I'm Melissa Rawlinson, an Australian born photographer, based in Lisbon, Portugal. In my former life as a teacher, I worked with many children and their families. Celebrating the uniqueness of each child and their family was always something that was important in our classroom. I take this with me into my work of photographing families. 

I have always loved capturing raw and imperfect moments on camera, whether it be while in the classroom, travelling or exploring my neighbourhood. I love photographs that make you feel and show the essence of a person or place. My love of music, dance, cultures and nature provides so many rich opportunities for capturing the diverse beauty of this world and its people.

I look forward to hearing from you and telling your story together. 

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