Ali Ann is an award winning photographer, model, artist, creative director, & stylist. She was born and raised in Lexington, KY where she discovered her interest in modeling at an early age. Her love for modeling led her to pursue an education in photography. Ali has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Studio with an emphasis in Photography with a minor in Art History from the University of Kentucky. Since graduating Ali has continued to further her skills as a photographer by: Interning with Louisville Fashion Photographer Andrew Kung; Attended Emily Soto Fashion Photographer, first USA Fashion Photography Worksop in LA; Mentored with Fashion Photographer Josh Eskridge.
Ali Ann Photography has specialized in high school seniors, models, fashion, and boudoir photography for five years. Ali was the first photography studio in Lexington to offer professional hair and makeup for every session. It is Ali Ann’s mission to give her clients a wonderful personal creative experience that showcases their personality and beauty. Therefore, she takes the time to personally get to know her clients.
Ali has ten years of modeling experience, so she is comfortable in front and behind the camera. Since 2012, Ali and America’s Next Top Model, Laura Kirkpatrick have worked together photographing, teaching, and mentoring models in Laura’s Modeling Workshops. Their workshop models have gone on to be signed to top modeling agencies across the US and have won several Kentucky & Ohio beauty pageants.
In 2016, Ali was awarded the Top Award Icon Status in the Senior Style Guide Hot 100 Senior Photographer Photo Contest & the previous year the Hot 100 Award. Her award winning images have been published locally and nationally in Senior Style Guide, Seniorologie, Modern Teen Style, Coco Magazine, Story Magazine, Defuze Magazine, Delta Air, Nationalist Magazine, Skirt Magazine, & more.
2017 Shoot & Share Photo Contest Finalist Senior Guy/Girl category
2016 Senior Style Guide Hot 100 Senior Photographer Top Award Icon Status (4 images won 1 Editorial, 1 Urban, 2 Stylized Category)
2015 Senior Style Guide Hot 100 Senior Photographer Award (1 image Stylized Category)
2015 19th Place International Shoot & Share Photo Contest Senior Guy/Girl
2015 International Shoot & Share Photo Contest Finalist
A little bit about Ali:
I’ve been married to my boy for 5 years and together a total of 9. Together we have two dogs James Dean & Django.
I’m bubbly, outgoing, goofy, energetic, happy, loud, funny, confident, loving, supportive, creative, perfectionist, artistic, and goal driven.
I’m a Musicophile. I love all music and believe there is a song & lyric that can help you get through anything in life.
I’m a Coffee Addict. I have my very own espresso machine at home and there are 4 coffee shops in Lexington that know me and my order.