Melissa Grimes-Guy Photography

Easton , MD


114 N. Washington St., Suite 1
Easton, MD US 21601 (map)




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Melissa's photographic style tells the story of your day in a relaxed and candid fashion that emphasizes relationships. When couples feel comfortable, it's easier for them to express... Read more
Melissa's photographic style tells the story of your day in a relaxed and candid fashion that emphasizes relationships. When couples feel comfortable, it's easier for them to express themselves naturally. These are the moments that Melissa looks for and enjoys documenting for her clients. She has a passion for weddings and enjoys the joy of the day and looking for the "heart" of each wedding. Melissa gives each of your images individual attention and is happy to provide the highest possible service to her clients. Because this is so important to her, she limits the number of weddings she does yearly in order to offer this level of attention. Her albums, which are available in many styles, give her the opportunity to create a custom design for you that becomes a treasured keepsake. She and her staff are committed to doing everything to make your photography experience the absolute best and are always up to any challenge. An award-winning photographer with over 20 years of experience, she can be found most days in her boutique studio in historic downtown Easton, MD.

studio: 410.690.3606
portfolio: www.MelissaGrimesGuyPhotography.com
blog: http://www.melissagrimesguyphotography.com/mggblog/

available on Maryland's Eastern Shore and beyond....... Read less




What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Photojournalism, Portraiture
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images
Do you have liability insurance?
Do you offer special techniques such as hand-coloring or toning?
We believe in delivering the highest quality, polished images to our clients. We handle each image individually to make them the best. We can do anything!!
Do you have experience shooting in various lighting situations?
Yes, we have shot in almost any situation, good or bad, rain or shine. We don't want your reception pictures to look like they were shot in a tunnel with no lighting in the background. We know you want to see your guests and do what it takes to make you, your details and the special moments stand out.
Is your media preference film or digital?
100% digital
How many photographers do you work with?
Two or Three
Do you sometimes book yourself for more than one event in a day? Weekend?
We never do more than one wedding in a day and usually not in a weekend. Sometimes we'll do a small wedding following a larger on, on Sunday for instance.
Do you have a replacement photographer in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
Yes, I work with a very talented associate and with him as well as a great network of fellow photographers, my clients are completely covered.
What kind of equipment do you typically bring with you on the day-of?
We use all of the highest quality Nikon professional equipment.
Do you bring back-up equipment to the event in case of malfunction?
Absolutely, we are professionals.
Do you charge hourly or full day?
We are a full service wedding studio and as such think of ourselves as giving our clients "complete" coverage which means we do not work hourly unless as "additional" hours.
Are you available to shoot extra hours? If yes, how much do you charge for extra hours?
Our packages can be customized to some extent with additional hours costing $275.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
We work non-stop throughout the wedding, taking a break when the bride and groom eat. We don't find too many people who want pictures of themselves eating! But, we stay close by so we won't miss anything impromtu. We do ask for a meal.
Do you charge for travel?
Only if 60 miles or more outside our area.
How soon after the event are the proofs ready for viewing?
We always like to please our clients by surprising them with a quick turnaround of images. We usually have images online within 1-2 weeks.
How long can the client keep the proofs?
They are theirs forever.
Do you retain the copyright for the photos?
Yes, but we allow reprinting from discs by giving a release for client use.
Do you reserve the right to publish the photos?
Yes, we love to show others our favorite images.We are proud of our work.
Do you provide the digital files and/or negatives (or copies of the negatives) to the client?
Yes, if requested, DVDs of all images delivered as online proofs are available.
What kind of albums do you offer?
Beautiful flush albums. Wonderful traditional albums. All bound in either top quality leather or Japanese bookingbinding silks. We can do just about any style to match our clients desires. All albums are custom designed.
When will the client get the final album?
Usually 4-8 weeks after placement of the order.


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Melissa & Tom were amazing! Melissa was the first vendor we met with for our wedding because we felt that the photos were a huge part of the day! We knew right away that we were going with her! She has a way of capturing emotion like no one else. We LOVE our pictures!!! Melissa was always very prompt with responses and never made me feel as if I was bothering her. She got excited with every new idea or detail I told her about! She really cares about your day and wants to make sure she gets everything you want! We highly recommend Melissa Grimes-Guy Photography for your wedding! I know when the time comes, we will go back and see Melissa for maternity/baby pictures! She truly is the best!!!
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Melissa was an aboslute joy to work with. She accomodated every request we had and truly understood what were wanted for our pictures. My husband and I like more candid shots and she is really the best at that format. Our portraits turned out wonderfully and the candid shots before, during and after truly captured the night. I couldn't have asked for a better result. The way she captured the wedding has really allowed me to re-live the night over and over again!
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Melissa Grimes-Guy was a delight to work with! She was so relaxed and easygoing. And her photos are stunning! Your wedding pictures will definitely stand out from others.
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This is actually the second time that our family has had the pleasure of having Melissa (and her assistant, Tom) join us as our wedding photographer. Three years ago, Melissa and Tom took amazing pictures of my father and stepmother's wedding so, when I got engaged, there was no question as to who would be our photographer. Melissa was our first call.

Having just sorted through the 1,800 pictures from the wedding weekend, we will be hard pressed to narrow down our favorites. Melissa and Tom truly captured the spirit of the weekend (from the formal family shots to the crazy friends on the dance floor). We know that we'll cherish these pictures for the rest of our lives. As further testament to her talents, we used some of her amazing past photos of the Eastern Shore as gifts to our parents. A great way to commemorate the weekend -- the shots were amazing.

Melissa was such a joy to work with and we would HIGHLY recommend her to anyone looking for an amazing photographer.
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Melissa was the best vendor we worked with. When she first met with us, she was open and honest with us. She gave us her imput without being overly aggressive.

She was always super responsive and answered our questions almost immediately. By the time our wedding day came we felt like one of our friends was take the pictures.

Her pictures and wedding albums are lovely and really capture the moment.
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Melissa Grimes-Guy Photography is a first-class operation!
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Jenn A.
The whole experience with melissa was wonderful. I treasure the beutiful pictures and am so happy we found her.
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Melissa is the best! We wanted pictures that weren't your "traditional" groups standing, bridal portraits, etc. and Melissa was able to do that. She was able to use everything our venue had to offer as far as making great pictures which was great too -- we loved our venue because of its beauty and unique charm and we love that we have it all in pictures to remember for our lifetimes.

She is also someone who makes you feel really comfortable, which is hugely important on your wedding day. She has fun with you and really listens to what you want. We even suggested a few picture ideas and she remembered them ALL during the day!

Thank you forever, Melissa!!
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My wedding was almost 4 years ago and people still are commenting about how wonderful they thought our wedding photos were. We did a lot of searching for the right photographer, and could not have been happier with Melissa's services. She is very professional, kind, and really listens to what type of photos you want. I preferred a more candid style, and she also captured elements of our wedding location that made it even more special. It is her attention to detail, and experience that make it worth the price. I actually didn't quite care for the style of the main photo album pages (very thick and slick), but it will last forever. I ordered prints to display and am very happy with those.
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