The Ren Family | Downtown Charleston


I had the pleasure of meeting the Ren family and photographing them a couple of weeks ago. They were traveling here all the way from Canada! They decided that it would be a great idea to have a family session during their vacation, and what better place than downtown Charleston! It was a beautiful day and we even got some photos with Elizabeth’s mom, who is a Summerville local. We started near Waterfront Park and of course we had to at least take a few over on Rainbow Row! Rainbow is world famous and every visitor should see downtown Charleston at least once; I even saw Reese Witherspoon took a photo over on Rainbow Row during her last trip to Charleston.

I also have a special surprise for y’all at the end of this blog post! I am participating in a blog circle with some awesome photographer friends of mine and I would love for you to follow along on our circle!

Here are some of my favorites from my session with the Ren family.


Don’t forget to follow along the blog circle.  This month there is three of us and next up is my friend Shelly from Dallas.  Click here to check out her blog post here:  Dallas Family Photographer 


Hello! Thank you for visiting! I’m Melissa, a lifestyle family and maternity photographer servicing Charleston, SC and surrounding areas. To me a photo session is more than just smiling at the camera. I want to capture the personalities and playfulness of each member of your family. The way that your daughter grabs her daddy’s pinkie while walking. The way your son plays with your necklace when you hold him close. The way you and your husband giggle at each other when your child does that goofy toothless smile. Those are the timeless moments I want to capture! One day those memories will fade but the photos will carry on.