Melissa is most inspired when she works with great people. She is known to climb trees, jump in helicopters and wade through waist-deep water to get "the shot".
She has been making lifestyle, editorial and portrait photographs for 15 years...and always gets the best expressions for her clients. From CEO's and TV personalities to family portraits and weddings, her work can be seen in homes and publications across the continent. Her client list includes the CBC, Mountain Equipment Co-op, BC Ferries, BC Transit, BC Business Magazine and Westworld BC to name a few.
She was recently awarded the 2016 Best Industrial Photograph in Canada by the PPOC, for her photograph "Spray it, Don't Say it". The photograph was created in the paint booth at Van Isle Windows in Victoria, BC.
At the Annual Awards Banquet of the Professional Photographers of Canada - British Columbia (PPOC-BC), Melissa Welsh, a professional photographer from Victoria, BC, received The Best in Class Award for her image ‘Our Peaceful Parade’ in the Portrait class.