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Jamie {Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Twin Cities} Senior Portrait Photographer Emily Charais Photography


Jamie is a very talented 2016 high school senior from Roseville High School.  She is my very first trumpeter!  For the first, the bar was set incredibly high.  Jamie is a jazz and orchestra trumpet player that has been a part of just about every prestigious music program you can think of, and her college hopes are astounding as well.  I wish you the best of luck and success Jamie!  Not only is Jamie an incredibly talented musician, but she is also a swimmer!  Her letter jacket is pretty impressive because of all of her accomplishments.  Have I ever mentioned I get all of the most talented seniors in the Twin Cities metro?  Well, I do!

We had our beautiful (and exciting) session in Minneapolis on a picture perfect early fall day…minus the unforecasted downpour in the middle of it…I said it was exciting, didn’t I?  We visited Orchestra Hall, where Jamie spends a lot or her time, and many other beautiful locations during her LUXE session.  This is one for the books!  Hair and Make up were done by the second-to-none Sharon Davis!  Please enjoy Jamie’s session!

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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