Melissa Thomas is owner and photographer with Emerson Grace Photography based in Franklin, KY.

Emerson Grace Photography specializes in Newborn, Children, and Family portraits for Kentucky and Tennessee.

Loved By Parents in Kentucky and Tennessee

“We just love Melissa!! She started off taking our maternity pictures and we also signed up for milestone as well! During the newborn session, she handled it really well and I was super impressed! Can’t wait to see those photos as well!”

“Melissa is absolutely wonderful!! We had such a fantastic experience with our son’s newborn session. She was very professional, fun to work with, very responsive, and crazy talented. Would highly recommend her!!”

“Melissa is the BEST we absolutely love her! She did my maternity shoot my sons newborn photos and will be doing all milestones as well! You can’t go wrong booking with Melissa!”

Nashville TN Maternity Photographer

Your Dream Maternity Session Awaits


We have everything needed for the perfect newborn session in our studio! From gorgeous wooden props to beautiful and soft textiles – we use only the best materials for your precious new baby.

Bowling Green KY Cake Smash Photographer

Let’s get MESSY! Your baby will have so much fun at their custom cake smash session.

A Peek Inside Our Studio

Your home away from home! Escape city life and come inside our beautiful and bright Franklin KY studio – just 45 minutes north of Nashville TN. We have everything you need for your maternity, newborn, and baby portraits.

Bowling Green Kentucky newborn photo studio white boho daybed and curio cabinet with newborn artwork macrame tapestry and greenery