The Grand Ivory Wedding – The Russells – Our Favorite Moments It’s my first blog as Melanie Russell!!!!! How fun is that!? We took a much needed hiatus for the month of September to celebrate all things wedding & honeymoon (and home renovation!) but I am glad to be back to share some of the […]

This is a BIG WEEK! A few weeks ago, we announced that Melanie Foster Photography is moving to Bartlesville! Today, we’re letting you in on ANOTHER secret we’ve been keeping… As of this Friday, I will officially be a full-time photographer! For SEVEN YEARS, I’ve dreamt about this day! And even getting to announce it […]

The Next Chapter for Melanie Foster Photography | Bartlesville OK Photographer I’m writing this post the day we are officially closing on our new home in Bartlesville. I’m posting it about a month later, but I can tell you one thing I thought I was sure about this time last year: I was never going […]

Summertime. Cookouts and barbecue. The lake. Fireworks. Bugspray and sunscreen. Red, white, and blue. Honoring the freedom and independence that so many have made the ultimate sacrifice for. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, I frequently listen to my Fourth of July playlist on Spotify, so it’s only natural that “God Bless America” was stuck […]

A week and a half ago, Jonathan and I drove from Norman, Oklahoma to enemy territory (Austin, Texas) for one of the most exciting shoots of my career! This had been on the books since January, and after it was postponed from April to June thanks to COVID-19, we were thankful that things fell back […]

This was for sure one of my favorite Memorial Day weekends we’ve had at the lake. Getting to spend time with Jonathan is the best, but getting to see him interact with my nephews and help my dad around the dock is even better. He is so quick to jump in and help, he goes […]