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

Kaitlin and Jared’s New Years Eve Wedding

Vendors KMC Weddings KC Flower Farm DJ Toad Nothing Bundt Cakes Spire Elegance ValCinema Films The Summit Hotel

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January 1, 2020

The Werners- Cincinnati Nature Preserve

Jenny and Joe have a love for the ages. They look at each other like their souls have been connected for much longer than a decade. I was very excited for their wedding day, spending the evening with them on their engagement session day was an unforgettable experience. Their love feels easy, effortless and endless. […]

October 12, 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 Downs – Serendipity Farms Wedding Barn Blanchard MI

On a charming farm in Michigan, Tara and Devon along with their family and friends, celebrated a gorgeous wedding day! This day was truly beautiful from start to finish, complete with a romantic summer thunderstorm perfectly timed to add to the ambiance of dinner during the reception! Tara and Devon both have such big hearts, […]

August 3, 2019

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Mr. and Mrs. Combs – Batesville

It was a perfect day to get married! The hot July sun was no match for the gorgeous backyard lakeside ceremony. Family and friends gathered for an intimate celebration in true Tolkien style! The couple tied in their favorite novels into their wedding day, and oh how incredible it was! I felt like we were […]

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July 6, 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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