Melissa Golden - Photographer - Atlanta, GA

Selected commissions from the past 12 months. Updated regularly.

Maggie Moore holds her two year old daughter Margaux at their home in Birmingham, AL. Margaux has spinal muscular atrophy, an extremely rare and usually fatal disease. She is undergoing therapy via Medicaid, namely Zolgensma by Novartis AG.
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 17, 2019:  Realtor Robby Caban is photographed in the Oakland City neighborhood in southwest Atlanta. Caban has been outspoken about the impact on homebuyers by the influx of investors to the area
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 17, 2019:  Atlanta realtor Robby Caban shows some of the mail she receives constantly offering to purchase her own home in Southwest Atlanta.
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 17, 2019:  Entera field agent Brian Cape demonstrates the process for evaluating a home for the company in the Williamsburg Park area south of the Atlanta airport. The neighborhood appreciated 5.4% in the past 12 months and Entera's soft
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 13, 2019:  Tiffany Wilkes is photographed in front of her new home. The house at 1375 Boulevard Lorraine in the southwest Atlanta neighborhood of Adams Park saw in a short span of time battles between investors, renovation, a flip, and t
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 13, 2019:  Tiffany Wilkes touches her son Logan's forehead in the dining area of their new home. The house at 1375 Boulevard Lorraine in the southwest Atlanta neighborhood of Adams Park saw in a short span of time battles between investo
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 12, 2019:  A view of the Capitol View neighborhood is seen from the rear of the house realtor Derrick Duckworth is in the process of flipping.
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
SNELLVILLE GA. - JUL 17, 2019:  Dr. Keith Wright is photographed in one of the surgery rooms of his dermatology practice. Dr. Wright, a Mohs micrographic surgeon, began experimenting with venture capital and has had some success.  
Melissa Golden for The
SMYRNA GA. - MAY 21, 2019:  Kiersten Saunders is photographed at her home in Smyrna, Ga. Saunders writes and speaks about financial independence.
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
Workers tackle wiring for the massive photovoltaic roof.
Construction takes place on the Georgia Institute of Technology's campus in Atlanta, Ga. on Friday, July 26, 2019. The university hopes to prove that buildings can be constructed to some of the high
The exterior of the building features a photovoltaic roof with solar panels that extend past the footprint of the structure to provide cooling shade.
Construction takes place on the Georgia Institute of Technology's campus in Atlanta, Ga. on Friday, July
The exterior of the building features a photovoltaic roof with solar panels that extend past the footprint of the structure to provide cooling shade.
Construction takes place on the Georgia Institute of Technology's campus in Atlanta, Ga. on Friday, July
Workers tackle the ducting system on the roof of the building. 
Construction takes place on the Georgia Institute of Technology's campus in Atlanta, Ga. on Friday, July 26, 2019. The university hopes to prove that buildings can be constructed to some of t
Lisbet O’Connell and her son Steven Flaxman, 13, are photographed at home in Atlanta, Ga. on Friday, July 12, 2019. Flaxman inadvertently ran up $1,500 worth of virtual goods on his mother's debit card which was tied to the Xbox console. 
CREDIT: Melissa
Rachel Payne is photographed outside her gym, House of Payne Personal Training in Lilburn, Ga. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Payne filed a complaint with the Ohio Attorney General against Liberty Healthshare for a bill she said hadn't been paid at the time.
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Rachel Payne works with client Parks Mann of Lawrenceville, Ga. at her gym, House of Payne Personal Training in Lilburn, Ga. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Payne filed a complaint with the Ohio Attorney General against Liberty Healthshare for a bill she said h
LILBURN GA. - JUL 13, 2019:  Charles Kuck, managing partner at immigration law firm Kuck Baxter, speaks to a group of people from the local Latino community about their rights ahead of anticipated ICE raids. The free event took place in The Church of Jesu
MARIETTA GA. - JUN 20, 2019:  Daniel Ward, 25, was arrested for cocaine possession when he was 19 by a police officer who was being filmed by the television show COPS. He was later found innocent of the charges, but still appears on the show because he si
MARIETTA GA. - JUN 20, 2019:  Daniel Ward, 25, was arrested for cocaine possession when he was 19 by a police officer who was being filmed by the television show COPS. He was later found innocent of the charges, but still appears on the show because he si
State Senator for Georgia's 6th District Jen Jordan is photographed at the Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Ga. on Monday, June 3, 2019. The Democrat is a strong voice of dissent against HB 481, also known as the "heartbeat" bill.
