Hi, i'm aly &

I’m so glad you’re here

I’m a portrait photographer in Metro Detroit and specialize in capturing branding & headshot imagery for business of all sizes and high school senior photography. It has been my mission, since I started my business 17 years ago, to create a fun and personalized experience & session for every client and to deliver images and keepsakes suited to their exact needs.

female photographer smiling with camera
high school girl smiling with colorful background
high school senior laying in leaves

I've made it my mission

To help my clients relax into their session so they get a final product that they are happy to view for years to come. Over the years, I’ve learned so much from the people I’ve been lucky enough to photograph & also by stepping in front of the camera myself!

And one thing this taught me

A photo session is a partnership between the photographer and the individual(s) in front of the lens.

That process—making a client comfortable so we can capture authentic mOMENTS —never gets old;

Not even after nearly 2 decades and thousands of sessions.

creating space for authenticity

Means I get the privilege of creating imagery for my business clients to use in their marketing efforts and my senior clients to display in their homes - all of which are 100% customized to each client's needs. Whether I'm photographing a senior session in downtown Detroit or an executive's headshot in their office - all of these sessions are built from the same formula. Connection and communication with each client to create a session that suits their exact needs.

Capturing light, feelings & moments and all the things in between.

high school girl laughing on stool while kicking feet out

"I absolutely loved the day I took my pictures. I looked forward to it the whole summer. It was so much fun capturing what I loved to do in high school and creating beautiful pictures that I will look back on."

—Emma Smalley

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