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CREATING ARTISTIC PORTRAITURE FOR THE MINNEAPOLIS, MN AND GREATER TWIN CITY AREA

Minneapolis Fine Art Creative Portrait  Photographer

 

You deserve to feel seen, safe and celebrated, whether you are capturing your family, teen, kids, pets, or building your brand.

With more than 20 years of experience, it is a privilege and an honor to be trusted by my clients to help tell their stories.

Creative fine art portrait photos by Alison Malone of sisters in Minnesota
Bright, colorful professional headshot picture of Twin Cities photographer Alison Malone

Hey, I’m Ali!

Regardless of the image I’m capturing, I want my clients to feel seen, safe and held in their inalienable, intrinsic worth. I do this work because I love showing up for people so they can show up for themselves, with honesty, integrity, and vulnerability.

When we work together, you can expect a very thorough, warm, upbeat and compassionate energy that wants to celebrate you and honor where you’re at and where you’re headed. I believe this is the least I can do for someone who invites me into their world and trusts me to help tell their story.

Queer, Neurodivergent family gets their picture taken in Northeast Minneapolis

Portraits

Families, Seniors, Newborns, Pets, Teens, Kids, etc.

Alison Malone effortlessly captures mature, female lawyer and small business owner

Headshots & Business Branding

Using my background in advertising & commercial photography to help you chase your dreams!

Parents and son in wheelchair at Target's popup event at Minneapolis Pride in Loring Park

Events

Weddings, Celebrations, & Corporate Event Coverage. 

Feel Safe, Seen, & Celebrated

Creative Senior Portraits by Alison Malone
Adorable newborn with medical complications at Malone Portraits!
Beautiful, young Black Woman prepares her modeling portfolio and comp card with photo session at Malone Portraits
Young girl feels safe and seen having her photo taken by Alison Malone
Father holds his newborn child for photoshoot with family photographer Alison Malone
Gorgeous, blushing bride on her wedding day in Edina, Minnesota captured by Malone Portraits
Mixed race newborn photo session with bright light, soft textures, and pastel colors
Beautiful Black Woman and mixed race son pose for their spring mini session at Lyndale Park Rose Garden
Stunning young professional and Asian woman has her headshot taken by Malone Portraits
Asian Father and son enjoy their family mini session at Malone Portraits photography studio
Business branding photo for Minnesota-based, woman-owned jewelry business RAWAY
Alison Malone photographs queer families and LGBTQ+ community at Pride event in Loring Park
blushing bride ecstatic on her wedding day in Champlin, Minnesota

As Seen In:

TIME Magazine features Minneapolis photography by Alison Malone
Esquire publishes Malone Portraits photographs
Elevate Your Creative Portfolio with Custom Headshots: A Session with Kenya

Elevate Your Creative Portfolio with Custom Headshots: A Session with Kenya

At our studio, we specialize in capturing the essence of artists, whether you’re a model, actor, musician, or any other creative professional. We had the pleasure of working with Kenya, a stunning and vibrant model, to update her comp card.

Capturing the Perfect Senior Portrait: Tips for Minnesota Seniors

Capturing the Perfect Senior Portrait: Tips for Minnesota Seniors

I know you may be nervous; photography is an exchange that requires a lot of trust and vulnerability. Even after 20 years in the business, I don’t like having my photo taken! Moving from taking selfies on your phone to having a stranger photograph you can feel like giving up creative control. But senior portraits are all about YOU! They should document exactly who you are and what you love.

Newborn Photography in Minneapolis: A Heartwarming Session with Sloane and Her Family

Newborn Photography in Minneapolis: A Heartwarming Session with Sloane and Her Family

As a specialized portrait photographer, I am often privileged to witness some of the most humble and profound moments in people's lives. Recently, I had the honor of photographing a newborn session with Sloane and her beautiful family. This session was not just about...

One Stop Shop:

 

What good are images if they’re just on your phone?

As an avid archivist, I believe that images are meant to live in our physical space as a reminder of the things we love. Whether it’s a giant wall photo or a cute 5×7 on your desk, we want your images to bring you joy in your everyday life.

For my clients, I print their photos personally and have hand-picked vendors for albums to ensure the highest quality.

Family has professional photographer Alison Malone hang custom wall art in their Minnesota home

Check Out Our Studio!

The Solarium is a Minneapolis Photography Studio open to hosting an inclusive group of humans and all their production needs. It is a light and airy historic loft studio in NE Minneapolis Arts District with flexible renting options and access to a full kitchen.

“Alison awakened my awareness of “moments” happening all around me so I could slow down and see them, even in what I felt was a world of chaos at the time as a new Mama.”

-Liz M

Kind Words

“Having 3 spirited kiddos, I was nervous about having photos taken, but was referred to by a friend. Alison was absolutely wonderful with my children and captured them beautifully. Her studio is amazing. I found it very welcoming. You have forever customers in us!

-Molly M

“Working with Ali was amazing!! She made us feel so comfortable during the shoot and took care of all the details – even brought clothes and accessories to help create the best possible image. Our photos turned out beautiful and very much reflect the professional image we were hoping for.”

-Leslie S

Let’s be friendS!

Malone Portraits is located in Minneapolis and serves the following areas:

BLOOMINGTON, BLAINE, EAGAN, EDINA, GOLDEN VALLEY, HOPKINS, SAINT PAUL, MINNETONKA, MAPLE GROVE, NORTH OAKS, ROSEVILLE, PLYMOUTH, SHOREVIEW, ST. LOUIS PARK, WAYZATA, WHITE BEAR LAKE, COTTAGE GROVE, WOODBURY, LAKEVILLE, APPLE VALLEY, BURNSVILLE, SAVAGE, CHANHASSEN, CHASKA, PRIOR LAKE, STILLWATER, FOREST LAKE

& BEYOND!