In a demonstration, construction and engineering manager Keith Hubbard is seen half out of a manhole down which AT&T is running fiber cables in Atlanta, Ga. on Thursday, June 27, 2019. 
CREDIT: Melissa Golden for The Wall Street Journal
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Transceivers and other apparatus for an AT&T 5G small cell setup is seen on a pole in Atlanta, Ga. on Thursday, June 27, 2019. The company is preparing the 5G network in the city.
CREDIT: Melissa Golden for The Wall Street Journal
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An enclosure featuring several trays of spliced ribbons of fiber is seen inside an AT&T fiber trailer in Atlanta, Ga. on Thursday, June 27, 2019. There are 96 ribbons with 12 fibers in each ribbon spliced together in this enclosure.
CREDIT: Melissa Golden
Nate Greer takes a smoke break outside Sickside Tattoo Studio in Horn Lake, MS before getting a cover-up tattoo over the swastika on his chest.
Nate Greer gets the hair on his chest shaved over the swastika that will be covered up with another tattoo as his friend Josh Boyles looks on at Sickside Tattoo Studio in Horn Lake, MS on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
Nate Greer takes a smoke break outside Sickside Tattoo Studio in Horn Lake, MS.
Nate Greer winces as the swastika on his chest is covered up at Sickside Tattoo Studio in Horn Lake, MS on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
Nate Greer takes a smoke break outside Sickside Tattoo Studio in Horn Lake, MS.
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 27, 2019:  
Jason Ward wears socks featuring cardinals. Ward is host of a popular web series on Topic called "Birds of North America" in which he goes bird watching in various cities around the US with various people. Internet controvers
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 27, 2019:  
Jason Ward is host of a popular web series on Topic called "Birds of North America" in which he goes bird watching in various cities around the US with various people. Internet controversy erupted when Rolling Stone aired a s
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 27, 2019:  
Jason Ward points out birds and their calls to children attending the Trees Atlanta Junior Treekeeper Camp during a bird walk in Piedmont Park. Ward is host of a popular web series on Topic called "Birds of North America" in
ATLANTA GA. - JUN 27, 2019:  
Jason Ward shows broken robin eggs to children attending the Trees Atlanta Junior Treekeeper Camp during a bird walk in Piedmont Park. Ward is host of a popular web series on Topic called "Birds of North America" in which he
Pamela Winn is photographed in Atlanta, Ga. on Thursday, June 6, 2019.
ATLANTA GA. - AUG 23, 2018:  Dr. Shawn Lockhart is photographed in a conference room at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with a projection of inactive Candida Auris on the screen behind him. Dr. Lockhart is a fungal disease specialist at the
ATLANTA GA. - AUG 23, 2018:  Dr. Shawn Lockhart, a fungal disease specialist, shows a swab and collection tube that scientists and doctors use to collect Candida Auris from patients' skin. Dr. Lockhart works at the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi
ATLANTA GA. - AUG 23, 2018:  Dr. Snighdha Vallabhaneni is a fungal expert and epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and has been closely involved with the emerging Candida Auris crisis as a key member of Dr. Tom Chiller's fungal
ATLANTA GA. - AUG 23, 2018:  Inactive Candida Auris is seen on a screen at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
ATLANTA GA. - AUG 23, 2018:  Dr. Robert Tauxe is photographed at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Tauxe is an authority on food safety and the Director of the CDC's Division of Foodborne, Waterborne,  and Environmental Diseases, oversee
ATLANTA GA. - AUG 23, 2018: A model of the campus is seen at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
ATLANTA GA. - AUG 23, 2018:  Dr. Tom Chiller heads the fungal division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, leading the team researching the emerging Candida Auris crisis.
