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As a prior English teacher, I love telling each of my couple's love story. Each story is unique and in a culmination of love and a little planning, the wedding day brings that love to life in front of family and friends. As a lover of heirlooms and legacies, it's a joy to be alongside each of my couples as they create memories that will last forever for their children and grandchildren!

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Visual branding has always played a crucial role in the success of any business. In today’s digital age,where consumers are bombarded with countless options, a strong visual brand can make all thedifference in capturing attention and standing out from the competition. As we look to the future, it’simportant to consider emerging trends and predictions in […]

The Future of Branding Photography


May 5, 2023

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This was my THIRD time shooting at Pilates Barre Lex and my FIFTH time shooting with PBL’s amazing owner, Hannah Merideth. When I say we work so well together, I truly mean it. Hannah started Pilates Barre Lex last summer and the reformer Pilates studio has been rapidly growing ever since! I attribute much of […]

Pilates Barre Lex | Branding Session for Reformer Pilates Studio | Lexington, Kentucky

May 4, 2023

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Grace & Grandeur Bow Company is a velvet bow company based out of Richmond, Kentucky. “Classic, preppy, and feminine” are perfect descriptors for each handmade velvet bow.

Grace & Grandeur Bow Company | Valentine’s Day Launch 2023


January 4, 2023

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2022 brought the five year milestone for Ali Rae Haney Photography!! ? I am incredibly proud of this milestone, especially considering all the major life changes we have encountered in those five years. It’s not been easy, but it sure has been fulfilling.

2022: A Year in Review for Ali Rae Haney Photography

December 13, 2022

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Mago Construction is a paving and asphalt company in Bardstown, Kentucky. It just so happens that Caleb works there and mentioned that I was a photographer. That brought this incredible opportunity to work with the folks over at Mago in multiple capacities.

Mago Construction Company | Paving & Asphalt Business Branding Session | Bardstown, Kentucky


August 11, 2022

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Let’s dive into this particular one for Pilates Barre Lex, a boutique, client-centered Pilates studio in Lexington, KY. Hannah Merideth, the owner, is in the new start-up phase of her business, but marketing is one of her strengths so she has kicked behind as her doors have opened to the public!

Pilates Barre Lex | Boutique, Client-Centered Pilates Studio Branding Session | Lexington, KY

July 27, 2022

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Maybe you are on the fence about getting branding images done because you don’t know exactly how or where to use them. Well, let me help you off the fence.

Where To Use Your Branding Images


April 26, 2022

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Branding sessions are all you smiling at your computer, right? Hate to break it to ya, but they’re so much more than that in such a good way.

“Object Shots” & Why They’re Important

April 19, 2022

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Once the shot list comes together, the rest begins to fall into place, including location selection.

Choosing A Location For Your Branding Session


April 12, 2022

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Branding photos can be a little intimidating. A lot of planning goes into each session and your branding images are supposed to last you anywhere from three months to a year. So what you are wearing definitely matters because it’s what your audience will see!

3 Tips For Choosing Outfits For Your Branding Session

April 5, 2022