Ether & Smith specializes in creating artful, ethereal, and luminous photographs. Chronicling poetry between soul mates elegantly and timelessly.
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5 out of 5.0
Reviewed On 9/24/2023 by Katie S
Bride Here: Ether & Smith is AWESOME! Our wedding planner sent over a page full of potential photographers and Emma’s beautiful style and approach to photography stood out and really worked with how we were hoping to document our day. She is ex...
tremely talented and knows just how to use the light and venue to make the perfect photos. We were SO excited to hear they were available on our date and Emma was so great taking me through the various photography options and she worked with me to get the scope to exactly what we needed. And man were we not disappointed. Both our engagement and wedding photos were everything we could have hoped for. She really spends the time to learn what you are looking for and then she executes it perfectly.
Not only are the photos at the end of the day literally our most prized possession, but the whole process was SO organized. A lot goes into making sure you get the photos you are looking for on your wedding day and Emma has it down to a science so you do not have to worry about anything. You get all the key photos you would expect and then some. She helped us make the list of family portraits that we had to get and then took those photos in such a fun and efficient way. We didn't feel rushed but we also had A LOT to get through and she did them all. She also had a great survey filled with real wedding examples photos to gauge the other photos you're looking for. Details around what an unplugged ceremony means and how that changes the photos to questions like were we looking for more or less candid shots of our guest. I really cannot put into words how much this planning and organization impressed me but also made the wedding day STRESS FREE. We just had fun and Emma and Allen did the rest.
My husband (see his notes below) HATES taking photos. At every family event it is like pulling teeth to get him to be in a photo, he is always trying to take the photo so he gets out of it… Emma made taking photos so so fun. We both had a great time and felt so comfortable. Emma is directing you the whole time and helping you get the perfect shot, angle, smile, etc. She is saying things to make you laugh and keeping you moving so you end up with a variety of poses and locations. We almost passed on the engagement shoot as we had already sent out our save the dates but I am so glad we didn't. It really was the best practice round for our big day and it gave both me and my husband the confidence to just enjoy the wedding and know that Emma will make sure we get all the shots. Also Emma helps you think through ALL the possible engagement shoot locations and outfits. She puts together the perfect set of photos that complement our wedding photos and are also perfect for our wedding website!
We can't recommend Ether & Smith enough. They were perfect for us and we are so happy to have these photos as our memories from this time in our life. Also did we mention they send the photos really fast! Emma over delivers on everything.
Groom here: I hate taking photos. I normally have a 3-5 photo limit for any event, so having to go through multiple hours of photos was not an exciting prospect. However, Emma and Allen were fantastic. Emma recommended we meet up for an engagement photo shoot prior to our wedding so we can learn the process and get comfortable working together. It was an excellent recommendation. She not only made the process fun and enjoyable, but the pictures she took were incredible! The day of the wedding our photo session went flawlessly. She and Allen were great to work with and got amazing shots of us and our guests! Stop waiting and book them for your wedding!
Photos by the amazing Ether & Smith.
Reviewed On 7/17/2023 by Ben G
I’ll put this very simply… Best. Photographer. Ever.
My wife and I got married in June of 2023 and as soon as we saw Emma’s portfolio, instantly fell in love with the bright, crisp, and authentic style. In the months leading up to the wedding,...
Emma was by far the most organized of all our vendors, communicated at just the right frequency, and really built up a lot of trust with us before the big day. On the wedding day itself, both Emma and Allen were so easy to work with and really had a clear plan from start to finish that helped us relax throughout the entire day.
Then the photographs themselves… the wedding preview photos were delivered extremely quick & the full album was delivered a few weeks before out anticipated date. We are so, SO happy with how they turned out and have had many of our guests saying they are the best wedding photos they have ever seen. We really find ourselves continuously just wanting to go back and look at the full album. It really was a pleasure to work with Ether & Smith and a true 10/10 experience.
