I'm so glad we've connected through my online "home!" If you're new here, here's the scoop: I'm a light and airy photographer specializing in family and wedding photography around the greater Chattanooga and Cleveland, Tennessee areas.
I'm married to my second shooter and best friend, Jimmy. We're raising the most handsome boy and three furbabies.
For me, photography's not just about taking photos, it's my way of loving others. I hope that through my business I build genuine relationships that create an impact in people's lives and my community.
Here's to making new friends!
Aside from being a professional third wheel on wedding days, I'm a mommy, wifey to my second shooter, enneagram 1w2, and obsessed with all-things-nature. I left my position as a Master-level Social Worker to run my photography business full-time. Before making that decision, I didn’t think I could make the same difference through “just photography” as I I could with my degree. But, I believe that God gave me my photography skills and the opportunity to run a business for a divine reason. He has proved time and time again that there are no accidental bookings and each one serves a purpose. That gets me pretty stinkin' excited!
There's joy, passion, and curiosity in every move we make from the first phone call to the first camera click to days spent editing. Every detail matters, and our couples and families come back to ARP because of that. We hope you’ll click around, learn even more about us through our work, and say hello!
"Alyssa’s work is INCREDIBLE!!! We highly recommend her as a photographer! She is kind, professional, trustworthy, and talented with an amazing eye to capture the PERFECT pictures!!!"
-BETSY DICKERHOFF, VENUE OWNER OF KENSINGTON COVE FARM
"I've always imagined having those fairytale wedding photos and she definitely delivered! Not to mention, she and her husband brought a sense of calm to the big day that really helped keep the rest of us in a great head space!"
-JESSICA & CHAD
"Alyssa is an excellent photographer with a kind disposition and vigorous work ethic. I participated in a styled shoot with her and was so impressed by her photography. I couldn't recommend her more!"
-BEN CRERAR, DIRECTOR AT HIDDEN SPRINGS VENUE
"Alyssa did our engagement photos and they were BEYOND amazing! She made both of us feel completely comfortable in front of her camera. I have worked with a lot of photographers being an MUA in the wedding industry and Alyssa’s professionalism and skill are TOP NOTCH! I highly recommend her for your family, engagement, lifestyle, and also for your wedding photography!"
-HALEY SETTLES, OWNER OF ALLURING LOOKS BY HALEY
"Alyssa is an incredible photographer! As a wedding coordinator, I have had the opportunity to work with Alyssa a few times. She goes out of her way to make the entire photography experience enjoyable for everyone with her sweet nature. She is very punctual, professional, and has an eye for detail. Her pictures are breathtaking. I highly recommend her for your wedding!"
-JESSI GOWAN, OWNER OF A FARMHOUSE GATHERING WEDDING PLANNING SERVICE
"...We left the session with such joy...Alyssa made sure all the details were perfect...If you are looking for an experience that will make your soul smile big every time you remember it, don’t look any further... You have found the best photographer in town!"
-JEANETTE & MICHAEL
"We've had professional pictures done before, but our experience with Alyssa was by far above and beyond our other experiences...from beginning to end, she provided a fantastic experience with a top-notch product."
-STACEY & ROBBY
"Alyssa makes you feel so comfortable in front of the camera and she feels like a great friend even though you just met! She got our photos to us so quickly and we absolutely love them!"
-KAYLA & TRAVIS
"...True professionals from start to finish. Quick correspondence, creative ideas for photoshoots, styling advice, exceptional quality photos, and not to mention, they made my husband and I very comfortable. We love our photos and loved our experience...They will not disappoint!"
-DANIELLE & BRAD
"Enjoyable and stress-free! My husband and I felt extremely comfortable...She gave us specific direction to make our pictures look natural and candid...We love our entire gallery!"
-JULIE & AUSTIN
I'd love to connect with you!
As a Chattanooga & Cleveland, TN family and wedding photographer, I realize there are so many options for photographers. So, I'm excited you're considering ME! As a former bride and groom, and now parents, we have an even deeper understanding of how special these seasons of our lives are and get giddy about capturing all the details, candids, and moments in-between. I'd love to get to know you and the vision you have!