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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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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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Victory is extremely passionate about what she does because she used to be underpaid at her corporate jobs. Turning to side hustles wasn’t a choice, but a necessity. After being laid off from her job and still being able to afford her dream wedding, move countries, and travel, she knew then and there that she […]

Victory Omotayo – Sales Coach Branding Photos

woman in beige sitting on a couch, legs open, smiling at the camera

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When I say that I’m obsessed with Katherine’s copywriter brand photos, I MEAN IT! 📢 I mean, just look. Katherine’s whole vibe, the scenes we set up at Little Sunday Studio, her love for cats, everything is just 🤌🏼 Katherine is a content strategist and copywriter at Squarespace. She also mentors UX writers who are new […]

Katherine Karaus – Copywriter Brand Photos

flatlay image of a wooden tabletop with letter tiles that spells out "WORDS MATTER" in the middle. there's a couple of scattered tiles and some in a yellow pouch on the lower right hand side with two hands picking up some tiles, above that there's an airpods case and a knitted coral-colored octopus and on the left side of the photo is a pink mug with black coffee

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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 […]

Tiffany | Social Media Coach Brand Photos

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

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Woohoo! Your quarterly photoshoot is DONE and you have a huge library of photos to use for the next few months. But…where should you put them? There are so many photos here, and it’s overwhelming! Instagram and social media always seems to be the default place to share your brand photos. You might be thinking, […]

5 places on your website where you should be using brand photos

Screenshot of Kim Standal's website on her about page.

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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 […]

Winter Minis & Mingle – Studio Mini Sessions

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

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In this blog post, I’m diving into the details about the difference between branding photoshoots and traditional headshot or portrait sessions.

What is a branding photoshoot?

A woman wearing a bright pink shirt and leopard Spanx. She's in front of a white wall and pulling her hair behind her ears.

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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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