Melissa kincaid

Refined. Timeless. Luminous. Romantic.

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i'm melissa and i'm passionate about

Creating genuine connections with my clients and making them feel like supermodels in front of the camera.

Melissa is a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in the Appalachian Mountains. My style is fairy-tale romance stories with a focus on ethereal, artistic images. I specialize in outdoor venues and woodland events with exquisite details. I have a love for people and a love for weddings. 

located in west virginia 

available worldwide

I am going to talk about this wedding forever! I literally get giddy when I know it is a Marine Corps Wedding. My husband got married in his dress blues years ago so it gives me alllllll the feels. . .

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featured weddings

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Jennifer +Jeff

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Marissa + Brent

Cierra + Ricky

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sara + Travis 

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sam + austin

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I am going to talk about this wedding forever! I literally get giddy when I know it is a Marine Corps Wedding. My husband got married in his dress blues years ago so it gives me alllllll the feels. . .

semper fi wedding

featured weddings

01

Jennifer +Jeff

02

03

Marissa + Brent

Cierra + Ricky

04

sara + Travis 

05

sam + austin

304 collective

Open Post

styled wedding

I am going to talk about this wedding forever! I literally get giddy when I know it is a Marine Corps Wedding. My husband got married in his dress blues years ago so it gives me alllllll the feels. . .

semper fi wedding

featured weddings

01

Jennifer +Jeff

02

03

Marissa + Brent

Cierra + Ricky

04

sara + Travis 

05

sam + austin

304 collective

Open Post

styled wedding

Amanda Maternity

I love this maternity session. Amanda is so beautiful! As if she isn’t gorgeous enough, she is also glowing! When we planned her maternity session, I chose this location because, during winter, things are usually bare. However, I can always find some pines for a gorgeous backdrop any time of year with this spot! We […]

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West West Virginia Maternity Photographer

Kaylee Senior Session

Snow photos are some of my favorite photos! Snow creates such a unique backdrop for photos! When Brenda and Kaylee told me that she wanted to wait for snow photos, I was thrilled! Poor Kaylee was shivering the entire session, but you couldn’t tell in any of the images. She is extremely photogenic. She is […]

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West Virginia Wedding

Best of 2020

As you can imagine, this has been a unique year to have a wedding celebration. My favorite part about 2020 is that these couples did not allow the circumstances to ruin their celebrations. It didn’t matter what type of challenge presented itself; they had a solution. I had a year of so much positivity. I […]

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West Virginia Wedding

Adkins Girls

I had the privilege of shooting not one but TWO gorgeous sisters at one of my favorite venues. Mia Bella Grand is one of the hidden gems in our area! (If you haven’t seen it, I will attach the link) It is nestled just outside of Beckley with easy access no matter which direction you […]

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West Virginia Photorapher