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Noelle | Minneapolis, St. Paul, Twin Cities Minnesota | Senior Portrait Photographer Emily Charais Photography


I don’t know what I can say that can express how amazing this session was for me.  Noelle is a local girl to my tiny town and we just instantly clicked.  Her Luxe session, with hair and makeup provided by Sharon Davis, took place in Minneapolis late this summer.  An unexpected summer storm rolled in and scared me to pieces.  The entire primping phase was spent checking radar, and hoping for the best.  Just as Sharon finished, the sky started opening up and we had literally just enough time for a full session, as rain fell again as soon as the session completed.  I am SO happy with this session.  Noelle trusted me completely, and allowed herself to be open and free during her session.  The amazing wind and light didn’t hurt either.  Please enjoy Noelle’s magical senior portrait session!  It is a definite favorite of all time for me!

Emily Charais Photography is a leading portrait art photography studio based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota.  Emily provides on-location photography sessions for senior and dance 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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