"I have been photographing people and telling their stories for some time now. I love to empower others by creating a space that is inviting, safe and encouraging you to be your first best self.
I am also a Fine Art artist speciaising in encaustic (bee's wax) wall art. Who you are, your story and your vision inspires me to craft magical, mesmerising, one-of-a-kind photographs for you that you and your family will love for generations. "
- Melissa Mills
Rockhampton's Internationally Accredited and Awarded Photographer
come and experience....
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE.....
A PRIVATE CONSULTATION - YOUR PHOTO SHOOT IS PERSONALISED TO YOU: STYLING, DESIGN, EMOTION , COLOLUR TONES, PACKAGES/WALL ART, ETC, ARE ALL THE THINGS WE TALK ABOUT, SO THAT YOU RECOGNISE AND FALL IN LOVE WITH THE PERSON/S YOU SEE IN YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS.
I DO NOT COOKIE CUT.
YOU DESERVE A PERSONALISED, INDIVIDUALISED SERVICE AND PRODUCT.
SHOOT DAY - ON THE DAY, IT'S JUST YOU AND I.
YOU RECEIVE FULL GUIDED POSING, LOOKS AND I TAKE YOU THROUGH ALL OF THE EMOTIONS THAT WE DISCUSSED DURING YOUR CONSULTATION. PHOTO SHOOTS HAVE A MININUM OF 2HRS AND A MAXIUM OF 6HRS (DEPENDING ON CONSULTATION DESIGN).
IMAGE REVEAL - WE MEET AFTER YOUR SHOOT SESSION TO SHOW YOU ALL YOUR BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHS. YOU SELECT THE ONES THAT YOU ABSOLUTELY LOVE AND WANT FOR YOUR PACKAGE AND WALL ART.
YOUR ORDER IS THEN PLACED AND THERE IS A MINIMUM OF 3 WEEKS UNTIL PERSONAL DELIVERY BY ME, TO YOUR DOOR WITH YOUR GORGEOUS PRODUCTS.
(ROCKAMPTON AND SURROUNDING REGIONS ONLY)
Melissa is a proud First Nation Woman and has been photographing people since 2015 and November 2023 she recently, began her practice of applying mixed media to her Fine Art Photography work.
Born and raised in Rockhampton, Qld, Australia, Melissa first love has always been crafting art that her clients love.
Melissa is an Associate Photographer with The Portrait Masters and won numerous
So you KNOW you are getting high end quality and service!
Disconnect to Reconnect: join me in the homelands of my Ancestors at Carnarvon Gorge, QLD, for you to reconnect to the most important person - YOURSELF.
Encaustic - also known as hot wax painting, is a form of painting that involves a heated wax medium to which colored pigments have been added. The molten mix is then applied to a pre- prepared surface.
Wall Art Design - your encaustic work is a masterpiece! Printed on archival quality rag cotton paper, and adhered onto a wooden block/s, it can include: 24k gold leaf, natural pigments, natural fibres, watercolours, colour washes, to name a few! I can create you an incredible one-of-a-kind piece of art that will become a beautiful heirloom for your generations.
Your minimum investment is:
$1,900 for matted four 8x10 Photos and 1 Canvas Collection.
Pricing goes up from there.
$3,500 for Encaustic Wall Art pricing goes up from there.
There is no Booking Fee for weekdays.
(Weekends incur a $799 Booking Fee)
We also have a no interest, payment plan option available for our clients and all Encaustic Wall Art comes personally signed and a Certificate of Authenticity.
Your choice of how you want to display your stunning imagery is yours and this selection is discussed and chosen at your Private Consultation,
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“As a private couple, we put our trust into someone we only just met and I truly believe she came through which provided us an insight of who we are as a couple. If you are ever looking at getting professional photographs done, I totally and highly recommend Melissa Mills Studio.”
"I've said it before and I'll say it again, what a truly raw, rare and absolutely gifted talent you are. Such fine artistry. To know and understand people and give them a voice through image, how very special. The ultimate embodiment of self, art, love, respect and honour ❤️ what a testament to you and who you are and a legacy for your clients to leave long after they're gone. "
"Is it strange that I want to blow this photo up and display it in my loungeroom?
Melissa Mills Studio has that affect on a woman!"