Winter Tea Party | Styled Shoot

A bond between mother and daughter is special. As a little girl, a tea party was a daily activity for me. This winter tea party was inspired by those special…

Why Prints Matter | Print!

When I was growing up, my mom had a wall going up the stairs that was filled with big things. They actually weren’t big in size. Nothing was larger than…

Why a shooting star?

I was driving north late one night because I had, once again, procrastinated and had to get my passport ASAP. Just as I was resigning myself to having to lose…

Senior Model Program

I am looking for current High School juniors to be models for Emilie Smith Photography for the upcoming school year! Come show off your personality and have some fun! If…

Photo Storage Ideas | Hints and Tricks

I get tons of questions relating to how to store photographs. From large prints to those small 4×6’s you have strewn around the house, photo storage always seems to be…

North Carolina Winter | Family Portraits

I love winter and although we don’t often get snow here in Charlotte, the backdrop is always beautiful. For those that don’t know, a North Carolina winter varies depending on where…

Melissa’s Business Portraits | Cornelius, NC

I had the opportunity to work with this lovely entrepreneur on some business portraits and headshots. I wanted to do something that reflected her business, creativity and needed something that stepped out…

How to Hang Artwork

There are a few general rules one should follow when you hang artwork. Wheather it is your new family portraits, a new painting from that antique shop or that rad…

Glare, Glare, Go Away | Hints and Tricks

Have you ever tried to take a picture in your new glasses only to discover there is a big white light coming out of your eyes? It’s what photographers refer…

Family Christmas Portraits

I had a ton of fun this year with our family Christmas portraits. Next year I won’t try to do my own again. Being both mom and photographer is tough and…


 


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Photo Storage Ideas | Hints and Tricks

I get tons of questions relating to how to store photographs. From large prints to those small 4×6’s you have strewn around the house, photo storage always seems to be…

Why a shooting star?

I was driving north late one night because I had, once again, procrastinated and had to get my passport ASAP. Just as I was resigning myself to having to lose…

Mint Hill High School Senior portraits

Be the Light | High School Senior Portraits

We really lucked out on the day we did these high school senior portraits. The light was AMAZING! I took this high school senior around his neighborhood in Mint Hill, NC…

Family Christmas Portraits

I had a ton of fun this year with our family Christmas portraits. Next year I won’t try to do my own again. Being both mom and photographer is tough and…

Glare, Glare, Go Away | Hints and Tricks

Have you ever tried to take a picture in your new glasses only to discover there is a big white light coming out of your eyes? It’s what photographers refer…

Erin’s Senior Portraits | You are capable.

I was incredibly honored to be able to photograph my sister for her senior portraits. You would think, yeah, sure… you are the photographer for the family. But it goes…