Hi! I’m Ali and my aim as a photographer is to create beautiful and heart-warming images that I hope you will cherish forever. My approach is straightforward; I use natural light wherever possible and with a little gentle direction, I strive to capture genuine emotions and interactions in locations where clients can be themselves. Prior to a photo-shoot we talk through your requirements, the session itself lasts between one to two hours, allowing time to get lots of lovely shots. It is important to me that clients have all of the best images from a session, so following careful editing, I provide you with a transfer of all of the best digital files from the photo-shoot. I love the spontaneity of photographing people as well as creating a beautiful image through composition and colour. I am thrilled to have won awards for two photographs of local scenes. Brought up in North Yorkshire, I have lived and worked in Germany, France, Japan and the Philippines. I now live near Goudhurst in Kent with my husband and our two gorgeous and very lively children. Photography aside my other huge passions are swimming and being outdoors.


"Ali - I really love these photos!  Thank you so much for all your excellent advice, encouragement and patience.  After my initial awkwardness, I really enoyed the session and feel you have deinitely captured 'me' in a wholly positive and flattering way.  And what a difference from the infamous old photo.  You are very clever and I'm thrilled.  K & A both think the second 'green' (top) photo for my profile - although I am also really tempted by the 'gold' and I like the black and white alot as well.  What a luxury to be spoilt for choice!"

Bex T
March, 2022

"You've just made me cry tears of joy/gratitude!  I sent the original pair of photos to my parents as we were going to spend Cchristmas with my parents-in-law.  Now we can't so I will send these ones to them, which will cheer them up!  My husband is getting the individual ones and the children have made frames.  Your pictures are so lovely.  I should have told you how many lovely comments I heard at school.  One little boy said, "I've had seven years of photos and I actually really like this one and I know the one of my brother, sister and I will be a very special memory for mummy and daddy!"  So, it's even more official - you're a very talented lady!! Many thanks again."

Imogen B
December, 2020

"It is not difficult to compliment you, dearest Ali.  You really are an exceptional photographer and indeed, person.  It is what you see that comes through the lens and into our homes as yearly reminders of these precious years.  As we know with our older ones who are growing up in fast-forward now, the primary years are so special.  Thank you for capturing A's spirit and the twinkle in her eye."

Sara C
December, 2020

Thanks to Ali Tuson. Fantastic photographer. Incredibly patient.

March, 2019

A big thank you Ali Tuson for the beautiful photography. Our new fabric and wallpaper business is off to a great start, in no small part due to your talent and hard work. Looking glorious! www.willisbloom.com Abi and Chris x

Chris Willis, Willis Bloom
January, 2019

Thanks - these are amazing and capture both their individuality and closeness as brothers.  So many great pictures to choose from. x

Austen, London
April, 2018

Thank you so much for your beautiful photograph of my little one as a bump.  She's only been with us two weeks and I already can't remember what it was like to be so pregnant with her.  It really is a treasure to have such a tangible momento of that time.  Thank you.  

Zoe, Kent
November, 2017

Hi Ali!  It was so hard to leave London and come back to New York.  I absolutely love the photos and in fact posted one on my Facebook and I've never had so many reactions! My parents are thrilled with the photos too - thank you so so much!

Emma, New York

October, 2017

Thank you so much for the pictures, they are just lovely.  I particularly love the portraits of James and the black and white ones of just the boys.. just lovely.  I'm sure we weren't the easiest of families! xx

Laura, Kent
October, 2017

Ali - thanks so much for photos. Really pleased!!  Even in the freezing cold and all the rest of it you have captured some great ones.  A great selection and I think will work well on the website.  Thanks so much for such a fab job.  Will have to do a summer shoot as well!!!  LOL XXXXX

Sarah, Fitness Blogger, Find UR Fit 

March, 2017

Morning Girls!!  Just seen the photos!!!  I LOVE THEM!!!!  What a fantastic duo you both are!!! xxx  Truly thrilled... Thank you.. I am so happy with them... xx

Michelle, Cosset & Coddle 

Collaboration with super-talented stylist Chloe Cottingham for product shoot with Cosset and Coddle's beautiful candle and diffuser fragrances.

March, 2017

"We finally managed to sit down to look at your beautiful pictures of us, they are stunning!!  We are gonna have trouble choosing which ones to frame now! :-)) We so appreciate you taking the time to do these for us, it means alot.  You are super talented and made the whole photo shoot so easy and fun.  Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts, Ali."  

Juliette and Tim, family photoshoot along with their beautiful labrador, Trumpet 

August, 2016

"Thank you Ali for Josh's gorgeous photos." 

