Miss Tammy".  Tammy te[...]

Fall Mini Portrait Sessions at Strawbridge Lake Park!

I recently had a great day meeting up with and photographing a few awesome and loyal clients!  That said, don't be surprised if you recognize the faces of these beautiful kids from past blogs! Though I am still not fully back from my maternity leave, I was able to photograph a few "Mini" Portrait Sessions (20 minute sessions) and made the most of the time w[...]

Family portraits at the Philadelphia Museum of Art & Azalea Garden

Love, love, love this family!!! I had such a great time wandering around The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Waterworks and Azalea Garden with Francine, Keenon & their absolutely adorable son, Angelo.  It was a beautiful day at one of my favorite places in the city with a great family... it really couldn't go wrong.  Lucky for me, I will be privileged t[...]