Hannah | Paducah, KY Portrait and Headshot Photographer by Emily Margaret

Bet you can't guess where we shot these portraits. If you said the alleyway behind Subway next to the big green dumpster, you're 100% correct. Because I'm so hipster and that's just how I roll. (Not really.) But seriously- our mini portrait session is proof that you don't have to have a five-star location to have an amazing shoot. All you need is an awesome subject (check) and great lighting (check) to make it happen.

And my awesome subject was Hannah, a dear long-time friend of my sister and talented violinist (and pianist and actress). We met up for lunch one Sunday afternoon to chat and shoot a few new headshots because she'll need them for when she's famous someday.

P family portraits | Paducah, KY family photographer by Emily Margaret

It was a muggy July afternoon and the mosquitos were biting. After the last of the hair gel was applied and the cowboy boots pulled on, the crew was rounded up and we headed out to explore around the family's new home. While the horses actually belong to the neighbors, they were part of the family portraits and kept the littles entertained (because family photos aren't always the most important thing to a three-year-old).