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Alison Donahue Photography is based in san jose, CA
Finding unique ways to document the everyday moments of life is what drives my work. As a mom, I know the days are long, but the years are short. You want this time in your life captured. These fleeting moments deserve to be documented, printed, and hung on a wall. Your session will be a fun, playful, memory making experience instead of one where you sit and smile at the camera. Let me show you the beauty of your family.
Through my commitment to an exceptional service experience, and my passion for capturing authentic moments of connection, I work with my clients every step of the way to create and emotive story-telling experience that yields timeless art. I cherish and respect the trust that clients put in me to share their special moments and strive to document the authenticity of everyday life in a beautiful way.
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Beautiful, authentic, emotive images are what I bring to you and your family. What if you could freeze this moment in time? This one with the tiny newborn feet, the dimpled toddler hands, those missing front teeth, the way your child gazes at you lovingly. These are the moments that are so fleeting, but so worth documenting. Let me help you!
Hi there! Thanks for visiting my website. I'm a San Jose based portrait photographer specializing in families, children, maternity & newborns, headshots, and high school seniors.
Alison is a talented, professional who takes superb pictures -- she took a lot of time to understand our style and desires and went above and beyond our expectations! I really wanted a series of casual shots that captured the love and affection in our family and it came through in every picture. When I shared the pictures with my extended family, they were all wow'd!
"WOW! I can't recommend Alison more highly for family/kid/couple photos! She is an exceptional photographer with a wonderful eye for great settings and situations. Her pictures are fantastic, with a lovely mix of both posed and casual photos. She knows how to capture the moments and the relationships between people in such a unique way. She is truly gifted and exceptional at her craft. Above all else, it's clear she loves taking photos and capturing special moments for other people."
"We recently did a family photo shoot with Alison and had a wonderful experience. My husband, 20 month old son, and my parents were all involved, and she managed to capture some great moments with all of us, which is difficult in the best of times but especially hard with a very active toddler! However, Alison managed it effortlessly and professionally, and we came away with photos I will treasure forever at this adorable time in our son's life."
I met Abi & Greg and their adorable children (Leo & Lyra) last Spring when I photographed Leo for some modeling headshots for his agency, 3 Model Management in Berkeley. We had such a fun time wandering around beautiful gardens in Palo Alto. They had warned me that he doesn’t like having his picture taken, […]
I’m thrilled to announce today that I am changing my business model. I’ve had a lot of time this year to think about what this business means to me and what I want to give to my clients at the end of the day. The answer is a quality boutique experience. A photography session should […]
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