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 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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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, […]

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January 10, 2019

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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The Schanie Mini Session

This sweet family! I loved getting to spend time with them for their session. Charlie is the most adorable little kid ever, and didn’t stop making us laugh with her charming self! I mean look at her perfect shoes! She is my fashion goals for real <3     It was the perfect day for this session! […]

October 5, 2018

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The Caron’s

Morgan and her long time best friend Nathan, were wed on December 29th 2017 at her family home. Nathan is a Airman and Morgan an photographer, artist and barista! This sweet duo were such fun to photograph on their visit home from New Mexico this fall!  Their sweet love for each other was so touching! […]

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October 1, 2018

Parisian Styled Shoot

  I was SO excited to put on my first big styled shoot with the help of KMC Weddings and Events and Lost and Found Vintage Rentals. Karen and Jennifer were amazing to work with, and I am so thankful for the friend ships I have made with them! Their work is incredible and it […]

September 30, 2018

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Ethan’s Senior Session

I have known Ethan’s family since I was little kid! It was incredible to see the amazing young man he has become! He is a brilliantly hard worker, with an entrepreneurial drive. He will be fantastic with anything he decides to do with his future, and that future is bright! 

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September 5, 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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