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Working in tech + pursuing creative endeavors outside of the usual 9 to 5 seems to be a common theme throughout many of the lovely clients I get to work with! Nam booked a content creation session a few weeks back to grab outfit photos for her blog, Tres Nams. She’s currently working at Poshmark […]


March 5, 2019

Nam – Bay Area Fashion Blogger & Influencer | Bay Area Influencer Photographer

  Click, click, change! If you’re a fashion blogger or influencer, you’re probably used to these sounds. Although this is a dramatization (of course you get more than two photos!), it’s not far from what happens at blogger photoshoots. As an influencer photographer, I’ve gotten to know the ins and outs of how to best […]


February 11, 2019

5 Photoshoot Tips for Fashion Bloggers, Influencers, and Instagram Models

I met Alana through my good friend and client Sonia. We first met at her portrait session a few months ago (after she won an award for her film work!) When Alana reached out again to do a gender reveal session, I was so excited. Color bombs? Yes please! On top of that, I got […]

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February 2, 2019

Alana Mini Gender Reveal & Family Session | Bay Area Lifestyle Photographer | San Jose Lifestyle Photographer

I remember starting my very first business. Early in my high school years, I ran an Etsy shop. I sold polymer clay jewelry and trinkets. Then, holiday season hit – and I was burnt out. I came home from school after band practice, crafted Harry Potter charms to stay on top of orders, then did […]

blogger, senior

January 29, 2019

Lindsey | Styled Shoot in Santa Cruz, CA | Bay Area Senior Photographer | San Jose Senior Photographer

Jess is always such a joy to work with! We usually shoot together in the morning to avoid crowds and get that morning light glow. Morning weekend shoots are personally my favorite – it gets me out of bed, and I’m productive all day! (Pro-tip: if you schedule a weekend morning shoot, you’ll get your […]


January 14, 2019

Jess Silva of La Casa Silva | Emily Kim Photography – Bay Area Blogger & Senior Portrait Photographer

Oh man did I love working with Melissa! The golden light + her glam dress was an absolute dream to photograph. We chatted about what it’s like to move to a new city, education, and everything in between. Melissa graduated early, recently moved to San Francisco and is currently studying for her MBA! Her plan […]


January 2, 2019

Melissa’s 21st Birthday Portrait Session – Bay Area Senior Portrait Photographer

This past week I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Jessica of La Casa Silva. She’s so sweet and genuine, and has killer style to go with it! We share many things in common – one of them being that we’re both engineers in our 9-to-5 job! I love meeting ladies in technical […]


December 2, 2018

Fall/Autumn Blogger Session in Downtown Mountain View

I’ve always been a big fan of meetups and community events. Being a newcomer to the Bay Area, it was great to be able to meet other creatives! Bloggers, photographers, and models from all over the Bay attended. Mission Loft has always been a dream space of mine for photography. Everything about the space is absolutely […]


November 21, 2018

Misson Loft San Francisco Meetup

I always love working with bloggers, and Tiffany has quickly become one of my regulars! She’s always a joy to work with and is such an inspiration as a hardworking, single momma.  Crisp, custom content is the key to running a successful blog, brand, & Instagram feed. Ditch those last minute phone pics, dress up, […]


September 25, 2018

Tiffany SF & Bay Area Blogger Session in Mountain View, CA – Bay Area Blogger Photographer