Maternity & Newborn Photographer

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Maternity & Newborn Photographer

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Northern Virginia Newborn Photography

Now Booking Sessions for:

October, December & January

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Hello, I'm Melissa Arlena a homegrown Virginia lifestyle photographer. Military wife and mom are my two favorite jobs though!


I know how nerve-wracking it can be finding the right photographer who will make you feel comfortable in front of the camera and has the style you are looking for. I've been there before as a new mom 3 times now! I'll guide you through it all so, in the end, you feel relaxed and natural with gorgeous photos to remember it all.


After a decade of shooting weddings I've brought my Natural, Classic and Joyful style to portraits. As a Northern Virginia Newborn Photographer you'll find I specialize in light and bright at home sessions in your nursery. Capturing all the details and moments of your tiny baby and your new family!


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350KPhotos Taken
200Beautiful Portraits
125Amazing Weddings
100%Loving My Job

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Northern Virginia Newborn Photography

I'm a Virginia born and raised photographer, DIYer, and educator sharing life, love and all my latest projects with you! Ready to chat about your photography needs - just click here!

xoxo, Melissa Arlena

diyer, sailor, mother, dog lover, military wife


based out of Fredericksburg, Virginia

540.307.0233 • [email protected]