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I’m Emily, founder of Emily Kim Co! We're a team of brand photographers & videographers, and we work with passionate small business owners who are ready to scale and stand out as local industry leaders.

We're based in Boston, MA and the San Francisco Bay Area, CA. Here at Emily Kim Co, we provide creative, strategic marketing imagery & videos that attract YOUR ideal audience.

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I recently had the pleasure of collaborating with Selena for her executive coach branding photos. Selena is an executive leadership coach focused on elevating C-suite professionals. Our goal was to create a set of images that not only highlighted Selena’s professional status but also resonated with a sense of luxury, authority, and warmth. Here’s how […]

Executive Coach Branding Photos: Madam Ambition

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We had the pleasure of working closely with Leslie Woods, one of the most esteemed realtors on the peninsula in the Bay Area, California. Leslie’s real estate expertise, honed over 11 years, is palpable – you can tell just by talking to her! Our goal for her brand photos was to reflect her expertise, warmth, […]

Leslie Woods: Realtor Brand Photography

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We absolutely loved working with Lisa Lee of Luna Wellness to create her midlife wellness coach brand photos. Luna Wellness is a purpose-driven brand that offers coaching and guidance to help improve women’s overall well-being. Lisa is SO passionate about helping midlife women find inner peace and reconnect with themselves. She specializes in creating a […]

Luna Wellness | Wellness & Self Love Coach Brand Photos

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Did you know: teachers need branding photos, too! I absolutely loved working with Lily from Educator Forever! At Educator Forever, Lily helps teachers make a difference in education while gaining the flexibility, income, and freedom that jobs inside the classroom just don’t provide. She provides courses and resources for burnt out classroom teachers, and she […]

Educator Forever – Teacher Branding Photoshoot

Lily Jones Education Forever Laying on Floor with Worksheets and Supplies with Hands Over Eyes

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Do you ever get off the phone with a potential new client and think to yourself: “Wow, they are a dream, I hope I get to work with them! 🥺” Well, that’s exactly what happened to me when I got off my first phone call with Naree from Nari Jewelry! I’ve had the honor of […]

Nari Jewelry

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If you’re a service provider, you likely have hundreds of brand photos to choose from, and also no clue about which should and shouldn’t live on your home page.  Or, maybe you’ve not yet booked your first brand shoot, and you’re wondering what photos to include in your shot list. Either way, I’m here to […]

3 Website Photo Ideas for Service Entrepreneurs

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If you run your own coaching business, you probably know that now more than ever, coaches need personal branding photos. Whether you’re a life coach, business coach, social media coach, or health & wellness coach, everyone in this industry can benefit from branding photography. In this blog post, I’ve compiled galleries of some brand photo […]

Brand Photos for Coaches: Ideas and Inspiration

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Man oh man, was this the shoot of my dreams, or what? If you know me, you know that I wear headbands. A lot. I wear a lot of headbands, a lot of the time. So, when Laura from La Bella reached out to me to photograph her headbands, I may or may not have screamed in […]

La Bella Shop – Christmas and Holiday Product Photography for Headbands

Woman beside the Christmas tree holding two pink giftboxes with silver ribbon at the top In front of her face. She's wearing white dress and green headband

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Well, first of all, there’s always a reason to book a brand photoshoot. 😏 So maybe this blog post should be titled, “when to prioritize booking a brand photoshoot session”? In all seriousness, booking a brand photoshoot is important to make sure you always have professional photos to represent your business. Let’s talk about 5 […]

5 Reasons to Book a Brand Photoshoot

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If you’ve landed on this blog post, you’re probably either: So today, I want to chat a little bit about my background and past experiences, and how they were the perfect match for personal brand photography! Why? Well, obviously not to just ramble on about mY tRuTh (any #batchelornation fans here?), because that’s tacky and […]

Personal brand photography: how I got started

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I’m Emily, founder of Emily Kim Co! We're a team of brand photographers & videographers, and we work with passionate small business owners who are ready to scale and stand out as local industry leaders.

We're based in Boston, MA and the San Francisco Bay Area, CA. Here at Emily Kim Co, we provide creative, strategic marketing imagery & videos that attract YOUR ideal audience.

tell me more...

crowd faves

on the blog

Brand photos for coaches: ideas & inspiration

5 Dream Bay Area Studio Rentals for Your Next Shoot

What is a branding photoshoot?

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

Free Preset for
Lightroom Mobile

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