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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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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

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Service providers, this one’s for you 💪 If you haven’t overdone things and made yourself practically crazy as a service provider, ARE you even a service provider? In other words: why is it so commonly accepted and normalized to overdeliver on our services and end results, while also overworking ourselves to oblivion? Why do we […]

3 Ways to Overdeliver WITHOUT Overworking Yourself

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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 […]

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

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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

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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...

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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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