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Melody Carranza

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Melody Carranza Photography LLC

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Melody Carranza was born in San Bernardino, California. At 18 she enlisted in the Army, after her discharge she worked as a barber/hairstylist for 17 years. Health problems ended her career as a hairstylist so she attended university.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and more recently studied photography and graphic design at Milwaukee Area Technical College, she graduated with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Photography in 2004. While studying photography she received placements in both the Wisconsin News Photographers Association (Illustration Photo) and Associated Collegiate Press (News Photo) photography contests. In 2008 she was awarded 1st place color photo and 2nd place black and white photo in the annual AKC Gazette photography contest. This year she received an award from Graphic Design USA for Ad Design and is a featured artist in the CoPA 5th Annual Midwest Juried Photography Exhibition.