Emily Kornya was born near Toronto, Canada and now resides and works all over Europe. Emily entered the fashion world in 2013, at nearly 20 years old shooting at Petite Parade in NYC, which was her first fashion show and professional experience. By the age of 21 she shot her first editorial for Smallish Magazine (June '14) and first campaign for The Small Gatsby (AW14). Since then Emily has shot for well known and reputable designers such as Flik Flak, Bisgaard, Baghera, Lamantine, Telyoh and more .
Emily is known for her natural and playful style of her photos, letting the kids be themselves, be imaginative and react naturally to their environments. She loves interacting with the children and enjoys engaging and playing with them while shooting.
In 2016 Emily earned her undergraduate degree at The University of Toronto, with a major in English Literature, and minors in Russian Literature in Translation and South Slavic Studies. She also studied for a year at Sciences Po in Paris.
Emily is currently involved with the charity "Your Mom Cares", which funds and supports awareness for children's mental health. Your Mom Cares is co founded by Sharon Feldstein (Mom of actors Jonah Hill & Beanie Feldstein) and Patsy Noah (Mom of Maroon 5's Adam Levine). Emily believes strongly in mental wellness and awareness.