Hi, I am Emily Karcher Schmitt.

I am a specialty photographer known for creating dynamic portraits, capturing vivid event imagery and delivering stunning heirloom pieces for my clients to cherish their images as art in their homes and offices. In 2019, I was named one of Washington, D.C.’s Top 10 Family Photographers by Peerspace. My aesthetic is classic and clean - true to you, comfortable yet polished. As a professional nonfiction writer for magazines as well, I'm passionate about telling stories that reveal the spark of each individual, couple, family, or entire brand. Since 2012, my clients have ranged from one-woman businesses to political candidates, new parents and extended families, nonprofits and corporations. As a breast cancer survivor and mother, I am committed to telling genuine and beautiful stories of personal connection, whether it's the embrace of a mother and child, the laughter between a couple in love, or the personality I capture in a head shot that that leads to connecting a brand with an entire community.  I'm inspired by everyday passion, and I'm excited to tell your story next! I proudly serve the Washington, D.C., area (my home), and the Outer Banks of North Carolina (my home away from home).

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