PHOTOGRAPHY

film

makes my heart sing

If this unique style resonates with you, too, we may be the perfect match. Learn more about my custom photography experience below!

ALWAYS REMEMBER

You know the saying: the days are long,  but the years are short. The day-to-day life of your growing family is simultaneously filled with laughter and happiness and exhaustion and overwhelm. All the emotions, all the milestones - big and little. When you're in them, they have an odd way of feeling like they'll always be around. Then suddenly, poof. They're gone. There are no more little feet running down the hallway in the early morning. No more cries to be held, no more snuggles before bedtime, no more playful giggles filling your home. Time moves along, and the moments go with it.

You've all grown up a bit, and while it's wonderful to experience new things as a family, you start to long for those early years. The small details, often forgotten in the grand scheme of things, are the ones you want the most. The sweet smell of baby hair, the feeling of your little one wrapped up safely in your arms. The soft touch of a little hand, walking together on an adventure. If only you could go back one more time. Film photography is magical like that. It can make you feel those emotions all over again. The catch? You simply have to capture them before they're gone.

WITH TIMELESS IMAGERY THAT MAKES YOU FEEL

"they're only little for a little while"

SIGNATURE PORTRAITS

BEGIN AT 1200

Your film photography journey starts here. The signature portrait session is tailored by me, for you. Whether you're having a baby, celebrating an engagement or anniversary, or wanting to capture life as it is right now - as long as you seek timeless imagery, this was designed for you.

The session fee is 300 and includes the following:

- session time reserved on my calendar 
- location and wardrobe styling advice
- access to my client closet of dresses
- personalized ordering to view your photos and create artwork for your home

Digital images and artwork are purchased separately with collections starting at 900.


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THE BABY PLAN MEMBERSHIP

Don't let these precious moments slip away. Document your baby's first year with three portraits: newborn, six months, and 1 year. Membership includes session time, a full set of digital images from each session, and a hand-crafted heirloom album to hold your favorite moments. You also get the option to add-on a maternity session at a special rate, along with VIP perks.

You deserve a relaxed, effortless portrait experience during this special time. One that slows it all down, allowing you soak up all the love with no worries of forgetting. This is for you today, and you 10, 20, 30 years from now.

The Baby Plan membership is reserved for a limited number of families each year. Please inquire for details and availability. 

900 membership; 900 due at each session

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MADE TO LAST

your story 

Printing your favorite moments is an effortless part of the experience. My collection of top-of-the-line heirloom albums, custom framed fine art prints and keepsakes are designed to tell your story. Each one completely custom and handcrafted to last a lifetime. The best part? I take care of all the details - so you can sit back, relax and relive this season of life for years to come.

JESSICA

We had been looking for a film photographer who could document and capture as family as is during whatever season of life we were in. We wanted images that captured feelings, bonds, unspoken words - Emily did just that for us! She's got a magic touch, especially with little ones running around."

"definitely worth the investment!

"SHE IS A DREAM PHOTOGRAPHER!

KARYNNE

I chose Emily to do my maternity and newborn photos because of her classic and timeless style and the photos I received did not disappoint. They will for sure be treasured for many years to come and I cannot wait to see my daughter leaf through her newborn album. 

"I cannot rave about Emily enough!

MICHELLE

She is such a ray of sunshine. Not only does she work to bring your vision to life, but she brings so many great ideas too. What I found especially amazing, apart from great photos, is that she was so great at getting back to us quickly and that she put together our outfits for photos. She had it all covered!"

"I WILL ABSOLUTELY USE HER AGAIN IN THE FUTURE!

THE GOTTLIEB FAMILY

We loved working with Emily—she’s taken our family photos twice, and each time they were so beautiful. I don’t know how she manages to capture such amazing shots of wiggly toddlers, but she does! 

“I loved working with her so much! 

VANESSA

She was able to direct us with ease and make the entire experience very fun, relaxing, and comfortable. I feel very grateful to have found Emily because the photos from both sessions hold so many precious memories. If you are considering hiring Emily, I would say Congratulations! You found the one. Now, have fun!

"WE LOVE EMILY!

