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Mel Reyes-Abbey
Works at Snapshot Artistry by Melissa Abbey, LLC
Attended University of Maryland, European Campus
Lives in St. Augustine, FL
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On this Memorial Day, let us not forget the sacrifices of those who have served and the loss their loved ones endure today.
Taken at Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Edited in #Lightroomcc and #ColorEfexPro4  using the Infrared Filter
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"With this faith, we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope. With this faith, we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. With this faith, we will be able to work together, to pray together, to struggle together, to go to jail together, to stand up for freedom together, knowing that we will be free one day."

- Martin Luther King, Jr
  August 28, 1963
  Washington, DC
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+Rick Sammon always has great Sammonisms aka tips!
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Today over on the blog I did a little piece on "5 photography workshops I would love to attend (and you might, too!). A couple of them I've been to before, and give some insight, and three of them I haven't been by I'm dying to go! If you've got a sec — here's the link: http://kel.by/1jS2jSK
I absolutely LOVE to learn new stuff, and if I get a chance to sit in another photographer's class, or spend a day in their workshop, I jump at the chance. Here are five (in no particular order) that are coming up that I would really love to attend (and I'm hoping to get to at least a few of ...
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I wear a few hats over at #kelbyone   - with classes on composition, lighting, safari shooting, getting inspired and more. Check 'em out: http://ricksammon.com/on-line-classes/

+kathy siler +Kathy Porupski +Mel Reyes-Abbey +Kalebra Kelby +Scott Kelby #onlinetraing  
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I just added a new e-book to my on-line store: Travel & Nature Photography from A to Z: http://rickonline.contentshelf.com/shop

#travelphotography #naturephotography  
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Check out my friend +Robert Vanelli who is the Mr. Midnight Madness at #PSW!
 
Tomorrow my article Photoshop World Turns 30: Why you should attend will post. Vegas is my 29th event! #PSW14 
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I not only have eyes in the back of my head, I also have the ability to see through walls :) thanks +Rick Sammon!
 
Mothers are not the only ones with eyes in the back of their heads. Juvenile American Kestrel from: http://bit.ly/1khQ0je

+Laurie Rubin +Kathy Porupski +Mel Reyes-Abbey +Laura Knight +Karen Hutton +Kalebra Kelby #birdsinfocus #kestrel  
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Explore Digital Photography with my on-line classes: http://ricksammon.com/on-line-classes/

#kelbyone +Kalebra Kelby 
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Interview with Dave Clayton - #KelbyOne Evangelist for the UK and Europe http://andrewkavanagh.com/updates/dave-clayton-kelbyone-evangelist/ Please leave a comment on the blog!
I am the official KelbyOne Evangelist for UK and Europe and that role mainly consists of sharing and promoting information about KelbyOne and its products
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Photographer, Mom
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  • Snapshot Artistry by Melissa Abbey, LLC
    Photographer, Mom, present
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St. Augustine, FL
Previously
Heidelberg, Germany
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lifestyle and action photographer. artist. business owner. student of life. NAPP member! cheerleading coach. mom. wife. BUSY. Loving every minute of it!
Introduction
I'm a mom, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. I have traveled the world and am grateful for that opportunity thanks to the US Government and my Dad taking us overseas.  I feel passionately about my family and friendships. I enjoy scrapbooking and photography and have been a business owner for a year now. It's still start-up and I'm learning a ton and I love it! I'm also a volunteer cheerleading coach for our local Pop Warner association. In my past life, I was in Human Resources. Loved that job because I love meeting people and I think this is what makes me most successful in my photography endeavors.
Education
  • University of Maryland, European Campus
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • Heidelberg American High School
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Female
Birthday
April 6
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Melissa Reyes-Abbey