We Went Fast Merch Shoot

Aug 4, 2020

When I first got into motocross, one of the things that really struck me was how much of a tight-knit community it’s enthusiasts are! Everyone I have met is super friendly, down-to-earth and really goes the extra mile to establish authentic relationships. When I first learned about We Went Fast, I was initially intrigued by…

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Why I Love Shooting at Laguna Gloria

Jul 29, 2020

The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria is the former home of Clara Driscoll and site of a 1916 Italianate-style villa on the shores of Lake Austin in Austin, Texas. It was the original home of the Austin Museum of Art and still houses some of its collections. The site has featured sculptures by an array…

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The Basics of At-Home Photography Revealed

Jul 28, 2020

Right now, I am focused on sharing the best pro tips, encouragement and more with my clients. Because let’s be honest, it’s a wild world! Taking a break to cultivate art for yourself and others is time well spent. It is an honor to be able to work with you and your families once or…

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SoCal Moto Adventure Road Trip

Jul 20, 2020

In case you didn’t know, I love moto. Like, really love moto. I started riding dirt bikes last year and the sport of motocross quickly took my heart by storm. July 4th, Travis and I took our love for moto on the road. We loaded the dirt bikes into a toy hauler and headed west.…

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The Story of You and Yours: 2020 Lifestyle Photography Sessions

Jun 23, 2020

We all have a story waiting to be told. A story of who we are, what we do, where we live and how we love. Let me be the one to preserve your story through beautiful photographs that bring a smile to your face and the faces of the ones you love. When you book…

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Physically Distanced Family Lifestyle Session at Laguna Gloria | Austin, Texas

Jun 22, 2020

Not only is the venue absolutely gorgeous, but they’re crushing the physical distancing game right now. When you rent this space to shoot, you are the only ones on the property. It’s incredible! Ready to book your session? Let’s get connected. Follow my journey on Instagram. @melanieapplegatephotography Social distancing, physical distancing, Laguna Gloria, Austin Lifestyle Photographer:…

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At Home Newborn Lifestyle Session | Austin, Texas

May 22, 2020

when all of a sudden everything just falls into place At Home Newborn Lifestyle Session | Austin, Texas Ready to book your session? Let’s get connected. Follow my journey on Instagram. @melanieapplegatephotography

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University of Texas Senior Lifestyle Portrait Session on Campus | Austin, Texas

May 21, 2020

So many amazing and meaningful spots on campus to photograph Seniors like the old Dobie Mall courtyard, infamous blue door, tower and fountain! Always an adventure.          Senior lifestyle portrait session at The University of Texas in Austin, Texas. Ready to book your session? Let’s get connected. Follow my journey on Instagram. @melanieapplegatephotography

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Beau + Brynlee 5 Western Birthday Session | Harwood, Texas

May 19, 2020

A sweet little western princess and her twin brother cowboy spend an evening at one of their favorite places, the family ranch in Harwood, Texas. Ready to book your session? Let’s get connected. Follow my journey on Instagram. @melanieapplegatephotography

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Bright + Airy At-Home Newborn Lifestyle Session in Lake Pointe | Austin, Texas

May 12, 2020

So fresh and so sweet. I adore this session. So many personal touches and family heirlooms. Everything’s better when it means something.

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