KELSEA & LOUIS

She has done our engagement, wedding, and now newborn portraits throughout the years. In addition to taking amazing photos, she is flexible, patient and friendly. I love her studio space, women’s dress options and that she offers consults ahead of the session so you get the most out of your time."

"Our photos from her are classic, beautiful, and true family treasures!

SORELLE & MICHAEL

Emily Alyssa has captured so many special moments for our family! Our engagement, wedding, and first family photos with our newborn. She is a joy to work with, both for her warm and cheerful personality, as well as her professional and prompt turnaround. 

"Our anniversary photo session with Emily was a dream.

Charlotte

Sometimes you’re lucky to get 2-3 good photos from a session, but almost every photo in our final gallery was frame-worthy. Emily has excellent technical skills, but she also knows how to pose her clients and communicate. Ultimately her work speaks for itself, and you won’t regret investing in a session.

"10/10 recommend!

ashTIN

Emily did such an amazing job capturing my maternity pictures and then our son’s newborn pictures.  You definitely won’t regret booking a session with her!"

“I will forever cherish each and every picture you took.

NAYELY & RUBEN

After our first meeting, we knew he had to hire Emily. She made us feel comfortable and took her time to get to know us as a couple and our vision for the wedding day. You can tell Emily is passionate about her job and business and pours her heart into making all her couples happy."

“We received more compliments on our pictures than I could even count.

LAUREN & ANDY

We were in AWE of every picture. She was everything we could have asked for and more!!"

“We love coming to Emily’s studio and outdoor sessions.

KATIE

She has photographed our family several times and my kids get excited every time we go see her. Her ability to handle little kids while making them feel comfortable and confident all at the same and capture lasting memories is remarkable. To top it off her client wardrobe helps us moms have options! Definitely recommend her to all our friends!

“EMILY IS AMAZING!

BELLA

She did my maternity photos and accommodated my family with no hesitation when we needed it! She also was amazing in recommending the perfect outfits for both me and my fiancé. She is the nicest person and its awesome that she shoots in digital and film!"

"EMILY IS SUCH A WONDERFUL PERSON INSIDE AND OUT.

CASSIE & BILLY

She did our engagement, wedding, maternity and newborn photos. I knew from the first time we spoke she was going to be the perfect photographer for us. Emily has been able to capture some of the biggest moments in my life and I couldn’t be happier."

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"DEFINITELY WORTH THE INVESTMENT!

JESSICA

We had been looking for a film photographer who could document and capture as family as is during whatever season of life we were in. We wanted images that were timeless and natural rather than dated contrived, images that captured the everyday little details and moments that are often forgotten and taken for granted. Images that captured feelings, bonds, unspoken words - Emily did just that for us! She's got a magic touch, especially with little ones running around."

"Our photos from her are classic, beautiful, and true family treasures!

SORELLE

Emily Alyssa has captured so many special moments for our family! Our engagement, wedding, and first family photos with our newborn. She is a joy to work with, both for her warm and cheerful personality, as well as her professional and prompt turnaround."

“I will forever cherish each and every picture you took.

NAYELY & RUBEN

She made us feel comfortable and took her time to get to know us as a couple and our vision for the wedding day. You can tell Emily is passionate about her job and business and pours her heart into making all her couples happy."

"EMILY IS SUCH A WONDERFUL PERSON INSIDE AND OUT.

CASSANDRA & BILLY

She was helpful every step of the way and worked with us to make sure we had everything in place for our photo sessions to run smooth. After our maternity session we met to go over the gallery. It was refreshing talking about the photos together and going over different options of things I could do with them. Emily has been able to capture some of the biggest moments in my life and I couldn’t be happier.

“I loved working with her so much!

VANESSA

She was able to direct us with ease and make the entire experience very fun, relaxing, and comfortable. I feel very grateful to have found Emily because the photos from both sessions hold so many precious memories. If you are considering hiring Emily, I would say Congratulations! You found the one. Now, have fun!

"will continue to have her take our family photos in the years to come!

