I feel so lucky to have had Allison behind the camera on my wedding day! I came across her portfolio while researching photographers and instantly fell in love with the creativity and talent that shines through in her pictures. Our introductory conversation confirmed that she was going to be perfect and my search for a photographer ended right there. In the months leading up to the wedding Allison was readily available to field questions and bounce ideas off of. As the days got closer and we started talking details, her experience became invaluable. From advice on how much time to set aside for photos, to how to order the pictures so that we were sure to get all the shots we wanted, Allison made us feel incredibly relaxed that everything was taken care of as we headed into the big day. We had a very tight timeline for pictures both before our daytime wedding and immediately following the ceremony. Through her professionalism and talent, Allison helped turn a time with the potential to be incredibly hectic run smoothly and efficiently. And now, the pictures: they were absolutely amazing! I was not really a fan of many of the wedding picture trends that are so popular now. I didn't want any jumping, hearts made with hands, or anything overly posed. I wanted her to capture special moments and candid pictures of all our friends and family being their amazing selves. The portraits and more formal pictures were perfectly done and absolutely beautiful but it was the candid shots from the reception that stole the show. While looking at the pictures we got to relive all the joy of the day through the laughter and happiness present on everyone's faces. She expertly captured all the perfect candid moments that I was hoping for. I absolutely wasn't surprised; during the wedding, every time something great was happening and I would think to myself, "this is great, I hope someone is taking a picture", I would turn slightly and find Allison, documenting everything. The wedding went by in a blur and I feel so lucky to be able to relive all the magic of the day through her photographs (which I should also note were perfectly edited and delivered just a few short weeks after the wedding). Allison was incredible and I could not recommend her highly enough. I feel so incredibly lucky to have had her as our wedding photographer!

 

                                                                       Katie V.  

“I spent a long time researching wedding photographers in my area because as any bride you want to look your best on your wedding day and even more importantly you want a photographer that can capture that as well and was hit hard by Allison’s work, and she automatically went to the top of my list and we are so happy that she could shoot our wedding. After having the opportunity to meet her during our engagement shoot, it was clear how her personality and passion matched her talent, and we couldn’t of been happier with our engagement photos! 

On our big day Allison was focused, professional and attentive behind the lens and so much fun during all the bits in between. Even during my “bride breakdown moment” in the middle of the photos because I didn’t like my hair the way it was, Allison patiently helped me fix it and made the stressful moment a very easy one. Group shots were super smooth and a lot fun! Through out the course of day Allison made sure to photograph the most beautiful detailed shots of our special day and was able to capture some amazing memories on our big day. Also, with a over 150 people that attended our wedding we have pictures of every single one of them having a blast and documented! 

Photography was a big part of the day for us and having the talent and personality of Allison Hanson Photography entrusted with that responsibility was a dream.”

 

Katelyn Coblentz 

I would highly recommend Allison. Not only did she do a wonderful job for me once, she did it twice. I had two daughters married 8 months apart and she did a spectacular job on both weddings. Her style is unique yet simple. She captured the whole day perfectly.

 

                                                                    Beth B.

 

Allison was simply the best photographer we could have asked for! She was within our budget (which was hard to find in Charleston), and our package included a second photographer, so not only did they capture every moment, but they also got multiple angles of a lot of them, which is really fun. She was so professional but also relaxed which put me at ease, and she's always quick to respond to email or phone calls. She listened to our input for some of the specific shot locations we wanted, but, of course, she's the professional, so she also had the experience and vision to set us up in other locations, poses, etc, and so we have many different backgrounds and poses and all that. I cannot say enough good things about her. We've gotten so many compliments on our pictures, and even now, I'm having trouble deciding which ones I like the best (to put in our new picture frames). I would 100% recommend her services!

 

Sarah B.

We were referred to Allison from a friend. We checked out her work, and did some emailing about packaging and pricing. Then we met with her and loved her immediately! She ended up being our photographer for our engagement pictures as well as our wedding. I can't even begin to say what an amazing decision we made by going with her!! Our pictures are absolutely beyond what we could have imagined!!! The compliments we receive on them. She was so easy to work with, and knew what to do without ever bothering us on our special day. We discussed ahead of time the style and shots that were important to us, and she delivered beyond our expectations. She captured all of those moments in between. We really can't wait to have another excuse to work with her!!!



                                                                Danielle D.

 

 

    Allison photographed our wedding in 2008. She captured wonderful moments and was a great fit for our love of photo-journalistic photography. She has an eye for the candid but can make even a posed photo seem natural with her gift of drawing people out. We are pleased to have such an exceptional record of our special day all thanks to Allison.



                                                                    Ghislaine P.

 

    

 

I needed pictures for my  Zumba Fitness business and I choose to work with Allison Hanson Photography.  Allison made me look so good!  She was easy to work with and professional.  I am not usually comfortable in front of a camera but I was able to relax with Allison.  I feel my personality really came out in the pictures, which is not always easy.  We took these pictures in 2011.  I need to update them and I look forward to working with her again.



                                                                                  Mariann P.

 

 

 

  Allison did the photography for our wedding and was such a pleasure to work with!  She is very professional and thorough and so easy to work with.  She was always available but never intrusive.  She is fun to work with, and most importantly, our photos came out beautifully!  She got many gorgeous shots and we love our wedding photos!

 

                                                                        Sarah L.



