Hey there! I'm Emilee

I'm so thrilled you are here. I'm a former 1st grade teacher turned work-at-home mama/photographer based in Gilmer, TX.

My goal is to make you and your loved ones feel at home in your photos. I will guide you the entire session to help create magic moments that will give you that warm fuzzy feeling when you look at them hanging in your home. 

I know you have lots of options when it comes to photographers. So if you wanna work with someone who will hype you up and make you look and feel awesome during your session, drop me a line. Let's get this party started! 


East Texas Wedding & Lifestyle photographer

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how it all started

I have always loved taking pictures. Over a decade ago when I was in college, my roommate and I loved to go wander around our little town and have photo 'shoots." One day another friend randomly mentioned needing engagement photos and I chimed in that I could do them. That was my first taste of serving a client well during a session. I loved every moment with Mallory and Sam, my very first 'clients.'  After I graduated, I used some money to purchase my very first DSLR camera. I also taught 1st grade and eventually chose teaching over a photography business until our son was born. I knew I wanted to stay home with him, but also wanted to help provide income for our family. 

The rest is history. Taking pictures for people is truly life-giving to me. I absolutely love preserving special moments for you.
It is such a gift.

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