twin cities, mn & beyond

Our lives are made up of a million little moments that unfortunately pass us by too quickly. My goal is to capture those moments in a way that feels both artful and true-to-you. From the way your little girl crinkles her nose when she smiles to the way your son throws his head back when he belly laughs, I want to help you look back at these moments exactly as they are: magical and full of beauty.

capturing the magic of your ordinary life.

Minnesota family & motherhood photographer

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A Minneapolis/Saint Paul based family and motherhood photographer. I specialize in creating light, bright and film-inspired imagery, bringing a dreamy and classic look to the photographs I take.

It’s my goal to document your life’s moments, big or small, in a way that captures the beauty that fills them.

meet leah

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Learn more about the experience

What I offer is more than just a photo session. I strive to offer an experience that allows you and your family/kids to connect, play, and be together, away from the distractions of life. I aim to create more than just another “everyone say cheese” photo, but rather something that will bring you back to this moment in time many, many years from now.

the experience

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kind words

- Jomarie P.

"What Leah does with her camera and through her photos is help make you feel seen, valued, loved and beautiful. If you are looking for someone who can capture the most captivating parts of who you are—in all of its timeless, classic, whimsical essence—then Leah comes highly recommended. Simply put, love is made visible through Leah Emerson Photography!"

- Emily O.

"I loved that our photo session felt like a casual get together that celebrated and appreciated the years our family has spent together. Leah will capture the moments that mean the most and encourage laughter and calm through any type of session. HIRE HER!"