Reviewed On 10/07/2022 by Michelle H
I honestly do not know where to start... Emma and Allen are perfect. They were beyond what we could've asked for and more. It was such a dream to work with them from engagement shoot day to the wedding day. My husband and I absolutely hated tak...
ing photos and I had anxiety leading up to the engagement shoot day because I didn't know how they would turn out. As soon as we met them at the engagement shoot, all the anxiety went away. Emma and Allen were so bubbly, outgoing, and they really made an effort to get to know us. Emma knew exactly how to pose us and we didn't feel awkward. It just felt like we had been friends for years and it was just another hangout! Emma and Allen are incredibly professional, helpful, and experienced. They really know what they are doing and they spend so much time easing the stress of wedding day photos with helping you create a detailed photo timeline and even going as far as asking who not to pose next to each other to avoid unnecessary wedding day drama. The engagement and wedding photos were returned to us so fast and they came out absolutely stunning. We honestly cannot thank Emma and her team enough for delivering such beautiful photos that will last a lifetime. I can go on about how incredible Emma and Allen are, even our family/friends at the wedding noticed how amazing they were! Lastly, Emma did everything in her power to ensure to make it on our wedding day even though she was still recovering from giving birth. We cannot thank her enough for spending the day with us (also during 100+ degree weather) to capture the best day of our life. Choose Ether & Smith, you will not regret it!
Reviewed On 7/05/2022 by Sonya T
My husband and I (& truly everyone who attended my wedding) have nothing but amazing things to say about Emma & Allen! We feel so lucky we found amazing photographers with even more amazing personalities. There are so many positive and great th...
ings about Emma and Allen, I don’t really know where to begin. Emma & Allen are not only talented but they are truly passionate about what they do.
As professional photographers, they take & create the most beautiful, ethereal, light and dreamy wedding photos. They have an artistic eye and can literally make anything look like a piece of art. My husband & I cannot stop looking through our engagement and wedding photos. But they are so much more than just professional photographers. Emma and Allen both have great personalities that our wedding guests definitely picked up on and loved. Emma’s positive energy and engaging personality kept us and our wedding party laughing & comfortable during all the picture taking. Our guests were also impressed with Allen who they said was always moving around everywhere to capture photos of them & wedding details while Emma was shooting my husband and me.
Right after booking them they sent over a guidebook with wedding photography tips. Throughout the entire process Emma continued to send me detailed emails to help plan the engagement session, update our wedding day-of-timeline, and provide a thorough questionnaire to get to know my husband & I as a couple and what we wanted them to focus on for the wedding day. For people who never take professional photos, my husband and I were nervous about looking awkward in all our pictures but Emma & Allen took care of all that and eased our concerns. They helped direct how to hold the bouquet, fixed random flying strands of hair, fluffed my wedding dress, and helped gather guests for pictures to ensure the day went smoothly. Emma even noticed when my bridesmaid’s necklace clasp was showing and fixed it for her during a photo! Their attention to detail is impressive (& this is coming from me, type A personality.)
I signed my contract with them in 2019 for a wedding in September 2020 and as we all know, COVID hit and I had to go through the stressful situation of postponing my wedding not once, but twice...postponed from Sept 2020 to June 2021 and then had to again from June 2021 to May 2022. Emma was my main point of contact and always answered my emails promptly. She was extremely understanding throughout all the postponements and helped make the transition to my new wedding date smooth and easy. I'm so grateful for the kindness and compassion Emma showed me while I went through the stress of planning and postponing my wedding during a pandemic.
Emma & Allen were truly there for us before, during, and after our wedding. They gave us peace of mind during a stressful time. Out of all my wedding vendors, I felt the most supported by Emma throughout the entire wedding planning process. She was better than my wedding planner & day-of coordinator. Two of my bridesmaids who also got married this year and had different photographers told me they wished they booked with Ether & Smith after meeting them at my wedding.
Also, my husband and I got sneak peaks just 3 days after our wedding and the entire album less than 2 weeks after the wedding day and they are definitely elegant and timeless.
Book with them. You won’t regret it.
Reviewed On 6/17/2022 by Kiana C
Choosing Emma and Allen of Ether & Smith for our wedding photography was far and away the best decision we made in the entire planning process. They were our favorite vendor team by a mile. Emma is HIGHLY organized and thorough - her guides and...
general attention to detail saved us a lot of stress. (The guides also led to better final images because we knew which mistakes to avoid!)
She is also exceptional at capturing stunning photos where you, your partner, and all your guests look gorgeous. I was nervous about photography in general as I'm not super photogenic, and yet somehow she managed to take dozens of elegant, editorial, whimsical, striking photos that are actually flattering of me and my husband!! I couldn't be happier with how the photos turned out. Emma has an amazing talent for posing her couples in a way that makes them look natural and hot.
