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Emerald Rue

What to Expect

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I long to create films and images that are meaningful and show the vulnerability and raw emotion that all humans possess.

My goal is to observe you as I see and remind you how beautiful your life is. I wish to move anyone who views my work and evoke feelings. I want to show the human connection I’ve spent my life observing.

In order to do this, I’m going to ask to you be vulnerable. You must know, I won’t judge you or your family for showing emotion. If you are moved to tears, please let them flow. If your child has a meltdown, let it happen. Love up on your kids and don’t be afraid to kiss your significant other. I may ask you questions that evoke feelings. Be honest and let the feelings rise to the surface – it will make for the most powerful images and likely your favorites.

Now that you know the most important part to a successful session, let’s move on to the logistics. At your pre-consultation, we will create a framework of scenes that include things from your daily or weekly routine. It’s helpful to add in some special activities to get your kids excited.

I will arrive at your home or we’ll meet at a chosen location and I will take a few minutes to get to acquainted with your children/significant other. From there, you will go about your day doing the activities planned and I will simply document them as they happen, both in motion picture and stills. I may ask you questions or give you light direction, but for the most part, it’ll be authentically your family the way you always see it.