Life Photography by Melissa
Capturing Life's Most Precious Moments Forever
Colorado Springs Highest Rated Photography Studio, specializing in newborn, maternity, and family photography
Melissa Stynski is the highest rated photographer in Colorado Springs
When asked what kind of photography Melissa does, she describes herself as being an "Emotive" Photographer. Melissa has the unique ability to capture the in-between moments. Her specialized training includes the unique ability to calm infants to capture them in their most precious moments.
We help newborns relax and fall asleep easily to capture stunning portraits.
You'll never forget the moment you heard your baby's heartbeat for the first time.
We capture moments of you all just being together and showing love.
Frequently Asked Questions
All sessions are different prices, truly depending on how many people, location, what type of session and for how long you are wanting a photographer for.
Sessions average about an hour. It will depend on the type of session and what you are wanting photographed.
Newborn photos take place in my home studio.
Truly, I have everything you would need for a newborn session in my home studio. You bring the baby, I will take care of everything else for you.
Newborn sessions take about 2 hours, depending on the baby. Some go faster, some take a little longer. I do allow times for baby to have a break, to be fed, changed or even just some time with the parents.
Typically, you will receive a proof gallery within 24 hours.
Yes! Maternity sessions are near and dear to me. I offer a large client closet of maternity gowns that you are welcome to use for your session as well.
I do not but I highly recommend Kim Clay Artistry. I have worked with her for several years and she is amazing to meet your needs.
Yes, I love outdoor sessions.
Yes. I will help you choose colors and to help you achieve the look you are wanting for your images.
Yes, I highly suggest printing. Though you may have a digital image, not all print labs print the same. I ONLY recommend printing through my print lab for the best quality and color match.
Unfortunately, I no longer photograph weddings. I am happy to give you some referrals if you are looking for one.
I only do mini sessions once a year. Join my email list to be sure to be the first to hear when they are available.
I offer Maternity, Newborn, Family and Children sessions.
“Melissa was absolutely amazing to work with! She did our sons 1st birthday cake smash shoot and I had a preview back with in an hour of our shoot and his gallery back within 2 hours!! She was so patient and calm with our son and has a beautiful studio!!!”
Elizabeth J., Cake Smash Session Client
"Melissa is a great photographer and wonderful to work with. She was very patient with me and helped with posing. I love when I can feel comfortable and happy during a photo shoot and she definitely came through. 😁 I HIGHLY recommend her services and I plan to book my baby's newborn photos with her as well."
Shima N., Maternity Session Client
"Melissa does an amazing job! She is flexible, quick and knows exactly what to say and do. She makes your dreams come true with whatever your vision is."
Jackie B., Newborn Session Client