Armed with a BFA in Photography and Art History, Melissa's photos have been shown both internationally and nationally for over 10 years. Passionate about philanthropy, she has taught a photography workshop in Southeast Asia and specializes in NGO coverage. Melissa splits her time between Southeast Asia and Hawaii, USA. Things that peak her interest are: mah jong, pulp art, pearls and cyber security.
"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore."
- André Gide
My preoccupation is producing images that convey the intangible elements of people and places. Whether serious or whimsical, the process of capturing and presenting small slices of the world, never fails to charm me.
b. 1978, Hollister, CA
Lives and works in Honolulu, Hawaii