Specializing in the moments that capture your story; no matter what chapter.

STL Family Photography at BTP By Alison


Capture the Essence of Your Family's Journey in St. Louis

I don’t just snap photos; I create joy. With a heart for whimsy, I turn every shoot into a playful experience. Whether it’s coaxing belly laughs from kids or capturing tender, gooey moments between couples, my sessions are all about genuine connections and unfiltered fun.

In the world of BTP by Alison, spontaneity and silliness rule. It’s not just a photoshoot; it’s an adventure where laughter is the currency and your captured story is the treasure. With my playful spirit and unique approach, I capture genuine moments filled with laughter and joy. Forget stiff poses; it’s all about authenticity.

If you’re ready for an unforgettable photoshoot experience, let me be your guide to portraits with your favorite smiles.

Meet Alison

BTP by Alison specializes in lifestyle photography, crafting timeless portraits that capture the essence of your story, no matter what chapter Whether it’s family gatherings, weddings, events, or branding portraits, she turns moments into memories that speak volumes about you.

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3 Reasons Why To Choose Alison for Your STL Family Photography

Personalized Sessions

Every family is unique, and your photos should be too. I tailor every session to reflect your family's personality, from the location to the poses and everything in between.

Family Portraits

My knack for making every family member feel at ease ensures natural, candid shots full of genuine smiles and laughter.

Graduation Portraits

I believe in creating images that stand the test of time, becoming treasured family heirlooms that you and your future generations will cherish.

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Our Family Photography Services

BTP by Alison specializes in lifestyle photography, crafting timeless portraits that capture the essence of your story, no matter what chapter Whether it’s family gatherings, weddings, events, or branding portraits, she turns moments into memories that speak volumes about you.

Outdoor Family Sessions

Let St. Louis' stunning landscapes be the backdrop for your family portraits, from the lush parks to iconic cityscapes.

Home Lifestyle Shoots

Capture the beauty of your family's everyday life with a relaxed, intimate session in the comfort of your own home.

Special Occasions

From birthdays to anniversaries and everything in between, I am here to document your milestones.

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Quirky. Fun. All Around Good Time.

Checkout what my lovely clients have to say how I capture their lives most precious moments.

Allison Knaup
Allison Knaup
2024-04-24
Alison was a speaker today on branding and I learned 2 important next steps for my own business. Took several pages of notes to sit down with and reflect on for the tiny tweaks that will make big differences in how others find me. Not only have I used her in the past for outdoor headshots, will do so in the near future, and now as a strategic partner to co time to help my businesses grow!
Britain Sterling Lenz
Britain Sterling Lenz
2024-01-24
Alison captured my daughters 10th birthday in the snow. It was planned and a big request, but it SNOWED! The photos are magical and that was almost 3 years ago now, but the photos are the most beautiful and it commemorated a really special day. Alison is always joyful and her eye is unmatched. I am so grateful for these photos and will definitely be scheduling with Alison again!
Lori Sharpsteen
Lori Sharpsteen
2024-01-24
Alison had marked so many of our milestones: wedding, high school graduation, moving, headshots and team photos! Amazing job on all! ❤️❤️❤️
Alexis Bingham
Alexis Bingham
2024-01-24
Alison did a wonderful job with our engagement and wedding pictures. Highly recommend!
Todd Schumacher
Todd Schumacher
2023-09-15
Alison is amazing! She's extremely creative and organized, and always delivers a top-notch product. I can't recommend her enough.
Trisha Zalenski
Trisha Zalenski
2023-09-14
Alison does a great job capturing the small details of our family. She’s done our wedding and the newborn/family photos of our first child. Wouldn’t recommend anyone else for the important life events.
Brad Starnes
Brad Starnes
2023-07-13
Alison has been photographing my family since I was a sophomore in High School. Since then she has capture moments like my senior pics and more recently headshots for my company. If you're looking for your next photographer, Alison's ability to capture your moment paired with her fun and quirky personality makes these memories even more memorable.
Rachael Johnson
Rachael Johnson
2023-03-28
Alison did my family's pics and they were absolutely beautiful! She was great with my 2 teens (in the middle of a Midwest summer heat wave, when one did whatever and the other teen hated sweat and bugs lol). Her patience and vision is incredible!!! I'm actually hiring her again for my daughter's Sr. Pics (yeah, the one that hates bugs and sweat)! Thanks Alison!!!
Marcie Handler
Marcie Handler
2022-09-20
I had Alison do my headshots awhile back, but when she said she'd love to do our family photo shoot, she had no idea what she was getting into. We had 36 family members from 1-90 years old all getting together. It was the first time every single one had been able to make it. Obviously, we didn't want to just trust this to anyone. Not only did she take hundreds, yes hundreds, of gorgeous pictures that really captured the group, She cut her visit with her grandmother a little short to get to us before we started having melt downs among the younger (lol, and older) people. We don't know when the stars will all align so perfectly that we can all be together again, but we have beautiful pictures to commemorate a wonderful visit. By the time she left, she was like one of the family.
Kirsten Brauch
Kirsten Brauch
2022-08-19
Alison is the BEST around! She not only took beautiful family photos for us, but also took photos of my workplace's Angels Among Us Dinner & Auction. She is easy to work with, cares about her clients, and takes amazing photos!

Book Alison for your next family photo shoot!

At BTP By Alison, been.there.photography is more than just my brand’s name—it’s my approach to capturing the fleeting moments that define your family’s story. I’m honored to join you on this journey, preserving today’s moments for tomorrow’s memories.

 

Are you ready to create a beautiful record of your family’s love and laughter? Contact me today to book your family photography session in St. Louis. Let’s capture the magic of your family’s story together.