A Fine Art 
 Portrait Photography Studio based in the Midwest and Available for Travel Worldwide.

Midwest fine art
portrait studio
Iowa & worldwide

"Do everything with so much love in your heart that you would never want to do it any other way."

Our greatest moments are spent with the ones we love. From joyful tears shed on a wedding day to soft kisses placed on a newborn baby's cheek, there is nothing quite so wonderful as savoring every moment life has to offer. For nine years, Aly Carroll Photography has had the immense pleasure of photographing hundreds of life's sweetest blessings. No matter the season you're in, we use a lens of grace, confidence, and beauty to capture it all.

Aly is a published photographer, wife, mama, and educator. Born in the beautiful Peach State of Georgia and now rooted in Iowa, she is endlessly inspired by the charm, allure, and hospitality of the South. With a background in fashion and a heart for the simple things, Aly's style is remarkably elegant, timeless, and refined.

W e l c o m e

O U R  D A R L I N G

With over nine years of professional experience and our work seen in over ten wedding industry publications, ACP is passionate about educating other photographers to help them achieve a portfolio and business they are proud of!  We offer customized, one-on-one mentor sessions to help you grow your business. Please fill out the contact form to get started! 


G  A  L  L  E  R  Y

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Baby Isla

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The Cheney Family

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The Grasso Family

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Ana & Mitchell

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The Allen Family

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Baby McMurray

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The Cherry Family 

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The Lehr Family 

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The Vander Leest Family

Portrait pricing
begins at $250

The ACP Studio focuses on crafting a luxury experience for each of our clients. From providing you with our studio wardrobe to location scouting and beyond to make sure you feel valued and loved...& you have the most wonderful session!

I n v e s t m e n t

There is nothing more truly artistic than to show people how remarkable they truly are.

As a creative business, I adore working with like minded businesses that want light filled images to tell their company's story.

Sitting fee
Up to 3 hours 


Branding & Stock imagery

As you turn the page on a new chapter, lets capture photos that reflect your personality & unique style.

Sitting fee
Outdoor & Studio



We capture every beautiful season of life, whether on location in a gorgeous field or in the coziness of your light filled home.

Sitting fee
1 hour for outdoor
1.5 for in home sessions



Congratulations on your new arrival! Parenthood is such a gift that deserves to be documented from the beginning.

Sitting Fee
1 hour for maternity
2 hours for newborn


Maternity & Newborn

O U R  S E R V I C E S

All prints, products, and digital files
are sold separately.

Those babies grow up fast & as much as I wish we could stop time, it just keeps flying by. Don't let another year go by without being in photos with your children! We want to capture parents loving on their little ones and running around in the grass. The pretty, candid, and real moments that make you who you are. All portrait sessions are shot hybrid between digital &  film and include styling guidance and a quick three week turnaround time so you can treasure your photos in no time at all. We love shooting at new locations or in the comfort of the ACP Home Studio, the perfect space for young families and newborns.

Our goal is to make sure your experience in front of our cameras is streamlined, enjoyable, and results in photographs that will leave you breathless. All ACP clients receive our utmost care that reflect the brand and vision for our studio. As a mother myself, I know what goes into the daily life of raising a little one & running a household. I see you. And I want to stop the moments of time so you can see you too. In the most beautiful way. You are doing such important work mama & that deserves to be documented for your legacy. Your grandbabies will love flipping through the pages of your books and albums, seeing their parents when they were their age.

 WE'LL show YOU THE best moments oF YOUR LIFE Through a lens of grace, confidence, and beauty.

What To Expect

We have so many locations we love and would love to help you choose the best spot! From our natural light studio in West Des Moines to a flowering field to the large oak trees at one of our favorite parks...there are so many great locations to choose from. Once you inquire we can help you pick the perfect place!

Where should our session take place?

All photos are delivered within three weeks in your on-line viewing gallery

How long after the session do we get to see the photos?

Neutrals, pale colors, nothing too bright or distracting photograph best, especially in our natural light studio. And bonus, when you book a session with us, you are welcome to wear anything from our studio wardrobe. Come a few weeks early to choose your favorites!

What should we wear?

Yes. We are hybrid photographers meaning we shoot digital and film.

Do you shoot both digital and film?

We are excited to work with you! To reserve your portrait session with ACP, we require a signed portrait agreement and your sitting fee retainer payment. Fill out our contact form and we will make things official.

We want to book! what are the next steps?

Yes! We love to travel, whether it is an hour away or across the country (or better yet, the World!). Travel collections for weddings and portraits are customized to your location and needs. Tell us more about your big day!

Do you Travel for portraits and weddings?

Ana & Mitchell

kind words from

"Oh Aly, these are so precious! Thank you so much for sending these over, we know how busy you are and appreciate it so much! Thanks again, we will cherish these for years and years to come."

The Keairnes Family

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"Oh my gosh these brought tears to my eyes! I love them so much. Aly you are truly amazing and words can't do justice how much we love all the memories you capture for us. Thank you for continuing to document our milestones for us."

Marissa &  Brian

kind words from

"Aly, you have done it again and impressed us with beautiful photos of our new family. Words can't describe how grateful we are to have worked with you for engagement, our wedding, and now our family. We cannot wait to work with you again."

The Sarver Family

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Aly is an amazing photographer with an incredible eye for detail and the ability to catch such emotion with her camera. More than that, she is a very pleasant presence and always a joy to be around. She brings out the best in everyone and every situation.

Take a moment to fill out our contact form and we will get back to you at the soonest convenience.

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