And, to top it all off, her and Allen are SUCH good vibes. Your photographer is the vendor you spend the most time with, so it's important to choose a team that you like having around. Emma and Allen are both chill and calming yet also somehow upbeat and funny, which is exactly what you want on a day that can be stressful and chaotic.
Long story short, they were absolutely outstanding and I can't recommend Ether & Smith highly enough.
Reviewed On 3/26/2022 by Elizabeth T
Working with them is an entire EXPERIENCE. From the first inquiry, Emma sent out galleries she had previously taken at my venues, so I could get an idea of what the photographs would look like. Shortly after, she mailed me a beautiful booklet (...
written by her) on everything wedding-related, from engagement outfit suggestions to timeline tips based on her expert opinion. She has an online portal on various engagement shoot locations, depending on what theme/vibe you wanna go for. When I approached her about my idea to do an almond blossom engagement shoot, she dived deep into research to make it happen. My
husband told me that he was initially very neutral about shooting in an orchard but when he saw how passionate she was during our session, he felt so encouraged! They have the BEST energy and are able to hype up their photo subjects so well, there is no room for photo shyness with them around :) Even during that brief one-hour session, we felt like we had already made such a great connection with Emma & her husband Allen; we got to chat about our common interests, like Disneyland & anime. We were excited for our photos, but even more so knowing that we had hired such great people. And as expected, our engagement photos were everything I could hope for. Did I mention that she got our full engagement gallery back to me in 2 DAYS? I feel like that’s unheard of but with Emma, everything is possible ❤️
Our ceremony venue was at a golf course and there were a lot of goose poops on the grass, but Emma had no problem kicking them out of the way so that we wouldn’t step on them for our photos. If that’s not dedication, we don’t know what is. My MIL even commented how “the photographer was still hustling so hard, even though she’s pregnant!” And for Allen: I can’t even count how many of my friends said, “Your photographer was SO FUNNY. What a cool guy.” He is just effortlessly hilarious, and brought so much good vibes to the wedding. Some of our guests were starting to drift into the background of our formal family photos and he was quick to usher them out in a firm but professional manner. These two really get the job done, and are an absolute dream team. Even before seeing the final photos, our parents told us that, “However much you have invested in them, they are worth it” and we completely agree. If it’s one thing you should splurge on for your wedding, it is absolutely the photography, and it should DEFINITELY be by Emma & Allen!
Within 24 hours, we received 100+ “sneak peek” photos – I told Emma this was the most “peeking” I’ve ever been given haha! And then we got our full gallery (1000+ photos) less than 2 weeks after the wedding! I seriously don’t know how they do it. I ended up favoriting the majority of the gallery because everything was so beautiful, and I still can’t believe these gorgeous photos are of US & OUR GUESTS. We are so so happy and grateful. After the wedding, I noticed that a lot of our friends also started following @etherandsmith on IG, probably because they recognized how stellar they were at our wedding (and saw how much we raved about them!) – hopefully they’ll hire them for their future weddings too so we can see Emma and Allen again hehe! Words can’t even express how talented they are – I just hope my review can at least provide a glimpse into what it’s like to work with this amazing duo. Their portfolio speaks for itself, but along the way, you just won’t be able to help but fall in love with them as people.
Reviewed On 11/30/2021 by Rebecca C
Emma and Alan at Ether&Smith had made my life very hard, because...
- it's SO HARD to pick which photos are my favorite, because ALL PHOTOS, hundreds of them are SO GORGEOUS. I really don't know which ones to frame. I might need to ask Emma wh...
ich ones are HER favorite because I just can't do it.
- it's SO HARD to keep up with Emma because she answers all of our questions, pre-booking and post-booking, for engagement and wedding so fast and in such details that she literally helped plan my wedding. She gave excellent opinions for my engagement dress and location, and she helped me check all the bridesmaid dresses to make sure they will photograph well, and she even helped me pick out ceremony chairs' color and location of sweetheart table based on the the lighting and how the photography will look.