KELSEA & LOUIS

We love Emily! She has done our engagement, wedding, and now newborn portraits throughout the years. In addition to taking amazing photos, she is flexible, patient and friendly. She made us feel comfortable with posing and working with an unpredictable newborn (she can even swaddle!). I love her studio space, women’s dress options and that she offers consults ahead of the session so you get the most out of your time."

"SHE IS A DREAM PHOTOGRAPHER!

KARYNNE

I chose Emily to do my maternity and newborn photos because of her classic and timeless style and the photos I received did not disappoint. They will for sure be treasured for many years to come and I cannot wait to see my daughter leaf through her newborn album. 

"Our ANNIVERSARY PHOTO SESSION WITH EMILY WAS A DREAM.

CHARLOTTE & ROB

Sometimes you’re lucky to get 2-3 good photos from a session, but almost every photo in our final gallery was frame-worthy. Emily has excellent technical skills, but she also knows how to pose her clients and communicate. Ultimately her work speaks for itself, and you won’t regret investing in a session."

"EMILY IS AMAZING!!!

BELLA

She did my maternity photos and accommodated my family with no hesitation when we needed it! She also was amazing in recommending the perfect outfits for both me and my fiancé. She is the nicest person and its awesome that she shoots in digital and film!"

"WE LOVE COMING TO EMILY’S STUDIO AND OUTDOOR SESSIONS.

KATIE

She has photographed our family several times and my kids get excited every time we go see her. Her ability to handle little kids while making them feel comfortable and confident all at the same and capture lasting memories is remarkable. To top it off her client wardrobe helps us moms have options! Definitely recommend her to all our friends!"

"10/10 recommend!

ASHTIN

Emily did such an amazing job capturing my maternity pictures and then our son’s newborn pictures. 10/10 recommend! You definitely won’t regret booking a session with her!"

"I DEFINITELY RECOMMEND HER, AND WILL ABSOLUTELY USE HER AGAIN IN THE FUTURE!

THE GOTTLIEB FAMILY

We loved working with Emily—she’s taken our family photos twice, and each time they were so beautiful. I don’t know how she manages to capture such amazing shots of wiggly toddlers, but she does! 


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I noticed you are a film photographer. What does that mean?

How early should we book?

I typically use a mix of digital and film cameras during your signature portrait session. By film, I mean physical rolls of film I send off to a lab to have developed (not video). I use film because it allows me to slow down as an artist and be extra intentional with every photo. It also gives you soft, creamy tones that are simply not replicated in digital photos. You'll receive your film photos as digital scans, so they will be easily integrated in your final gallery. 

My calendar fills up 1-4 months in advance. The busiest seasons are spring and fall. I recommend booking early to ensure you get a spot during those dates! I recommend booking maternity and newborn photos when you're at the beginning of your second trimester. If you need a session sooner than that, please still reach out. There's a chance I have an opening! Go here to inquire.

Where will we take our photos?

How does the experience work?

Your photos can be taken at my natural light studio, an outdoor location in the area, or your home. Sessions at the studio take place in the morning between 9 AM - 1 PM. Outdoor portrait sessions take place either in the morning in the two hours after sunrise, or two hours before sunset. I'll help you choose which option is best for you!

First, inquire here for a detailed pricing guide and availability. If it's a match made in heaven, you'll book to make it official! Next, we plan wardrobe, location, and everything else to bring your vision to life. You can even try on dresses in the client closet and get expert styling advice for everyone else. Four weeks later, you'll view the edited photos and choose the collection best suited to your family's wants and needs!

We want to print our photos. Can you help with that?

We would love to work together - how do we book?

Yes! Getting your photos off the computer and into your hands is my specialty. From handcrafted heirloom albums to custom wall art galleries, printing is an effortless part of the experience. Let me take care of all the details, including design, ordering, and shipping directly to your home. So you can enjoy your favorite photos every single day - without the stress of DIY.

To reserve a portrait session on my calendar, you'll simply need to sign a contract and pay a non-refundable session fee. Both can easily be done online. Fill out my contact form here or email me at info@emilyalyssa.com to get started. I'll be in touch with a detailed pricing guide, and we'll go from there. I can't wait to connect with you!

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