Our Story…

Hi! We are Melisa and Laif Gilbertson.   We are a husband and wife team that came together with a mutual love of photography, coffee and the details in life.  We enjoy meeting every couple we work with and being apart of an experience and celebration of family, love and support.

With years of experience in the wedding industry, we strive to create a support system for our couples with warm, friendly, and  professional attitudes while capturing your priceless moments. We love creating beautiful imagery that you can cherish for a lifetime. From the tiny details, to the last dance, we are there to make sure its remembered for years to come. Thank you for visiting our site and best wishes on the journey that awaits you!

Timeless  memoirs  crafted  through  the  aesthetic  of  love

Melisa, owner and photographer of Blue Note Weddings, began her journey in the wedding industry as a makeup and hair artist over 15 years ago.  Her love for photography and design was channeled and grew from years of experience in the fashion and beauty industry. As a hybrid film and digital photographer, Melisa finds inspiration in understanding the way light and color translate emotion. She remains a devoted and passionate artist, connecting with couples and telling their unique stories through her artistic imagery. Melisa strives to provide a genuine experience and to capture the beautiful essence of fleeting moments in each thoughtful photograph.
Laif loves to be in front of and behind the camera.  His acting experience informs his film making and he understands his creativity  from the unique perspective of both sides of the camera.  As a content creator Laif is passionate about designing beautiful and dynamic imagery through each couple’s experiences.  For his whole life, he has been passionate about story telling in many forms. With his always upbeat and positive outlook on life, Laif brings a fun and energetic attitude whilst documenting authentic and genuine moments.

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