Jane and Kevin, Marden, school photographs

January, 2016

"I am over the moon with the beautiful framed photo of Beau.  It has pride of place and so many of my family have commented on how stunning the shot is."

Rosie, Goudhurst

January, 2016

"Thanks for the photos Ali - they're great!  I especially like the coloured T-shirts on black and white and good whispering going on!  Mum and Dad will love them."

Helen, 50th wedding anniversary gift for Mum and Dad
August, 2015

"What great photos Ali.  Thanks a million.  I'm still going through them to decide which ones to frame.  Hard choices with so many good ones.  They really capture the spirit of our stay in England."

Saleem, Family photos, Knoxbridge
August, 2015

"Ali, a huge thanks to you again for your help with my photoshoot. I was so happy with how it went and you were really good at understanding what I wanted. I have just looked through the images and they are great! xx"

Lucy G-P, Horsmonden
April, 2015

"Ali, I LOVE the photos! They are better than I ever imagined! Thank you so much."

Georgie, Tunbridge Wells
January, 2015

“You made me cry, they are so beautiful, we love, love them, thank you so much.”

Shereen, Goudhurst
December, 2014

“The pictures are gorgeous Ali, thank you so much. It’s so hard to choose! We love lots of them!!”

Nicky & Neil, Fidgets fete portrait prize-winners, Lamberhurst
December, 2014

“It was lovely to meet you and the boys thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Thanks so much for sending the pictures – very nice to receive while stranded in Singapore a long way from home. And thanks for all your advice on frames – it was very useful. The photos were a big hit.”

Ann, Frittenden
November, 2014

“Thank you so much for the photos! They look fab! I’ve posted one on my business Facebook page.”

Zoe, ollie&roo.co.uk, Tunbridge Wells
September, 2014

“Hi Ali, thanks so much for the gorgeous photos! Really thrilled, thank you!”

Helen, Hook Green
June, 2014

“I love my picture! It works even better than I imagined. It really helped talking it through with you, thanks!”

Ashley, Horsmonden, portrait photo-shoot for a framed montage
April, 2014

“Fabulous photos from Ali Tuson. Thank you for the stunning photos of my Chinese tassels. I will be highly recommending you.”

Sally Delandro, FuLuShou Chinese Furniture
February, 2014

“Ali – the pics are absolutely amazing!!!! A million thanks. Such beautiful shots of Alfie! You are very, very talented!”

Becky, Wadhurst
November, 2013

“I am so happy with the photos, you will be highly recommended to my friends and family.”

Sadie, Northiam
October, 2013

“We really love the photos, they are great. Thank you so much for doing this for us. Your picture is now looking gorgeous in our living room and in the girls’ aunties’, gramdmas' and grandpas’ as we gave them copies as well!”

Isabel & Phil, Cranbrook
September, 2013

“I love the photos, thank you so much. And I’m sure my husband will love the pics!"

Melanie Wright, financial journalist – portraits for website & surprise 40th birthday present for her husband
August, 2013

“Ali – the pictures are uttlerly amazing! You are a very clever lady. Thank you so, so much. I really do appreciate all of the time and hard work you have put in.”

Becky, Wadhurst
July, 2013

“Just had a photo book back with your photos in – they are great. I will be sure to pass your details onto anyone looking for portraits. Thank you again for the fantastic photos.”

Fi, Hawkhurst
December, 2012

“I’ve just had chance to look at the disc you sent and the photos made me weep (happy tears of course!) Thank you very much for the disc and the prints. They are gorgeous.”

Emma, Staplehurst
December, 2012

“Dear Ali, thanks so much for the stunning photos – lovely memories for us to treasure.”

Alison & Ian, Berkshire
October, 2012

“Kyle loved your pictures! A big hit. Your pictures are amazing, thanks Ali”.

Rebecca, Goudhurst
September, 2012

“Pictures are AMAZING Ali!! Utterly spoilt for choice… I’m so pleased with them.”

Becky, Benenden
August, 2012

“Ali, thank you so much for this afternoon. Too many good pictures to chose from – amazing considering all the distractions!”

Fiona, Cranbrook
May, 2012

“Ali came up with a beautiful collection of photos from my daughter’s first birthday that captured her personality and the atmosphere of the occasion perfectly. Brilliant, given we weren’t even aware the camera was there! So, I knew I could trust Ali to photograph myself for a separate project. I felt very relaxed, had lots of fun (when usually I’m not comfortable in front of the lens) and I was delighted with the complimentary and yet spontaneous feel of the final images.”

Rebecca, Cranbrook
July, 2011