WANNA KNOW MORE ABOUT ME?

" THERE ARE ALWAYS TWO PEOPLE IN EVERY PICTURE: THE PHOTOGRAPHER AND THE VIEWER."  -ANSEL ADAMS

ABOUT ME

"I will never look like this when I come to photograph you"

I am a mom of 4, step mom to 3. I have been studying my craft since my high school darkroom days. I got my first darkroom as a Christmas present from my dad when I was 17, which led me to the Savannah College of Art and Design. I have a BFA in Photography from SCAD and have received several awards for my photography. I have been published in local magazines as well as the New York Times. But I'm most proud of my time in classrooms as an arts educator, focusing on photography and entrepreneurship from high school to adult. I learned that kids are amazing and I give them credit for thinking outside the box and being resourceful. I was also a Children’s Museum Director at the Greensboro Children’s Museum, where imagination and play are encouraged, and farm to table is learned behavior. My photography began to blend with my children and my desire to document for other family's.  So in 2015, with the help of my family and friends, I opened Melissa Read Healy Photography.

My images strive to depict each family's truest spirit. I enjoy spending time with clients. It allows me to get to know what their unique stories are, the moments when everyone is relaxed and have forgotten I'm there. If you are looking for someone who directs posing, I’m not the photographer for you. But if you’re looking for a low-key observer who pays attention to the little things that make up your family's personality, then let's make some art together. I would love to be invited to come hang out for the day. 

A LITTLE PEEK INTO MY WORLD

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Family summer adventures

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Family is my world. So thankful for all of them!

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Solar Eclipse 2018

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Art Appreciation.

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Maxwell

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Afterschool snacks

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Grandfather Mountain Zoo with our crew.

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Coffee keeps the motivation rollin for this kid.

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Greensboro Children's Museum... our favorite spot to be a kid!

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For the love of hats, he is handsome!

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Training with candy

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First kids to be married!!!! Congratulations!!!! We love you guys!

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Happy Teen

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Sports attempt...

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Putt Putt with Papa Si... the competitive nature is strong with this crew.

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Mama Jayne, England travels.

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This is what I walked into...

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Twin Magic! Equally divided but always connected!

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Papa Si quality time

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No... I don't need help mom... I got it! I can do my own sunscreen...

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Mel??????

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Summer Vacation with the Healy kids!!! YAY!!!!

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She chipped this down like a beaver, it took months, but she finally finished it!

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None of my girls have fear... should I worry about that?

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Recycle, imagine, make it your adventure.

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My heart!

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We are entering the teenage years...

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Game night.

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Kid prepared, dog approved breakfast. Recipe: Toasted bread topped with colored marsh mellows, that she picked out of the cereal, drizzled with syrup.

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Guitar practice

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Snowy adventures

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