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Portland, Oregon

Portland Maternity, Birth, and Newborn Photographer, Sommessa. Mel specializes in photography of the childbearing year and birth doula services in Portland, OR. 



Journal for Portland Newborn Photographer, Sommessa. Mel specializes in maternity, birth, newborn, and family photography in Portland, Oregon.  


Mel MacManiman

sometimes you just *barely* miss it. when you pull up to a home expecting to quietly come into a birthing space to photograph it can be pretty surprising to see the midwife's car pulled up on the lawn sideways. my first thought was that baby must be here! and i was right! 

these first moments make my heart swoon!
documenting parents and their fresh babies getting to know each other is such an honor.