About Alyssa Alyssa's extensive scope includes portrait photography, travel and fine art. Alyssa's portrait work uses natural light and black and white film, with a focus on children. She captures distinctive images of children by emphasizing their natural expressions and inner beauty. Alyssa's work can be seen in various shops and gathering places around the South Shore. Alyssa learned the art of black and white photography while earning a BFA at the University of Florida. After completing her Masters degree, she taught photography and the fine arts for several years. Alyssa began her career as a children's portrait photographer after the birth of her first child. She continues to document their lives through her latest portraiture techniques, even though they are all young adults now, and harder to find the time when everyone is living under one roof. Alyssa's brings that same intimate approach of her portrait work to her travel photography. Inspired by the natural beauty of people and the world we live in, Alyssa creates images that capture a personal view of the places she visits. Alyssa has found that her extensive background in the fine arts allows her to bring a comprehensive, artistic vision to the composition, lighting, printing and framing of her creations.