Category Archives: Newborns

And Then There Were Four

Newborn Photography Stafford Va I first met Allison and John in 2011 when they were newly engaged and John was stationed at Quantico for training. We met up in Georgetown and got to know each other as we walked the streets taking their engagement photos! For the longest time people would mention their photos to...

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New Baby Sister | Newborn Photography Fredericksburg Va

  As most of you know I’ve expanded from just doing weddings and engagement sessions to taking on lifestyle newborn photography in Fredericksburg, Va too! I’ve actually fallen head over heels in love with it just like I did weddings all those years ago. I love seeing my clients gorgeously decorated nurseries and getting to...

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Strawberry Blonde | Alexandria Va Newborn Photographer

Strawberry Blonde | Alexandria Va Newborn Photographer As a newborn photographer in Alexandria Va baby fever is just one of the hazards of the job. You just can’t help it! Being a boy mom it is the little girls that get me every time and this little darling with her red hair just stole my...

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Small Miracle | DC Newborn Photographer

I got an email late one night from another photographer. She had an old college friend she was supposed to be doing a newborn session for in the morning but she was sick and didn’t want to expose the baby. She asked if I could take on a new client on short notice. I said...

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Birthday Twin | Lifestyle Northern Virginia Newborn Photographer

My favorite part of being a Lifestyle Northern Virginia Newborn Photographer is getting to see all the awesome nurseries my clients’ design! I mean how amazing is that planet mobile hanging over the mid-century modern inspired crib! I swear this nursery looks straight out of the late 1950’s but in an AWESOME way. It is timeless and...

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Welcome

I'm Melissa

Welcome to my blog! I'm Melissa Arlena a Northern Virginia Newborn Photographer based out of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Sit back, relax and check out my latest work along with tips and advice for preparing for your maternity or newborn session. I'm so excited you are here!

Areas I serve

DC, Alexandria, Falls Church, Arlington, Fairfax, Springfield, Lorton, Woodbridge, Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania & Richmond area.

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Maternity and Newborn Photography

Melissa Arlena Photography is based in Fredericksburg, Va but serves all of Washington, DC and Northern Virginia including Alexandria, Arlington, Burke, Centreville, Fairfax, Herndon, Lorton, Manassas, McLean, Quantico, Reston, Springfield, Stafford, Tysons Corner, Vienna, and Woodbridge. She offers maternity, lifestyle newborn, and family photography in her relaxed, natural, and joyful style.

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based out of Fredericksburg, Virginia