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A Few Favorites from 2017 by Emily Margaret

Well, hello 2018! I'm totally late to the game with my year in review/new year's posts, but in my mind, that's what the whole month of January is for. It's for hammering out your goals, looking back at the last year, and seeing where you want to go.

And also trying really hard not to eat all the chocolate cookies your sister just made. Or is that just me?

Anyway, 2017 had my personal life kinda all over the place and I shot significantly less work than in years past. But in shooting less, I feel that it helped me put more thought into what I did shoot. So here's some of my favorite images from the year. They're not always the "technical" best, but they're my favorite because of the people, the tones, the emotion, and the moment. I also included the links to each photo set's blog post if you want to see more images from each shoot. I hope you enjoy!


Kaylan & David- full session here

Lauren & Jacob- full session here

Ashley & Dennis (aka my best friend's wedding, holla!) - full blog post here

Kaylan- to be blogged soon!

Haley & Tyler- full session here

Kaylan & David | Downtown Paducah Riverfront Couples Portraits by Emily Margaret


Kaylan and I hadn't actually ever met in person until our shoot together. We were both part of a local creatives group and connected over instagram, but somehow managed to miss meeting! She and her husband, David, are practically professional nuzzlers, as you can see, and were so fun to photograph in Downtown Paducah.

Also can I just geek out that we're finally getting some of that glowy fall light around here in Kentucky?  Yes, there's definitely a difference between summer and fall light. #nerdalert