ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER
EMMA GREW UP IN
farmland outside of Rochester, NY. As a kid she spent most of her time reading, drawing and making music videos with her friends. When she got older, she decided she was going to study fashion design in NYC. She ended up going to Suny Purchase to study costume design in the theater conservatory.
After college, Emma moved around for awhile. She lived in Northampton, MA and struggled with a lot of anxiety. Soon after she moved to Maine to work on a farm with a couple of her closest friends. Eventually she moved to Brooklyn. After a few months, her friend Nicole called her up with a job offer to work wardrobe for a theater in Connecticut.
Emma worked at Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam, CT for 4 years, Over that period of time she transitioned from wardrobe to wig mistress and also re- found her love for photography. After Goodspeed, Emma moved back to the city, this time she went to Harlem and she opened up her own photography business.