Hi, i'm melissa

owner & photographer of melissa sprlyan photography

Melissa Sprlyan Photography was established in Spring 2017...

Born in New Zealand, raised here in Perth, Australia, I'm a Mum of two boys with a passion for photographing motherhood stories. My mission is to help busy Perth Mum's celebrate their family by creating meaningful artwork for your home. I love what I do and my heart is so full!

The full service experience I've created is very personal to me, I put everything into the portraits I create. I care for and guide my clients through every detail of the portrait making process to create a stress-free experience. My clients value hand printed, archival quality, custom framed artwork and together we share a desire to showcase and pass down portraits for generations.

When i'm not photographing clients I'm with my family, they are my everything. Together we reside in Perth a short walk from City Beach with our fur baby Stella, a black English Staffordshire and our newest family member, a kitty named Tux. I understand the love and deep connection a Mother has for her children, the importance of a Mother being IN photos both for herself and for our children. This is where my passion for serving and creating tangible memories for busy Perth Mum's began and why I continue to do what I do. Thank you for considering me to tell your motherhood story, I look forward to photographing you soon!

A little more about me…

  • I collect vintage tea sets
  • I love to cook and bake for my family
  • I'm scared of the dark
  • My favourite flowers are tulips
  • I love all kinds of music
  • I'm a romantic at heart and obsessed with Nicholas Sparks work
  • I've watched Home and Away most nights over 28 years
  • I would love to learn astrophotography and drone in the near future as a personal project

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“We signed up for a membership with Melissa about 6 months ago and have had one Portrait Session so far. I have been very happy with everything: customer service, communication and the quality of our images! We used a maternity dress and top for my son from her client wardrobe and it was so easy and convenient. Looking forward to our next few sessions with Melissa!”

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