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Karen, Rocky River, OH
"Ali did such an amazing job for our baby's birth announcement. I gave her a general idea of what I was looking for and she develop an amazing product. She made us feel super comfortable and we both hate getting our picture taken. Will 100% recommend her."
jenna, bay village, OH
"Alison photographed our family when our second child was born in June. She came to the hospital to take "Fresh 48" shots and then visited our home to capture the four of us. We have a six year old, very busy, easily distracted, extremely chatty - and Alison knew EXACTLY how to engage him and encourage cooperation. She treated him like an adult which I so appreciated. She was patient with ALL of us(!) and knew how to position the group, put us at ease while she was photographing and made us feel as natural as possible. We absolutely treasure the collection of images she produced for us. She is so detail-oriented, thoughtful and highly responsive. Love, love, love working with her. Thank you Ali for the gift you've given our family!"
Jaclyn, lakewood, OH
"My husband and I recently had photos taken for a pregnancy announcement. Ali is so relaxed to work with, while still providing guidance and suggestions to help sessions run smoothly. She knew how to take advantage of the natural light to make the shots even more lovely. She was so comfortable to be around and we love the way the pictures turned out! Highly recommend!"
"This was our first time ever having professional pictures done, even our wedding pictures were taken by a family friend. We signed up for the mini fall package and I could not be happier. Ali was flexible, personable, and looked at all the things I said I liked in the questionnaire before our shoot and made sure she took pictures I wanted. She remembered things about our family before we met and made my 4 year old feel very comfortable and smile a lot! I was blown away with the final pictures, they're EXACTLY what I wanted and they were ready so quickly. Also, the weather was less than desirable the day of.. cold, windy, and rainy but you cannot even tell in the pictures and Ali just went with I really hope she comes back to Columbus because we will definitely do this again."
natalie, dublin, OH
ei, shaker heights, OH
"We truly enjoyed our session with Ali, she made us feel very comfortable and was so sweet and patient with our little 5 month old! We definitely don't love being in front of the camera but she put us at ease immediately and got some beautiful shots. She has a great eye for what will look good! Highly recommended!"
"We had a Fall Mini Session with Ali. It was our first time having professional photos taken as a family. We have 3 kids (5yrs and under). Ali was so great. She made the session so fun for my 3 and 5 year old. They were giggling and interacting with everyone, which made for great candids and big, natural smiles. She was relaxed which made the rest of us relaxed. I cannot recommend her enough. She was organized, communicative, fun and friendly, and so talented. We love our photos!"
melissa, rocky river, OH
holly, shaker heights, OH
"This was our first professional family shoot ever (we hadn't had any done since our wedding 7.5 years ago), and I was pretty nervous. We have a 2.5 year-old who, well, likes to act like he's 2.5. Ali did an amazing job of putting us all at ease, however, and our little guy was very comfortable with her (even giving her real smiles, which we can NEVER get for a photo). She captured expressions and little quirks about our family that we will cherish from this time in our lives, and the lighting and editing of the photographs was absolutely stunning. Also, her turnaround time for getting us the edited images was shockingly fast! I can't recommend her enough! What a great experience!"
"My family had a great experience with Alison for our fall mini session! My little guys decided to have a break down/not stay still upon arrival, so I was worried our shots might reflect something other than a loving and happy family but Alison worked her magic and our pictures are GORGEOUS. She is patient, talented and skillful at her craft. We’ll be back in touch with her next time we need updated family shots, for sure."
leslie, lakewood, OH
Milica, cleveland, OH
"She is such a blessing to work with! So calm and happy and embraces each moment ! My daughter was cranky and fell into the lake and she just rolled with it! So patient and SO talented. My pictures are exactly what I envisioned; natural, lively, and unscripted. Thank you!"
"Ali has taken pictures of our family for the past 6 years. The photos are always wonderful and she does an amazing job engaging our kids! Can’t say enough good things!!"
abbey, Dublin, OH
emily, cleveland, OH
"Ali did an amazing job capturing so many sweet moments of our little baby! We had pictures taken when she was about 2 months old and are so happy that we did! We got amazing shots of the 3 of us, sweet moments with each parent, and lots of cute baby only shots including focusing in on the little details (like those cute tiny feet or chunky arms). Ali is super professional and helps you feel relaxed so that you can have both natural smiles and awesome candids. Can't wait to get some of these gems in frames!"
"We loved working with Ali again. She was super responsive prior to, during, and after the photo session. She is warm, personable, and down to earth which really helped to put us all at ease. She took time to get to know us and shared about herself as well.
After my daughter was born, we chose to do an in home photo session. We wanted to capture some of these beautiful early moments, and decided that indoor was better for a baby in the winter! We are so glad we chose to have the photos taken in our home. Not only was it convenient, relaxed and cozy, the end result is something priceless: a slice of our life, at this moment in time, in our home, captured forever. We could not be happier with both the experience and the photographs."
katelin, cleveland heights, OH
Laurie, cleveland, OH
"Ali was so fun to work with!! She was great with our small children (ages 3 and 17 months) and encouraged us to be ourselves during the photo shoot. She was agreeable to meeting us at the beach (our desired location) and got our photos back to us in just under a week."
"Ali came all the way to Athens, OH for us to document our life on our farm. She did such a great job capturing both of my kids equally. I loved getting the pictures back and looking through all the memories. Memories we will have now for the rest of our lives!"
Beth, Athens, OH
Rachel, Dublin, OH
"Ali is simply the best! As someone who absolutely hates having my picture taken, Ali made me feel comfortable, relaxed, and we had plenty of laughs throughout. The setting she chose was beautiful and the wide assortment of shots gave my husband and I so many different looks! We couldn’t pick a favorite because they were all so good! Ali sent a link to the pictures within a few days, and we were blown away by them all! Once again, Ali is simply the best!"
"Ali, you did such an awesome job with our family photos and Brooke's one year pics! They turned out perfect and I can't stop looking at them! Thank you!"
Hallie, cleveland, OH
Lynn, concord, OH
"Alison was wonderful to work with. Three generations, a total of thirteen, with five, ages 8 and under, she truly captured the joy we feel when we are together."
"I was so excited to hear that we won a documentary session with Ali! She is just fantastic! She made us feel comfortable and relaxed, like we were all just hanging out. We are thrilled with how our photos turned out. It was a great experience to be able to capture these sweet memories we are making in Cleveland with our little family of three."
Ashley, cleveland, OH
Michele, Seven Hills, OH
"Alison is amazing! She did such a great job getting my girls to break out of their shells and got some amazing pictures out of all her hard work!"
"Alison did so great with our family photos! My little one was crying and screaming the whole time, but she still got the most amazing pics and you can't even tell! Can't wait to have her do our photos again for years to come!!"
Tara, Olmsted Falls, OH
Hayley, Cleveland, OH
"We had a great session with Ali and the photos came out amazing! I would highly recommended!"
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