Documentary Photography and Storytelling – Ithaca, NY

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Hi! I’m Allison Usavage. I help makers, couples, and brands tell their stories through photography, video, and audience-driven strategy.

Wide Awake Bakery

Stefan Senders and his team welcome me into their bakery again and again, sharing their time and talents. I’ve shared their story through photo essays and a video, which was featured by National Geographic in 2016.

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Farmigo Stories

I worked with CSA startup Farmigo to devise a prototype website and pilot content to showcase the stories of success that the Farmigo software has created for existing customers to create an impact-driven, positive brand image of Farmigo to the greater small-farm community.

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Ithaca Wedding Photography

Wedding Photography

As a documentary-style photographer, I help couples tell their honest and unfiltered stories. And honestly, you don’t need me directing you– you’re more beautiful when you’re just being you.

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These are just a few favorites. All of my projects are posted sequentially in Recent Work, or you can explore them by client type or medium below.