Hi, I’m Ali! Lover of Anthro, foster care, tall pines, exploring new cities, Jesus, and chicken strips + fries.
I went from my college dorm room to becoming my own boss straight out of college, and today I’ve photographed 150+ weddings and I’m passionate about teaching photogs how to run and scale their dream biz to create a life that makes them feel fully alive.
I’m a wife to my elementary school crush, a mom + foster mom to two toddler girls, and my grumpy face cat, Luna.
When I’m not spending a weekend shooting a wedding (rare!) you can find us boating, drinking a Moscow mules (Ali) and beer (Tay) on a patio in the sun, searching for the best Twin Cities’ tacos, reading, traveling to new cities, or driving up to the North Shore for the weekend.
My mom was given 2 months to live 2 weeks before my wedding day but was there and present + my wedding photos are SUCH a treasure to me.
They’re my last pictures with her. I’m always, always, always searching for the authentic moments that’ll last beyond the trendy (although gorg!) details on your day.
meet the team
SOMETIMES I’M BOOKED ON YOUR DATE. WE CAME UP WITH A SOLUTION FOR THAT. EACH PHOTOGRAPHER IS HAND-PICKED & TRAINED IN ALI’S STYLE TO BRING THE ALI LEIGH EXPERIENCE TO MORE PEOPLE EACH YEAR. I’M SURE YOU’LL LOVE THEM JUST AS MUCH AS I DO!
Dog mom to a dog literally named Ali - not after me ;), self-proclaimed foodie. Lexi’s a blast to be around, quick to serve, and will most likely capture you guys laughing.
A transplant from New Jersey with a vibrant personality. On top of photography she plans and styles events and is quite possibly the most creative, driven person you'll ever meet.
Lover of traveling, her high-school sweetheart, animals, and art + design. Small town Minnesota girl planted in the heart of St. Paul. You can't help but smile when you're with her.
Warm hearted, personable, and the sweetest human. Her happiest place is swing dancing with her boyfriend Jon, hanging out with animals, or traveling with friends.
Launched her business when she was literally 14 years old, finds a friend in every room she's in, swim coach, a calm presence, and the queen of capturing raw, emotion-filled moments.