What you do is so important
I want to help you stand out online

It can be hard taking the time to find a photographer you feel comfortable with who gets what you do. 

That's why I have a streamlined process that will help you feel grounded in the moment so you can shine.

This produces the best, personality filled photos that will feel more authentic to you without feeling contrived or fake.  

I want you to walk away with marketing gold you can't wait to share on your website, socials, or wherever you want to stand out!

Watch some cool behind the scenes of a branding shoot!

Listen, I totally get it. As a self starting, business woman, I know it seems nearly impossible to capture and translate all of what you do in your business into photos without feeling weird and contrived. (Been there. Done that. Have the t-shirt.)

Since 2017, I've helped hundreds of women JUST LIKE YOU create magazine style photos to level up and take their visual brand to the next level.

And I want to make the whole process EASY for you.

If you're anything like me, it's hard to step in front of the camera with confidence. Just know that I get you because I am you.

I only need a few photos. 
I live near San Antonio.
Do you have an experience for this?

yes, click here!

My mission is to take the hassle out of the experience of getting your business photos updated for your website, socials, and all online marketing.

I want a variety of photos
I live in another location.
Do you have an experience for this?

Yes! let's chat


want to start killing it on camera today? Swipe my tips!

Download the FREE Personal Brand Guidebook!

Download the FREE Personal Brand Guidebook!

8-pages to help you show up confidently in your brand online

I have the pleasure of getting to know you and uncover those parts of you and your business that are important to highlight. These parts are going to make you a super attractor for the people who are looking for exactly what you have and will be dying to work with you!

ALL BRANDING SESSIONS ARE HALF OR FULL DAY EXPERIENCES, shot on location, in your space, or in a professional studio, somewhere in the United States where we decide to meet up.

I will help you with everything from
- preparation
- location sourcing
- wardrobe guidance
- how to be
- how to pose
- and capture those personable expressions
that make the best photos!

I want to help you feel good in your skin so we can capture your best you.

Thought Leaders, Podcasters, Authors, Speakers, Real Estate Agents, Lawyers, Business coaches, and Life Coaches, all come to me for because they want to create meaningful photos that captivate their ideal clients who are searching for that special expertise they offer. They need a variety of pictures to use these across their website and other marketing channels.

It's not just about having beautiful photos... it's really about having your brand work for you online while you sleep. These photos are designed to elevate how you present yourself, and is going to deliver even more value for those amazing humans who need what you have. The end result will be attracting more of them! 


What is personal branding photography?

Magazine style photos that visually captivate your audience and show how it feels to work with you.

I'm TOTALLY ready for the next step!

schedule a call

is branding photography right for you?

Are you looking beyond simply having a few photos and Curious about a half or full day personal branding experience?

Branding Packages start at

Packages start at:

Each half and full day branding photoshoot is customizable and booked 2-6 months in advanced. We can meet up in a city I'll be in already or we can chat about a location near you!


Let's do this!

Ready to level up YOUR brand?

- 1 Hour Zoom Planning call 

- a Plan to create 4-6 creative stories with different locations that will highlight your amazing qualities that will make YOU stand out

- A pro hair & makeup artist who will make sure you are camera ready including touchups during your shoot

- location sourcing, rental securing, day of planning, photoshoot conceptualization, custom inspiration board

- content library filled with marketing gold for your website, socials, and PR materials delivered within 3 weeks of your ordering session

what's included in a personal brand photoshoot?

I'm ready for the next step!

Schedule call

"My personal branding photoshoot with Melissa far exceeded my expectations. The whole thing was coordinated so well. I felt completely supported and comfortable from beginning to end. I highly recommend booking a shoot with Melissa, you will not be disappointed. Melissa, thank you for capturing me in the light that you did"

- Gwen T.

What they're saying

"Melissa was amazing and the photos came out great plus they were so unique and not like the usual stodgy headshots! She made me feel confident, she was friendly and professional! The whole experience from hair, to makeup, to photography was well done and so much fun! I would highly recommend working with Melissa.!"

- Linda R.

What they're saying

"Melissa was phenomenal. I did not know how to pose or look for pictures, and Melissa had a way of making it all feel so natural. I actually felt a little like a celebrity! I would highly recommend her and her work!"

- Anna H.

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Brand Photographer Serving Texas, Florida, Colorado, Tennessee, and beyond

Melissa raelynn photography Studio | 1333 Buena Vista St. Studio 206 san antonio, texas 78207

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