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    Based in New York City and Los Angeles, Melvin captures the heart and soul of photography. Specializing in weddings and engagements, he offers stunning pictures that will leave you breathless. Melvin works not only with professionalism but with a friendly attitude that makes each photo session personalized. Travelling around the world in places like Paris, Milan, London, Singapore, New York, Melvin was able to take creative and awe-inspiring photographs which captured detailed moments that will never be forgotten.

    Melvin currently offers to travel worldwide to catch those perfect shots for other weddings as well; giving an added personal touch that other photographers don’t often offer. With a care for detail that others don’t often notice, a personalization to each shoot, and the ability to shoot great quality pictures without disrupting the event, Melvin’s creative passion for photography is outstanding. With moments that last forever in his beautiful pictures, he offers quality work at a fraction of other photographers. His love for photography really shows and will continue to in all the future work to come.

Calamigos Equestrian Photography | Outdoor Wedding

What a wonderful day in Burbank where this lovely jewish couple tie the knot at Calamigos Equestrian. We have wonderful wedding photography images from that unforgettable night!

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Tamar BodensteinJanuary 6, 2014 - 6:25 pm

Beautiful!! loved it all!

Boaz HepnerJanuary 7, 2014 - 1:20 am

Melvin, you really are a top-notch photographer, we were lucky to find you (thanks to Jonah)! :)

Kimberly BastinJanuary 7, 2014 - 1:55 am

Very creative shots. Beautiful work.

Robyn Burgher AckermanJanuary 7, 2014 - 2:37 am

Beautiful work. Must have been a gorgeous event!

Scott BurgherJanuary 7, 2014 - 2:54 am

Great pics. Beautiful couple.

Abigail Hepner GrossJanuary 7, 2014 - 2:57 am

It was a beautiful wedding, and these are wonderful photos!

Patrick VukovichJanuary 7, 2014 - 3:04 am

Excellent photography of a fantastic event!

Sarah VigonJanuary 7, 2014 - 3:05 am

Love the pictures! I wish we could have been there!

Naomi Lipman BurgherJanuary 7, 2014 - 3:08 am

Beautiful pictures!

Adrianne Eichen BurgherJanuary 7, 2014 - 3:08 am

These pictures are amazing! Looks like a blast!

Elizabeth Ojalvo RozmarynJanuary 7, 2014 - 3:22 am

Great pictures, so sorry to have missed it!

Elliot 'Eli' SchiffJanuary 7, 2014 - 3:39 am

Wow! GORGEOUS pix! Boaz and Adi are going to have a hard time choosing!!

Seth IsenbergJanuary 7, 2014 - 3:50 am

Melvin and his crew are top notch, and the wedding was a blast!

Susan Moskowitz GrossJanuary 7, 2014 - 4:26 am

Great pics. Wedding must have rocked! Now Melvin, blow some of these pics up real nice-like.

Adam HymanJanuary 7, 2014 - 6:42 am

Beautiful pictures Boaz & Adi!!!

Chari PereJanuary 7, 2014 - 8:24 am

Beautiful shots!! I love the ones in the cowboy hats. =0) Great job!

Jenna N. SaganJanuary 7, 2014 - 8:57 am

Not sure if my comment posted to facebook–so I’m re-posting–whoops! The pics from your wedding are super beautiful–and everyone looks so darn happy!!

Sue PearlJanuary 7, 2014 - 9:18 am

It was a wonderful wedding, so carefully thought out in every detail and I am so glad I managed to make it from the UK. Adi and Boaz – you both look amazing and I am astounded by Adi who managed to smile in every single photo! What a feat! I hope you will always be very happy. The photos are superb, not too staged but natural.

Jonah SolanoJanuary 7, 2014 - 10:59 am

Melvin, you BETTER add up my 10 COMMENTS on Boaz’s wall! lol

Sabrina GillespieJanuary 7, 2014 - 2:34 pm

Gorgeous!! My mother saw these and said she can’t wait for you to photography our wedding in May! Adi and Boaz are one of the greatest couples I have ever met, and you did an amazing job capturing their special day!!!!

Michael LevJanuary 7, 2014 - 3:55 pm

Amazing Pics Bo!! Mazal tov! :D

Ethan IsenbergJanuary 7, 2014 - 6:24 pm

Lovely photographs! Glad I could participate.

Hannah B. NimanJanuary 7, 2014 - 6:44 pm

Beautiful wedding and beautiful pictures celebrating such a wonderful couple!

Tobi Dock KaufmanJanuary 7, 2014 - 6:49 pm

love love love the wedding photos of the gorgeous Adi and Boaz!!!! Fun to see how the photog reaches down from the upstairs window to get that awesome dress shot!!!! xoxoxo

Kevin LevJanuary 7, 2014 - 7:11 pm

Beautiful photos guys!! I was so happy to be a part of it!

Tiffany HessJanuary 7, 2014 - 8:35 pm

Gorgeous photos!! Really captured the moment!

“My Dance Partner” ~ Sabrina & Dave – LACMA Engagement Photography Session

As I photographed Sabrina and Dave at the 3rd Street Dance Studio and outside of LACMA in Los Angeles, it was evident to me that they shared a love that moved the sun and stars–not to mention, their feet. They shared a few swing dancing steps during this lovely engagement session. In the pictures, you can see the unspoken harmony of their love in action, and the sweetness that they award to one another.

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Santa Monica & LACMA ~ “Holding on Forever” – Athena and Brandon’s Engagement

Athena and Brandon were quite the couple! I love working with them in order to preserve their moment of being engaged. Having a busy and tremendously fun day as we went to Santa Monica Place, 3rd Street Promenade, the Santa Monica Pier, and the LACMA, there wasn’t a dull moment where something wasn’t happening. These two were so happy to be together and I felt honored to be able to capture those special moments!

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La Cañada Flintridge Country Club Wedding Photography Los Angeles

Cindy and Jonathan were in a world of joy as they prepared for their wedding day at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club. There was nothing so beautiful as shooting this lovely couple in the soft afternoon sun. The natural setting that the country club offered wonderful scenic possibilities, and established the prospect of a happy future together for the couple. Most importantly, the entire wedding party was able to feel and reciprocate from the atmosphere of love. What an amazing gathering!

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La Canada Wedding by the pool | Romantic, Elegant & Cozy

Take a look at these memorable images from Cindy and Jonathan’s wedding. Just like all time-honored traditions, this wedding had a classic and simple beauty. The La Canada Country Club was the perfect backdrop for this enchanting couple as they rediscover the secrets of their love. Their evident passion for one another and their sense of humor made them a pleasure to photograph! Check back soon for more!

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Long Beach Museum of Art Wedding Photography

The big day that everyone always looks forward to has arrived for Sarah and Chris. As the beautiful bride gets ready with her bridesmaids at the Flaunt Salon in Long Beach, making sure every last detail is just right, the excitement and butterfly feelings increase. The Groom and groomsmen getting their spiffy attire ready for the aisle. Laughter is shared, drinks are enjoyed, and no one can be happier for the Mr & Mrs. Only moments away from exchanging vows.

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Stearn’s Wharf Santa Barbara Engagement Photography

What an amazing day at Downtown Santa Barbara where we took this awesome engagement photography session when we ended the entire photo shoot at Stearns Wharf – Santa Barbara Sunset time.

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Vilma GuzmanJanuary 22, 2014 - 4:58 am

They look so cute!!! she is my nice. But Melvin Gilbert you are Ammmmazing!!!!