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I am so glad you're here!

Finding a photographer takes a lot of time and research. You're trying to find a style you love, a person you can see yourself connecting with, a style that fits your aesthetic, and more, all within your budget. Let me just say, it's totally worth it. Photos last forever! Like literally. Most of my clients look at booking a session with me as an investment for themselves. You can't go back in time and fix mistakes, so hiring the perfect photographer is so important. You have these frozen pieces of time to look at for the rest of your life. The worst thing is looking back at photos and wishing you spent more time looking for the right photographer for you; I don't want you regretting booking someone you truly couldn't connect with! Making connections with my clients is SO important. A lot goes into shooting, more than you think. You spend a lot of time talking with your photographer about locations, outfits, timelines, etc. We will become friends and I'm not mad about it lol. If you're looking for an engagement/couples/wedding/elopement I'm your girl. Wanna travel somewhere outside of California for your shoot? Let's go! Arizona, Utah, Washington, Tennessee, Colorado...literally take me anywhere. Wanna stay in Southern California for a session? There are badass locations for that too! Let's talk about all your ideas, or if you don't know where to start, we can brainstorm some ideas to make your day so magical!!

joshua tree california elopement photographer

Oh hi,
it me

I'm Ally!

If I’m not busy photographing people, tending to my two fur children, studying medicine, or being a firewife, you can catch me on the couch with snacks and Grey’s Anatomy or out adventuring with my husband. What I love about my job is being a part of someones most special moments of their life. How cool is it that I get to help plan a surprise proposal?! Or witnessing two lovers enjoy time together? How about a pregnancy announcement?! I love every second of being a part of something so much bigger than myself.



I love reading every single review my clients write about me; it literally gives me butterflies!! So much work goes into each and every session and it warms my heart to hear from you about your experiences with me! Not going to lie, I find myself reading my reviews a lot, lol. It's just so amazing that I have made so many connections with such wonderful and amazing people. I truly wouldn't be here without all of your love. I hope I get to keep making connections with strangers for as long as I can!

Joshua Tree California Photoshoot

"I spoke with numerous photographers before about doing a couples shoot, but Allyson’s quality was absolutely unbeatable. I mentioned beforehand that my boyfriend and I were not the best at taking pictures and posing, but she helped every step of the way and made the entire process so much fun! The pictures look so natural and showcase our love, which is exactly what I said I wanted! Extremely happy I found her! Do yourself a favor and book a shoot with her!!" - Merianne D.


You'll leave with a six-pack and sore cheeks. If we aren't laughing our asses off, I'm usually cheering you on while you two make out, lol. Or I'm talking your ear off about what college you're going to. If not those, we are talking about your goals and hobbies! Whatever the session, I promise you'll feel comfortable and have fun! Each session and wedding/elopement is different; no two are the same. The hours, the amount of images, the locations, the outfits, the planning. Each session requires hours of research and conversations. In order to be at my best for you, I have spent countless hours and lots of money learning photography techniques, creating and updating my website/social media platforms, making contracts, sending invoices, planning the timeline for your day, keeping up with the current equipment such as cameras and lenses and getting them professionally cleaned, bookkeeping and taxes, subscriptions...the list goes on and on. So when you hire me, you know that you're hiring someone who takes your session/wedding/elopement seriously. I will be there for you 100% before and after your day and you can count on me to be my best!

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