A B O U T 


Hi there! I am Melissa and so happy that you are here! If you are getting married you have come to the right place! 

I LOVE weddings - everything about weddings! My passion is to beautifully and authentically document every detail, every subtlety and every emotion of your wedding day. I pour my heart and soul into every image starting from behind the lens until the image is in your hands whether through an album, prints or wall art for you and your generations to enjoy. Knowing the honor and responsibility of documenting one’s wedding journey, I am fully invested in giving my clients the best experience possible from the first meeting to the engagement shoot, to the wedding day, the texts and calls in between, to the sparkler exit, to the delivery of beautifully crafted images.

On a personal note, I am happily married, have five children that I absolutely adore, live on a farm, have a Golden Retriever named Charlotte, a Newfoundland mix named Bear and a sweet kitty named Louie. I love New York City. I eat way too much dark chocolate. I love morning walks. I love curling up in front of fire in the winter and basking in the summer sun at the beach.



M Y   P H I L O S O P H Y

The day you get married to your best friend isn’t about the size of the venue or the number of guests. It’s not about the flavor of the cake or flower arrangements. It’s simply about two people madly in love with each other, the intimate connection they share, and the memories they create along the way. After the food has been eaten, the presents have been opened, and the dress is hanging in your closet, your wedding day will still be with you – in your memories and in the images captured that day.

The most successful photographs are those that stand the test of time. They preserve genuine, intimate, and playful moments that otherwise only live in our memories. I photograph people in these moments. Authentic photographs will transport you back in time and allow you to relive emotions of your wedding day twenty, thirty, or even forty years from now. Your memories will last a lifetime.

I am blessed to photograph people on one of the happiest days of their lives, telling the story of their love through images. Whether you elope in the City or plan a romantic destination wedding, together we will make sure you remember this day just as it was – with love and happiness.

 Melissa Batman | Virginia, D.C, Maryland | Wedding Photographer