A mother and daughter, and more importantly, best friends. We are the two creatives behind Melissa x Lynne. As a photographer, a hair and makeup artist, and self proclaimed fashion enthusiasts, it didn't take us long to merge our talents together to bring you a powerful creative duo. Whether we're walking and spending time with our furry friends or coming up with new outfit designs, our goal is to use our talents and passion to tell your story and capture the moments that matter most. We searched the world over to find a creative duo to compare and we haven't found anyone quite like us.
meet the women behind
melissa x lynne
With over two decades of experience, Melissa's career in photography began when Raven was born. She had the desire to pick up a canon film camera her grandmother had found at a bus station in 1966. Becoming a mother made her yearn to create images she cherished. She wanted to capture every moment, feeling, and milestone. That yearning and passion to create never left and extended into a career in photography. It is her ultimate desire to capture your story through images that have a deeper meaning.
During her time at Auburn University, Raven honed in her exquisite hair and makeup skills for all of the lights, camera, and action while performing as a majorette for the Auburn University Tiger Eyes. This gave her invaluable experience in learning how makeup truly transfers on camera. On any given day you can find Raven scouring the aisles of Sephora or creating outfits and obsessing over luxury fabrics for your shoots. Her creative eye, attention to detail, and her superb editing skills (as you can see throughout the portfolio) is the chef's kiss to your final images.
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''I’m absolutely BLOWN AWAY at these priceless photos! You both worked so hard to make me feel truly beautiful for my photos shoot and I’m speechless with the final product. Thank you so much for capturing this special time in my life! I will definitely be back one day!''
''They exceeded my expectations on every level. They made me feel so beautiful and captured timeless photos. I am always nervous about letting others do my hair and make-up but Raven could not have done a better job, she is AMAZING at what she does. I am so glad I went with them and am beyond grateful for the experience and the photos.''
''This entire pregnancy has been tough. I have felt really tired and have gained more weight than I’m use to. To say the least I have NOT felt super beautiful throughout. Melissa x Lynne gave me an experience of a lifetime!! They did my hair and makeup, hand picked outfits that would make me look beautiful and literally posed and catered to me the entire time. This was the most beautiful I have felt this entire pregnancy. I would recommend it to anyone.'
''You guys are so talented! I knew the photos would be great but they still exceeded my expectations. It was a tough decision deciding which ones to put in the album. Thank you both for making this a wonderful experience. You both are not only very talented but also so sweet and made me feel very comfortable. It’s an experience I will always remember and I will cherish these photos forever!! Y’all are the best!! Thank you so much again!''
''Pregnancy has been one of the most magical times for me. I was searching for the perfect photographer to freeze this moment in time and give me something beautiful to look back on. I am so glad I trusted these two fantastic women with my shoot! Not only did they make me feel beautiful but they also went above and beyond to give me the dream experience of a lifetime!''
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