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CLASSIC SESSIONS

Be photographed our 3 MSP base looks starting with our essential black on black look , the classic jeans+white button down or sweater combination, and our classic vanity fair formal featuring a perfect Oscar worthy gown.

CURATED SESSIONS

Sessions begin with our 3 classic looks PLUS 2 additional looks from our STYLED wardrobe collection.  These looks include suits, lingerie, tulle, prints, and color choices that are comepletely curated to match your individual style.  

CREATIVE SESSIONS

Not only will you be photographed in our 3 base looks, and 3 styled looks, but also choose from our list of creative looks that include dark acacemia, dance, fantasy, whimsical, heritage and cultural, and more.    

COUTURE SESSIONS

These sessions are completely one of a kind looks designed just for you.  Couture sessions include our 3 base looks plus one MSP original masterwork. 

 

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STEP BY STEP

INSPIRED BY YOU, DESIGNED BY US

CONSULTATION

WARDROBE

HAIR & MAKE UP

PHOTOSHOOT

REVEAL & ORDERING

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Schedule your complimentary online consultation to begin planning your dream session! Consults last about 1 hour and are done online through facebook messenger. This is a text based chat where we will go over logistics, design, and pricing.  

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MSP is home to over 2000 garments in sizes 00-24!  Each session includes 5-7 unique looks perfectly curated to match your personal style from classic, casual, sexy, glamorous, ethereal, and vanity fair style.  

*we have limited male wardrobe*

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Your session fee includes professional hair styling and make up done by Melody Smith. Melody enhances your natural beauty and strongly encourages you to PLAN A NIGHT OUT after your session.  You will look and feel amazing after your shoot! 

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During your photo shoot Melody will direct you through a variety of poses and facial expressions from the tips of your toes to the top of your head! From various lighting, backgrounds, and props, your shoot will be creatively designed just for you. 

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After your session we will schedule your reveal & ordering appointment with in 2-3 weeks through ZOOM. At that time you can choose to purchase your photographs either a-la-carte or in collections. 

You only BUY what you LOVE!

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

CONSULTATIONS: TUESDAY & THURSDAY 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

PHOTO SHOOTS: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY 10:00 AM

THE STUDIO

We are located in Historic Old Towne Petersburg, Virginia

3 N SYCAMORE STREET

PETERSBURG, VA 23805

PARKING IS AVAILABLE DIRECTLY 

BEHIND OUR STUDIO JUST OFF 95!

CONTEMPORARY PORTRAIT 

HEADSHOTS - PERSONAL BRANDING - VANITY FAIR - BOUDOIR - MATERNITY -GLAMOUR - GRADUATES - CHILDREN 10+ 

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DESIGN - DISPLAY - GIFT - INSPIRE 

PHOTOGRAPHS ARE  VIEWED & PURCHASED AT YOUR REVEAL APPOINTMENT  EITHER  A -LA-CARTE OR IN COLLECTIONS

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BOOK YOUR SESSION TODAY!

$389

+ tax

per person

FEE INCLUDES

Online Consultation

Design and Concept

Professional Hair & Make Up

Wardrobe

Snacks & Beverages

Artfully Directed Photoshoot 

Multiple Wardrobe Changes

Various Lighting & Backgrounds

Reveal & Ordering Appointment

SESSION FEE IS NON REFUNDABLE & DUE AT THE TIME OF BOOKING YOUR SESSION 

BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEOS

JEWEL:  CLASS OF 2021

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ARMEISHA:  THIRTY AND THRIVING

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JENNIFER:  VINTAGE DREAMS

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NICHOLAS:  13 IS LUCKY

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CARLA:  UNBOUND

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DASHIA:  ULTIMATE GODDESS

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FRANCES:  SIMPLY THE BEST

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CATHERINE:  EXPECTING

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HARPER:  DREAMS ARE REAL

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CLIENT EXPERIENCES

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PATTI - "A friend of mine had seen a post from Melody and shared it with me and encouraged me to book a session.  I was hesitant, I have shied away from having my photo taken for years but I gave in and let me tell you, it was the best decision ever!!!  I was shocked at how comfortable Melody made me feel in front of the camera.  Melody and Madison created a space for me to feel open, honest, and my best self.  This shoot was LIBERATING! 

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MOLLIE - "After struggling through health issues and a tragic family loss, Melody captured the depth of my soul from behind her lens.  Her creativity knows no bounds!  This shoot showed me countless possibilities both personally and professionally.  This shoot inspired me to change my life! "

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JENN - "As a photographer myself, I am picky.  I do not trust just ANY photographer to create a beautiful image of me. My husband and I flew from Wisconsin to have our portraits taken by Melody.  I was guided and encouraged through every single step of the process. Melody is an expert in posing and direction!  I haven't even mentioned the service! Melody and her team cater to ever need!  I felt so loved and cared for that I did not want the day to end.  If I could have stayed there for the rest of my life in that moment, I would have said YES. "

MARGAUX - "I was so nervous to book this shoot!  I was worried that I would not look as beautiful as the other women Melody has photographed.  EVERYONE SHOULD DO THIS AT LEAST ONCE IN THEIR LIFETIME!!! I was flat out shocked seeing my portraits for the first time.  This shoot has changed the way I see myself.  Did I mention I was TOTALLY SHOCKED???"

DEBBIE - "Melody, you know how much I admire you and your amazing talent--to bring to life the essence of every woman you photograph.  From the moment I first met you, through all of our sessions (4 total right?) you have always made me feel like I am the most beautiful woman in the world. Thank you for sharing your gifts with me and the world!" 

STYLING:   BEFORE & AFTER

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CONNECT WITH US 

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ABOUT

"IMAGINE THE WOMAN YOU WANT TO BECOME AND START SHOWING UP AS HER." 

 

Melody Smith is an international award winning double master photographer.  With over 30 years of experience as an artist and photographer, Melody has developed a powerful feminine aesthetic that empowers her clients through an incredible transformation.  As a make up and hair stylist, as well as wardrobe designer, Melody has a talent for creating classic and unique looks for each of her clients personalities.  

PHOTOGRAPHER - WIFE - MOTHER - SISTER - DAUGHTER - FRIEND -CAT LOVER