Alison Wedd Photography

Redhook, NY, NY

Alison Wedd is a Hudson Valley based photographer, specializing in wedding, birth, and portrait photography. After graduating from Bowdoin College in 1985, Alison returned to New York City to assist the renowned photographer, Norman Parkinson and begin her career in the fashion industry. She also worked as assistant to the head photographer at Town & Country Magazine during this time. Next she moved to Paris, where she met her late husband Patrick and had her first two children. While in Paris, she worked as a photographer for Elite Models, selecting, testing and shooting model portfolios. She then worked as assistant to photographer David Seidner, shooting covers for Vogue Magazine. She also worked for Bill King, doing studio work for Elle Magazine. More recently, Alison has shot covers and editorials for many magazines in the Hudson Valley, including Our Town Magazine and Artful Mind. She also does head shots for local organizations such as the Philmont Fire Department. Her work has been exhibited at local galleries and stores such as Hawthorne Valley Farm Store and Guido's Marketplace. For the past 26 years, Alison has been living and working in the Hudson Valley, raising her eight children, homesteading, farming and documenting all of it. Her abilities as a versatile photographer have only strengthened during this time, and her ability to capture the magical moments and intimate connections between people, their pets, their children, and their environments is truly wonderful and unique.