Melissa Anne Photography

Royal Oak Michigan Photographer-Jacob’s Cake Smash Session Melissa Anne Photography

I have had the pleasure of photographing this awesome family for a few years now and I was

SO excited to capture this cute little guy’s first birthday photos!

We got the studio all decked out in navy and cyan blues and white, with matching cake, for Jacob’s first birthday cake smash and splash session!

I LOVE his suspenders and jeans–this kid was STYLIN’ for his cake smash session! Mom had the super cute T-shirt made special for him!

He wasn’t so sure about the cake at first, but once he got a taste of it, he got into it!  He loved splashing in the tub and got squeaky clean which made it a lot easier!



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Dairy free, vegan cake provided by The Bakery Waterford

Troy Michigan Newborn Photographer| Megan Rose’s Newborn Photography Session


This. Family.

I absolutely LOVED this family and this session.  Big sister, Claire was such a doll and loves her little sister so much.

We planned a studio session and Megan looked so sweet in pink!  We added some fresh flowers to her prop shots and she looks like a sweet little doll baby!

Her hair is to die for and sweet little pink cheeks….eeekkkkk!

I could have keep her a little bit longer, well all day actually, but she did great and we got lots of great shots and her parents and sister kinda wanted her back.

I totally understand why since she is such a sweetheart.

I love her little toes and sweet baby lips.

She was such a great baby and made my job so easy.

Congratulations on the newest addition to your gorgeous family!




I recommend scheduling your newborn session in your 2nd trimester to ensure availability.

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Metro Detroit Maternity and Newborn Photographer | Serikaku Family | Photography Session




I was SO excited when this beautiful Momma contacted me to document her growing baby bump!  She had so many ideas and I went out of my comfort zone to capture what she had envisioned and I could not be happier with the results!  We had so much fun documenting this precious time.  I love that she had her mom and mother-in-law come in and they had so much love for their first grandchild, it was just beautiful!  Dad is just as sweet as Mom and it was so easy to photograph them!  They look like they walked right out of a magazine.  For the last maternity session together, we decided to go to a local park and she rocked my maternity gown!

Once baby Serena made her grande debut, we excitedly planned her newborn session.  What a dream baby!   I completely fell in love with her!

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE the final progression photo.  I am truly honored to have been chosen to capture this gorgeous family’s special time.  I LOVE my “job”.  It doesn’t feel like a job.  I am passionate about capturing beautiful memories for my clients and love it when they cry with joy when they see how beautiful they are.




Maternity + Newborn Sessions are discounted when booked together, plus you get additional digital images and professional hair & makeup application is included.

Maternity gowns, draping fabrics and wraps are provided |  In studio sessions  or outdoor sessions available

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Michigan Newborn Photographer | Serena’s Newborn Session | Metro Detroit Newborn Photographer

Michigan Newborn Photographer

  Serena was born 12-20-17 , weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 19 inches long.  She was just under 8 pounds and was 5 weeks old when she came in for her newborn photo session.

She really wanted to stay awake for her entire session and I LOVE her awake shots!

Caught her little tongue sticking out!



She looks SO pretty in pink!


She finally fell asleep with the warmth of the studio, a full belly and the soothing sounds of my white noise machine, she really had no choice.

After I got her wrapped up, we got some more amazing shots with some adorable props.







I typically like to see newborns between 5-14 days new, but it is possible to get beautiful newborn images with older babies too!

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Metro Detroit Newborn Baby Photographer-Rowan’s Newborn Photography Session

Metro Detroit Newborn Baby Photographer


Meet Rowan Joseph, the first boy and the first baby of 2018 in the studio!

Rowan was super sleepy, and for the first baby of 2018, he was so perfect for me!  He is such a cutie!  I definitely could have kept him….and asked, but his family likes him.   He decided to make his grand appearance just two days after the maternity session!  He was such a super chill baby and we breezed through his session.



Those lips!


Big Sister Alyssa loves her baby brother







Lots of smiles!


I can’t wait to see this family again soon!

To book your newborn session or get session information, contact me HERE

Birmingham Michigan Newborn Baby Photos | Evelyn Ruth’s Newborn Photo Session Sneak Peek

Newborn Baby Photos

The saying “And though she be but little, she is fierce” describes my littlest client of the year (so far!) perfectly!

Miss Evelyn Ruth, my second baby of 2018 and first girl of the year, was born weighing 5 pounds and 2 ounces.  She is proof that great things come in small packages.  She was very particular on where she wanted her arms, and I finally won after much coaxing and bonding over a bottle.  She did amazing for her first photo shoot!


P.S.  She had the sweetest little button nose and cutest lips!




I would LOVE to photograph your sweet little bundle!

Contact me to book your newborn photography session or get more information!

Newborn Baby Boy Sneak Peek | Rowan Joseph | Metro Detroit Newborn Photos

Newborn baby boy, Rowan, was the first newborn baby boy AND the first newborn in 2018 for Melissa Anne Photography!

And he was seriously the BEST baby.  He not only slept through his entire session, even through outfit changes, but he smiled constantly!



It’s always best to reserve your due date in advance, as my schedule fills up quickly, but if you have already given birth, that’s okay too!

Contact me for more info about my newborn experience today!


Troy Newborn Photographer-Declan’s Newborn Photography Session

Declan’s newborn photography session was amazing.  He was such a sweetheart and so snuggly!  I loved his session so much.  He let me do many different poses and we even incorporated some cool football poses.  He was super smiley and made my job easy!  I could have kept him all day!

I love styling my newborn photography sessions to incorporate special items, sports, themes, etc.  in my newborn photo sessions!  It makes them so fun and unique.


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Birmingham Family Photographer-Raymo Family Photography Session at Quarton Lake Park

The Raymo Family was so much fun!  We had an amazing and fun session at one of my favorite spots in Birmingham!  We had great weather and enough fall color to make the background beautiful.

These kids were just a blast to photograph!   Fall is one of my most favorite times of the year to do family photos and it is also the most popular time of the year for photos.  You can see why.  The colors photograph beautifully and I love the outfits my clients choose too.  I just LOVE Mom’s dress and the colors in little sister’s dress that pulls everything together.

I love how they included their dog in the session as well.  You can really tell how much they love him, and each other!




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