Outdoor Pet Photos in Flagstaff | Flagstaff Pet Photographer

Dog portrait with his human brother outside in the woods by Melissa Dunstan of Tangled Lilac

Being a pet photographer is one of the best parts of my photography business. Not only do I get to meet so many handsome and sweet clients like Buddy, but also their families. I love photographing the special relationships humans form with their animal friends. I might even go as far to say it’s my … Read more

Northern Arizona University Senior Photos | Flagstaff Portrait Photographer

NAU Senior smiling wearing a sash from graduation

Graduating from college is a major accomplishment in many young student’s lives and I love creating NAU Senior Photos for our local graduates. When I first meet them for their graduation photos, I can really feel the excitement. There are not many times in our lives when we start with a clean slate, and college … Read more

Hermosa Beach Senior Photographer | Downtown and Beachside Session

Hermosa Beach Senior

HERMOSA BEACH SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER| DOWNTOWN AND BEACHSIDE As I was waiting on Kendall to arrive for her Sorority Rush Photo Session, so many memories flooded over me from my own college days.  Now that I’m a Hermosa Beach Senior Photographer, meeting all these AMAZING young ladies just brings up so many great memories.  Rush Week … Read more

Cindy May Marketing | Flagstaff Headshot Photographer

Business woman posing for her headsot on a white background with a black dress smiling with gold jewelry by Melissa Dunstan Headshot Photographer

INDOOR STUDIO HEADSHOT PHOTOS WITH CINDY MAY One of the best things about being a Flagstaff Headshot Photographer is meeting other women entrepreneurs. Sometimes us micro business owners feel overwhelmed and lonely, and I use any time I can to learn and banter about business. Heck, who am I kidding. I completely OBSESS about business … Read more

Hermosa Beach Senior Photographer | Katie Class of 2021

High School Senior posing in front of a blue wall downtown Hermosa Beach photographed by Melissa Dunstan Senior Photographer of Tangled Lilac

HERMOSA BEACH SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER Just recently, COVID seems to be losing it’s grip on California, and the nation. (I hope I haven’t jinxed us by saying that) And as the pandemic slowly crawls to a close (fingers crossed) as a Hermosa Beach Senior photographer, I’ve been able to meet more and more of California’s amazing … Read more