Wedding + portrait photography serving Minnesota and available for travel.
Photo Shoot Types
Photo & Video
Digital Files, Online Proofing, Photo, Second Shooter Available, Social Media Sharing, Wedding Albums
Photo & Video Styles
Documentary, Lifestyle, Modern
Getting Engaged, Rehearsals & Parties, After Party, Wedding
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Emily Theisen Photography Reviews
4.9 out of 5.0
Reviewed On 8/30/2023 by Ally A
If we could, we would give Emily 10 stars. She was energetic, trustworthy, reliable. She directed our group in a way that was efficient and allowed for all the pictures we wanted done timely so we could enjoy our day. She was 100% there for us ...
as the bride and groom, and didn't hesitate to do anything she could to make the day exactly what we wanted. I would work with Emily 100 times over. We left wanting to be best friends with Emily. Cannot recommend enough. You'll be in good hands with this one!
Reviewed On 1/09/2022 by Kelly S
Emily is a passionate, experienced, and affordable photographer. Her upbeat, vivacious personality, along with a recommendation of a friend is what led to checking out her services! She was willing to work with us during the pandemic, kept us ...
hyped up, and was down for the challenge of juggling complex family photos on our day!
Initially, my conversations and collaboration with Emily were outstanding. However, there were a few bumps throughout our 9 month process in hiring her as our engagement and wedding photographer. Overall, we really loved our engagement photos and did like many of our wedding photos.
Communication: Emily is great over the phone, she is willing to text back just about any time of day. However, reading and responding to emails were frequently inconsistent, ignored, or lost. Needing to follow up 2-3 times with reminders/updates was not uncommon. In light of all things covid, I know vendors are slammed, but it was very frustrating when this was needed to hear back on previews, engagement photos, wedding photos, as well as photo edits. Ultimately, our wedding photos were delivered AFTER our contractual promise.
Logistics: Our pre wedding call was rushed and she was very distracted, missing some of requests for the day. Additionally, our full list of photos we gave to our wedding coordinator/MOH were not completely followed. This was slightly off putting to some guests and other vendors.
Second shooter: We felt this was a very important thing to add into our package, especially encouraged by Emily. However, the person that was contracted/hired was not professional, didn't seem invested in the task, and I am not sure she necessarily rendered many high quality, final photos. Out of Emily's control, but this was disappointing.
Style: Her editing style is extremely unique and what I would deem as "moody/filter-y." Just keep this in mind as it can accentuate blemishes, wrinkles, and not always bring out the best BEFORE edits. Emily is very responsive and willing to clean photos up, when requested, in a timely manner.
Emily is VERY busy and does not exclusively shoot weddings. I think she'd have 4-5 stars from us with a few changes, particularly if she had an intern or assistant to communicate out with clients so that she can exclusively focus on her art and craft of photography.
Reviewed On 1/10/2020 by Anna G
Can there be a 6th star? Emily is THE BEST. We booked her because not only did we like her style of photography, but she treated us like we were friends rather than clients, from the first phone call to helping download our wedding images when ...
we got them. Right off the bat we were comfortable with her - and her with us. We've gotten SO MANY amazing compliments from our guests on the photos she took. She balanced handling squirrelly family and friends perfectly with humor (that both the wedding party and family are still talking about), and direction, and captured our big day PERFECTLY. I can't gush enough about our experience. We love Emily!!
Reviewed On 11/22/2019 by Brooke O
Emily was the best decision we could have made for our wedding! She captured every emotion possible from putting on my dress to our first looks to our sunset pictures. To do this day, I still get compliments about our gorgeous photos & because ...
of Emily we’re able to relive the best day of our lives!!!
Reviewed On 6/27/2019 by Shirley E
Emily is a DREAM!!! She is organized, well prepared and stunning in person. She got my 12 year old nephew to actually smile for a photo. Emily's vibe is spectacular both in prep and execution. She brings the best out in all of us both in our pl...
anned photos and capturing the essence of the day. THANKS EMILY!!!
Reviewed On 6/21/2019 by Lindsey R
Emily is FANTASTIC and her work is even better! The first time we met her we chatted for hours like we were old friends. She asked us questions about ourselves and about each other, and clearly wanted to get to know us as a couple so she could ...
capture our love through her pictures. We started with engagement photos which we wanted done at the spot we got engaged. Emily has never been to this location before, but assured us that she would do her research and the pictures would be amazing — and they were! She makes her sessions feel so relaxed and knows how to get you to connect as a couple so your love shows in the photos. Emily was amazing on our wedding day and did everything she could to ease my stress level and remind me to smile and enjoy every moment. After our ceremony we wanted to stop at our favorite town bar and get photos of us and our wedding party. We got married on December 1st, 2018, which turned out to be the first snow storm of the year. Instead of skipping the pictures at the bar and beating the snow to our reception hall, Emily stayed with us and took the most amazing pictures of us celebrating with our friends! She made sure to get photos of many different guests as well as every part of our reception hall. She captured each touching moment during the toasts, and each smile on our faces. She brought props with her and used them as a filter around her camera to give the photos a very unique and beautiful glow. Emily truly does offer the complete package and she is an overall amazing person. We could not have imagined our wedding day without her and are so thankful for the moments she captured. We are able to relive our wonderful day each time we look through our album. THANK YOU, Emily ♥️
Reviewed On 12/19/2018 by Stephanie S
Emily was a dream to work with!
We were going to go with a different photographer, but when I met Emily, I know that I had to go with her.
