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Your Premier Cedar Rapids Maternity, Newborn, Child & Family Photographer 

Ali Kerr Photography is a fine art portrait studio that focuses on following families like yours from bump to baby. Ali specializes in maternity, newborn, milestone, and family portraiture. She currently serves Palo, Shellsburg, Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha and the surrounding areas. Ali has carefully designed this business to provide your family with the highest quality portrait experience in the area. Please, take a look around and see how Ali can serve your family.

Cedar Rapids pregnant mother | Mother holding belly wearing a white dress
Newborn Baby Twins Cedar Rapids Babies sleeping
Baby Smiling | Cedar Rapids Child Photographer
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A unique and unmatched experience for your Iowa family

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Meet Ali

Cedar Rapids mom and child photography

A note from Ali…

Hello and welcome to my site! I am so thankful you are taking the time to look around and would love the opportunity to discuss a custom portrait session. 

As a wife and a mother I know just how quickly families change and grow. I have loved being able to capture the little features of my sons as a newborns and at each stage of their life. They grows so much each day and it brings me such joy to able to see their portraits on my walls to remind me just how little they were and just how much they have grown.

I want to give this same experience to my clients. I want to create portraits for clients to be able to spark memories of your precious family. I want to give all my clients heirloom portraits that they can pass down to their children. I want my client’s portraits to be timeless representations of their family. 

My favorite part of this job is being able to see each of my clients grow and their fun personalities emerge. I love being able to see newborns grow into sweet, rambunctious toddlers. Getting to know each of my clients brings me such joy. I cannot wait to work with you and document each stage of your ever-growing family!





We will create beautiful images of the people you cherish most in your life

We understand just how important documenting the life of your ever-growing family is. Trust me, I do not take that responsibility lightly. My promise to each client is to create an individualized experience tailored to your family.

We will work together to design a custom experience for you and your family. My goal is to create a relaxed, enjoyable experience for your whole family. I will take the time to get to know your family to showcase each family member’s unique personality in your portraits. 

These little moments pass by in the blink of an eye. I want to help you preserve these moments for generations to come. 

To see what memories I can capture for your family, contact the studio below! I cannot wait to hear from you!

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From The Blog

Expressions Galore!

Expressions Galore!

This expressive little beauty was such a joy to have in the studio. At only two weeks old, this sweet girl was cooing, smiling, frowning, and giving us all the sass we could handle. I have gotten the pleasure of working with this beautiful family for senior portraits,...

All Smiles – Sitter Milestone January 2020

All Smiles – Sitter Milestone January 2020

This little sitter gave some of the most memorable smiles and laughs for her parents! Singing and dancing proved to be a great motivation for getting those laughing and smiling photos we all love. Mom loves the more rustic look and feels, so we started out with some...

Dream Big, Little One

Dream Big, Little One

This little sleeper rocked his newborn session. We were able to get through all the poses mom and dad wanted! We were able to perfect every shot ad this newborn portrait session. Parents were able to follow my guide perfectly to ensure the session ran smoothly. All...