branding Archives - Emily Kim Photography

I get it. It’s confusing. You’ll hear people screaming from both ends of the ether: “Hire a photographer!! Outsource it! This isn’t your zone of genius, so why are you spending time on it?!” Or, on the flip side… “DIY ALLLLL the way. Don’t hire ANYONE until you absolutely have to, it’s a waste of […]

branding, business tips, planning your shoot

August 5, 2020

When to DIY a brand photoshoot vs. when to hire a branding photographer

Social media coach personal branding session

Oh man. I’m sharing a good one today!! 🤩 I had the pleasure of shooting for Cherise Orange, founder and CEO of You Just Got Oranged! You Just Got Oranged takes the stress off you by creating visuals that convey to customers just how unique you are. YJGO intentionally splashes color and creativity into your business and […]


July 30, 2020

You Just Got Oranged – Brand Agency Photos

Say it with me: “Professional 👏 branding 👏 photos 👏 are 👏 fun!” No matter what you do or where you do it, you can always benefit from lifestyle branding photos. Yes, we can get the professional headshots (I see you, real estate agents, doctors, speakers, and the like), but we can ALSO create photos […]


July 14, 2020

The Valle Team | Real Estate Branding Photography

husband and wife business headshots

From blogger lifestyle sessions to personal branding photos for her new social media coaching business – Tiffany and I have been working together for years! You can see some older sessions we did together in this post and this one from the #BossLady Spring Studio Shoot. It’s been so cool to grow with her and […]


July 7, 2020

Tiffany | Social Media Coach Brand Photos

Flat lay of an iPhone, agenda, flowers, and MacBook

Yet another #shelterinplacesession hitting the blog today! Although we had originally planned to do a personal branding photoshoot in her in-home studio, I’m so glad we were still able to have this creative painting photoshoot for her spring collection entitled As Above So Below. I mean, come on. How beautiful is her work? 🌊 Christie […]

branding, commercial, product

May 24, 2020

Swell Anchor Studio Spring Collection: “As Above So Below”

"Let's Tell Healing Stories" cards scattered about. The cover card is elevated above the scattered cards.

When you walk into The Beauty Resort, all you can say is “wow.” I mean, LOOK at how perfectly styled and on-brand everything is – pink and pineapple everywhere! When Stacey designed The Beauty Resort, her goal was to create a luxurious beauty stay-cation. Folks, she does NOT disappoint. When you take your first step […]

branding, product

May 17, 2020

The Beauty Resort – Hair Salon Branding Photos

There are 4 things you’ll immediately learn right after meeting Kim from Kim Standal Photography: 1) she’s funny as hell, 2) she loves rose wine, 3) she posts the best memes to her Instagram stories, and 4) she’s an AMAZING photographer! Are you getting married and still looking for a photographer? Chat with Kim! Not […]


April 21, 2020

Kim’s Photographer Branding Photoshoot

Taking on Drs. Michelle and Taylor’s chiropractor branding photos was such a fun project! The husband and wife team that makes up Pascal Chiropractic needed updated photos for their brand new website. Dr. Michelle works with kids, and Dr. Taylor works with adults. During their Strategy Call, we planned out how we’d get the “modeled” […]


March 29, 2020

Chiropractor Branding Photos – Pascal Chiropractic

Two chiropractors reading chiropractic books.

In January, I hosted my Winter Minis & Mingle! I love my clients, and nothing makes me happier than getting them all together and having them meet each other. It was great to host mini sessions in a studio that would otherwise be a little too pricey for a single person’s session. Huge shoutout to […]

branding, portrait

March 7, 2020

Winter Minis & Mingle – Studio Mini Sessions

A jewelry artist at her workstation with supplies spread out on the table.

Jessica works a full 9-5 job in tech, but on the side, she’s designing her own fashion label. She spends her Saturdays in class learning the ins and outs of fashion design, sewing, and pattern making. I personally cannot wait to see her first pieces – I know they’ll be elegant and sophisticated with a […]


March 7, 2020

Jessica Silva – The Label

A lifestyle portrait of a fashion designer with her sewing and patterning tools.