Hi! Hello! I'm Allyn.

 photo by Ashley Swofford Photography

photo by Ashley Swofford Photography

Most of my days are spent at home with my three boys and my handsome bearded husband, Nick, wearing the baby, reheating my coffee four times, and trying to not stay in my pajamas 'til noon. I'm a momma to Max, Drew and Jake, and it's pretty dreamy to be the only girl in our house. I'm known for being a little quiet and a lot optimistic, wearing simple t-shirts and jeans every day, and carrying iced coffee around with me most of the time. Thankfulness, even though I am not always the best at it, is definitely my jam. I love showing people the gifts they are surrounded by and how special and important the real stuff is through story telling photography. I am passionate about being a mom and wife, and serving the Lord in everything He's called me to. Some days that means folding laundry all day, a photo session in the afternoon, dinner with my family, and then staying up late to work...and that is actually pretty glorious.

I photograph people who know the value of small moments, finding joy in the daily stuff, and the memories they are creating through those things right in their own homes. I'm thankful to capture the way they magically make the best peanut butter sandwiches with a toddler on their hip, the way a mom looks at her sweet babe as she sings him to sleep, and the way the morning sun pours into the kitchen and warms up the floors for little bare feet. I'm really thankful to be able to give families those memories as something lasting through photographs.