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. 

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Lauren and Brett’s Wedding

A woodsy wedding day is just what summer calls for! Lauren and Brett’s Timeless Charm wedding was perfection! With beautiful jewel tones and whimsical bouquets, the forest-esc scene was complete! Getting ready in a little cabin on the gorgeous venue property, Lauren along with her bridesmaids and family spent the morning getting dolled up for […]

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July 28, 2018

Julia and David’s Engagement Session

Holy cow! To say I am excited for Julia and David’s wedding is an understatement! March can’t come soon enough (well maybe so, I am stoked for fall!) <3 This pair is a blast to be around and was even more fun to work with! Ault Park is a favorite spot of theirs, so it […]

July 15, 2018

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Savannah and Brian’s Engagement

Brian and Savannah are the perfect role models for a young couple in love! And I just adore them! While we were planning their engagement session and wedding, they were full of excitement, and looking forward to the next few months of wedding preparations!Downtown Hamilton was the session location of choice for the couple. It […]

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June 25, 2018

Hailey’s Senior Session

It is always so much fun to work on a session when you have so much in common with your client! Hailey was a blast to work with, and such a sweet soul! The formal gardens on Miami University’s campus was such a perfect place for this down to earth girl. I loved how perfectly […]

June 16, 2018

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Zach and Chelsea

“Barely even friends, then somebody bends, unexpectedly” From our first meeting, I could tell how special Zach and Chelsea are to each other. Their love story is truly something of a fairytale, and if you ever get the pleasure of meeting this fun loving couple, you will understand why! Meeting in high school, they began […]

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June 15, 2018

Tayler and Colton

Growing up, Colton was always a dreamer. He is ambitious, passionate, and cares for everyone he meets. He was perfectly matched with Tayler, who shares these qualities and adds in a taste of adventure, a nurturing heart and a such beautiful grace! They are a duo to be reckoned with, and this day was a […]

June 8, 2018

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Dusty Garden Styled Shoot

 Sometimes you get to meet incredible people, attend a fun workshop and meet new friends! I was thrilled to attend a workshop this past spring that ended in a styled shoot. Learning and developing your craft is so important as a creative entrepreneur, and so is a little fun! This shoot was just that! bouquet: […]

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June 6, 2018

Paige’s Senior Session

My beautiful cousin Paige is a senior! Wow how quickly that happened! Paige is so full of joy, and absolutely brightens up the day of anyone who is around her. She is full of light, laughter and so so much love. I am thrilled to see where this life will take her as she ventures […]

May 31, 2018

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Nikki and Chris

Nikki and Chris, oh what a sweet couple! Meeting the two will  make you gush, they have that instant friends quality about them! Arriving at Nikki’s childhood home, I was greeted with a giant smile from the bride. She was already dolled up and full of anticipation for the day ahead. In her blush pink […]

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May 26, 2018

Manor House Styled Shoot

  KMC Weddings and Events knows how to host an amazing styled shoot! And the Manor House was the perfect venue for this gorgeous blush garden themed styled wedding this past spring! Real life couple Jerrett and Lauren were the sweetest to work with! My favorite thing about the shoot was how we felt transported […]

May 25, 2018

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