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. . .

semper fi wedding

featured weddings

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best of 2019

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Marissa + Brent

Kaitlin + Pat

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sara + Travis 

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sam + austin

304 collective

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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

best of 2019

02

03

Marissa + Brent

Kaitlin + Pat

view gallery

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

best of 2019

02

03

Marissa + Brent

Kaitlin + Pat

view gallery

04

sara + Travis 

05

sam + austin

304 collective

Open Post

styled wedding

304 Collective

Styled shoots are always special for photographers. All participants work so hard to create a dream wedding. Beautiful florals, tablescapes, and the flower wall was my absolute favorite. Might I add the couple looked like they were out of Vogue! There is so much to love. This was my first styled shoot. Previously I was […]

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West Virginia Wedding

No More Vacancies

Soooo I have been vacant the past couple of weeks. I had an allergic reaction to something and I lived on Benadryl for over a week! I have only ever had one reaction in my life when I was sixteen and it was to an antibiotic. This was all so new to me. To anyone […]

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West Virginia Photographer

Madison – Senior Session

I actually did not know Madison and her mom until I shot her first senior session this summer at Babcock State Park. But since then she has grown to be one of my favorite people to photograph. My favorite thing about Madison is she unapologetically herself! When I was her age, I think I was […]

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West Virginia Photographer

Bella – Senior 2020

This was one of the best senior sessions I have done to date. I light was perfect! We got the fall foliage and the glowy orange sunset that you only get it in fall….buuuut… we also got some snow too! It had snowed the day before and the morning of Bellas session it began to […]

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West Virginia Wedding