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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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A.C. Styles – Personal Stylists As a personal stylist with nearly a decade of experience, A.C. Styles CEO and founder Ashley helps her clients to elevate their style, get ready quickly, and feel confident! After 6 years of building her business, 1,000+ clients (not celebs, by the way), and perpetual disappointment with the retail industry, […]

Brand Photos for Personal Stylists

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Camrose Wine Co. – wine photography Wine photography isn’t necessarily my ultimate passion but capturing product photography for a purpose-driven business totally is!  That’s why I absolutely LOVED working with Camrose Wine Co.’s owner, Annemarie, and all the fantastic ladies that made this photoshoot a success! Of course, Annemarie brought the wine, Kat’s Flower Affair supplied the […]

Wine Photography

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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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As the owner of a product brand, you have a plethora of products to show off, and likely a good amount of beautiful imagery to do so. So how on earth are you supposed to choose which photos to use on your website home page?! For your product brand, the issue of choosing the right […]

Website Photo Ideas for Product Brands

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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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In my experience, realtors are in one of the top industries that would benefit from a branding photoshoot the most. For Kelly’s realtor branding photoshoot, we wanted to showcase her Cupertino roots and expertise! Kelly from Kelly Kang Homes works with busy professionals who are looking to put down roots for their families in Silicon […]

Kelly Kang Homes – Cupertino Realtor Branding Photoshoot

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Lisa Mirza Grotts is The Golden Rules Gal, a 23-year authority on etiquette. She dispenses her pearls of wisdom: compassion, consideration, and civility to help her readers and clients deal with business, social, and political situations. As a “new school” etiquette expert, her legacy is to honor traditional rules and meld them with the changing […]

Lisa Grotts – Etiquette Expert and Author Branding Photos

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Abby Young is a local Bay Area and Los Altos-based personal stylist and image consultant and CEO of Abby Young Styling. She is a certified fashion stylist from the Fashion Stylist Institute, has her Master’s Degree, and is certified in color analysis. You can find her on Instagram @abbyyoungstyling or on her website abbyyoungstyling.com. As […]

Color Psychology For Photoshoots

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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

Free Preset for
Lightroom Mobile

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