What Past Clients Have to Say.....

“I highly HIGHLY recommend her for all your portrait needs!!!! She does an outstanding job! Could not be happier with any products I've gotten, from sports, to family, to maternity, to newborn! Absolutely love her and her work!” - Amy Tench Ramsey - Union Hall VA

If you are looking for a detailed very involved photographer please choose Mindful Light! Melissa goes above and beyond to relate and connect with her client to give them the photos that are desired. Very professional, organized and prompt. Melissa is not a 30 minute session and done. Her work speaks for her efforts and knowledge of photography. Thoughtful. Considerate. Economical. Personable. Genuine. Heartfelt. Those words describe the experience that my family and I had with our family session. The old saying goes, "you get what you pay for" and that is so very true for the art of photography and Melissa's standards for her business. - Amy Perdue - Glade Hill VA

"Melissa is absolutely AMAZING at what she does. She captures such precious moments that we will cherish forever. I can’t thank her enough for what she does and for living out her passion. It truly shows in her work. We have had her capture maternity photos and first year photos anMelissa is absolutely AMAZING at what she does. She captures such precious moments that we will cherish forever. I can’t thank her enough for what she does and for living out her passion. It truly shows in her work. We have had her capture maternity photos and first year photos and we will use her again. Check her out and I promise you will not be disappointed.d we will use her again. Check her out and I promise you will not be disappointed." - Cami Johnson - Salem VA

"Before my family session with Melissa I felt like I do not like pictures but love having them for my family. But after my family session with Melissa I felt happy. The session was simple, painless & it was great! I most enjoyed making memories with my family!" - Meredith Love - Wirtz VA

"Melissa was wonderful. She was always on time; she always had wonderful communication and is a very nice person. I we were able to relax and enjoy our newborn session. The pictures were the most beautiful pictures that my wife and I have ever seen. She captured more than what we could have ever hoped for. We got one shot at a newborn session and she nailed it! If you book Melissa for a session, she will take care of everything. Do yourself a favor and use her for any pictures!" - Aaron Linenthal - Wirtz, VA

"Melissa did an excellent job capturing beautiful photos of our new baby boy. She was so good with him and the pictures turned out amazing! I definitely recommend her for your next family photos." - Alisa Ward - Moneta VA

"Melissa has worked with us on two separate occasions and I have thoroughly enjoyed my sessions! She is thoughtful, thorough, and talented. She thinks of things that we don’t and we have been absolutely blown away by the pictures. We started with our newborn photos and plan on using her for many years to come!" - Cindy Linenthal - Wirtz VA

"Melissa does a wonderful job at capturing shots that you are not aware of. She did a fourth generation session for my family and it was awesome. She has a unique eye for capturing all of the best photos. You must consider her for your next photo session. My family has used Melissa numerous times, and have never been disappointed. She is a true professional and does a wonderful job. Mindful Light Photography is a five star company in my opinion." - Teresa Kingery - Rocky mount VA

"Melissa did our family photos a few years back. She did a great job. She even included our dogs. I figured I would leave a feedback since one of our dogs is not doing well. I look at the photo of her and her brother and my son. It is such a beautiful photograph and I am so happy we had them done. Melissa took her time with our little family and the pictures turned out great. I know we will be having her do them again soon." - Julie Reed - Rocky Mount VA

"Picked up the final prints this morning! We were overwhelmed by the stunning presentation. We really felt as if we were receiving a cherished gift. From start to finish Melissa provided professional, intuitive and creative advice so that the photos absolutely capture who we are! Melissa doesn't just take pictures, she cares about her clients and it shows!" - Ty Bartlett - Burnt Chimney VA

"Melissa scheduled my family session with very short notice. She made us feel so comfortable as this was the first time we had done an “out of studio” session. The quality of the photos and service were incredible! She really goes above and beyond to make sure her clients are satisfied with the service they receive. I will continue to get her for all my photography needs." - Amy Smith - Roanoke VA

"My experience was a delightful one. Everything went really well and I was pleased with the service I received. I would highly recommend her company!" - Tamie Lee  - Sontag VA

"Melissa was so accommodating and helped our little group of ladies so much with an impromptu themed photo shoot. She was so patient and kind we would recommend her to everyone!" - Toni Mills

"Melissa is both patient and thorough! I really appreciated the homework she did on us before the session, and her thoughtfulness and attention during the session. She told me "we work on their time," in regards to my 2 year old and newborn. Definitely recommend that families work with her to capture their memories!" - Mary Mac Keith - Ferrum VA