Alli Golden
United States
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Hello! I am a lifestyle photographer based in Nashville, Tennessee. I have a wide variety of clients ranging from babies to fashion bloggers. I love bringing real moments to life :)

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Our readers would love to get to know you more Alli. Tell us about yourself, what is unique about you?

I used to model internationally as a teenager and that inspired my career as a photographer also I am a mom to two awesome kids!

Alli, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Photographer?

I love creating moments with my camera and showing people how I see them. I am constantly inspired by everything around me! I started taking pictures when I had my son and a career grew from it, I didn't realize how much I loved it and or needed it. I am always inspired by the family and real emotion. 

Who is your inspiration in life Alli? How do you keep inspired?

My family inspires me also the goals I set for my self-keep me continually growing and learning. 

We all make mistakes Alli, we wish we could take back. Please tell us about a time being a Photographer, you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
It is hard in any business to not take things personally, we all have different styles and sometimes what we see isn't always what everyone else sees or wants. 

Alli, when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Photographer, how do you go about prioritizing your clients’ needs?

I believe in Underpromising and overdelivering. I put my client's needs first and will do whatever it takes to make them happy. 

Please tell us, Alli, about a time you had to be very strategic in order to meet all your top priorities as a Photographer?

I work with children often so I have done cartwheels thrown dirt in my face jumped up and down and anything you can imagine to get a smile 

Alli, please give us an example of a time when you were able to successfully persuade someone to see things your way at work.
Often women are very self-critical of themselves, in my photos I always try to remind them of the moment, often the love I am showing in their eyes towards their child that is more important than how big their thighs are. 

Alli, please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Photographer. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you just want to share with everyone. What is it and why?
Every once in a while the stars align and I have a photo shoot that is just knocked out of the park. It is usually a combination of a lot of luck, the client bringing it in terms of fabulous style and confidence and good light and just a phenomenal idea. I love it when this happens it really keeps me going to have these defining moments of success. 

Alli, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
I absolutely love having to think outside of the box and get out of my comfort zone. I did a nursing milk bath session recently and also a ballroom dance session with an older couple both was so different and truly inspired me as an artist to really push the envelope. 

What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Photographer?

Practice practice practice you really have to know your camera inside and out. Also confidence there are so many different styles and artists out there but there is always room for more. Don't give up belief in yourself and just keep pushing forward. You will find your eye. 

Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands, and creatives? If yes, please state below what type of collaboration you are looking for?
Yes I love working with bloggers they have such a fun sense of personal style and it is truly enjoyable for me. With my background as a high fashion model, it is so fun for me to get to be on the other side of the camera but I also understand both sides well. 

Now for the best part Alli! Please upload 5-10 photos so we can get to see your work.
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