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Alicia and Patio {Minneapolis, St. Paul, Stillwater Minnesota} Couples and Engagement Photographer

These two.  Alicia and Patio are a couple that is originally from the midwest, but came to me from Hawaii…or Alaska depending on the adventure they are on at the time.  I was so excited when they contacted me for a couple’s session.  When I asked what the special occasion was, their reply was, “we are just two kids in love and want some or your beautiful work to show that.”  I mean, seriously, how sweet!  We had our session on a blustery, rainy day in Stillwater, Minnesota.  That morning I woke up and was so bummed when it was wet and cold, but this couple wanted an adventure, and loved the feel of the river valley drenched in fog and bright colors, so we went for it.  I am so grateful for these two, and cannot wait to see what kind of adventures they go on in the future!

Emily Charais Photography is a leading portrait art photography studio based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota, with a satellite location in Marine on St. Croix, just ten minutes north of Stillwater Minnesota.  Emily provides on-location photography sessions for senior portraits, as well as family, child, maternity, and engagement sessions throughout the entire twin cities metro.  Emily also has a professional studio conveniently located in the North Loop neighborhood in Minneapolis that features natural light and studio lighting, and ample street parking.  Emily’s studio is a perfect place to provide hair and make up services for clients before their sessions, a warm relaxed environment for head shots, family sessions, and dance photography.  Whether you choose an on-location session, a studio session, or a mix of the two, Emily will provide you with a session that represents who you are.  Emily approaches her sessions organically, with light posing, minimal props, and an editorial feel.  Emily’s clients note that they love the artistic qualities, with a classic look, and real relaxed expressions.

Emily Charais is also available for travel worldwide and commercial photography work, particularly child clothing and accessories, including styling.  Please contact me for specific travel and commercial photography fees.

Pricing information can be found HERE

Senior portrait photography portfolio can be found HERE

Family, child, and maternity photography portfolio can be found HERE

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Emily Charais is a professional portrait artist available for booking worldwide, but based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota. She specializes in organic and relaxed Family and senior portraits. She also brings decades of ballet technique knowledge to her dance sessions, making her a unique asset to the Minneapolis dance community.

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