Although she live in Brooklyn, Melissa has happily made the trip to the Finger Lakes to photograph our goings on! From the bio on her website: 

"Drawn to nature and to structure, I gather inspiration from both the natural and the man-made worlds around me, finding beauty in the places where they intersect.

With commitment and diligence, I rise to the challenge at hand, be it photographing a still life in a studio, food on location or a hiker atop a mountain.

I am an outdoor adventuress, avid backpacker and sometimes triathlete, who is blessed with and grounded by beautiful home-cooked meals and quality time shared with family and friends in Brooklyn, New York."

Check out her work at or on her tumblr