I'm so glad we've connected through my online "home!" If you're new here, here's the scoop: I'm married to my second shooter and best friend, Jimmy. We're raising the most handsome little toddler and two furbabies in the suburbs of Chattanooga, Tennessee. And for me, photography's not just about taking photos, because my business is a ministry.

Whether I'm capturing weddings for my AR Couples or fleeting seasons for families, providing resources for wedding planning, or just simply sharing glimpses into my everyday life as a mother and business owner on Instagram, I'm hoping to build genuine relationships that create an impact in people's lives and my community. So, welcome! Now, let's get to know each other and get you in front of my camera!

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I'm a mommy, wifey to my second shooter, enneagram 1w3, 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 that I could make the same difference in people’s lives through “just photography” as I could using my degree. But, I believe that God gave me my photography skills and opportunity to run a business for a divine reason. God doesn’t waste gifts, only we do when we serve fear instead of faith! So, for me, photography's a ministry. There are no accidental bookings. And that gets me pretty stinkin' excited!

Wedding photographer based in chattanooga, tennessee, for the authentic couple who want an exclusive experience and timeless captures.

About Alyssa Rachelle

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-Betsy, venue owner of kensington cove farm

"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!!!"

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-Jessica & Chad

"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!"

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- Jeanette & Michael

"...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!"

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- Stacey & Robbie

"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."

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- Kayla & Travis

"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!"

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- Jessica & Jonathon

"Made us feel so comfortable and natural in front of the camera...working with them was such a blast. Being in front of a camera always feels awkward to me, but they made it feel like we were just hanging out with some friends. They're awesome!"

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- Katelyn & Kyle

"I always tell people I love having pictures, but hate having my picture taken. Alyssa made our session quick and painless...provided us with many gorgeous photos...Not to mention, she got them back to us super quickly! She was very professional from beginning to end..."

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- Tonya & Sean

"Alyssa is super sweet and makes getting pictures taken a fun, enjoyable experience. She’s easy to talk to and makes you feel comfortable throughout session. She took some amazing photos that I will cherish forever!"

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- Danielle & Brad

"...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!"

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- Julie & Austin

"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!"

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