Launching a New Brand When a brand is just getting started, it has no messaging and no identity that is familiar to the public. Being entrusted to develop that for them through our images and casting is a responsibility that we take very seriously. However, to do this well, we must have a client who is ready…
NYC & Los Angeles Fashion Photographer Melis+Dainon
Melis+Dainon are a creative & visual arts duo specializing in fashion and beauty advertising photography, celebrity portraits, and casting direction. They first met 18 years ago and have worked together since the beginning of their photography careers. As a result, they exhibit unique rhythm and synchronicity on set with skills that perfectly complement one another.
As natives of Hawai’i, Melis and Dainon thrive in outdoor environments. Melis delights in the surprises that nature throws her way, embracing every opportunity to create a truly one-of-a-kind image. To make each moment count, Dainon specializes in creating gorgeous, natural feeling light in nearly any condition with pure sunshine. Under this light, Melis is free to flow with her subjects. Which helps to create the elegance and ease their images are recognized for. Because of their mobile shooting style, Melis+Dainon can shoot in practically any location and at multiple sites without complex logisitics. They can also translate this style seamlessly to studio to suit various needs.
Clients in LA, NYC, and abroad know and love Melis+Dainon for their authentic colors, skin tones, and textures, combined with an organic high-end aesthetic that makes their images difficult to ignore. Enjoy browsing through some of their featured work below and feel free to reach out for any of your campaign and casting needs.