Hey There I'm Alyssa

I'm an NC BASED PHOTOGRAPHER WHO BELIEVES YOUR PHOTOS SHOULD REFLECT YOUR PERSONALITY!

I always start off getting to know potential clients and what their needs are! No matter if it's a large wedding, an intimate elopement, or a sweet portrait session. I want to know a little about you and your vision for your shoot. That way we know if we're all on the same page!

After that we work together to plan out the details (dates for engagement sessions, outfit inspiration, timelines and more!

Once that's all done we go out and shoot! 

I guide all my clients through the posing process so that I get that natural but beautifully put together look I'm after. (And of course some awesome candids).


I adore storytelling and I use photography as a form of that. Each gallery has a beginning, middle, and ending that tells a story. Whether that's a love story, a graduation journey, or a precious family moment. So If you want natural and authentic photos that tell a story, let's work together!


My mission is to provide not just beautiful images, but an amazing experience.

To not just have technically perfect pictures, but to capture the emotion and story behind every Shoot.

I believe that:

Romantic moments are a must, candids are awesome, dogs should be in engagement photos whenever possible

I'm not about:

Boring poses, no communication, a world without margaritas.

You can find me:

At the beach or in my bed watching Netflix and getting cat cuddles.

What it's like to be an AJ Bride

(Or to work with me in general)

Netflix Show

FAVORITE drink

place to shop

Vacation Spot

Sweet Treat

CITY

OuterBanks

Lemonade

Target!

Anywhere tropical

Anything Chocolate

Charleston, SC

These are a few of my favorite things!

Travel is kinda my thing

I've been all over! Take a peek at some of my favorite trips

Charleston, SC

Washington DC

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Meet my pets!

Ok yes my cat is named after hunger games characters. 

They are both the sweetest girls and both rescues. And while sometimes I gotta make them pose for photos, generally they are so cuddly and cute. All this to say, I'm a very pet friendly photographer! Bring all the animals!

Katniss + Margo

Where I've Worked!

The States

New York 
Virginia 
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
Washington
Hawaii

Places I'm going

The States

Italy
Hawaii
NYC

Dream Locations

States and Countries 

Colorado 
France
Arizona 
Italy 
 

My Why

Why I do what I do

I've met so many amazing couples, and heard so many beautiful love stories over the last couple of years. It's honestly so amazing to photograph a wedding after speaking and working with a couple for months and months.





Your wedding is more than just a fancy party.

It's a display of love between two people who decided that they are a family now. They are not a family by chance, or birth, but by choice. And I think that’s worth capturing!


My mission is to always provide not just beautiful images, but an amazing experience. 

Let's chat!

Let's talk about how I can bring your vision to life! Just let me know what you're looking for and as many details as you can and we'll go from there!

@alyssajoycephotography

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Alyssa is an international wedding and senior portrait photographer based in North Carolina

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