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I’m Emily, and I’m a brand photographer for passionate small business owners who are ready to scale and want to stand out online as local industry leaders.

I, my (dog) daughter, and my fiancé are based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here at Emily Kim Photography, I provide creative, strategic marketing imagery that are in line with your business goals.

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  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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Fall/Autumn Blogger Session in Downtown Mountain View

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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, […]

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

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Autumn is another business owner here in the Bay Area. She makes absolutely beautiful floral arrangements over at Autumn’s Blossoms. She was in need of new images for her website and social media. I love meeting and working with other creatives in the area! Crisp, custom content is the key to running a successful blog […]

Lifestyle Session with Autumn in Saratoga

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Kathleen from was an absolute joy to hang out with! She’s a personal stylist and blogger over at Back Tu Basic. We met at B2 Coffee in the San Pedro Square Market. We met through Instagram – I think I found her while I was stalking different blogger hashtags one day. One thing we talked […]

Blogger Session with Kathleen in San Jose

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Had a great time meeting #girlboss Sonia Begonia! In just 30 minutes, we were able to shoot 2 looks – a normal outfit and her July 4th outfit. The shoot was in downtown Mountain View, which I highly recommend for a variety of backdrops and settings. The landscaping is beautiful! Crisp, custom content is the […]

Downtown Mountain View Blogger Session with Sonia Begonia

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I’m Emily, and I’m a brand photographer for passionate small business owners who are ready to scale and want to stand out online as local industry leaders.

I, my (dog) daughter, and my fiancé are based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here at Emily Kim Photography, I provide creative, strategic marketing imagery that are in line with your business goals.

tell me more...

crowd faves

on the blog

Color Psychology for Photoshoots

5 Dream Bay Area Studio Rentals for Your Next Shoot

5 Tips for Optimizing Images on Your Website

How to Plan Outfits for Your Brand Photoshoot

goodies you'll love

Access My Free Resource Library

Branded Stock Photography at the EK Stock Shop

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Lightroom Mobile

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