Welcome! Hi! Hello!

Hi there! I'm Allie!

I am a proud wife of almost ten years, mom of two amazing kiddos, and the person behind the lens at Moon+Palm Photography! I am a South Carolina native living in the beautiful state of Washington soaking up all the PNW has to offer! After almost ten years of moving every 2-3 years as a military family, I am so excited and ready to finally put some roots down now that my husband has retired from his naval career!

Stay at home mom and military family are a huge part of who I am, and have a huge part in crafting the adult I am today. In addition to fully time mom-ing, I am a passionate gardener who prides herself on a home more closely resembling a jungle, a fiber artist, a roadtrip aficionado, adventurous foodie and cook, and animal lover. In true Taurus fashion, I can be hard headed, tenacious, and always searching for a connection with nature. You can almost always find me outside, whether its hiking a new trail, or exploring a park, you can bet I am soaking in all the sun and fresh air I can. Being a stay at home mom has it challenges, but give me a venti chai and some carbs and I can tackle almost anything!

I have been practicing and honing my craft since a small child. I have always been fascinated with capturing and creating perfectly preserved memories that can be relived and cherished forever. As a child and young adult I spent most of my time taking photos of everything that crossed my lens, and as an adult I spent 6 years exploring posing from the opposite side of the lens as a published freelance model, eventually crossing back over to finally starting my journey as a professional model. For me, photography is not just a hobby or a job – it's a way of life. It's a way for me to express myself and share my unique perspective with others. I'm constantly seeking out new experiences and adventures to photograph, and I love the challenge of finding creative ways to capture the beauty in the world around me.

One of the things I enjoy most about photography is the way it allows me to connect with people. Whether I'm working with models, clients, or fellow photographers, I love being able to share my passion and collaborate with others to create something truly special. Ultimately, for me, photography is about more than just taking pretty pictures – it's about creating art that inspires and moves people. I hope that my photos can make a difference in the world and help others see the beauty and wonder that surrounds us every day. I love capturing the everyday and exposing the hidden magic, the small moments we may look over now but desperately miss down the road. The unexpected, the candid, the "let's chase mom" and "another dad joke, dad?" moments.

Thank you for joining me on my journey of documenting all the real, all the love, and all the magic life has to offer us!

The Photographer

Hey there again! I'm Allie, lover of all things plants, traveling, and photographer extraordinaire! I am a go with the flow adventurer always seeking the next great view.

The Son

Meet my son Jackson! Like his mama, J loves being behind the camera, finding new mushrooms, and all things Pokémon! Jackson is a Sagittarius in all aspects, leading him into being an empathetic, witty, force of nature who cares about everything and everyone.

The Husband

Meet my husband Lance! We have been married going on ten years! A true Aquarius, he is laid back, easy going, and one of the smartest people I have ever met. After serving the military for a decade as a nuclear engineer, he gets to live the life of a civilian and join us on all our adventures! We have been loving having Dad home!

The Daughter

Meet my daughter Freya! A true Scorpio through and through, this sassy girl lets us all have it 24/7. Tenacious, kind, and whip smart, she spends most of her days finding new ways to keep us on our toes!