Hi, I am Allyson

I am a seeker of joy and beauty. My life is an epic adventure that I take very seriously. Experiences are way more important than possessions and I have curated a very specific collection of important items from my life's travels. I am willing to try almost anything once...unless it involves jumping out of or off of anything extremely high. I believe in kindness over coolness and think that everyone belongs. I believe that people are enough just the way they are & am here to reflect that back to you in my work. I am wild and unruly but in the most gentle way possible. I believe that everyone is trying their best and I try to find the good in everyone I meet. I will fight hard for what I believe to be just, but will do so in the most tender way. Being a safe space for everyone I encounter is extremely important to me and my studio is an inclusive place. I believe life's moments are fleeting but photographic art is for always. Moments and memories with loved ones count the most and being there to capture them for you is sacred. Thank you for being here to experience all the magic there is in this world. Together, we can capture your most authentic self in a way to tells your own unique story.

Allyson Prehn Photo - Fine Art Portraiture boudoirphotography, Stettler, AB, Central Alberta, Red Deer, Edmonton

Mykonos Greece, May 2023 Photo by @barebybrina

What's on my spotify?

I have a very eclectic taste in music. Currently, I switch between P!nk & Noah Kahan but also love to occasionally indulge in some 90s nostalgia with some good ol' grunge & 90s rap.

Current Starbucks order:

I always enjoy an unexciting decaf sugar-free vanilla latte or a spicy chai tea latte.


Allowing you to see just how amazing you are by showing you exactly how I see you through my lens. Everyone is more beautiful and complex than they believe themselves to be...even myself.


My favourite hobby is to travel and I recently added Greece to the list of countries I have visited. I also love to watch my kids participate in the various sports & artistic ventures that they enjoy. Although I refuse to go through the local Booseum that my daughter is a part of every October. I'm not into scary things.

my family?

I have been married for almost 20 years to Brad and we have 4 amazing kids that all still live at home. Ethyn is 20, Levi is 18, Griffin is 15 and Julia is 13. You may get the privilege of meeting any one of them at your session because they often assist me. We also have 3 dogs; Gustav, Ruby & Buck AND 5 cats; Kellie, Hunter, Rose, Sir Benjamin Squeaker & Boots.

Love Notes

Love Notes

“We have gone to Allyson for all our life milestones. She builds a great bond with all her clients and we have always felt so welcome and comfortable with her. I could not rave more about how amazing she is as a photographer and what a fantastic human she is in general!!”

—Sam N.

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