An award-winning photographer and presenter, Melissa Southern has been shooting since childhood and a working professional since 2003. She has photographed all over the United States as well as in Ireland, England, France, and Mexico. Melissa has photographs published in the Guide to the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution, Nature Photographer magazine, various product magazines, and several other publications. She has presented at Grandfather Mountain Nature Photography Weekend and the Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic (where she is a member of the TEAM for both events), Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), the City of Orlando, and Sarah P. Duke Gardens. She has judged numerous photography competitions over the years forÂ various groups. MelissaÂ has worked as a forensic photographer for over fifteen years. Melissa was the first International Association for Identification (IAI) Certified Forensic Photographer in North Carolina. Melissa has a B.A. in Anthropology and an Associate Degree in Photography.
Melissa Southern joined Fine Art America on October 4th, 2018.