Emily Charais

Portrait Artist, Stylist, Ballet Artist

Emily's goal is to provide you with artistic portraits that make you feel empowered and are stress free to take. With a ethereal style, and a traditional background in technical training, you can be sure you will have portraits that you will be happy to hang on your walls for decades to come. Emily's sessions are personalized to your individual personality and look. She never hesitates to provide feedback, especially technically when working with dancers.


Emily works both on location and in her studio in the North Loop neighborhood of downtown Minneapolis.


Senior Portraits

Ballet Photography

Organic Family Portraits

Movement Photography

Portrait Styling


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Work with Emily

Emily works tirelessly to engage all of her clients to make them comfortable from the moment they set foot in front of her camera. Whether you are a dancer that needs a professional eye, or a high school senior that wants portraits that really stand out, Emily will guide you to be the best version of you. Your session will be fun and effortless.

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