I am a full-time photographer currently based out of Birmingham, Alabama. I love Jesus, sunsets, plants (if I can keep them alive), traveling, & pretty much everything vintage. I have a bit of a gypsy soul & I’m cool with it. I am married to my best friend, Jake, who has a rockin’ beard & likes building things. We live in a busy little town on the outskirts of the city with our orange cat, Apple Jack. And I think that telling stories is a pretty big deal.

Let’s be real. There are a lot of photographers to choose from & it can be incredibly overwhelming. It’s important to you that you choose someone that inspires you and that you feel connected with. You want someone to capture all of the stuff that makes you, you. That’s why I’m here.

People are important to me. That’s one of the things that makes a good storyteller. My shoots typically hinge off conversations about first dates, embarrassing moments, favorite things about each other, tickle fights, piggy-back rides, and talking about how anxious you and your love are to be together forever. I get to know your hearts, walk traveled & not-so traveled places with you, & be your friend. I just happen to be taking your pictures too.

Let’s plan something wonderfully & daringly adventurous.

XO, Dakota Chasity

Based in Birmingham, AL

Badges & Awards





“Dakota, you are a champion at what you do. Not just taking photos. You capture moments. You listen. You see. You invite others into a grand adventure. You remind people of their dreams. You share your heart and your passion and people come more alive when they are in your company. The find their footing and feel the freedom that is in being themselves. Thank you for inviting Michael and I on a tiny part of that adventure on that sweet rainy morning in the mountains. Photography with Dakota isn’t a photo shoot at all…it is an experience worth having, where hearts are seen and felt and heart. I adore you, my friend! ”

– Sophie L.

“I just wanted to thank you so much for your beautiful work. It is beyond what I imagined and truly captured the day. The thing I love the most is that there are so many shots of Jake and I that truly feel authentic. I feel like you really saw us and for that I am so so grateful.”

– Sarah T.

“Her work is something special, something totally unique. Never have I seen stories captured the way she does. This is timeless. To work with her is to know her; this is not her work, this is her passion. She does not hide behind a profession, she reflects her heart. She works with unhindered joy. She photographs in such a way that captures the essence and the story of those in front of her. Her work is one of beauty, romanticism, soul, depth, artistry, and revelation. There is no one else that I would have trusted more to tell mine and my husband’s story. Dakota, I hold the highest honor and respect for who you are and what you do.”

– Darcy E.