My 13-year-old dancer and I absolutely loved working with Allison of Ally Day Photography! Ally is not only a skilled photographer and artist but also a dance professional. Her knowledge of dance moves, poses, and technique made our experience both fun and easy since she was able to help us generate pose ideas and to correct my daughter's technique so that her photos would showcase her absolute best. Ally is sweet, patient, laidback, and friendly, so the whole experience was not just professional, but also fun. When we got the photos back, we were delighted with how many we received (lots of beautiful, artistic edits!) and the way they perfectly captured so many moments, from flexible poses to the pinnacle of leaps and tumbling. I will treasure these pictures SO much as the years continue to fly by.
Ms. Ally is a fantastic photographer! She is great at suggesting poses and shows you how to do them. She also helps you correct your technique from her dance teacher experience. Her editing of her photos are gorgeous! I absolutely can’t wait to shoot with her again!
Ally Day is such a talented photographer, we love shooting with her because as a dancer herself she really knows how to bring out the very best in my daughter. She is so supportive of her dancers and always encourages them to try new things and new poses. The finished photos we have gotten are some of our most treasured pictures and we cannot wait to schedule our next session!
Our first experience with Ally Day Photography was phenomenal! As a new client, Allison answered all of my many questions thoroughly and was very informative on how to be best prepared for my daughter’s session. The location she shot at was absolutely beautiful and had so many wonderful photo options within walking distance. We were so thrilled with the results of the session and have already scheduled another session with her! Allison is not only an amazing photographer but she has an extensive dance background which made my daughter’s dance shots AMAZING! She knew exactly when to capture the pose or leap and she knew exactly how to give corrections on technique to my daughter to make the shot its very best! Allison was so friendly and made our first time meeting her a very comfortable and fun experience. We received so many images and they were all gorgeous! My daughter absolutely loves shooting with Allison and we definitely will be booking many future sessions with her!
My 14-year-old daughter and I finally had the pleasure of working with Ally for the first time. To sum the shoot up in one word, EXCEPTIONAL! Ally’s energy was so refreshing and I loved how she engaged my daughter throughout the shoot to make her more comfortable and relaxed. There is no denying that Ally is a talented photographer but her experience as a dance professional definitely helped with finding the best poses to capture my daughter's technique and natural beauty as a dancer. I left the shoot filled with excitement and anticipation wondering when I would see the proofs expecting it would take at least a week maybe two? Nope, Ally sent the proofs in 2 days and they were AMAZING! I cannot wait for our next shoot!
Whew! What can I say about Ally Day??? My mom and I discovered Ally on IG and we were in complete awe of her work. We wasted no time getting on her calendar!!! When we arrived at our photo shoot, we were greeted with all smiles and we could feel the passion Ms. Ally has for dance photography instantly. During the photo shoot, we felt an instant connection. It felt as though we'd known each other for years! Ms. Ally captured the most stunning pictures and even recommended the most amazing outdoor locations. Her photo shoots are SUPER fun and the final pictures are nothing short of amazing!!! If you are looking for someone who is fun, energetic, and will capture your life long dance memories, I highly recommend Ally Day Photography, you will not be disappointed!!!
My 10 year old dancer and I absolutely love working with Ally Day Photography. Allison is professional, creative, and is always down for new adventures! She comes prepared to each shoot and is always ready to help with location, poses, and wardrobe ideas. We love working with Allison because in addition to her great personality, she is also a dance teacher and can help my daughter get the best photos possible, with a little dance lesson thrown in too! We are so fortunate to have found Ally Day Photography and look forward to many more shoots with her.
Ms. Ally is so amazing to work with and has always made my girls feel right at home from the start! She is so patient and comes up with amazing new poses each time we have worked with her. She really celebrates the girls' growth both in class and in her pictures We will cherish her beautiful pictures for years to come and can’t wait to work with her again!
Ms.Allison is a phenomenal photographer! What I love the most about shooting with her is how passionate, funny, and patient she is! From the first second we met, her energy was so welcoming and contagious! You could tell she truly loves the art of photography. During our shoot, she makes sure I am comfortable and helps to find my strengths as a dancer. She also takes the time to give helpful corrections when it comes to my technique so that we get good pictures! Even when a pose may be difficult she encourages you to push yourself to limits you didn’t know you could reach. In a total of 45 minutes, we created 150+ pictures! Overall Ms.Allison of AllyDayPhotography is incredible, you will not be disappointed!
I absolutely LOVE taking photos with Ms. Ally. She makes the entire experience feel amazing. I am in love with each photo we create. I can’t wait to take more photo with her.
You have no idea what you mean to us. Not because of these beautiful pictures. You believe in others and you give love. We are truly blessed to have met you and I know God put you in Clara's path. She needed it. <3 <3 You captured her love and essence. Life can be hard and she always chooses love. Thank you for being this blessing. Your talent and gifts are evident to us.
Allison is a joy to work with she took the best pictures of our daughter for her to put up on her website for talent scouts. Upon putting just 2 of the pictures up she was matched to several potential jobs to include commercials and acting. Allison worked with her so well getting almost 200 pictures that we adored. There are so many that are our favorites if there is such a thing. She knows how to pose her and show her talent, skill and love for her craft. We will continue to use Allison as much as she is available to take her pictures. She is always open to suggestions and is such a joy to work with. We consider her family and sincerely appreciate and love her so much.
Allison is an AMAZING person to work with! She is incredibly professional and so creative. My husband and I had so much fun on our photo shoot with her! She made sure that we were comfortable with the locations and poses, and she asked for our input throughout the entire shoot. Her pictures are high quality and absolutely gorgeous, I printed them out for family Christmas gifts this year. I highly recommend her for all of your photography needs! <3 <3 <3 Shannon
Allison is the most talented and professional photographer we have ever worked with. Her ideas are so creative, and the genuine care and comfort she exudes make for a delightful time for all! I was able to create holiday cards (Christmas and Thanksgiving), Senior portraits, headshots, yearbook ads, and graduation announcements from one photoshoot - and it was difficult to choose our favorites! I highly recommend Allison's service to anyone desiring high-caliber photos from a warm-hearted, multi-talented, consummate professional.
Allison was great to work with, and the pictures are amazing. I asked her to work with a slightly shy, very independent 2.5-year-old in Old Town Alexandria. Not only did she have great suggestions on where we should go, she quickly had my son insisting he had to walk with Miss Allison instead of me. He happily played with her for hours showing off his prized toys and allowing her to capture fantastic pictures. She took so many pictures it was hard to pick our favorites. Everyone has agreed, she captured my son's personality perfectly.
Allison is absolutely phenomenal! Finding a photographer who is not only good at what they do but is also incredibly kind is not easy! We are so happy that we were able to work with Allison. She is passionate, skillful, and dedicated to her craft. Thank you so much for making our photo session so awesome.
Allison was wonderful. She was responsive and communicative. She provided me with ideas for my headshots. Working with her was such a joy! What a kind person. The quality and timeliness of the photos were fantastic. I cannot wait to work with her again! :o)
It was a pleasure working with Allison. I hate taking pictures, but she made me feel at ease. I needed the pictures quickly and she accommodated me. I'd recommend her for sure.
We absolutely love working with Allison! She creates an atmosphere where everyone has fun while she carefully captures unforgettable moments through her camera lens.
Tessa & Alyssa Stallings
My twin girls have worked with a variety of photographers from NYC to NC but none have come close to Miss Ally. She brings her knowledge of dance and passion for photography to create breathtaking images. Even more importantly, she makes my daughters feel comfortable and works to create shots that show off their unique personalities. I highly recommend working with Ally if you want technically correct and gorgeous pictures.