mccall.portraits@gmail.com
Sep
02
Fall Photo inquiries are starting to come in! I have realized that I am very limited on availability already. I added a Calendar/Availability page to the site to help with matching up your dates with my dates to see if there is a possible match! The calendar officially starts in...
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Aug
08
I woke up today to an email from my alma mater.  The headline read “FAA to Hire 1,400 Air Traffic Controllers”.  I immediately burst out  laughing  but within a few minutes that turned to tears.  I had been waiting for that email for about 24 years. Back when I...
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Senior Portrait Specials in McCall, Idaho by Melissa Shelby Photography
Aug
01
It’s back to school time and a great opportunity for the High School Seniors to think about having their own special portrait session.  These are not your mandatory blue background and bowtie.  My senior specials are a fun way to get out into our great outdoors and have a...
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Childrens_Portraits_in_the_ flowers_Spring_Mini-Sessions
May
18
It's time!  Flowers are blooming everywhere or are about to pop in the next few weeks.  The "Quick and Dirty" flower sessions are on - and I do mean dirty!  Bring your mud boots because some of these flowers like the swamplands. The Details Great for newborns, toddlers, seniors,...
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snow biking at jug mountain ranch in mccall idaho by melissa shelby
Apr
27
Several years ago, My family and I visited McCall in January for winter break and a family gathering. We spent the bulk of our time at Brundage Mountain Resort skiing and having the best family trip ever. The skies were blue and the snow was powderific! Our kids were ripping...
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Apr
01
2016 is bringing with it a few changes and a general refocus in my photography business.  It is always hard to make big sweeping changes but now that it’s done, I feel very excited!  Realizing that time with my growing boys is fleeting makes me want to reserve big weekend...
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Feb
10
Looking for a discounted rate on one of my photo sessions? Just go to the McCall Winter Sports Club’s current online auction. https://mwscauction.afrogs.org/#/view/112340 You have until February 15th! My item up for auction is a full session at $300 which includes 6 fully...
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photography by melissa shelby, McCall Idaho
Jan
27
Be sure to stop in on Friday and join us for a photography exhibit at The Wine Bar at Mountain Java.  Sid Bateman will entertaining the masses/ serving wine by the glass to help warm you up after the parade and fireworks celebration.  We would love to see you! Show starts at...
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Winter Wedding at Bear Creek Lodge in McCall, Idaho
Jan
25
What a great way to ring in the New Year! This magical winter wonderland of a ceremony took place right after the holidays. Shayla & Eric travelled up from California during our coldest snap of the season and returned home the day the temperatures broke into a balmy 38...
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Dec
03
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to get to know Sarah Monkton, the owner and creator of an alternative Christmas tree, called the Jubiltree.  I photographed different versions of the Jubiltree in a wide variety of locations and through an amazing assortment of decorative...
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