Jessica + Stephen | ECU Senior Portraits

Jessica has been a part of my life for almost 10 years!  Her family has become my second family and I like to think of her as the little sister I never had.  I'm so proud of her for all that she has accomplished, including scoring this hottie of hers.  Stephen and Jessica were such a blast to shoot. We enjoyed the evening walking around campus and reminiscing about their years at ECU.  Stephen headed to Boston after graduation and Jessica stayed back in Greenville... but there is just something about those two that makes me believe there won't be too much more times spent apart.  Congrats to you both!  I can't wait to see what the future has in store for you!

Christmas Cards Are Here!

This year Michelle Messer Photography is offering Christmas Cards!  I know I know it's super exciting!  If you have had a photo session during 2013 with Michelle Messer Photography you are able to purchase Christmas cards. Below are the 6 different Christmas cards being offered.  They can be customized with the photos from your session and your own personal greeting.

The cards are $1.00 each  and the minimum order is 25 cards.  They come with a plain white envelope and  for  an additional $.25 (per card) you can choose to have your return address printed on them.

Remember that Holiday Mini sessions are being offered with a print package. If you choose the Print Package that  will include a 20 minute session, 1 8x10, and 25 custom cards.

Mini Sessions will be at Mountain Boy Trees Christmas Tree Lot (next to Overtons) and there is one morning slot still available!

If interested in purchasing Christmas cards please contact Michelle Messer at


Leah |Class of 2013| Greenville, North Carolina Senior Portrait Photographer

Rebecca, a friend I had met through Stroller Strides, contacted me back in March to see if I could take some last minute senior portraits of her Stepdaughter, Leah.  Of course I was more than happy to help her out! Senior portraits are one of my favorite kinds of portrait photography.  There is something about that age that is so much fun to capture.  They are confident, outgoing, and they are  just starting to figure out who they are, which always shows in the photographs.  They let me be creative and they are always willing to do any crazy thing I ask them to do in front of the camera which usually makes the best photographs.

I had not met Leah prior to our session but Rebecca kept raving about how beautiful she was and that I HAD to get a photograph highlighting her gorgeous eyelashes. Well let me just tell you, Leah did not disappoint one bit!  This girl is gorgeous... and those eyes... TO. DIE. FOR!

There is this field that I pass every morning and evening on my daily commute to and from daycare and I have been dying to shoot someone in that field.  As soon as I met Leah, I knew we would be heading to that spot!  We had so much fun and I'm so pleased with these images... honestly, how bad could they have been with Leah as my model?

Congrats on your graduation, Leah!  Success is yours! You did it! Way to go!

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