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Alison Donahue Photography is based in san jose, CA
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 […]
I don’t tend to shoot a ton of engagement sessions since I trend more toward kid and family photography, but man was it fun to get caught up in this couple’s love for another. While they’ve decided to wait awhile to plan their wedding due to Covid, we still needed to celebrate and document this […]
I’m so excited to announce Valentine’s Day Mini Sessions! Since we are all stuck at home right now, these photos would make the perfect gift for someone you love. Sessions will take place on January 30 and 31 in San Jose. The package will be a 20 minute session which includes 3 high resolution digital […]
Let me start off by saying, I never looked as gorgeous as this Mama did 10 days after having a baby! For all of you moms that had babies in 2020, I’m proud of you. This was by far the craziest time to welcome a new human into the world. Attending appointments dads weren’t allowed […]
I love it when kids can be silly in front of the camera. Silliness is a sign of comfort and once kids are comfortable in front of the lens, it’s fun to watch them go.
My youngest son met Jack this past year at an Old Navy modeling shoot. It turns out that we live in the same area and plan to have a playdate once the Covid-19 situation dissipates. I asked if I could borrow him and his cute sister for a Headshot model call. Even though it was […]
First family photoshoot for 9 month old baby girl.
This beautiful Mama is expecting her third baby girl. It was so special to have the whole family there for the session. The sisters are excited to be a bigger and big sister and dad and mom are excited to meet that new baby girl!