Melvin Brown is the man behind the lens capturing magical moments both intimate and promotional. He creates eye-catching photos and videos that vividly tell a compelling story. He has covered venues such as weddings, portrait settings, commercials, and music videos. For many years Melvins primary focus was on videography. In 2017, Melvin expanded his business to also include still photography, providing his clients the opportunity to capture all of their image needs. Melvin has combined his passion for creating compelling imagery and his personal belief in the value of positive stories to promote the Rappahannock region. The Fredericksburg Happy YouTube video was produced in 2013 under Melvin and the careful collaboration of several local videographers. Fredericksburg Happy has received nearly a hundred thousand YouTube hits, noteworthy local publicity and coverage on a Washington, DC news broadcast. As a Fredericksburg native, Melvin first promoted his hometown through his own independent YouTube channel Fredericksburg LIVE. Fredericksburg LIVE worked in partnership with B101.5, The Free Lance Star, The Front Porch and other media outlets. Through this platform, he has raised awareness for numerous local events, important community issues, and filmed celebrities such as Paula Deen, Jake T. Austin, Zendaya Coleman, and Corbin Bernsen on their visits to the Fredericksburg region. Melvin has delivered various types of media to extremely satisfied clients. In addition to providing an outstanding product, his customers frequently express tremendous gratitude for his relaxed personality, calm presence, and wonderful support throughout the entire creation process. In The Front Porch, Ashleigh Chevalier summed up Melvins persona very well, “A more friendly and personable person you will never meet."