Retired Air Traffic Controller turned Photographer,

Zumba Instructor and Registered Maine Guide. 

I was born in a small town on the coast of Maine but have visited 45 of our beautiful States along with the Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Canada, Austria, Mexico, and French Polynesia.  Since retiring from air traffic control, my husband Dan & I have become Florida residents but we still spend our summers in Maine.  It is the best of both worlds living a "Jimmy Buffet" life, and I am treated to wonderful scenery and photographing opportunities in each place.  


Photography is now my "retirement career".  Several of my photographs have won awards, some are on display in local businesses, many have been published with one making the cover of "Up North" magazine.  I am a member of Nikon Professional Services.  I shoot sports, weddings, portraits, travel and nature.  My photography style is "generalist" photojournalistic. By that I mean I love to shoot just about anything and tell a story with my photos.  I believe shooting a variety of subjects will make you a better photographer overall.  My biggest reward is having my photos touch a person's heart in a way that words cannot.


“When I look through my camera lens,
I see beauty in every person
and memories in every moment."
~ Melissa Herrick

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