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
ATLANTA GA. - AUG 23, 2018:  Dr. Shawn Lockhart, a fungal disease specialist, demonstrates a sponge method that scientists and doctors use to collect Candida Auris from surfaces like upholstery and clothing. Dr. Lockhart works at the Centers for Disease C
Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer is photographed at the team’s training ground outside Atlanta in Marietta, Ga. on Friday, April 26, 2019.
Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer is photographed at the team’s training ground outside Atlanta in Marietta, Ga. on Friday, April 26, 2019.
Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer is photographed at the team’s training ground outside Atlanta in Marietta, Ga. on Friday, April 26, 2019.
Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor is photographed with her dogs Canty and Sadie on her farm in Clarkesville, Ga. on Thursday, April 18, 2019.  Her new book is “Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others.”
Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor holds the eggs she collected from the chickens on her farm in Clarkesville, Ga. on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Her new book is “Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others.”
Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor collects greens for dinner on her farm in Clarkesville, Ga. on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Her new book is “Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others.”
Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor is photographed on her farm in Clarkesville, Ga. on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Her new book is “Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others.”
Herman Cain is photographed in his office in Stockbridge, Ga. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The former Republican presidential candidate is being considered for a nomination to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors by President Trump.
Herman Cain is photographed at his offices in Stockbridge, Ga. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The former Republican presidential candidate is being considered for a nomination to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors by President Trump.
Herman Cain is photographed in his office in Stockbridge, Ga. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The former Republican presidential candidate is being considered for a nomination to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors by President Trump.
Tavonia Evans is photographed with her 8 children at her home in Buford, Ga. on Monday, April 1, 2019.
Tavonia Evans in Buford, Ga. on Monday, April 1, 2019.
ALPHARETTA GA. - MAR 29, 2019:  A HoneyBaked Ham is photographed at the company's headquarters in Alpharetta, Ga.
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
ALPHARETTA GA. - MAR 29, 2019:  A HoneyBaked Ham half is glazed after a turn on the spiral-slicing machine in the back of a retail store where the hams are prepared. The glazing process involves sugar, spices and a blowtorch.
Melissa Golden for The New Yo
ALPHARETTA GA. - MAR 29, 2019:  A HoneyBaked Ham rotates on the spiral-slicing machine in the back of a retail store where the hams are prepared.
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
ALPHARETTA GA. - MAR 29, 2019:  A HoneyBaked Ham is photographed at the company's headquarters in Alpharetta, Ga.
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
Will Fuller plays Overwatch at home in Milton, Ga. on Thursday, March 28, 2019. His parents limited his playtime to the weekends.
CREDIT: Melissa Golden for The Wall Street Journal
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With his arms around 8th grader Kierra Towns, left, and 6th grader Kameron Kibler, right, 21 Savage poses for photos after surprising a classroom at Camp Jewell House Academy. "I wanna marry him. I love him forever," said Towns.
21 Savage autographs a portrait of himself made by 7th grader Jadarrius Garris during a trip to Camp Jewell House Academy before speaking to students about financial literacy and the music industry. “I’m one of his biggest fans and one day I wanna be like
21 Savage speaks to students about financial literacy and the music industry at  in Decatur, Ga. on Thursday, March 21, 2019.
21 Savage stops by a classroom and speaks to students about financial literacy at Camp Jewell House Academy in Decatur, Ga. on Thursday, March 21, 2019.
21 Savage stops by a classroom and speaks to students about financial literacy at Camp Jewell House Academy in Decatur, Ga. on Thursday, March 21, 2019.
Cristy and Gary Rice are photographed in a room in their home where they keep memories of their teenage daughter, Lexi Crawford, who died after developing an extremely rare cancer.
Like Lila is seen in Waycross, Ga. on Monday, March 18, 2019.
Nihlia Griffin is photographed at the Seven Out site in Waycross, Ga. on Monday, March 18, 2019.
A drainage canal is seen running through Folks Park in Waycross, Ga. on Monday, March 18, 2019.
