My name is Alison Townsend, and I have a passion for photography. My love for photography started with landscape, scenery, and locations. I have expanded my passion to other areas of photography as my life has changed. I have developed my knowledge with schooling at The New York Institute of Photography and will continue to increase my knowledge to better myself and my work.

My family was my inspiration to start my business. My husband, Justin, serves our country in the U.S. Navy. We are currently stationed in Virginia Beach, but we make frequent trips back to our home towns in Ohio. We have a beautiful (I may be bias) little girl named Emmalee. She loves helping me with new set-ups in the studio, but she will always go running to her daddy when he gets home.

My style for photography is bold and simplistic. I prefer to use natural lighting, but I also know natural lighting is not perfect, so I will use studio lighting to help capture the best images for you. I have a studio available, but prefer on-location work. Sessions in all kinds of weather can be fun and entertaining. Because my husband is in the military, I do discounted homecoming and deployment sessions for all military personnel and his/her family. Along with discounted sessions, I choose to donate a portion of my profits from a series of sessions to a charity that hits close to home.

**How to Contact Me**

Feel free to look at my work and comment on the images. If you have a creative idea for a session or want to book a session, give me a call at 330-826-1757. I can also be reached by email at [email protected] Have a Facebook? Show some love on my page at www.facebook.com/AlisonTownsendPhotography