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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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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, Kats Flower Affair supplied the […]

Wine Photography | Emily Kim Photography

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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

a Bahai ring on a white floral stem.

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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

detail shot of a gold bahai ring on a piece of dried grass

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If you own a product brand, then I don’t have to tell you the importance of creating holiday-specific content. It’s especially important if you know your customers love that holiday. For La Bella, we know all of her people love Valentine’s Day, so we planned an entire Valentine’s Day product photoshoot! If you have a […]

Valentine’s Day photos for La Bella

flat lay of pastel neoprene headbands. there is a tic tac toe board and the pieces are arranged to say "XOXO"

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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

woman's feet wearing a coral-colored, floral shoes with two-inch heels

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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 […]

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.

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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 […]

The Beauty Resort – Hair Salon Branding Photos

hanging chair with peach cushions. there's a leaf mural on the wall behind the chair.

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She She Shoes is the CUTEST little boutique in Los Gatos, CA. Pro tip: they have an online store, too – you don’t have to be in the Bay Area to shop their cute pieces! She She’s clothing and gift products are SO fun and trendy, so it makes for a great mix of both […]

She She Shoes – Boutique Product Photography

3 translucent purses with animal print details.

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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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