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

weddings and portraits
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.

W e l c o m e

Wife, yoga enthusiast, and cat lover, Delaney is ACP's lovely studio manager. Her artistic eye and kind heart ensures our clients are taken care of.


Talented photographer, loving husband and father of two, Adam is ACP's lead associate photographer. For more information about Adam and his work, please visit our associate website here.


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.

Meet Aly

Wife. mom, former English teacher, and film photographer, Jen puts her love for written & visual storytelling to use in the monthly ACP newsletter, education guides, and workshop materials.


For more information about ADAM's WORK, please visit the ACP ASSOCIATE WEBSITE HERE.

When you hire Adam, you receive photos that are captured in the ACP signature style while all editing and product orders go through Aly herself. We are thrilled to be able to offer more couples and families the ACP experience! 

Meet Adam. After years of turning away couples because we were booked or out of budget, ACP established an Associate Photographer program. Adam is our lead associate and an incredibly talented and experienced photographer who we are lucky to have.


With over eight 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.  Our Education Shop will launch in April 2018, but in the meantime we offer customized, one-on-one mentor sessions. Please fill out the contact form to get started! 


Find your style. Master your craft. Grow your business.

G  A  L  L  E  R  Y

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Stephanie & Adan

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Jess & Nicole 

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Graci & Eric

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Jenny & Nicholas

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Brittany & Shawn

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Alli & Michael

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Allison & Travis

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Emily & Thomas

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Anna & kevin 

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India & Corey 

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The Cherry Family 

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The Lehr Family 

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The Vander Leest Family

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The ACP Studio focuses on crafting a luxury experience for each of our clients. From providing you with wedding planning advice to assisting with styling- we go above and beyond to make sure you feel valued and loved.

I n v e s t m e n t

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

ACP offers one on one mentorship opportunities for small businesses online or in person.



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



We capture every beautiful season of life and offer maternity, newborn, anniversary & family sessions.



Congratulations! From intimate ceremonies to big receptions, we love capturing your unique romance and wedding vision.



O U R  S E R V I C E S

In addition to weddings & engagement sessions, we also offer fine art photography for families & seniors. All portrait sessions are shot entirely on 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 wedding clients receive our list of preferred vendors, wedding planning assistance with streamlined timelines & guides, and tried and true styling guidance to ensure your day fits your vision.

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

What To Expect

ACP Associate Photographers have a similar style and method to Aly and represent the ACP brand through and through. They are the perfect option for dates we are booked or for strict photography budgets.

What is the difference between Aly and her associate photographers?

All photos are delivered within one month of your session or wedding.

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

All collections include two photographers (lead and second shooter) and all the digital files to view, download, and order.

What is included in your wedding collections?

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 wedding date with ACP, we require a signed wedding agreement and a 50% 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?

Stephanie &  Adan

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Aly has a beautiful aura about her, she brings a peaceful spirit in with her when she works and made our day feel effortless. Our wedding photographs are just beautiful and we would recommend her to anyone.

Nicole &  Jesse

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It was a joy to work with Aly for our wedding!  Her fine art style and use of film makes for timeless photographs and her professionalism and positivity made our experience seamless.

Allisa &  Alex

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Aly Carroll is phenomenal, and her work is stunning. She was so flexible with my husband and I as we planned our engagement session and wedding from abroad. During the day of, she made us, our wedding party and families feel completely at ease and managed to capture truly breathtaking moments. I so enjoyed working with Aly and her team - there is simply none like her!

Shelly Sarver Designs

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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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