WE CREATE ARTWORK OF YOUR LOVED ONES

THAT LAST FOR GENERATIONS

WELCOME!

Come visit at the new studio location in lovely Downtown Excelsior. It’s easy to find, just look for the red door next to Lick’s Unlimited Ice Cream and head upstairs. I love working with folks like you in the Twin Cities area and beyond who are looking for artistic photography to display in your home or in your business. Come to me when you want to go beyond the sea of taken-and-forgotten cell phone snaps that live on old hard drives and facebook folders. When you need an experience of service and quality, that’s what I’m here for. I love helping everyday people feel extraordinary.

FALL & HOLIDAY MINI SESSIONS ARE HERE!

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WHAT SESSION IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

We’re always brewing something new and exciting at the studio and around town. Whether you’d like an indoor, outdoor, or combined session this is the place for you! Many of my clients will come for headshots and then book their family session later that year (or vise versa!). We love to offer a little bit of everything, so that we are your community photographer to all Minneapolis-based families and businesses!

DOG PORTRAIT SESSION

We love dogs in all shapes & sizes, especially when they are super loved! Bring your pup in and get a proper portrait session to have something you can hold onto forever.

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NEWBORN & FAMILY SESSION

Capturing heirloom images of today, so you can hold onto them tomorrow. Families, generations, children, and dogs are all welcome in this session. 

 

TEENS & SENIOR SESSION

Commemorate their High School years with a Senior portrait session. For tweens, teens, and almost-seniors, this is a super creative and fun experience!

 

HEADSHOTS & BRANDING

Working with local business or entrepreneurs, we create a set of headshots or branding photos you can use today to strengthen your marketing and online presence.

 

BECAUSE THIS MOMENT WON’T LAST FOREVER…

…BUT THE PHOTOGRAPH WILL

STUDIO LOCATION
35 WATER ST EXCELSIOR MN
hello@emilyjohnphotography.com

Hey there, I’m Emily

Professional Photographer & Entrepeneur

It is my belief that every single person who comes to me is beautiful and is worthy of being celebrated. No matter your age, size, shape, or how uncomfortable you might feel about it, I will help you shine. Each session with me is a collaborative, creative project where you can feel confident being yourself and having fun. 

Come to my studio in Excelsior MN. I work with local Twin Cities families and professionals every week! We start by talking about what colors, styles, and environments you are drawn to and how we can use that to create a collection of images and artwork to match. We brainstorm how we can make the experience fun for the kids, the husband, the high school senior or the grandparents. And finally, we will discuss the most important elements you’d like to capture – especially the relationships, the quirky expressions, the meaningful location and the heirloom pieces of your family history. This is what makes every session a unique expression and something you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

As a mom of two boys, I completely understand that life gets busy. I often have to slow down and remind myself that creating joyful memories with my family comes first. It isn’t easy, and it definately is never perfect, but today we are creating the legacy our children will remember in the future. Having photographs and artwork of us ‘as we are’ today is a very important piece of this legacy. If you feel the same way, then I can’t wait to work with you!

 

 

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“I had Emily take photos for my business when it was featured in a article in a local magazine. She did an AMAZING job and really showcased the best aspects my both my business as well as myself.”

-Stephanie Ykume Stunes, Balance Acupuncture & Wellness

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“We love Emily! She has been awesome for family photos and also professional head shots. She is so professional and her photos always turn out great. I would recommend her!”

-Christine Charlson, family & business photography

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“OMG, I love love love them!”

-Brianna, family photography

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I FINALLY got the courage to let go of my 2013 self (one of the only pictures I have ever liked of myself that I was reluctantly using everywhere for my business as it was not a professional photo) and have two of yours on my website now! Thanks for making the process easy, allowing me to be my natural self, and making me look great! I am thrilled and shocked to have 5 photos that I like! I never thought I would have multiple options to use for my marketing needs going forward. My best friend said you did a great job of capturing my natural beauty… emphasis on NATURAL! Amazing. Thanks so much!”

-Kate Jackson, small business owner

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“Great headshot experience for my husband! Highly recommend. Emily is wonderful!”

-Jaime T

Let´s start talking !

Whether you have a specific question, potential collaboration, or just want to bounce an idea around – you’ve come to the right place. Let’s start a conversation and see where it goes!