I have loved the great outdoors for as long as I can remember. As a young girl, I would pour over magazine articles and books filled with landscapes and the wild, wild west. As an adult, I moved into that remote landscape, starting first in Alaska and then on to McCall, Idaho.
Melissa Shelby is the owner and operator of Melissa Shelby Photography, which she started in 2006 in Anchorage, Alaska. She has been creating photography in McCall, Idaho, since 2014 and switched to fine art and stock photography in 2017.
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