Emma McMahan

Emma McMahan

lifestyle + portrait photography

based in hamilton ohio

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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Kendall and Alex- A Peterloon Wedding

Vendors Peterloon Estate The Delish Dish Everlasting Events Floral V Designs DJ Toad Productions Janay Beauty Access Audio Seven Hills String Duo Honeybee Creative Tri-State Valet All Occasions Event Rental

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May 14, 2022

The Rivins

  Wedding Coordinator       Blue Dahlia Events                        Venue                       Hilton Netherland Plaza                    Photographer                   Emma McMahan Photography           Florist                               Floral Verde                                   Baker                               BonBonerie              DJ       […]

April 23, 2022

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2021 Year in Review- Weddings

It is that time of year once again to look back and reflect. I didn’t know what to expect entering 2021. I was expecting a baby in a matter of weeks, had a fully booked calendar for events and weddings, and we had just settled into our new home. My only plan was to take […]

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December 28, 2021

Olivia & Andre – The Fitton Center Hamilton

The 2021 wedding season ended with a celebration so full of joy! Olivia and Andre renewed their vows in front of their loved ones after their intimate ceremony the year before. They were overjoyed to be in Olivia’s hometown with everyone they loved and even a few surprise appearances that made the night even sweeter! […]

October 30, 2021

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McKenna & Tristan – The Prickel Barn

McKenna and Tristan celebrated the next chapter of theirs lives at The Prickel Barn in Northern Kentucky. They are collage sweethearts, parents to an adorable baby girl, and now they are The Downs. <3 Together, in front their adoring family and friends, they shared beautiful heartfelt vows before they danced the night away.

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October 16, 2021

Alissa & Tom- Headquarters

Tom and Alissa celebrated their nuptials in true Cincinnati fashion, with their first look overlooking the downtown city skyline, delicious treats and food from their local favorite eateries, and sweet nods to their other true love, The Cincinnati Bengals! They shared the night with their children, family and friends; all of which were so incredibly […]

October 15, 2021

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Penn & Courtney – Meson Sabika

This weekend we packed our bags and headed to Illinois to celebrate The Hollyer wedding! Courtney and Penn were officially wed last year, but finally got to celebrate with their family and friends in a place they love. And it was a perfect day! I couldn’t decide what photos to share, I have too many […]

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October 2, 2021

Tory & Austin- Lake Lyndsay

Tory and Austin had the most perfect end of summer wedding, complete with an evening thunderstorm while we were inside and cozy for their ceremony. A rainbow made an appearance after just in time for their portraits! I loved the warmth that their decor brought to the atmosphere. Many of their details where handmade, vintage […]

August 27, 2021

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Ryan & Brenda – Oasis

Brenda and Ryan had a summer reception and celebration after their fall nuptials the year before. Finally, they were able to host a wonderful event with their friends and family to officially celebrate tying the knot! A late night Skyline Chili bar and sparkler exit closed out the evening in style!

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August 7, 2021

The Clarks- Glendale Lyceum Wedding

Maggie and Alex had planned an wonderfully extravagant garden party wedding at Glendale Lyceum, a location that has a very special place in Maggie’s family’s heart.

July 11, 2021

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