Hey, I'm Alyssa Leicht.
I want to take some super rad photos of you.

I'm a music and portrait photographer based in Des Moines, Iowa. Take me on tour!

Photo of Alyssa Leicht by Nick Fisher

Photo of Alyssa Leicht by Nick Fisher

frequently asked questions

Are you available for tour photography?

Yes. I've traveled across the US and Internationally; I'm passport ready and globally available. Book me for a couple days or a few weeks, whatever works with both our schedules and your budget.

What gear do you use?

I shoot with Nikon D810 cameras and a variety of Nikkor and Sigma Art prime lenses. I also occasionally bring out some fun plastic, vintage, and instant film cameras. Why not?

Who do you shoot for?

I'm 100% self-employed! I shoot independently and on-assignment for a variety of publications, organizations, and clients. I'm a member of The Photo Ladies, a (badass) international collective of women music photographers.

Are you insured?


How do I contact you?

The best way to book a session or inquire with me is always 100% to email me at alyssa@alyssaleicht.com. If you just want to pass along some kind words, DMs are fine, but I don’t check them often, FYI. (Gotta stay sane, my friends).

Do you shoot weddings and lifestyle sessions?

Yep, head over to alyssaleichtweddings.com for that!


Group and Solo Exhibitions

Post No Bills - Solo Exhibition - Art Terrarium After Hours - 08-09/2018
DSM Girl Gang I Spy Spooky Night - Viaduct Gallery - 10/2017
From The Pit - Viaduct Gallery - 07/2017
Instant Gratification - Sacred Diamond Tattoo - 04/2017
Visitor // Inhabitant - Viaduct Gallery - 04/2016
DSM Girl Gang Spring Show - Hill Vintage and Knits - 03/2016
DSM Girl Gang Debut Show - Hill Vintage and Knits - 10/2015

Music Festivals

Official Festival Photographer
(Full Coverage on Festival Team)

Street Heat * Lead Photographer
Hinterland Music Festival
80/35 Music Festival
Daytrotter Downs

Covered While On Assignment or On Tour
(Partial + Specific Coverage)

Riot Fest and Rodeo Denver
Riot Fest and Carnival Chicago
Bunbury Festival
Mission Creek Festival
Black Hole Fest
Little Big Fest
Gross Domestic Product
515 Alive

album cover + sleeve photo work

Sweet Spirit - TBA
GGOOLLDD - chh, chh, chh | ahh, ahh, ahh - 7” release via 91.7 WMSE
Holy White Hounds - Sparkle Sparkle - LP re-release via Razor & Tie
The Modern Era - Repeat Offender - EP
Holy White Hounds - Sparkle Sparkle - LP
Holy White Hounds - Switchblade - Single
Holy White Hounds - Oh Mama - EP


Select Clients

Bon Iver
Hex Girls
The Fuss
Holy White Hounds
High Waisted
Sweet Spirit
Anthony Worden & The Illiterati
Elizabeth Moen
Ancient Posse
The Other Brothers
Tree Branch Twig
The Modern Era
Karen Meat
The Maytags
Brave The Spirit
William J Locker
The Host Country
Nella Thomas
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
The Pork Tornadoes
First Fleet Concerts
Razor & Tie
March Artist Management
Restless Digital
Little Village Magazine
Iowa Public Radio
Des Moines Register
Des Moines Social Club
DSM Girl Gang
Pop Up Yoga DSM
Iowa Circus Academy
Tara Efobi
Loyalty Love Co.
R.A.D Henna
Mohair Pear
On Pitch
ASK Studio
St. Kilda DSM


Status Magazine
Little Village Magazine
Iowa Public Radio
Screamer Magazine


Member, Professional Photographers of America