from gender reveals to doulas, newborns to cake smash, and everything in between. 

My Rambling Thoughts

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Chattanooga Maternity Photographer, special highlight on recent session with the Campbell family!

Chattanooga Maternity Photographer- The Campbell Family


chattanooga best fall family photographer
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Now booking fall family sessions! Capturing the magic in the chaos is my job. Chattanooga family and newborn photographer.

How to Have the BEST Family Session

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Poop, injuries, liabilities, and diseases…what could possibly go wrong? Top 6 reasons why I do not have animals at mini sessions.

Why I Do NOT Have Animals at Sessions

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Spotlight on Natalie Garza, with Womb in Bloom and the services she provides! A Holistic Doula based in Cleveland, Tennessee and serving the east Tennessee areas. “My home births were the most transformative events I’ve ever entered into in my life. I was so empowered by them that I wanted to share that with other […]

Chattanooga Newborn Photographer – Feature on local doula, Natalie Garza

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I see posts on social media all the time: telling dad’s to take the photo, or “pics I take vs pics he takes” and the comparisons are never in our favor! As momma’s, we are so involved with our kiddos every day. But when we start to look back at the pictures, so rarely are […]

Why You Need a Mommy and Me Session

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Spotlight on Ashley Lucas, with Chattanooga Lactation, by maternity/newborn photographer Kat Mellon with Mellon Patch Photography


Issues for Moms, Maternity, newborn

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Spotlight on Cayleigh Alston, Birthing Well Doula Agency, & services she provides! By newborn photographer, Mellon Patch Photography.

Chattanooga Newborn Photographer – Feature on Local Doula

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Chattanooga Doula feature, Hannah Martin. Spotlight on local doula and services she provides, by Mellon Patch Photography

Chattanooga Newborn Photographer – Features Local Doula

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Introducing Hudson Dean! Here’s a glimpse into his new world and his unique story! By Chattanooga newborn Photographer Mellon Patch Photography.

Chattanooga Newborn Photographer – Hudson’s First Glimpse

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Chattanooga newborn photographer I Presley’s birth story and glimpse into her world. Shared by studio newborn photographer

Chattanooga Newborn Photographer – Presley Nichole’s Glimpse

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How to deal with the constant uncertainties and ever changing information. How to find the facts you need to know.

Being Pregnant in a Covid World.

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Watermelon maternity & newborn session, Tennessee Photographer Mellon Patch Photography

A Watermelon Themed Session

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CDC recommendations-getting your body ready for pregnancy. What to do BEFORE you get pregnant.


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From mommy’s tummy to daddy’s arms; Fresno newborn photographer captures precious moments

From Mommy’s Tummy to Daddy’s Arms

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Baby T. on a shelf with family heirlooms
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when families ask if they need to bring anything to their session, my answer is always no. I’ve got you covered! But also maybe yes…
How family heirlooms can take your newborn gallery to the next level!

Why Family Heirlooms Make a Newborn Session Unique

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Promoted to big sister
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Let’s talk about the mom guilt that comes from being pregnant with your second baby, and how to overcome it!

Mom Guilt- Second Baby Edition

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Being pregnant in a Covid world- how do you celebrate the “little” things?

Gender Reveals in a Covid World


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Mellon Patch Photography’s Doula of the Month, Bethany Chavez

Central Valley Doula of the Month!


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Answering questions about doulas and why they are beneficial before, during, and after labor.

Central Valley Doula of the Month!


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Calling all November and December babies! Limited newborn sessions available for the remainder of 2022, and booking into 2023. I know, I know, Halloween is Monday. But, I’m already in the Christmas mood! Granted, I’ve been fighting the urge to listen to Christmas music since July. Not successfully, but it is what it is. November […]

Christmas Time is Here!