San Francisco Bay Area, and beyond, lifestyle photographer. Specializing in family and children photo sessions.
Also booking engagements, elopements & weddings, and other events.
Able and willing to travel!

Melissa van Ruiten Photography celebrates every union and family, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, body type, and ability. 

Everyone has a story to tell, let me tell YOURS! ♥


San Francisco Bay area, including Berkeley, Oakland, Marin, Walnut Creek, Danville, Orinda, Lafayette, Moraga, Clayton, Pleasant Hill, Blackhawk, Sausalito, San Rafael, Petaluma, Pleasanton, Livermore, Brentwood, Antioch, Discovery Bay, Concord, Pittsburgh, San Ramon, Dublin
Family, Children, Engagement, Wedding Photographer