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!

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 […]

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May 15, 2021

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

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 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 […]

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May 2, 2019

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 […]

March 20, 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

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