The background story…

Melissa Worthington, is a freelance photographer based in the Washington, DC area.  She earned her MFA in Design from Virginia Commonwealth University and her BA from Georgetown University, has exhibited her artwork nationally and is a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellow.  Her passions include spending time time outside with her son and husband, advocating for social and environmental justice, knitting, writing, eating dessert first on occasion and wearing bright lipstick as often as possible.


Documentary: Family

Commission a document of this moment in your family’s life around your home, a daily activity or special event. We design this shoot together based on what you want to remember most about today in 5, 10, 50 years.

Personal Brand

Load your image bank with headshots and environmental portraits for use on social media, your website and press releases. Its always a great idea to have a fresh, authentic portrait that you love handy!

Mini Sessions: Family

Update your family portrait in a casual, artful way. We’ll meet outdoors for a 30 minute session. Be prepared to tickle and giggle some.

Small Business Documentary

Bring your product or service to life by telling a visual story. Show us your process or feature a loyal customer in action. I am available to develop the narrative, including a campaign for posting across platforms, for interested parties.

Let’s tell a story…