Allison was the best wedding photographer we could have asked for. Leading up to the wedding, she was responsive, organized, and very open to our ideas and requests. 
On the day of the wedding, Allison arrived on time and was so upbeat and fun! She and her husband are really personable and made our more formal pictures comfortable and enjoyable. She also went along with our sillier requests (involving sunglasses and colorful socks), which we appreciated. Our bridal party repeatedly commented on how cool she was and how much fun they were having with the pictures!
Our fabulous experience with Allison was matched by the beautiful photos she produced. The pictures are gorgeous, and she got great shots of pretty much every special moment (both planned and unplanned) throughout the night. As we went through our wedding photos, my husband and I honestly felt like little kids opening presents on Christmas morning!
All in all, better than we could have ever imagined. Allison is professional, incredibly talented, and fun! She has our highest recommendation. 

 

                                                             Taryn O.

 

 

Allison Hanson is an amazing, skilled photographer who can bring out the best in everyone. All the pictures she took for us look like they should be on the cover of a magazine! 
Allison is very personable, high energy, idea oriented and very thorough. She captured all the moments we wanted and more. She and her husband were so much fun to work with. My wedding party, and even my husband (who hates getting his picture taken) had a blast with Allison! We are so pleased with our experience and our pictures (which were given to us less than a month after our wedding). We received a USB memory stick with our pictures on it, a website link for our friends and family to view, and a beautiful large print of our favorite picture. We are so happy on how everything turned out!
I highly recommend Allison to everyone looking for a photographer to capture their special moments. :-)

 

                                               Sadie C.

Allison was the best wedding photographer we could have asked for. Leading up to the wedding, she was responsive, organized, and very open to our ideas and requests.

On the day of the wedding, Allison arrived on time and was so upbeat and fun! She and her husband are really personable and made our more formal pictures comfortable and enjoyable. She also went along with our sillier requests (involving sunglasses and colorful socks), which we appreciated. Our bridal party repeatedly commented on how cool she was and how much fun they were having with the pictures!

Our fabulous experience with Allison was matched by the beautiful photos she produced. The pictures are gorgeous, and she got great shots of pretty much every special moment (both planned and unplanned) throughout the night. As we went through our wedding photos, my husband and I honestly felt like little kids opening presents on Christmas morning!

All in all, better than we could have ever imagined. Allison is professional, incredibly talented, and fun! She has our highest recommendation.

Taryn

I got married October 4, 2014. We first contacted Allison about a year before the wedding and kept in touch via email periodically. When my husband and I were ready to select a photographer, Allison was one of the first we contacted. We met at a local Starbucks and connected immediately! She was so nice and had very reasonably priced packages (they've since changed but are still very reasonable). We knew right away that we wanted to work with her.

Over the months leading up to the wedding, we emailed occasionally as needed (to ask/answer questions, etc.). Allison was always very responsive. 

On the day of our wedding Allison and her second photographer, Katie, showed up to my parents house on time and took a lot of great photos of us getting ready. They took so many amazing pictures throughout the ceremony and reception and we are SO happy with how they came out!

Allison is super friendly, laid-back, and accommodating. Due to a delay in our schedule for the night, (the limo got pulled over on the way to the reception for a headlight that was out!) my husband and I had to step out of the reception for about 30 or so minutes to do some pictures of just us and we had a lot of fun working with Allison for those, too.

She was so quick with getting our online album up (only about a week!) and then the coffee table book was delivered about 6 weeks after the wedding. (and all of this while she was moving from New Hampshire to South Carolina!)

The only downside is that since she is now in South Carolina, I can't use her for future work!

I highly recommend Allison to everyone so they can have as wonderful an experience as we did.

Thanks so much Allison!

 

                                                       Danielle D.

 

My husband and I were referred to Allison by a couple of friends who had recently worked with her. After looking at their photos we immediately fell in love with her work. We planned our wedding in less than 9 months and were so happy to hear Allison still had our wedding date available. We had a strict budget and she worked with us to accommodate our needs still ensuring we could do an engagement shoot, the wedding, and the photo booth. Allison and her husband made us feel very comfortable and are easy to work with. She provided sneak previews on her Facebook page just a few days after our wedding that our family were able to enjoy while we were on our honeymoon. We also received all our photos the same week as providing our address. We are beyond thrilled with the whole experience and would strongly recommend Allison Hanson Photography to anyone!

 

                                                         Natasha M.

 I had Allison take my wedding pictures in May 2012.  She did an amazing job and she was so reasonably priced! She took some beautiful shots.  I loved how she mixed the pictures between color & black and white.  She was very easy going & let us get pictures of whoever & whatever we wanted. Pictures were very important to us because my husbands family lives out of the country and couldn't be there but Allison along with her husband captured all the precious moments of our special day.



                                                                     Francee M.

It gives me great pleasure to highly recommend Allison for your wedding photography.  I had never met her before, but she came highly recommended to me for my daughter Jamie's  wedding in October 2013.  She is always pleasant and accommodating to deal with.  She arrives on time and her photography is exceptional.  Her shots are unique and precious along with fun & playful.  She makes sure she captures everything while making it nothing but an enjoyable experience.  The photo book that she creates is also exceptional and loaded with memories displayed with much forethought and creativity.  I purchased an additional one for myself because it was much more than I had imagined.  If you choose her photo booth, you will not be disappointed either!  The guests at the wedding have a blast in it and the photos are so much fun to view later!!  The quality of all her shots, which you receive in full, on a thumb drive, are of pristine quality and it gives you the flexibility to develop anywhere you choose. 

 

                                                       Susanne O'Leary

Capturing simply beautiful moments that will last a lifetime