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Emily Charais Photography Maternity Photographer {Minneapolis, St. Paul, Stillwater} Kendra

I haven’t shot maternity sessions very often, but when your best friend is having a baby, you just kind of have to….and I am HOOKED!  There is something incredibly magical about shooting an intimate peaceful session in the middle of nowhere with someone you’ve shared your best secrets with since the 7th grade.  All I was hoping for was beautiful weather.  We lucked out.  Our session was on the first warm, sunny day this spring.  We chose to shoot near my home studio just north of Stillwater, Minnesota in a breathtaking quiet area.  Kendra stunned me with every shot, and I know baby Carter is lucky to have such a thoughtful, gorgeous mother.  Let me tell you, she is a dream client.  I had such a wonderful time with her planning wardrobe, hair and make up…and the maternity session was the cherry on top.  Please enjoy this Emily Charais Photography maternity session, hopefully many more are to come!

Session pricing and information can be found HERE

Emily Charais Photography is based the Twin Cities or Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota.  Emily Charais provides beautiful, clean, classic senior portraits, dance, engagement, family and child, and wedding photography on-location around the entire Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area including:  Minneapolis, St. Paul, Edina, Blaine,  Eden Prairie, Stillwater, Marine on St. Croix, Osseo, Jordan, Minnetonka, Oakdale, North St. Paul, Mahtomedi, Taylors Falls, Woodbury, Lake Elmo, Eagan, Maplewood, Hastings, Afton, Shoreview, Mounds View schools, Arden Hills, Roseville, Spring Lake Park, Maple Grove, White Bear Lake, and many more!

Emily Charais photography also serves select cities in Western Wisconsin such as Hudson, St. Croix Falls, New Richmond, Osceola, etc.  Emily is also available for travel worldwide for a minimal travel fee.

Emily Charais photography Specializes in:

Minneapolis and St. Paul Senior Portrait Photographer

Minneapolis and St. Paul Child and Family  Photographer

Minneapolis and St. Paul Engagement Portrait Photographer

Minneapolis and St. Paul Teen and Tween Portrait Photographer

Minneapolis and St. Paul Dance and Headshot Portrait Photographer


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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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