She is helpful from the very start with ideas for engagement photos to helping with talking about good ...
places to go for flowers and DJs. Emily went above and beyond for her craft. She captured the personalities of my husband and I in every photo. All the guests and bridal party have nothing but kind words to say about my photographer.
If you want someone who will go above and beyond for your wedding, Emily Theisen Photography is the place to go!
Reviewed On 12/14/2018 by Samantha L
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My husband and I got married on October 13th and would not have wanted anyone else to shoot our wedding. From first meeting with her to the wedding day and even after, she has been extremely ...
personable and comfortable to work with.
We had her shoot our engagement photos, boudoir photos and wedding day photos and we could not be happier. She really knew how to loosen us up and get us comfortable in front of the camera. Whether it be with the typical "posey-type" photos or the candid shots she got when we weren't looking.
She was also very accommodating when it came to traveling around to shoot at different locations.
We loved having her as part of our wedding day experience and can't wait to book with her for many more of our future milestones.
Reviewed On 11/28/2018 by Melanie G
Emily Theisen was our photographer for our September wedding. The search for your perfect photographer can be such a daunting task, but I am so incredibly happy I came across Emily Theisen Photography! She was the perfect photographer for my hu...
sband and I on our wedding day. She was very easy and fun to talk and work with. She was very professional and clearly takes pride in her skills and what she is able to capture as a photographer. Her photos are beautiful and of high quality. She is also very willing to help with bouncing ideas around for your wedding (she has been to plenty to know what is a good idea and what is a not so good idea). I highly recommend Emily to be your wedding photographer (or any other event really).
Reviewed On 11/24/2018 by Joe P
Where do we even begin... Emily did a fantastic job for both our engagement photos as well as on our wedding day! My wife and I cannot thank her enough for capturing our wedding day and all who were there. She did an amazing job and we would ...
absolutely recommend her to anyone who is in need of someone who is not only professional, but truly enjoys her job and has fun doing it! Thank you again Emily for all that you have done for us. We will certainly be coming back to you in the future to help us capture more moments in our life!
Reviewed On 9/07/2018 by Tish J
Emily was amazing not only on our wedding day, but was amazing during all the months leading up! She is very reliable and had great ideas for our big day! She was able to help me create a reasonable timeline for our big day and helped me stay o...
n a good schedule! I’m so thankful for her excellent work! She is super funny and personable and made us feel comfortable during engagement session. I highly recommend her work!!
Reviewed On 1/04/2018 by Caroline R
Emily was the best! She was so flexible and accommodating, and made me feel at at ease during planning and on the wedding day- a must have for a busy bride!
She traveled an hour to our engagement session so we could take pictures at our colleg...
e where we met and fell in love.
On our wedding day, she was so easy to work with. The day goes by so fast, but she captured all the details, expressions, and emotions. Our family and friends adored her. I loved that Emily kept everyone on schedule, and always checked in with me to see how I was feeling or if I needed anything.
We will definitely be recommending Emily to everyone we know for all occasions, and we can't wait to work with her again!
Reviewed On 10/26/2017 by Julie J
Emily did a wonderful job taking photos at my daughter's wedding. She was very professional, respectful, creative and fun! She took great photos that matched the bride and grooms personalities and interests. All of this with a smile- despite t...
he very hot day. The photos are fabulous!
Reviewed On 10/02/2017 by Julia K
We are very happy with our engagement photos! Emily did a great job of working with us and we got the final pictures within a few weeks. We would recommend her to anyone looking to get their engagement photos done!
Reviewed On 9/05/2017 by Whitney W
We knew in our hunt to find a wedding photographer it was more than just about the photos. We felt 100% comfortable with Emily from our first meeting where she allowed us to ask questions but also had a list of questions for us and made sure w...
e were the "right fit" for each other. She was super flexible and accommodating in our requests both big and small. She continually made us feel excited about the process of wedding planning, even in the midst of the small details you can get caught up. Her excitement made us feel like family, not just another couple. We had an outdoor wedding and loved her use of natural light. She captured small details such as our first reveal through the trees and holding hands (and trying to sneak a kiss before it was time) during the ceremony. Emily impressed us most that she was able to keep a large group in order, keep things moving, but also allow everyone to enjoy the moment. We couldn't have been happier with our personalized experience!
Reviewed On 6/29/2017 by Courtney L
Amazing to work with!!!! She is very affordable but delivers a very HIGH quality of work that people would think you paid a fortune for. She is very personable and has a very go with the flow attitude. She makes sure to stay true to her couples...
personality and doesn't force fake poses or shots. I would highly recommend using her to any couple getting married.
Reviewed On 4/10/2017 by Dakotah G
Emily did a fabulous job with our engagement and wedding photos. She will not disappoint!
Reviewed On 2/24/2017 by Isabel S
Emily is great to work with. Her energy level will definitely make you feel comfortable taking photos (and not everyone is great in front of cameras). I manage to get her one week before my courthouse wedding and she was very accommodating to ...
our schedule. Even though we only had like a short period of time to get to work on some shots - but everything was great. She gave wonderful suggestions on how to pose. Everyone love the photos she took. Would definitely recommend working with her.
Reviewed On 8/21/2012 by Jackie H
Emily, we could of not asked for anything better. You are so spunky, and have high level of energy. we loved our pictures and to make it more personal it was nice she took pictures of family members.
Reviewed On 6/19/2012 by Katrina D
She did an amazing job and have been more then impressed with her work. She puts her heart into your day and you get your money's worth. Great photos and didn't miss one moment of my special day!
Reviewed On 10/21/2011 by Stephanie H
Emily Theisen is a breath of fresh air. She is affordable and sells you the rights to all of your photographs.