York PA Photographer specializing in Wedding Photography, Engagement Photography, Elopement Photography and Portrait Photography in and around York, Lancaster, Baltimore and surrounding areas of PA and MD.

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As a Documentary Wedding Photographer for 10+ years in York PA, my favorite photo to capture is when a couple is completely in their own world and not even aware of the camera. I strive for that photo EVERY time. 

Those photos are once in a lifetime photos and that's exactly what I'm all about — capturing the real you in that special moment. That is a gift that you will cherish for a lifetime and lifetimes after that. 

You deserve to have the best photography experience on your wedding day.

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reasons why you and i connect:

✔ You want the emotion of the day captured through beautiful storytelling in a documentary approach. 
✔ You love that nostalgic feeling you get from film photos and you dream of having your wedding photos captured in this way.
✔ You love portraits, but care the most about having those sweet, candid, fleeting moments captured so you can look back and remember them forever.
✔ You realize that wedding photography is so important because your loved ones will all be gathered in celebration on this one very special day and this doesn’t happen very often. You understand that these images are memory time capsules transporting us to a moment in time as soon as we open that album.
✔ You agree that everyone has the right to love and be married, and more than that are in support of the LGBTQIA+ Community. (Please don’t bother inquiring if you disagree) This is a space of love, my friends!

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the story of your day will be captured beautifully with a hybrid of film and digital

And, after your wedding day is over, you'll be able to fill your walls with beautiful artwork of the most important day of your lives.

 You'll be reminded everyday of your love.

melissa remained an organized, calm presence throughout the evening 

kind words from bliss photos clients:

5 are simply not enough stars to reflect our review of Melissa and Bliss Photos. From the first conversation with her, she was in tune with me, my now husband, and our vision for the wedding. She was easy to communicate with, a breeze to work with, remained professional throughout. She even arrived early to the venue to scope out the best photo spots. Melissa has a brilliant aesthetic vision and the skills needed to execute it. She was collaborative with us, listening to our suggestions with enthusiasm, and flexible with changes and the craziness of the wedding day! She remained an organized, calm presence throughout the evening and we didn't even realize when she and her second shooter had slipped in to capture candid moments. We are looking at our photos like they are snapshots from a beautiful film we watched, and she truly knows how to capture the mood of the moment. We are beyond impressed with Melissa and will be recommending her work to everyone we know!

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Our lives are moving increasingly faster as we get older it seems; but if you’re like me, you strive to SLOW DOWN those little bits that mean so much.

Your first kiss, the first “I love you” from your partner, the vows they promised you on your wedding day, putting together a crib for the first time, meeting your newborn child, and a million more.

These little moments in time create a HUGE impact on our lives and it’s important that we tell that story. 

These photographs are those stories.

Getting to photograph two people who want to celebrate spending their lives together brings me so much joy.

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Learn more about what to expect when working with me. See why my couples have said that photography was their favorite part of their wedding day!

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