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...

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...

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 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...

July 7, 2016

I'm embarrassed to say that this is my FIRST photo shoot in this setting and I have lived in Iowa my entire life!! The key is having the patience to wait until just before the sun goes down to get this warm beautiful color - oh, and making sure that the little ones don...

June 7, 2016

Before I had Weston, I envisioned daily photo shoots with my new little bundle. After all, I am a photographer and having my own newborn at home should be like having a live-in model! It turns out I've had a hard time doing anything but cuddle the little guy! Knowing t...

April 13, 2016

I am officially on maternity leave! I worked up until the day I delivered my first two children so I feel so spoiled to get this time to relax and get ready for baby #3. He could be here any day now and we are incredibly excited to meet him. Friends and family have bee...

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