Discover how to up your service, increase your sales and refine your photography with Melody Smith.

"I can help you build the studio of your dreams!"

Mentor with Melody Smith

Choose which area you need help

with in your portrait business!

Melody Smith can help you trouble 

shoot marketing and sales, fine tune 

image finishing/editing, and even help

you learn how to be more creative with image making!


Do you need help with 

emails and branding?

Discover our email templates to 

up your service game!  

Purchase our studio magazine 

guide that includes FULL COPY!

Insert your own images!


Downloadable courses designed to help you advance posing, styling, and creativity.


1.  The Fine Art of Posing Hands.

2.  Make-Up For Photographers

3.  Hair Styling for Photographers

Click on the links to the left to view more information and pricing.  Installment plans are available for mentoring. 

A one on one approach to helping you build your brand, creativity, and workflow.  We offer multiple options as well as financing!  Learn painterly editing, sales, and how to execute creative concepts from start to finish.  We also offer image and portfolio critique! 

Email templates with a cohesive workflow to help you keep your clients involved, educated and engaged in their sessions.  

A beautiful magazine template designed (photoshop) with complete copy to help brand and market your studio and educate and inform your clients!  

Online downloadable classes to help you refine your style and approach.  New courses added monthly.  


Melody Smith is a  double master fine art portrait photographer located in Olde Town Petersburg, Va.  For the last 30 years as an artist and photographer, Melody has spent a lifetime understanding art and beauty.  Melody holds over 70 international awards and accolades as a Double Master Photographer.  You  can see her work on billboards, in magazines and displayed proudly in client homes.  

Consultation Hours:  Tues. & Thurs. 10:30a - 3:30p  | Session Times:  M, W, F 10a |     Located at   3 N Sycamore St., Petersburg VA

by appointment only