It’s all about YOU!

 Senior Class of 2019

Already August I can not believe it!  Soon you will be walking down that isle with your peers hanging onto the tassel ready to move it to the left side of your cap, you will be graduating high school, going to college and let’s face it not every one will go to the same school, some may go into the military or trade school and that is awesome we love it!  Let’s slow it down a bit.

It is all about you and that is what your senior portraits should represent.  Are you a bad ass female welder or an athlete?  Please say you are I love it!  Is your style urban, country or city chic? Not sure what your style is or you want to include a bit of your dream job in your session that is great, my job is to give you a great experience during your senior session and tailor it to your personality.  It is my job to provide you with portraits that you can hold onto till you see each other again.

We love celebrating friendships and preserving them through visual portraits. Bring on the friend sessions and antics … everyone loves laughter.

As a mom who brought her daughter to college I remember the emotion I felt on that day as we set up her dorm.  I remember my heart breaking and all the thoughts rushing through my head that I said goodbye and cried all the way home.  That is why I include a Mother and Senior Portrait at the end of the Senior Session.  Don’t worry Dad’s I did not forget you.  It is a Parent moment.

As a full print studio we offer packages, ala carte product and are excited to offer a design your own Senior Package.

I look forward to photographing you and creating a portrait experience that you all will love.




A Mother’s Moment

I remember this day as if it were yesterday specifically this moment.  We had just photographed Bethany’s daughter in denim and swiss dots ~ so sweet!  Her daughter Courtney had changed into this beautiful lace dress that she purchased.  I had cut a bouquet of summer peonies (my absolute favorite flower) which Courtney had expressed she loved them.  I stood there and watched her mother begin to tear up as she started to lay out the edging of the dress.  I knew that she was holding back while her daughter was full of giggles.  What you do not see is the memories up to the end of Courtneys eighth grade year.  The first time she spoke, the giggle, her first step and the first time she cheered for Woolwich wild cats and soon that moment was coming to an end.  Courtney was moving up to the high school and becoming a freshman.  

It was the the way she placed the peony in her hair, swept the curl out of her eyes and watched how the light embraced her daughter.  I remember Bethany taking a deep breath and focus because she did not  to cry just yet.   The smell of the barn, the way the floor boards creeked as she moved. It is a moment neither will ever forget and nor will I.  

 Melissa J Albert 


Melissa J Albert

As a Photographer. Dream Creative. Artist. . Stylist to the imaginative’s. Chocolate enthusiast. Maine girl who loves the sea. My Story continues…

Bethany Walter Nicolino

Glam extraordinaire!  Bethany has been a stylist entrepreneur for over 15 years.  I absolutely love that she that she embraces her craft with continued education and seeks out the latest trends for our clients. 



We love celebrating teens here in the studio or on location. You are unique and our goal is to celebrate your talents, interests and have fun because why not! You and your family deserve to have these experiences as these years go by so quickly. Whether your style is city chic, urban, country, or even if you are not certain of your style we are here to help.   We love friendship sessions, celebrating friendships and preserving them through visual portraits. These sessions make an amazing gift.  It is our job and passion to provide you with portraits that you can hold onto till you see each other again.  We also a teen birthday photo party please contact us below for more information.  

Not The Forgotten Years


Are amazing people I adore photographing them!  They are fearless, adventurers and love embracing every second of their day.  Whether you tween is delving into becoming a microbiologist/sneaker designer or inventing a vacuum to suck up all the trash in the ocean slash dog walker (don’t laugh I have heard it all) I LOVE IT!

The ages between 9 to 12 are known as the forgotten years but NOT here we celebrate each tween with just as much care and love as you do!   We also have tween birthday parties, friends sessions and a mini-staycation right here.   Contact us below for more information and let’s celebrate your tween together.



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Sparkle Week 2018

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Anyone can take a picture but it takes a special kind of artist to capture everything a person is, with the special kind of experience Melissa gives you!  The photos tell the story of her care free personality, her zest for life, her inner and outer beauty! This is the summer before her freshman year of high school. Though we can never have that time back it will forever be memorialized in these photos and the same will happen when she graduates from high school! I don’t just want senior pictures I want her personality and all of the memories that went with the 4 years of high school forever in portrait!

Bethany M.

Dear Melissa,

I wanted to take a minute to thank you for everything you have done for Presley. She walked into your studio nervous not knowing what to expect and you made us both feel right at home. She immediately felt comfortable and opened right up. The time she has spent with you has boosted her confidence so much and for that I am externally grateful. The moment I saw her portrait I knew we would cherish it forever. It is simply breathtaking and I can’t wait to have you capture more memories for us!


Melissa M


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