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Melodie Yvonne Ramey, publishor, editor & contributor at melodieyvonne.com, grew up in the small southern Indiana town of North Vernon. Her love of photography and writing began at a young age. Every trip, even just to the local park, was turned into a fantasy scene of her own imagination that would later be turned into epic tales in word and photos. Melodie spent her teen years learning from and mentoring under professionals such as Richard Young, John Sheckler, and The Grand Conundrum. She
Melodie says, “I started out with a Tweety bird camera and a dream and I never let go. I will always love photography and the vessel it has given me to share the images of my heart and mind with the world. I have found that every single person on this earth visualizes the world in very different ways. Some people are optimists, some are pessimists. Some people are daydreamers, and others keep their feet firmly planted on the ground. Photography allows me to show some of these different visualizations. It allows the rationalist to see that it’s okay to dream, it can show the monsters hidden in the dark, and it can show even the saddest of people that there is still joy in the world.”
I am a concert/event photographer for hire.
My artwork is priced according to the number of original prints that are made and by the rarity and demand of the photograph. I am a concert/event photographer for hire.
Melodie spent her teen years learning from and mentoring under professionals such as Richard Young, John Sheckler, and The Grand Conundrum. She received an Associates of Applied Science in Visual Technologies majoring in Photography from Ivy Tech in 2002 after studying under acclaimed professors such as Darryl Jones, Jonathan Wilson, and many other masters in the field.
Southport Artistry Committee
Through the Lens Magazine
Honorable Mention in B&W – Photo Op 2001 Columbus, In
First Place in digitally Created – Photo Op 2001 Columbus, In
Second Place in Members’ Exhibit – Spring into Arts 2011 – Southport, IN
First Place in Members’ Exhibit – Spring into Arts 2012 – Southport, IN
RAW Indianapolis Photographer of the Year 2012
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