My name is MelJan. I’m glad you stopped by. I am a wedding and portrait photographer based out of Austin, Texas, and, surprisingly enough, Modesto, California (…it’s a long story…). At an early age, I realized the value in capturing life’s moments. I found my passion for photography late into my senior year of high school, in the year 2000. Our senior trip was to London and Paris, and I came back with a handful of landscape shots which I thought were pretty good. A couple of weeks later, I went to the Philippines for my uncle’s wedding and found myself asking about, and subsequently tinkering with the wedding photographer’s camera and gear, with his permission of course. He actually adjusted the settings and let shoot a few pictures, although I’m not really sure how they turned out 😀 . It wasn’t until November of 2009 that I had the opportunity to photograph my first very wedding. I believe that there is a part of me in every photo that I take, and I take pride in capturing and creating memories with my clients.
Outside of photography, I have other hobbies. I like to travel, most of the time, with my dog, Versed. I’m trying to visit as many national parks as I can. I’m also a pretty big nerd. I’ll happily sit here and discuss Game of Thrones and Star Wars theories with you all day. I play a lot of video games and have been known to attend a few conventions here and there, although I don’t stream. Lately, I’ve been starting to build a pretty decent collection of posters and statues. I’m trying to teach myself how to play piano, but you won’t find me at concert halls near you any time soon. I like to eat and take photos of my food.
I think that’s it. Anything else, feel free to ask