Krystal Stenson-Garrett, left, mourns with her cousin Montasha Preston outside the Peterson and Williams Funeral Home in Opelika, AL on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Preston was a survivor of the tornadoes that hit Lee County and killed four members of her an
Krystal Stenson-Garrett holds a picture of her brother that neighbors and clean-up volunteers found in the wreckage hundreds of yards where her parent's home used to be. She lost him, both parents and her uncle to the tornadoes that hit Lee County a few d
Krystal Stenson-Garrett walks with her husband through the wreckage where her family's homes used to be in Beauregard, AL on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
CHATTANOOGA TN - MAR 15, 2019:  
Jackson Lamb is a senior at the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn., which he attends on scholarship. 
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
CHATTANOOGA TN - MAR 15, 2019:  
Jackson Lamb is a senior at the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn., which he attends on scholarship. 
Melissa Golden for The New York Times
John R. Seydel is photographed in Atlanta, Ga. on Friday, January 11, 2019. Seydel, grandson of Ted Turner, is the Director of Sustainability for the Atlanta Mayor's office.
Dr. Suzanne Lacey visits a 5th grade science class engaged in a STEAM challenge at Winterboro School in Alpine, AL. Lacey is the superintendent of the Talladega County Schools in Alabama.
Winterboro School seventh grader Ethan Williams teams up with Dr. Suzanne Lacey to race Sphero balls against fifth graders Kobe Hale and Hannah Garrett through the halls. Lacey is the superintendent of the Talladega County Schools in Alabama.
Munford Elementary School fourth grader David Haynes shows Dr. Suzanne Lacey some of the tools available in the school's Maker Space. Lacey is the superintendent of the Talladega County Schools in Alabama.
Munford High School senior Blaise Adams dons a beekeeping suit as he shows Dr. Suzanne Lacey a beehive that's part of the ECO Farm, or Educational Community Outreach Farm, designed to teach students where their food comes from. Lacey is the superintendent
Dr. Suzanne Lacey is the superintendent of the Talladega County Schools in Alabama, seen here at Munford High School's aquaculture training facility.
Kirsten Ott Palladino is photographed at home with her wife Maria in Atlanta, Ga. They encountered a dearth of resources for LGBTQ couples when they went to plan their wedding. This inspired them to create Equally Wed, a book, digital magazine and resourc
Kirsten Ott Palladino is seen in her home office in Atlanta, Ga. She and her wife of 10 years Maria, discovered a dearth of resources for LGBTQ couples when they went to plan their wedding. This inspired them to create Equally Wed, a book, digital magazin
Kirsten Ott Palladino and her wife Maria check out the video games their twin sons are playing at their home in Atlanta, Ga.
Walter Ware works his route in Alpharetta, Ga., one of the wealthiest towns in the state. Ware is a veteran of the sanitation industry whose experience and commercial drivers license make him a valuable worker. He took a significant pay cut moving from Mi
Walter Ware works his route in Alpharetta, Ga., one of the wealthiest towns in the state. Ware is a veteran of the sanitation industry whose experience and commercial drivers license make him a valuable worker. He took a significant pay cut moving from Mi
Robb Lawson is photographed in his hometown of Gainesville, Ga. Lawson filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America alleging the organization engaged in racketeering and conspiracy for protecting volunteers known to be child predators for decades. La
Robb Lawson is photographed in his hometown of Gainesville, Ga. Lawson filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America alleging the organization engaged in racketeering and conspiracy for protecting volunteers known to be child predators for decades. La
DECATUR GA. - NOV 28, 2018:  
Nuam San is a freshman at Agnes Scott College. San, who came to the U.S. from Myanmar when she was 14, is a recipient of the college's Elizabeth Kiss Trailblazer Scholarship and is the first in her family to attend college. S
DECATUR GA. - NOV 28, 2018:  
Nuam San, a freshman at Agnes Scott College, walks to her first class of the day. San, who came to the U.S. from Myanmar when she was 14, is a recipient of the college's Elizabeth Kiss Trailblazer Scholarship and is the first
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