My name is Allison (most call me Allie)
I’m a native Houstonian with a need to be unapologetically myself or risk losing my sanity.
I’m a Steel Magnolia born & raised in the great state of Texas. Lover of the Arts, Good Music, & a Friend to All Things Geeky. When I’m not photographing your loveliness, I’m all about watching obscure documentaries, visiting the museum, or trying to find more ways to spoil my cutie pie niece. I’m crazy in love with adventures and laughing louder than normal people. I’m the weirdo who mostly only cries in happy moments, and basks in those moments because they give me joy.
I’m a tea drinking, Disney obsessed, cinephile, who laughs at her own jokes and still doesn’t understand the concept of shame.
At one point in life I was well on my way to a life of academics and corporate positions. Then that point passed as I found myself realizing that I wanted to go a completely different route. In the midst of feeling other options out, I started Chic Jae Photography. Working as a full time creative in photography was liberating but still didn’t allow me to be 100% myself. The goal was to create opportunities to explore outlets of self expression and here I am…