Melanie is a multiple award-winning photographer, Twice Maryland Photographer of the Year, Current Chairman and Former President of Maryland Professional Photographer’s Association, Certified Professional Photographer, and holds her Photographic Craftsman, along with recently being named a Top 100 Studio in the Country!
Melanie is a wife to her husband of 23 years, Bill, and a mother of their 4 children, Sarah, Emily, Kayla and Billy –Not only does she travel internationally educating others, judging print competitions, 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. Located in the Arts & Entertainment District in downtown Hagerstown, MD.
Most Recently, Melanie has re-branded to Melanie Anderson WORLDWIDE to showcase all her endeavors. Internationally Traveling for Public Speaking, Education, Podcast, Inspired Retreats and more. You can listen to her weekly podcast “Unscripted with Melanie Anderson” As founder and educator of “The Focus Tour” and Find Your Focus 365, she is a Speaker for Imaging, WPPI, SWPP, SYNC, Shutterfest, Texas School, and numerous State PPA Chapters, 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. For a current schedule, check out www.anderson-education.com.
Melanie’s philosophy is about living life to the fullest, creating impact, and inspiring others!