- it's SO HARD to get all the calls from friends' friends and family members asking for more photos and who my photography team was because they've never seen photos like mine. Multiple guests came up to me afterwards raving about Emma and Alan, saying how they were so friendly, professional, and took the time and effort to go around and take photos of guests in addition to photos of the wedding party. They really took photo of EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING, and all photos were so beautiful and dreamy. My younger sister had already said she wants to use them for her wedding as well.
- it's SO HARD to call her just my photographer because she felt like a friend throughout the process and on my wedding day. She was at the venue before her contracted time to set up and scout for location, even thought she's already been to the venue. My husband also took longer to change into his last outfit because he was a bit tipsy at the end of the night. But Emma and Alan waited patiently for him to finish changing so they can capture us in our traditional outfit before heading out. I was so thankful of them for doing that because again, the photos are GORGEOUS.
Last but not least, one thing you will notice from my review is how much I value and trust Emma's opinion. Within few communications of speaking with her, I just knew Emma and Alan were my photographer not only because they take beautiful photos, but because we can TRUST them.
My husband and I both agree that Ether & Smith was the best money spent for our wedding. Like many brides, I was hesitant to invest so much in photography for one day. But now that the whole process is complete, with the final photos in my hand, this investment was worth it for us, and we cannot be happier with how the photo and experience turned out.
Reviewed On 11/08/2021 by Dee Dee H
WOW okay where do I even begin with Emma. She is just INCREDIBLE at what she does!!! I really feel incredibly blessed to have had her as our wedding photographer. We first met Emma and her husband Allen for our engagement photos and right away ...
we felt like we clicked with them. My husband (fiancé at the time) normally hates taking pictures, and even he said after the engagement shoot she did such a good job at making him feel comfortable in front of the camera. Fast forward to the wedding and she produced some of the most beautiful photos I could have ever dreamt of. I’m truly just blown away by them. Every photo she captured looks like it could be in a magazine. Not only are the beautiful, but she did such a great job at capturing the joy and happiness of everyone. I will cherish these photos forever and ever.
Another thing about Emma, she’s very communicative! With something as important as this, you definitely want to make sure you have a photographer who responds in a timely manner and also listens to any questions or concerns you may have 😊
I really can’t say enough good things about Emma and Allen. A true dream team! If you are reading this, please do yourself a favor and reach out to Emma. I promise you will not be disappointed!!
Reviewed On 10/17/2021 by Julia M
Emma from Ether & Smith is absolutely the BEST - her work speaks for itself. Romantic, ethereal, beautiful, and timeless. She has an excellent eye for style and detail and always captures the best lighting and angles. She’s also a great communi...
cator and coached us through poses very smoothly. We loved how easy and fun it was to work with her and her husband Allen. During our engagement shoot in LA and our wedding in the Bay Area, Emma was so prepared and had done a ton of research on our venues. We’ve had several friends and vendors recommend her previously and we’re not surprised why. Choosing her to be our wedding photographer was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. Would highly recommend Ether & Smith! We’ll definitely be back for special occasions and other photo shoots in the future!
Reviewed On 9/25/2021 by Michelle T
Emma & Allen – Where do I even begin? I first met Emma at my best friend Kathy’s wedding in Cabo, MX. Emma was Kathy’s wedding photographer and I was able to see Emma in her element – so organized, thoughtful, and funny! I knew that I wanted to...
hire Emma and her husband, Allen for our wedding. My husband, Christian and I met Emma & Allen for our engagement photoshoot in Malibu and felt an instant connection. We shared stories about our pets and talked about life as if we’ve known them for years. It gave us an opportunity to really get to know Emma and Allen. We could not have picked a better photographer team. This duo knows how to make a wedding run seamlessly, yet still manage to get all the important shots and capture all those special moments! Photography was a top priority for us and we knew we wanted to work with a team that made us feel comfortable. Emma and Allen were both so easy going and we got along so well. Throughout our wedding planning process, Emma and I were in constant communication. I shared my idea of having an all-white bridal party (bridesmaids wearing white) with Emma and she gave me ideas on how to bring the vision to life. Throughout the planning process, Emma would send structured/detailed emails with tips on how to prepare for the big day and ways to help mitigate delays, etc. She was very thorough and detailed. As a detailed-oriented person myself, I can always appreciate a well-thought out plan and planning for contingencies. There were several moments throughout the planning process I had questions about the flow of the day and Emma would reassure me and walk me through her vision and how execution would look and feel like. The day of our wedding, Emma took the lead and guided our videographer team through all the important shots. Finding the best spots and ensuring that lighting was everything! She gave clear and helpful directions on how to pose, where to look to us and our wedding party. She truly is a visionary! I fell in love with Ether & Smith’s photography – it is the epitome of dreamy, ethereal and timeless moments. Photos that told a story and transformed these memories into so much more. We are beyond impressed with their photos and can’t wait to have Emma & Allen photograph us again. To top it off, Emma’s dedication and passion for what she does shines through – She sent us our sneak peeks followed by our full gallery all within 5 days after the wedding. We are forever grateful for Ether & Smith for being a part of our special day. We love looking through our wedding photos and reliving all those special moments with our family and friends. If you are looking for photographer for your engagement/wedding – look no further, Ether & Smith is amazing!!!
