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Melanie Anderson

Melanie Anderson


Melanie is a wife to her husband Bill, of 22 years and a mother of their 4 children, Sarah, Emily, Kayla and Billy –Not only does she travel the country educating others, judging print competitions, photographing and filming for commercial clients, she has nurtured Anderson Photographs from a home studio into the 3000 square foot custom photographic and cinema studio it is today, specializing in Seniors, Children, Newborns, Families, Volume Sports, Boudoir, and Commercial Photography.

Her studio is located in the Arts & Entertainment District in downtown Hagerstown, MD, about an hour outside of Washington, DC. Melanie is the current President of Maryland Professional Photographer’s Association, Maryland Photographer of the Year, 2013 and 2015, and active with PPA Charities Speaker Team.

As co-founder, educator of “The Focus Tour” and monthly contributor to Shutter Magazine, Melanie filmed and was correspondent for several segments for Photovision. Melanie stays passionate about one-on-one mentoring and works diligently to provide educational resources to fellow photographers through Anderson Education; which includes webinars, eBooks, videos and workshops.

Upcoming 2017 educational programs include imaging USA, PhotoPro Expo, WPPI, SPI, SYNC, Shutterfest, and Texas School, along with several state conventions, Melanie also has two retreats for Hawaii and Italy planned. For a current schedule, check out Melanie’s philosophy is about living life to the fullest, creating impact, and inspiring others! 

Maryland Photographer of the Year
2013, 2015