The Little Mermaid + King Triton | Austin, Texas

Oct 1, 2020

There is no Little Mermaid without King Triton.   at Redbud Isle in Austin, Texas Haven’t worked with me before? Learn more!  Follow my journey on Instagram. @melanieapplegatephotography

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Boho Style + Earthy Tones = Love | At Home Newborn Lifestyle Session in Austin, Texas

Sep 17, 2020

The comfort of your home is absolutely the best place to capture the newborn magic. I am loving the color palette this mama chose – soft, earthy green, quiet blush, subtle florals and rusty gold all blended with timeless neutrals. And I will forever love all things Boho. Taking the time to prepare yourselves and…

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Sarah + Emilio // Lifestyle Wedding Photographer in Austin, Texas

Sep 15, 2020

When Sarah reached out to me earlier this year to let me know she’d quietly been following my work and growth since 2017, and the time had finally come for me to capture her wedding day, I knew it would be incredibly special. What a beautiful gift it is for someone to believe in my…

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2020 Fall Family Mini Sessions in Austin, Texas

Sep 10, 2020

25 minute session 10 digital images with print rights, option to download all at a total additional cost of $50 Review this comprehensive how-to-prep guide to make the most of your session! Sunday, November 29th $425 University of Texas Campus 4:00pm Wednesday, December 9th $400 Butler Park (click here to see photos from this location) 4:15pm…

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Santa Mini Sessions at Wild Heart Yoga in Westlake

Sep 3, 2020

by Melanie Applegate Photography This just in… Christmas is not cancelled this year! Join me on November 8th at Wild Heart Yoga in the heart of Westlake for a very merry and socially distanced Santa Phil Mini Session, with a whimsical bohemian twist. 15 minutes with Santa $250 investment 5 digital images with print rights,…

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How to Prepare for a Family Lifestyle Photography Session

Sep 1, 2020

Have you ever looked at a photograph and felt like you could see into a person’s soul? Photography is an amazing way to tell a story that would otherwise be difficult to articulate. Lifestyle sessions are meant to be candid, capturing your family in the most authentic way: how you love each other, how you…

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Baby girl, they love you… to the moon.

Aug 27, 2020

When I walk into a home, I can feel the energy, I can feel the love. There are many different types of love. Some are difficult, some are easy. Some are simply refreshing. There’s that kind where you just sense that no matter what, these people are for each other and not against each other.…

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How to Prepare for a Newborn Lifestyle Photography Session

Aug 25, 2020

After nine months of growing that precious babe in your belly, they finally arrive. The gift of a lifetime. At last, it is time to capture all of the brand new goodness. The comfort of your home is certainly the best place to do so. When to book I recommend booking your newborn lifestyle session…

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Mermaid Mini Sessions | Austin, Texas

Aug 20, 2020

By popular demand, I am launching MERMAID MINI SESSIONS. BYOM – Bring Your Own Mermaid (more details below!) Monday, September 7th | Labor Day | 3-5pm 20 minute session 5 final images (option to download all for an additional $50) $300 investment  My Little Mermaid – My oldest daughter Emily and I were in need of…

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She Holds in Her Heart the Energy of an Ocean

Aug 10, 2020

The Motherhood She is bold, she is beautiful, she is soft, she is strong and she is resilient. She was there in the beginning and she will be there in the end. She holds in her heart the energy of an ocean. Don’t let these moments pass without documentation. Before you know it, they will…

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