Melissa Fritzsche Photography


Tucson, arizona wedding Photographer

Real Weddings and Wedding Tips

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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.


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I'm Melissa and I'm so happy you're here. This blog is a fun space to get lost exploring recent weddings and sessions, to get inspired, and to get to know me better. Stay a while and say hello!

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Destination Beach Wedding in Kauai, Hawaii

Get started planning your destination wedding or elopement to Kauai with this Kauai Wedding Guide.


La Mariposa wedding venue is perfect for couples seeking a green, lush outdoor wedding venue.

Tucson Wedding at Agua Linda Farms. Wedding Bouquet with roses.

Your wedding bouquet is an important focal point to the design and aesthetic of your wedding day. In fact, many brides plan their entire wedding around their bouquet. As you begin the process of choosing your wedding bouquet. Here are some helpful bits of advice to consider.  Tips For Choosing Your Wedding Bouquet Design Choose […]

First Look during a wedding held in Tucson, Arizona at Agua Linda Farm

What is a first look at a wedding? If you decide to share a first look at your wedding, you will be choosing to see each other before their wedding ceremony. You may be shocked and wondering, “Isn’t that bad luck?!”. When I first heard about doing a first look at a wedding, I was […]

Couple posing in front of the Tucson Temple on their wedding day.

The Tucson Arizona Temple is a stunning and serene place where many couples choose to get married. The Temple sits up against the Catalina Foothills Mountains and the temple grounds are beautifully landscaped. Hailey and Matt shared an intimate first look here a few days before their wedding day.

Top Wedding Venues in Tucson, Arizona from Melissa Fritzsche Photography

The list of the best Tucson, Arizona wedding venues from a local photographer. Get married in the beautiful desert of Southern Arizona!


Are you recently engaged? If the answer is yes, then this blog post is for you! In part two of my series “tips for planning a joyful and stress-free wedding” I continue sharing insider’s tips for having a successful wedding planning journey from a seasoned wedding photographer’s experience.


I love fall for so many reasons, but one of my favorites has to be that it is family session time! I love getting to see families returing each year- a little taller, sometimes a little larger in numbers, and most importantly ready to play, laugh, and capture their family just as they are.


The moment happens that you have been waiting for…the love of your life tenderly slides a ring on your finger and you both embrace, there may or may not be some happy tears. You are ENGAGED! Congratulations!! Now what?

Oro Valley Engagement Session took place at Honey Bee Canyon. This desert engagement session was so much fun!

Maleyna and Austin’s dreamy Tucson Engagement Session took place at Honey Bee Canyon.

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