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As Seen InThe Bride's Diary® Australian Capital Territory

The Bride's Diary® Australian Capital Territory

About us

Melissa Flanagan of A Shot Above the Rest is a multi-award-winning wedding photographer and an accredited member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers. "I absolutely adore what I do, creating and capturing images of couple’s special day, is what I live for!" – Melissa.

Most of my clients can tell the photographers whose day job it is, and those who actually love what they do. And me – I love what I do! When considering your wedding photography requirements, we encourage you to consider the time that you have us for and book as much time as you require.

With over 20 years of experience, trust that you will be booking a highly experienced professional. Melissa has an excellent eye for detail and is brilliant at capturing all of those candid moments. Add to that her creativity, and you will end up with an inspiring collection of photographs that you will love to bits.

With hundreds of glowing referrals, there is barely ever a need to advertise, this Canberra based photographer, will travel and literally go the extra mile every single time.

“Melissa is nothing but professional, super easy to work with if you're uncomfortable in front of the camera, and definitely has a gift. Thank you so much, Melissa, for everything you have done to capture our day. I can't recommend you highly enough!!” – Tamara & Nathan Sullivan-Smith November, 2016.

“Melissa photographed my sister's wedding 5 years before mine and I can honestly say I didn't look anywhere else when it came to choosing a photographer for my own wedding. Melissa goes above and beyond to make sure you capture absolutely everything in your day. We are stoked with our photos and can't thank you enough Melissa.” – Belinda & Dan Smith June, 2016

“Melissa has always captured the most amazing natural photos in our shoots. Love her and recommend her to anyone wanting to capture those special moments in life to cherish forever.” – Karen Goodwin, 2015

“I’d rather my clients speak for me, of their experiences… And I’d love your wedding to be the next raving about your images, Let's grab a coffee and chat soon.” – Melissa

Photography Services

  1. Albums
  2. Appointment only
  3. Engagement Shoot
  4. Full day coverage
  5. International
  6. Interstate
  7. Partial day coverage
  8. Photo booth
  9. Portraits
  10. Pre-wedding meeting
  11. Prints
  12. Proposal shoot
  13. Second photographer
  14. Studio/showroom
  15. Video

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