Reviewed On 2/02/2020 by Helen P
We’re in LOVE…..with Emma and Alan! When I came across Ether & Smith’s work, I immediately fell in love with her signature style and modern aesthetic. Very ethereal and romantic combined with her artistic eye and amazing composition, she was my...
And then we met them and we love them as people too! Besides being talented, Emma is super organized, extremely communicative, down to earth, and was really great at making an awkward-in-front-of-the-camera-couple relax and feel good about ourselves. Emma’s husband is her second shooter and Alan bonded with my husband chatting in between shots during our engagement session which helped him get comfortable.
Both our engagement and wedding photos are amazing. I feel so vain because I can’t stop staring at them. We couldn’t be happier and we constantly get compliments from our friends and family on how awesome our photos look and how we had great photographers.
Our wedding day was captured perfectly with a good mix of romantic portraits, fun candids of our family and friends, and details of our ceremony and reception that we will forever look to for fond memories of an incredibly special day. Emma and Alan contributed a great deal to making our wedding day extraordinary and stress free. We 100% recommend Ether & Smith! You will not regret it!
Reviewed On 11/01/2019 by Veronica K
Emma and Allen were amazing! They made us feel comfortable in front of the camera and are two great people to just know in general. The photos came out beautifully and Emma is a creative genius with lighting and composition. Highly recommend!
Reviewed On 9/01/2019 by Queena F
Emma and Allen are the best photographers anyone can ask for. From the start, Emma was very informative, detailed, professional and responsive. Her emails provided a lot of helpful information for any couple when it comes to wedding planning. E...
mma also follows up with the couples as the date of your big day approaches. My husband and I hired her for our engagement photos and wedding day in the bay area and I can not describe how beautiful the photos turned out. The photos were bright, clear and romantic which was something my husband and I were looking for. The day of the wedding, Emma and Allen were great and funny. Emma has so much energy which helped me during the long day. They are both funny and love animals which work perfectly with our crazy husky. In addition, the turn around for photos for our engagement and wedding were very fast, I was shocked. Overall, my husband and I would hire Emma and Allen again in a heartbeat for any photography.
Reviewed On 8/16/2019 by Lauren F
Emma & Allen are simply THE MOST INCREDIBLE photographers I've ever worked with. I work in the entertainment industry in LA. I was a film major and work as a director. I'm SUPER picky about shot composition/lighting/etc. and I have never been m...
We shot our engagement and wedding photos with them, which I highly recommend doing, since you'll get TWO sets of incredible photos and get to work with them twice.
Emma essentially doubled as my wedding planner because she helped me set the timeline for the wedding day. She really made everything go flawlessly. They are the most professional. Always on time, always on top of everything. She got every photo I wanted on my wedding day. She took WAYYYY more photos than I expected. She got them to me in RECORD time. The most wonderful experience from start to finish working with them.
I'm still gushing over our incredible photos. THANK YOU!!! If you're thinking about using them, DO NOT HESITATE. WORTH EVERY PENNY! We will cherish these photo memories for a lifetime (and very likely be back for family photos in the future).
Reviewed On 3/18/2018 by Juana M
Emma & Allen are the ABSOLUTE BEST!! My husband and I are so glad they captured both: our engagement shoot and wedding! :)
We knew we wanted them as our photographers after seeing their amazing work at one of my friend's wedding in 2016.
is attentive to detail, professional, responsive, fun, and I can go on and on! We can't thank Emma and Allen enough for capturing every detail of our wedding! We absolutely loved both our engagement pictures and our wedding pictures! Every time we look at our pictures, we fall in love with them more and more!
