Erika & Tanner tied the knot at the cutest little wedding venue in Huntsville, Texas called At the Shire and I am absolutely thrilled they chose me to photograph such a special occasion! This couple contacted me just a few short weeks before their wedding and I soon realized why- they planned the whole event […]

Melissa Hawkins Photographer is a full service studio based in Huntsville TX and frequently travels to various locations for weddings including The Woodlands, Fredericksburg, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Louisiana and beyond. One of my favorite things about being a wedding photographer is seeing all the the gorgeous venues and exploring the unique details of them. […]

Melissa Hawkins Photography is a full service studio based in Huntsville TX and services many areas for wedding photography including Plantersville, The Woodlands, Fredericksburg, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Louisiana, and beyond. The Overstreet Wedding was one I will remember FOREVER! Cassidy and Caleb share such a special love story, and both of their families poured […]

  Choosing a wedding photographer is NOT EASY. I know this because when I got married, I was not a wedding photographer and quite frankly, had not even been to many weddings! So THIS is a guide to help YOU. Things I WISH I’d known to ask, things that will help guide you to the […]

December usually marks the beginning of “slow season” for the wedding industry, which is a welcome change from the chaos of the Fall and early Winter Wedding Season! But slow season is definitely NOT a time of rest for MHP, this is the beginning of Education Season! My very first workshop of slow season was […]

Let’s talk wedding timelines. Why are they important? Nothing ever goes as planned on wedding day, isn’t it better to just wing it? I don’t think I want one- I’m more of a ‘go with the flow’ type of bride. Wellllll ladies, I’m here to tell you: A wedding day timeline will. Help. You. So. […]

Kristi & Ryan tied the knot November 10, 2018 at Windveil Manor in Waller, TX.  Their ceremony took place just after sunset and was lit by hundreds of twinkling lights. I don’t think their ceremony could have been any more romantic if they tried! I’m such a sucker for all the personal touches and little […]

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