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My job is to capture authentic moments. From unforgettable engagements to intimate couple sessions to stunning weddings, everyone should have photos to relive those days throughout the seasons of their lives. From the beginning of relationships to the growing of families, I am here to document your story so you can experience it for years to come. 

My job is to capture authentic moments. From unforgettable engagements to intimate couple sessions to stunning weddings, I'm here to document your memories so you can share them for years to come. 

...so you can share it with the ones you love.

Let's tell your story.

life is an adventure.

I’ve been a storyteller for as long as I can remember.
Ten years ago,
I picked up a camera &
started telling stories in a
new way:
through photos.

I AM A STORYTELLER,
WHO DOESN’T LIKE WRITING ABOUT HERSELF.
I’M RATIONAL, YET CREATIVE. 
I will forever live in a big city,
but I miss my hometown in the midwest.
I’m an extroverted introvert.
I’m all about the details but also dream big.
All of these contradictions make me
uniquely me.

ABOUT

MEET Ali

date night activity

My husband and I enjoy making meals together whenever we can.
If I’m being honest, he’s the true
Master Chef in our house.

Cooking

TV show

The creators of this show are
genius storytellers.
I have cried every.single.episode.

This Is Us

coffee shop order

Because we all need a little
caffeine in our lives and
matcha lattes do the trick for me.

Matcha

weekend pastime

Oakley & Oliver will always have my heart. If you’ve scrolled thru my Instagram, you’ve probably (read: most definitely) seen them.

My Dogs

Reading

workout

I love California weather!
Exercising outside year round
is a luxury for this native Kansan.

Running

A few of my favorite things:

Current favs:

I am a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Southern California, soaking up the sunshine with my husband, Seth, and our two fur-babies. I love to explore and believe every day can be an adventure if you let it. These adventures should be documented from time to time so you can relive them for generations. Let’s tell your story together!


I am a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Southern California. As the daughter of an English teacher, I have been a storyteller since I could speak. Ten years ago, I picked up a camera and started telling stories in a new way: through photos. I love to adventure, from exploring my own city to traveling the world. I enjoy discovering new places as much as I enjoy coming back to the comfort of home. I believe every day can be an adventure if you let it. These adventures should be documented from time to time so you can look back on them for generations. Let’s tell your story together!


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When you get in front of my camera, I want you to have fun, be adventurous, and feel comfortable to be yourself. My greatest joy is to capture your favorite adventures. Don't wait any longer to tell your story! Click below for all the details!

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We all have memories we want to remember as vividly as possible: not only from grand adventures, but also from ordinary, day-to-day life. Photos are the best way to preserve your life story and I’m here to document it for you. When you get in front of my camera, I want you to have fun, be adventurous, and feel comfortable to be yourself. Our time together is all about you. I go wherever you want to go, from exploring the great outdoors to relaxing in the comfort of your home.
My greatest joy is to capture meaningful photos and provide keepsakes for you to save your favorite moments forever. My clients walk away with actual photographs because I believe everyone deserves more than just digital files. I want you to be able to physically hold onto your memories. Don't wait any longer to tell your story!

Experience

The Ali Marie

To build a lifestyle portfolio, I am partnering with fashion, food & travel bloggers to create curated content for their brands. Reach out for details!

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Lifestyle & Travel

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Lifestyle

Portrait sessions are for everyone: couples, families, seniors. All sessions are 90 minutes on-location and include a personalized online gallery.

start at $450

Portraits

Wedding collections are customized to you and your day; all include an engagement session, two day-of photographers & a wedding album.

start at $3,200

Weddings

in your story

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You will feel like you have known Ali for years after being together for 10 minutes. We gained a level of trust and comfort with her that made our images better! Our big day was such a blur, but Ali managed to capture every moment. She listened to our ideas and acted as our right hand all day; I don't think you can put a price tag on that. We will forever have the images she took displayed in our home. She will make you feel so special and her work will exceed your expectations!

than a photographer!"

"We got
more

Lauren + Jesse
a Kansas country wedding

Ali listened to what we wanted and made the session so easy and fun for us! She did an amazing job capturing the moment without making us feel like we were being watched. She let us be ourselves and that made the experience for us. Nothing felt rushed and she took her time to get great photographs. Our images came out better than we could've imagined!

so
unique!"

"Our photos are

Jade + Kruze
a Washington wilderness
love story

Jade + Kruze
a Washington wilderness love story

She made us feel at ease and honestly, there were moments when we forgot she was even there.  I loved that she took control in a way that allowed us to enjoy our day.  She was helpful and able to get the pictures we wanted without disrupting anything.  She is attentive to details and will do everything in her power to make your wedding run as smoothly as possible.

Rock
Star!"

Rock Star!"

"Ali is a

Cara + Tim
a rustic TEXAS WEDDING

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