Melissa Barton / Frederick, MD

Hi I’m Melissa Barton! Photography isn’t something that I just discovered one day but was something that I grew up around.  My mom was always taking pictures and I was her number 1 subject.  As I grew up I worked in a portrait studio and then began taking photographs of my own kids.  Of course they never looked like the professionals so I decided I wanted to learn more.  This is how I discovered Momtography.  I have loved learning how to take better pictures with my phone and camera so much that I decided I wanted to help share the tips and tricks with others.

When I’m not not running around with my 4 kids and husband, you can find me leading their scout groups, volunteering at the school as PTO President or helping at events around my small town.  Picking up my camera again and snapping pictures of the beauty around me helps to center me after my crazy week.

As a licensed teacher in the Frederick, MD area I enjoy lots of beautiful scenery which enables me to teach you many different styles of photography.  I can’t wait to help you capture those memories that will last a lifetime.

Learn more about up coming events and classes that will give you the opportunity to rediscover your creative side, relax or meet new people.

Upcoming Virtual Classes

Camera Confidence: DSLR

  • Camera Confidence: DSLR is a virtual camera class designed with photography beginners and amateurs in mind. In this step-by-step program filled with video lessons, PDF guidebooks, and workbooks – you’ll be taking through a recipe for feeling confident and in control of your memory making. Plus you’ll have a teacher answering your questions and giving constructive feedback every step of the way. Stop fearing that big fancy camera, and get ready to fall in love with a hobby that will stay with you through all of life’s moments big and small. Download the class guide for more details HERE or tap “Sign Up” for special pricing! 

  • February 7

    Did you get a new camera over the Holidays? Want to learn how to use it? Join me for this virtual DSLR class.

Camera Confidence: Phone

  • Camera Confidence: Phone is a 4 week virtual camera class ready to help you take incredible photos with that camera that’s ALWAYS with you, the one on your phone. No matter if you have an Apple or Android device, you’ll enjoy video lessons, PDF guidebooks, and workbooks that deliver a recipe for feeling confident and in control of your memory making. Plus you’ll have a teacher answering your questions and giving constructive feedback every step of the way. Stop wishing your phone would take better pictures, because with a few simple tricks and our Camera Confidence course it can! Download the class guide for more details HERE or tap “Sign Up” for special pricing! 

  • December 6

    Learn tips and tricks to taking beautiful pictures from your cell phone before Christmas.

Special Offers

Teentography: Creative Capture Kits

  • Created for pre-teens and teens ages 8-15, the Creative Capture Kits offers a digital download unique activities for ANY type of camera (phone, tablet, point and shoot or DSLR)!

    Inside, your child will find clearly written instructions, and will be able to start snapping photos with minimal adult supervision. Join now and let’s get snapping!

  • Have fun with a different photo "recipe" once a week for the next 4 weeks.

Gift Certificates

  • Want a unique gift that is all about experiencing more and creating lasting memories? Give the gift of Momtography! 

    With camera based classes and program options for mom, grandma, or the creative teen in your life – we’ve got something for everyone to create something amazing out of their memories. Tap the button for suggested pricing or reach out to your Momtography rep below to customize something special!

  • Not sure which experience to buy as a gift? Get a gift certificate and let them pick.

Contact Me

Interested in a class not currently on my list?

  • Are you interested in a class or club currently not listed?  Let’s chat!  I am currently making my 1st quarter schedule and want to make sure the class/club YOU wish to take makes it on my calendar.

     

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