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Hi there, I'm Melody Celeste! As a family lifestyle photographer, I love to capture beautiful, unfiltered, fun moments between you and your family. I love natural light photography and sun flares.

Check out my blog that has lots of examples of my work, information about my photography packages, and tips on how to prepare for your upcoming session.

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If you’re already investing in family photos for your own family, why not invite your siblings and parents too! It’s such a great way to capture the whole family this fall, and it makes amazing Christmas gifts for grandparents too. If you don’t mind being the coordinator, I think it’s totally worth it to do […]

Sep 10

I photograph a lot of families and have found some of the best locations to fit 4…5…even 20 people. But what do you do when you only have one? One graduate. Let’s find the best places for graduation photos here in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio Graduation Photography Spots Besides photographing grads at the obvious […]

Aug 18

The Valerie Marie Greenhouse is a beautiful location for your next family photography session located on the Southeast Side of San Antonio, Texas. This location is open to clients of MC Photography, and you can book a session here on her Fall 2022 booking calendar, or if you are working with another photographer, they can […]

Jul 6

San Antonio Family Photographer Texas is hot! But that shouldn’t stop us from having fun and capturing memories! What I recommend when booking a session during the hot summer months is to choose a waterside location, where the kids can play, have fun, cool off, and even get wet and swim! You can even take […]

Mar 30

Newborn lifestyle sessions are very different from studio newborn sessions. Lifestyle sessions capture a family with their newborn baby in a documentary style photography. It’s intimate, timeless and beautiful. Here’s what to expect at your newborn lifestyle session with me:

Jan 16

Josie at Party Hat Celebrations is so fun to work with! She makes the most amazing balloon garlands and other creative creations to make your party so amazing. If you want an indoor smash cake session or any other birthday celebration at her studio, she’ll work with you to create an awesome balloon garland backdrop […]

Dec 1

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I am truly so honored when I not only get to photograph my client’s maternity and newborn sessions, but then their baby’s 1st birthday session one year later! That is seriously one of the best milestones because your baby is now 1 years old and can do so many things. It’s a reason to celebrate! […]

Oct 22

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San Antonio Family Photography The most common question I get as a family photographer is: What do I wear? Here’s my biggest secret: start with mom. Let’s face it. Most of us mamas are pretty picky when it comes to how we look in photos, so my biggest tip is to find your outfit first.

Sep 9

San Antonio Family Photographer It was so fun photographing the Lester family, and it was one I definitely won’t forget. Why, you might wonder? Because of this…

Sep 9

san antonio family photography

It is the biggest honor and compliment when a family comes back for more photos. I photographed this family’s sister for her graduation a couple of years ago, and I even remember snapping a photo of this little one when he wasn’t quite walking yet. So thank you. Thank you to all of my returning […]

Aug 10