They are really an amazing duo and highly recommend to anyone searching for a reliable, qualified, and professional photographer. They truly captured the most touching and memorable moments of our wedding! We hope to work with them again in the future!! <3
Thanks Emma and Allen for being the very BEST!!
Juana & Jesse <3
Reviewed On 9/27/2017 by Stephanie C
I cannot recommend Emma enough! She and Allen are such an amazing team. From the time we met them at our engagement shoot, to the moment we received our final wedding photos, we have been blown away. They capture amazing shots, are fun to work ...
with, are very professional, and the album options for their work are gorgeous. We can't wait to receive ours and cherish it for the rest of our lives. We had so many compliments from others telling us our photos look like they should be in Wedding magazines.. thank you Emma!!
Reviewed On 5/10/2017 by ud M
If wedding photographs are important to you, you've found the RIGHT wedding photographers! Emma and Allen are amazing at what they do and are worth every penny.
From the beginning, I knew that capturing our wedding memories in beautiful photos...
would be a top priority! So much so that we budgeted about 20% of the cost of the entire wedding (about 2x more than what percentage the Knot recommends) for photography... and it was completely worth it.
Emma and her husband are kind, professional and talented artists. They made my man feel at ease taking photos (his least favorite activity) and provided us with SO MANY hi-res, museum worthy images ONE week after our ceremony.
If I could provide brides with one piece of advice it would be to skimp in other areas of your wedding. My reception dress cost about $250, but the photos made it look like a million dollars. We skipped guestbooks, photo booths, signage... all in favor of spending more on photography and IT WAS THE BEST DECISION.
In the end, photographs (and maybe videos) are the only thing that completely preserve everything about your BIG day.
If you're considering Ether and Smith, I highly recommend them. They will do awesome work, be compassionate towards you and will not let you down. Congratulations on your big day and finding your best photographer!!
Reviewed On 4/14/2017 by Joy T
Honey Honey (now called Ether and Smith) was the best money spent on our wedding. From the beginning, the photography was the most important thing for me and the first thing we did after setting a wedding date was book Ether and Smith. I was dr...
awn to their dreamy ethereal style. Emma and Allen are a phenomenal team. Emma is incredibly talented and passionate, and it shows in her work. Her energy and excitement were infectious, and she kept us laughing the entire wedding day. Moreover, Emma is so organized and detail-oriented that our wedding coordinator ended up just using her schedule. Allen, Emma's husband and second shooter, is on the quiet side, but very talented as well. He captured some amazing shots of the boys in the groom's suite. It was wonderful having Emma and Allen by our side on our wedding day, and we couldn't be happier with how all of the photos turned out!
Reviewed On 8/16/2016 by Jenny W
Emma is AMAZING. 100% the best vendor I worked with for my wedding (and I did work with some fantastic vendors). Not only was she supremely organized and just all around on top of it (at times better than my planner), she brought this excitemen...
t and energy that made me and my now-husband feel confident that the pictures were going to capture everything we wanted and more. To be honest, now that the wedding is over I kind of just want to be her friend!
Anyone planning a wedding will know that there are so many details to juggle and things to consider. Emma was truly a godsend because she was so meticulous in her organization (best detailed emails that really left me with no questions, organized timelines and questionnaires). At the same time, she was willing to work with my ideas and address any concerns I had. If you are considering Ether and Smith (previously known as Honey Honey Photography), then you already know the fine-art style of photography she shoots in. It's a matter now of finding one with a good pricepoint (check), great personality (check), love for the work (check), and someone who will make your wedding day/planning amazing (check check). As a bonus, she has an incredible turn around time!
As an aside, please consider getting engagement shoot photos. My husband and I initially were not going to get them only because when we actually got engaged in Paris he had hired a photographer to capture the moment. Emma convinced us it was a good idea just so we could get used to her instructions and feel more comfortable with her and Allen the day of the wedding. Not only were they willing to come to SF for the shoot (they happened to be coming up for another event), but it was such a fun day with amazing pictures. On the day of the wedding, seeing Emma and Allen was like seeing old friends and we felt comfortable with them. I highly recommend this even if you have other pictures.
Emma is the BEST. If your date is free, just book them =D