• Thank you for visiting Melissa Stewardson Photography, as featured on People.com!

    Celebrity photographer as featured on People.com

    http://celebritybabies.people.com/2015/09/11/tarek-el-moussa-christina-el-moussa-welcome-son-brayden-james/

    Awarded as one of the best newborn photographers in Orange County, by Expertise in 2016

    Best Newborn Photographers in Santa Ana
    Melissa Stewardson Photography, located in Orange County, CA specializes in custom portraits of maternity, newborns, children and families. Experiencing a photo session with me should be fun and relaxing. I know what you're thinking...did she say fun and relaxing?! Am I crazy?! I don't think so. My goal for each session is to shoot photos that look natural and highlight the personalities and vibrancy of the people in them. While, I will shoot some traditional poses, I feel some of the best photos come during candid play or general foolishness! Time flies by so fast so let me capture your family memories today! I can't wait to get to know you and show you what I see through my lens!

    {Melissa Stewardson Photography is fully insured}

Orange County, CA Family Photographer // Californian and Australian families come together

This was an especially fun extended family photo session! I got the email from Rachel that her brother’s family would be coming to visit from Australia and they wanted to get photos with both their families and her mom. In addition she wanted some styling help. So, I came up with 9 outfits overnight since we were on a time crunch. Rachel ordered the clothing for all the family members. I am still in shock that everyone liked their outfits I chose and they worked out so beautifully. It was all in all a magical night!
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Orange County, CA Cake Smash Photographer // Sweet Taylor

It is such an honor when your clients hire you time and time again. I have been photographing the Hansen family for years. From family photos to maternity, newborn to First Communion. And now it’s Taylor’s special first birthday and we had a fun time trying to get her to smile! I finally brought out some puff snacks and it was magic from then on out. She is such a beauty!
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Orange County, CA Cake Smash Photographer // Blue Eyed Cora

It’s such a dream when a mom comes to me with an awesome idea for their photo session. This mom knew exactly what she wanted, down to the clothes, decor and cake. And I just love how it all came togehter. Not to mention her kids are gorgeous as well!
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Orange County, CA Family Photographer // Archibald family

When Lorika originally emailed me about having a session, it was going to be primarily for some head shots for a website for her new business. But as we talked she realized she wanted some family photos too. And OMG….I am so glad she decided that. Her family photos came out so beautifully. And equally as gorgeous were the shots we got for her website.
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