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. 

Welcome! I'm Emma!

William & Brandy

“Summer afternoon- summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” -Henry James Celebrating an intimate wedding with William and Brandy, where modern chic met woodland whimsy and created a fairytale atmosphere (complete with margs and a taco bar of course!), was the perfect way to spend […]

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June 12, 2021

The Donadio’s

While a pandemic might have changed their plans, nothing could keep Emma and Nick from a dreamy wedding day celebrated with their friends and family- at last! After their exchange of vows and I do’s on the very same day last year, the newlyweds renewed their vows on May 15th, 2021 but this time had […]

May 15, 2021

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Cliffside Acres

Workshop Hosts: @samanthajoyevents and @rootsfloraldesign   Event Planner/Designer: @samanthajoyeventsFloral Designer: @rootsfloraldesignInstallation: @paigemakesCake Designer: @iconcakecincinnatiMakeup Artist: @angiewarrenartistryHair Stylist: @denisehairbridalModel: @itsjoeyrosemodel  Model: @trey.abney  Stationer: @victoriafiarettiDress Designer: @annebarge Jewelry: @honeydesignsjewelryVenue: @cliffsideacresBackdrop: @meretterreatelierLinens: @bbjlinenTux: @theblacktuxSpecialty Rentals: @lostandfoundrentalsChairs: @aidenandgrace

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October 25, 2020

The Hensons

I loved getting to know Leslie and Noah! From their engagement session to their wedding day, they have a beautiful relationship. One founded on friendship, respect and adoration. The way Noah looks as Leslie is priceless. And she most definitely has found her soul mate. Being around the two makes you smile, you know you […]

September 28, 2019

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The Wilson’s – Timeless Charm Weddings

It was a perfect, and I do mean absolutely perfect day to get married! With the gorgeous woodsy setting of Timeless Charm Weddings as a venue, it felts as if we were whisked off to a quiet mountain side for the day. Nicole and Tyler were both so ready for their first look while getting […]

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September 21, 2019

Emily and Lee Engagement

Dreamy sunrise sessions are the most romantic for engagements! Especially at Ault Park! Emily and Lee had a gorgeous morning of snuggles and laughter and dreams about their future wedding day! I am so looking forward to their spring wedding!!

September 14, 2019

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The Fischer’s – University of Dayton Marriot

Peter and Brittany celebrated their vows together with their closest friends and family with a beautiful ceremony and reception at University of Dayton Marriot. The hotel was buzzing with excitement over the celebrities staying with them that weekend, but through all the commotion, the newlyweds could only think about was how exciting was to be […]

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August 24, 2019

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