Hello and Welcome! I am an architectural, travel, and family photographer. I love natural light and could look at photographs all day (thankfully that’s my job now!).

Primarily self-taught, I have studied black and white photography, color photography, and interior design. I also spent many years working for two husband-and-wife teams of internationally renown nature photographers.

I’m known for being a good listener and always being up for a game of bowling. After growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I lived by the ocean in Santa Cruz, in the heart of New York City, in the mountains of Reno-Tahoe, and have driven across the United States three times. I am passionate about seeing how my personal perspective brings out the best in your photo shoot.

When I’m not working hard behind the camera or computer, you’ll find me reading mystery novels, playing with my orange rescue cat Cosmo, volunteering with Junior League of Oakland-East Bay, eating a burrito, walking on the beach, or hiking in the Redwoods. 

You can find my favorite images from recent photo shoots on Instagram @cornerstonephotographersnv

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Great photos! Great people to work with! I used them for real estate listing photos. Client was impressed!
— Riley Smith, Chase International
Emily M., Cornerstone Photographers, has done all of my real estate photos. She showcases residences in their best light, taking time to rearrange furnishing or backgrounds to get the very best shot. Clients love her work! I’m convinced my listings get early activity because of the excellent work Emily does.
— Dawn Bunker, Ferrari Lund
Cornerstone is great to work with, professional, quick and the pictures are wonderful. I use Cornerstone for real estate and the pictures looked amazing and impressed my clients.
— Theresa Nelson, Chase International
Cornerstone Photographers have taken my marketing to the next level with their photography skills. Beyond the quality of their work they also provide exceptional customer service!
— Kylie Keenan, Dickson Realty