"Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.” 
Sue Monk Kidd

Stories that matter

I was so excited to partner with the Morelock family again to photograph their family before their oldest Ben heads off to college! The last time we met in Chinatown for their session (the kids have grown so much!) and this time it was 31st Street Beach. Kindra shared, “my kids find part of their […]

Being City Kids


Mary’s Mother wanted a Creative Portrait Session to celebrate Mary at 13. I have loved partnering with this family before and was honored to be invited again to photograph this stage in Mary’s life. It is so much fun to plan props to bring for theses sessions that help tell your story- let’s partner! “I […]

Mary at 13


The number one question I get for brand storytelling sessions is “what do I wear?” It can feel overwhelming to choose your look/s after you book but I promise you got this and I am here to help! You want to first and foremost FEEL confident in what you are wearing so do not leave […]

Tips for 🔥Brand Storytelling Session Looks


Gianna’s mom Amanda reached out to me because she wanted to celebrate her daughter with a creative session that would showcase her unique style of dance. Before our session I watched a video of her dance and I WAS BLOWN AWAY- it was captivating and she is so talented! Gianna clearly loves dance, “I love […]

“Difference inspires me”


Women tell me so often they want to book a session but….. “I’m not confident enough” “I need to lose 10 pounds first” Can we have some real talk? I get it. In fact when I saw this self portrait of me I almost didn’t keep it because of my mid section squish. BUT here […]

YOU are a beautiful creation


Our March Styled Sessions was such a great day. See what clients are saying I am so grateful that what started as an idea between three friends and entrepreneurs has resonated with so many of you. It has been a true gift, and I look forward to continuing to offer these events in the future. […]

Styled Sessions March 2024


During my brand trip to Vegas I was able to fit in a few Brand Mini-Creative Portrait Sessions and these ladies did not disappoint. It was a blast! Even if we were kicked off the roof parking deck by a security guy on a bike 🙂 I have no regrets (and who knew you couldn’t […]

Vegas Vibes


Emily Smith is an entrepreneur of over 10 years who is all about “Empowering Women to embrace Beauty, Fashion, and Success.” We partnered during a recent brand trip in Las Vegas to create some images. Partnering with other female entrepreneurs’ for Brand Sessions is my JAM!!!! It is inspiring to be with other women stepping out […]

Simply Emily Smith in Vegas