My kids love to look at photos of themselves from when they were younger. I know that when they grab their baby album, it’s because they want to connect.
I tell them stories about the day they were born, the different places we’ve lived, and the day I met their dad. They especially love seeing pictures of my husband and me before we had them.
I know they feel more secure, more confident, more connected to us as parents, and more at home in our house because we’ve taken the time to display our family photos.
In fact, we just moved into a new house and my kids have asked why their pictures aren’t up on the walls yet.
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"Loooove that we got prints. They are beautiful and we are so happy to finally have a family pic on the wall!"
Genevieve A • Alexandria, va
Have an empty space on the wall you want to fill but not sure what size frames to pick or what arrangement? I offer custom design services for my clients at no charge. Send me a photo of your wall and I can show you exactly how your final gallery will look with images from your session. We can even include photos from past sessions so it tells a story of your family.
The thick lay-flat pages and the durable leather cover of my premium albums means that no matter how often your little one wants to look at their baby photos you can rest assured knowing this book will last till their kids want to look at it. I offer 8x8, 10x10, and 12x12 sizes and each album is custom designed just for you. Everyone should get an album of their baby's photos!
If you are anything like me you've saved a few things from those first few months with your baby. Things like their hospital bracelet or their first Easter dress. This box is perfect for keeping those along with a few of your favorite photos from your session. This 8x10 linen box holds 10 matted 5x7 images, I encourage clients to give a few photos to grandparents too!
This is a must-have anytime we have our family photos done! All the photos from your session professionally printed in a beautiful customized linen box. Whenever you need a quick baby photo to send into school for a project this box has you covered. Plus it makes it fun and easy to swap out small frames to new images.
Your photos deserve to be printed and the average drug store photo paper isn't going to cut it. The moment you feel the texture and thickness of these fine art cotton prints you'll never go back. They are meant to last for generations, and every print is covered by our Lifetime Guarantee from fading or yellowing. Sizes start at 4x6 and go up to 24x36, they are ready to slip into a frame the moment they arrive.
You birthed that beautiful baby and now it's time to share it with the world! Instead of trying to figure out where to order from and how to upload your photos all while cluster feeding that baby let me take care of it for you. You can choose from several designs and a set of 25 will be printed on super fancy thick paper and of course include white envelopes so they are ready to mail.
Melissa Arlena is an award winning Richmond and Charlottesville photographer. She recently earned her Master Photographer Certification in the Maternity, Newborn & Family categories from the National Association of Professional Child Photographers. Melissa offers maternity, lifestyle newborn, and family photography in her relaxed, natural, and joyful style.
Melissa serves Charlottesville, Richmond, Staunton, Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg, Waynesboro, Culpeper, Gordonsville and beyond.
Melissa Arlena Photography captures newborns, maternity, and families.
Charlottesville and richomond, va
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