Emma McMahan

Emma McMahan

lifestyle + portrait photography

based in hamilton ohio

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I love flowers, chocolate and adventures in big cities. I need music to fuel my days and lipstick to complete them. I am an endless romantic and adore people in love. 

Welcome! I'm Emma!

Mr. and Mrs. Combs – Batesville

It was a perfect day to get married! The hot July sun was no match for the gorgeous backyard lakeside ceremony. Family and friends gathered for an intimate celebration in true Tolkien style! The couple tied in their favorite novels into their wedding day, and oh how incredible it was! I felt like we were […]

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July 6, 2019

The Williams – Madtree Brewing

There is so much to say about Alex and Cameron’s wedding day. That is why I am so happy a picture is worth a thousand words. The day was gorgeous, more than just how pretty everything way. The people were adoring, they were so, so thrilled for the bride and groom! The day was full […]

July 5, 2019

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The Clark’s – Savannah Center

Morgan and Logan’s sweet summer wedding day was so dreamy! I loved getting to know the pair before their wedding during the engagement session and our consultation meetings. They are so kind and good to each other, and I was thrilled to photograph their wedding day. Logan was so excited to see Morgan in her […]

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May 11, 2019

The Benison Event Center- Cameron and Raymond

It was such an honor to work with the wonderful Benison Event Venue crew to photograph their stunning event space in downtown Hamilton, OH! The gorgeous venue has a little bit of everything. Incredible light, antique aesthetics everywhere you look, and a vault that gives a nod to the Little Chicago days of Hamilton. While […]

May 2, 2019

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The Big Fake Wedding Cincinnati

  It was so fun to meet and mingle with local wedding pros from the Cincinnati area for The Big Fake Wedding in February! The real vow renewal was such an honor to photograph! I loved all of the vintage touches and gorgeous setting! The Vendors! Catering & Bar – Funky’s Catering Event funkyscatering.com/ Day of […]

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March 20, 2019

The Adam’s – The Grand Ballroom

When I first met Julia and David, I could tell that they have a one of a kind romance. The kind where you can’t help but smile because you are around them, their kindness and affection towards each other is contagious. I was so excited for their wedding day, partly because they were so very […]

March 9, 2019

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The Honey Farm

  The Honey Farm! Oh I could write a book on how wonderful and how amazing the venue and owner is! Jennifer thought of every little detail for this fall styled shoot. From gold bumble bee hair pins to homemade pie, this rustic chic styled wedding was perfection! I was honored to be asked to […]

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January 15, 2019

These Are The Days

I have always been something of a romantic. Since I was young, I dreamt of a prince charming. I played house. I made my barbies get married. I read love stories. Watched the sappy rom coms. I wanted an epic story myself. Never was I the girl who had many love interests. I in fact, […]

January 10, 2019

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The Hoying’s – Cooper Creek

David and Laura’s autumn wedding was absolutely gorgeous! I was in love with the way that they incorporated so many personal touches throughout the day! These two engineers have impeccable taste! With the venue of a refined golf club and garden adorned family church, we had a beautiful setting at every turn. The couple tied […]

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November 9, 2018

The Collins Wedding

What a beautiful fall wedding day! Falon and Devin are a match made perfectly for each other! During their engagement session I just kept thinking how excited I was to witness their wedding day, and see these two best friends become husband and wife!  Oh how I adore Falon’s gorgeous wedding gown! The lace detailing, […]

November 1, 2018

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