Meet Emily

Hi! I’m so pumped you’ve arrived! And congratulations…You are here because something big has happened in your life. You’re engaged, you’re graduating, you’re a mom to a crazy, awesome family, or you’ve just realized that you are way too good looking to pass up us taking bomb pictures of you.


Allow me to tell you a little more about myself. My name is Emily and I am the lead photographer at ESP! I love fresh flowers, white nail polish, chardonnay, road trips, emo-bands, and wavy hair.

I DVR 'Beat Bobby Flay' and go through essential oils like it’s my job. Cleaning relaxes me, but my car is always a disaster… like, always. I am an incurable optimist and I thrive around happy people. I have a kind and smart husband who I met in middle school. He believes in my talents and is a huge reason why I do what I do.

We have two rescue pups and a 1-year-old babe, Lettie Jane. We have been are running on sarcasm and coffee to get us through her first year!


I am originally from Nashville and love calling Louisiana home.

The people are sweet, the summers are hot, and the food is so friggin’ good.

And, at the core of my being, I love love. I mean this is in the most non-basic-pumpkin-spice-latte way… it gives me life. Love fuels me, and it is highly likely that I will cry at least one time on your wedding day. Love makes me smile. It makes me cry. It gives me drive and purpose. I love people. And I love encouraging the love between people.


So, welcome. I can’t wait to meet you. I can’t wait to be friends. I can’t wait to share in this brief and awesome moment in your life. Let’s capture some memories, what do you think?

Follow me: @emilysongerphoto

Meet Madee

Madee is our second shooter, editor, and rock-star mama of three littles. She has a kind and old-soul and is a lover of holistic living and all things vintage. Her instagram is filled with precious pics of her twin girls and rad 4-year-old boy along with retro OOTD's that you're sure to want to rock yourself. She is kind, creative, and thoughtful and we love having her on our team! 

Follow her!: @madeline.lohman

From our Clients


Haleigh + Hayes

"Our pictures are perfect, amazing, wonderful, my favorite thing ever. I'm obsessed! They really capture our day perfectly and show our personalities and our love so, so well. I couldn't have asked for more! Thank you for being so much more than a photographer, you truly became a friend. And thank you for giving us the best gift that we will cherish forever! I'm so happy I can look back at these and relive our relive our day over and over again."


Holly + Joey

"I must tell you how obsessed I am with the pictures, just amazing, thank you so much! I can't wait to post them. You are such a magical photographer.


Cheri + Nathan

"I love them all so much! They are all so beautiful and I am so happy I found you! 


Meredith + Rob

There was no doubt in my mind when it came to picking a wedding photographer that Emily was the right girl for the job. Your wedding photographer spends more time with you on your wedding day than anyone else really, so you want that person to not only be an incredible photographer but someone who can navigate the moment, capture its beauty and make you comfortable. Emily Songer is that + more. Her attention to detail, bright yet calming presence, ability to move quick and capture things you didn’t even realize are just a few of her amazing attributes. Our wedding photos are priceless and more stunning than I could have ever imagined. She knocked it out the park and I am so grateful that I got to share the most special day of my life with this sweet friend + super talented photographer. 

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