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Melinda Hughes-Berland is a recognized award-winning professional photographer with over 38 years of experience, including the photography of people, places and both animate and inanimate objects, large and small. Unique within her trade, Melinda has been through the 'wars', from shooting horses (the internationally known Tevis Cup Endurance Ride) to photo-journalistic images that have been reproduced on numerous book jackets and graced a multitude of magazine covers. She provides the 'magical' moments for 'people' photography and lasting, evocative images of client products and architectural edifices, all contained within her eclectic photographic style. Melinda always strives to express the balance of creative and classic photographic styles and techniques. Her current endeavor, fulfills the need to go beyond mere photography and into the realm of the painter. As an artist, Melinda has always wanted to combine her love of horses and wild animals with her creative talents. Her new 'paintings' allow her to express those feelings and emotions in a tangible form. All the background imagery photographed for each finished art piece were taken from organic elements of the earth - stone, wood and floral. Recent awards include the best of division at the Western States Horse Expo event for Green Canyon Run. Melinda is a Certified Master Photographer through the Professional Photographers of America and is a member of the Professional Photographers of California and a past president of the Professional Photographers of the Redwood Empire.

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Fall photo shoot  with Majestic and Ate on Nov 2, 2011

Melinda is an award winning artist that has turned images of our friesians into AMAZING artwork. Purchase her artwork at:

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