THE JOURNAL

How to Fully Embrace Candid Family Photos

Let’s be real. When you think of family photos, you may remember growing up in the 90s  and stressing about your bangs not curling right or how awkward it felt to smile at the camera at the Kodak studio.  Am I speaking from personal experience? Maybe. All I can confirm is I upset my mom […]

May 1, 2024

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12 Questions to Ask a Wedding Photographer Before You Book 

Holy sh!t you’re engaged! First, congratulations on this amazing step in your relationship! Second, how the heck is wedding planning going? Typically the order for planning a wedding goes 1) engagement 2) narrow down your vibe 3) find a venue and pick a date 4) hire your photographer! Once it comes time to find the […]

April 1, 2024

Bride and groom embracing each other

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Stillwater, MN Engagement Session

Lauren and Austin are high school sweethearts that celebrated their 10 year dating anniversary the day after their engagement session and if you ask me, I think that’s just about the perfect way to capture your love! Their sweet dog, May, joined us for the adventure and let me tell you, I don’t know if […]

March 28, 2024

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ACP Senior Ambassador Program

What is a Senior Ambassador? A Senior Ambassador for Aly Cross Photography is an all around hype-person that will help to represent my business in their area high school! Simply put, we have multiple shoots throughout the year, become besties, and have a lot of fun 😉 But in all seriousness, being an Ambassador for […]

February 19, 2024

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Maiya’s Senior Photo Session

Lebanon Hills Regional Park | Eagan, MN Our Session Lebanon Hills is one of my favorite places to photograph at because of all the locations within such a short distance. Maiya, her friend, and I wandered around the park and had the best time (although Maiya probably wanted me to stop telling her to “laugh […]

February 8, 2024

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Katie + Logan’s Wedding

Silverwood Park | St. Anthony, MN Back in the 2010’s, Katie, Logan, and I went to high school together – and I feel so incredibly lucky that I was the one to capture their wedding in July of this year. A Subway love story Katie and Logan met at the Subway near our high school […]

February 8, 2024

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Maddy’s Senior Photo Session

Lebanon Hills Regional Park | Eagan, MN Ummm excuse me, but does this girl take any bad photos? Seriously! Two seconds into our session I knew that I was going to have a hard time editing her gallery because they were all THAT GOOD! Our Session Maddy, her mom, and I ventured through Lebanon Hills […]

February 8, 2024

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