Emily Perkins Photography  |  Bettendorf, Iowa

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January 16, 2019

Over the years I've had a love/hate relationship with actions and presets in general... most that I came across online promised to completely transform your work, but I found that the large majority only made my images look muddy and over-processed.

Then I found Greater...

February 28, 2018

I love it when someone tells me they saw a photo online and knew that it was mine right away! It actually took years for me to create my own unique workflow in Lightroom and Photoshop. Finding your look helps your clients know what to expect and really defines your sty...

April 25, 2017

As my third baby boy's first birthday was creeping closer, I knew that I wanted to do a creative photoshoot for him - something that was all about what made him happy. Ever since he was a teeny tiny newborn, he LOVED baths so there was no doubt that the tub would be a...

January 10, 2017

I am the first to admit, I am SO guilty of hoarding my personal photos on flash drives and DVD's, and never getting around to printing many of them. I decided to make a change when I had my first external hard drive failure at the end of last year - and I panicked....

December 29, 2016

The warmth, the sparkle, the excitement of Christmas... it truly doesn't get any better.

October 30, 2016

I offered my first fall Mini Session event in October. Thank you to everyone for making the day run smoothly! We had some unusually warm October weather (80 degrees!) so it was probably good the sessions were so short in our warm fall clothes:)

Happy Fall!

September 28, 2016

I have a busy month full of newborn sessions! I love getting the chance to capture such an exciting, special time for these families... the natural, sweet, squishy, curled up poses and itsy bitsy details are my favorites:) Here's a glimpse for some inspiration for both...

September 25, 2016

August and September were incredibly busy with high school senior sessions! Although I typically photograph babies and children, it was definitely fun to switch it up for a change. I forget what an exciting age it is, and I was lucky to get such fun & sweet subjects to...

July 18, 2016

These last three months have flown by! Weston is 3 months old today and clearly life has gotten much busier since I only have three new photos to post.

Weston has the most happy, sparkly eyes, & lashes that make his mama jealous! Full of smiles and getting more soft, sq...

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