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!

The Schemmels – Newport Aquarium

Carlos and Marissa spent an incredible day with amazing friends and family who love them whole heartedly, and a few fish too! Minimal chic, and elegant details and a stellar vendor crew created the most perfect summer wedding day!

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August 13, 2022

The DeMott Wedding – The Inn at Oneonta

Bethany and Paul celebrated a perfect summer wedding day. I first met Bethany years ago from small business organizations and industry shoots. She was a quick friend to me and is such a sweet soul, of course I was honored when she decided to have Delaney and I capture her wedding day. Every little detail […]

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July 1, 2022

The Schums

Venue Cliffside Acres Coordinator Michelle Mischler Hair and Makeup Ashley Lauren Weddings & MegMakeovers Caterer Hilver’s Catering Florist Sunflower Kate Florals DJ DJ Nikki Cake/Desserts Nothing Bundt Cakes & The Cheesecake Girl Louise Christine Bridal Boutique Bridesmaids Dress Designer Birdy Grey Tuxedos/Suits Folchi’s Rentals Lost and Found Event Rentals

June 11, 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

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 […]

October 2, 2021

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David & Ben- Rhinegeist Cincinnati

I first met David and Ben at an open house for a Cincinnati venue in the winter of 2019. We hit it off at their engagement session later that fall, and spent two hours spent getting to not only know each other better, but they shared with me their love for their hometown (and of […]

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September 19, 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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