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

Kendall + Dustin

This Wedding….. I don’t even know where to begin! When I say it was stunning, I mean it. It was magazine-worthy in every facet. I had the pleasure to get to know Kendall and Dustin over the past few years and it has been an absolute joy! They are some of my favorites to shoot. […]

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Brooke + Jordan

The Woman’s Club of Charleston is such a forgotten gem when it comes to Wedding Venues. It is so cute and quiet, the perfect spot for a small wedding amid a pandemic. Brooke and Jordan came so prepared for their wedding. They had a table for guests to have their own masks and hand sanitizer […]

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THE BEST OF 2019

Have you ever doubted yourself, or wonder if you did a good enough job? I know I have; I think it is just the human in us. This was that season in life for me. I had fewer weddings this year than in previous years. So many Brides that waited until 2020 to get married. […]

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West Virginia Photorapher

Nathan + Brittany

The University of Charleston is such a hidden gem. The facilities are gorgeous both inside and out. It is some kind of magical when you see the murals on the walls and flooring is beautiful as well. When we arrived to the wedding, everything was in its place. It was stunning. The colors popped and […]

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West Virginia Photorapher