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Animeals | San Diego Pet Food Donations

Over the summer my girls and I organized a pet food drive for the Animeals program. Animeals delivers pet food for recipients of the Meals on Wheels program. This service was organized after Meals on Wheels volunteers discovered that many people were having to share their food with their pets because they couldn’t afford pet …

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Newborn-ish Twin Photos | Better late than never San Diego Photographer

My twin girls are going to be 9 in January, so they were born before Facebook really took off and before Newborn photography was popular.  Every single time I do a newborn session, I get a little sad that I didn’t do a session with a newborn photographer for my girls.  Honestly, it probably would’ve …

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San Diego Studio Photographer | Bunny Photo Session

We recently welcomed two new family members into our home – Loki and Odin. They are super sweet and soft and cuddley and we love them! My daughter, Alexis, has wanted a pet bunny for years and she’s so excited to finally have her dream come true! She was excited to get some pictures with …

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Belly to Baby | San Diego Maternity and Newborn Photographer

Welcome to the family, baby Ryan! We are so thrilled to finally get to meet you. You should know that you are a pretty lucky kid. Your mom and dad are rad, your two big brothers are going to make sure you are the toughest kid around, and you have a truck-load of aunties and …

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San Diego Family Photographer – My Twins turn 8

Back in February, my family left sunny San Diego for a little ski vacation in Wolf Creek, Utah. We had a great time tearing up the slopes at Powder Mountain. My twin girls turned 8 in January, so I decided to do their official 8-year-old photos during our trip. …and yes. It was like 30 …

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San Diego Family Photography – Monroe Family Christmas 2014

Here are a few highlights from the latest Amy Gray Photography / Melanie Monroe Photography collaboration. After my family’s annual Christmas photo session got rained out once and cancelled another time in favor of a birthday party that involved pony rides, we finally were able to have our pictures done on December 10th! I’m usually …

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Great Photo Phone Case Deal from TinyPrints! December 10th only!

Here’s an idea for an awesome Christmas gift for someone else or even yourself: A customized phone case like this one: (Ooooooh….Ahhhhh…..) Or the literally hundreds of designs you can choose from for your iPhone or Samsung phone at Tiny Prints. You can also design one from scratch! And on 12/10/2014 only, Tiny Prints is …

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What to Wear?! Tips for dressing your family for your photo session.

What To Wear? What should we wear to our photo session? This is a great question to ask yourself well before the day of your pictures!  It often does take some time and thought and planning to get just the right outfits ready for everyone in the family. Here are a few tips to help you …

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