Melissa Golden is a commercial and editorial photographer based in Atlanta, Ga. known for narrative imagery. Through her embrace of color, gesture and ability to capture genuine emotion, her pictures have a way of inviting viewers to stop and spend time with them.
Over the course of her nearly 20-year career, she has toured with rock stars, covered presidential elections, stood in the middle of a raging forest fire, and has met and photographed some of the world’s most interesting people. Her commercial clients include Amazon, PepsiCo, WM, Wells Fargo, Spotify, DoorDash, Alfred A. Knopf, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Viacom, Synchrony Financial, and Walker & Dunlop.
Melissa’s photography, noted for both its humor and humanity, has been published, awarded, and exhibited internationally.