Your Authentic Story     

Let’s capture your family’s beautiful story in timeless photos you’ll find yourself looking at over and over. 

With 10 years of capturing families behind me I have realized what memories and photographs evoke the most emotion. We love to look at our families smiling clean faces, matching outfits and fresh haircuts, just seeing our children fills our hearts with pride but nothing brings you back to the moment like lifestyle photography, capturing your family’s story.

I specialize in capturing emotions that ride under the surface at your weekly pancake dinner, the fun you have on pizza nights, but most importantly I capture the love and joy that is shared when families spend time together.

Your special moments and your everyday moments deserve to be remembered. With my photography expertise I am certain we can capture beautiful memories for you.

 Meet Alyssa 

My biggest accomplishments are my children and the life we have molded together. The story we are writing is new everyday. When I think back on my life it is the small everyday moments in childhood that I remember, the Saturdays spent at the rink, the nights my mother would make “two-plate” dip (you’ll have to ask for that story when we meet), and the times myself and my four siblings would make a “tower of Pinksens”. They shaped me into an amazing story teller.

My mother believed that I would succeed at everything I put my hand to, she was not wrong. Her belief in my ability to create art out of everyday moments is why she bought me my first camera, why she purchased rolls upon rolls of film for me to fulfill my passion. 

Fast forward to two thousand and twelve I had just had my second child, my love for capturing both her and my sons quirky smiles, his sweet blueberry eyes and hers as dark as cocoa, the joy that overwhelmed me when I looked at photos of bubbles all over their faces in the bath. That is why I decided to give this gift to other families. Everyone deserves to have their story told. Let me help you tell yours.

While I wait to hear from you, you’ll find me hanging out with my family, making home videos, relaxing on the couch with a good book and my heating pad, maybe attempting coffee for the 100th time, or trying any new hobby that captures my attention for the week. I love to be active and I am definitely the photographer you want by your side for those outdoor adventures!

I can’t wait to chat!

    let me help tell your story   


Your family's authentic memories. Laid back sessions that allow you to spend time with each other while I work my magic and create timeless photos that will be cherished for years to come. Story sessions can be used for family, newborn, or elopement photography.

Session lasts 1.5 - 2 hours.


Looking for a few updated photos of your family? Let's meet at a mutually convenient place and have some fun together.

Session last 20-40 minutes.


Periodically throughout the year I will offer mini sessions. These sessions are quick and allow you to have a taste of the Alyssa Denise Experience. Common mini session dates are Fall and Christmas.

Session lasts 10-15 minutes.

  kind words  

you wont be disappointed ”

Alyssa has been our go to family photographer for years. My boys have grown up being photographed by this lovely lady , Alyssa is patient, flexible and great with kids. She has gone out of her way to capture our family in the most authentic way. I love how she captures the in-the-moment energy and personalities of my kids. You won't be disappointed trusting your memories to her.

- Stephanie & Graham Dawe

"Patient, Accommodating & Funny ”

Our family has had the good fortune of working with Alyssa twice now, for two different sets of graduation photos, and we have her booked for a third one! The pictures turned out better than we could have hoped - she is so talented! Alyssa put everyone at ease. She was patient, accommodating, and funny. The whole experience was awesome!

- Rebecca Redmond Maclean

Best pictures of your family! ”

Alyssa makes you feel totally comfortable during your sessions. I love that she takes so much pride in her work to get the best pictures of your family. We loved our finished products, especially the memory album.

- Angela & James Kemp

love, love love!! ”

Alyssa did our son’s graduation pictures we absolutely loved them! Very professional, efficient and creative. She captured our memories of the day beautifully! love, love, love!!!

- Janice & Shawn Pye

  get in touch  

170 Sullivan Ave. Gander NL. A1V 1S5

hello [at] alyssadenisephotos [dot] ca

1 (709) 424-7823