From beautiful Gainesville, Virginia


Photographer, twin mama, and sushi connoisseur.  I'm so glad you're here, and I hope you'll stick around and enjoy these blog posts!


IT’S LAUNCH DAY + a giveaway!!

WOOHOO! I can’t believe its finally here, I am so stoked to share my businesses’ new ‘home’ with you guys. I keep thinking “is this really mine?!” so I am still in a state of disbelief, but excited nonetheless. Take a look around and let me know what you think! Oh, and don’t forget about entering to win a mini-session while you’re at it! Details below! 

As a way to celebrate the launch of my new brand and website, I am giving away not one, but TWO free mini-sessions!

A mini-session is a 30 minute session, with 15-20 edited images, placed in an online gallery for you! The mini-session can be used for you, your family, your baby, or your baby bump (no births, please, last time I checked those typically are a bit longer than 30 minutes)! 

To enter: 

  • like and/or share Emily Gerald Photography on Facebook (the more shares, the more chances you have to win!) 
  • share my website on Facebook or Instagram 
  • follow me on Instagram 
  • comment on this post and tell me what your favorite part of the new website is! 
  • REMEMBER: the more shares = the more comments = more chances to win! 

The winners will be picked at random on Friday, November 21st so you have until Thursday night to enter! 

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  1. Emily, thank you so much for trusting me with the design of your new brand and website. This project will always be one of my very favorites! I’m excited to watch your business continue to grow and I can’t wait to contact you when Jake and I have little ones of our own 🙂 Happy Launch Day, sweet friend!

    • Emily Ferris says:

      Thank you for being so invested! I can’t think of anyone else I would have wanted to share this experience with! Oh, and of course I can’t wait for the little ones!

  2. Jess Bulloss says:

    LOVE the website!!

  3. Linda Dudley says:

    So happy for you Emily! I love your new website. I love looking at all your photos. Even though I don’t know any of them, I feel like I do thru your photos. You show the love coming thru all of them. Keep up the good work! And come see us down here in Louisiana sometime!!!

    • Emily Ferris says:

      Thank you Linda, you are so kind! I love that the photos help you feel like you know these families! We will come visit soon, I hope!

  4. Stephanie says:

    Love the design!

  5. Kelly Fuerst says:

    You are so incredibly talented, Emily!! So glad that we were referred to you and are thankful for the beautiful family memories that you have captured for us. Thank you!!

  6. Jillian Brinza says:

    Love the look! It’s whimsical! And of course….your work is amazing! I don’t have any babies yet…but you will be the first person I call to take pictures when I do!

  7. Samantha Rodriguez says:

    Emily this is so amazing!! I definitely am going to hire you for family photos!! 🙂 Congrats girl!

  8. Brittney Powell says:

    I love the colors, the easy navigation and the ducks! How adorable!

  9. Carly says:

    The new site it beautiful. Of course, I am partial to the first family in the "Families" gallery, but love all the sweet details (ducks, hearts and great fonts!).

  10. Lori Bailey says:

    Very lovely and easy to use. Hoping we can get into the next mini sessions that you have 🙂

  11. Melyssa Vis says:

    Love the site! Will have to get beautiful pictures of my little man sometime!

  12. Lindsay fisher says:

    My favorite part is the whole thing!! It’s so you and I’m so proud of you xo

  13. Lauren Beckwith says:

    I love the site! Everything flows so nicely and of course, the photos are beautiful. The little ducks are my favorite 🙂

  14. Lauren Scott says:

    If I had to pick one favorite….the photos! You are so very talented Emily and the pictures speak of your love of photography and family! They are all so beautiful!

  15. Chelsea Heath Hower says:

    Love the adorable ducks and colors

  16. Ashleigh says:

    I honestly love the entire page!! Awesome work, Em!!

  17. Ally says:

    I especially love the G in Gerald in this font 😉
    Love you, Em! You and your work are amazing!

  18. Danielle Burkhardt says:

    I love everything about this site! From the simple, elegant design, to the precious pictures in the gallery. Congratulations!

  19. Katrina Guzman says:

    Emily, this new design perfectly fits your brand! I love the simple elegance and classic details throughout. Congrats on the new site!

  20. Heather says:

    You are super sweet, your pictures are amazing, and the new website is fabulous!!!

  21. Lindsay fisher says:

    The thing I love the most is…that I get to see you live out your passion every single day!!! And it’s cute too 😉

  22. Kelly Lawson says:

    So excited for the new brand and for your new launch! What an exciting time 🙂 Can’t wait for our baby session!

  23. Kristen says:

    LOVE the new website and branding! The ducks are so cute and totally communication your focus of motherhood and families! I’m so excited that I found you and can’t wait for you to photograph our little guy when he arrives! 🙂