Every team member has an innate love for family, children, photography and natural light! You are entrusting us with your family and your memories, we take that very seriously. Every team member is a professionally trained photographer with years of experience. Most of the team has been with us since we opened. Every photographer is trained in newborn safety and baby massage.
We're here year after year to ensure your family portraits are perfectly you.
'Every time I see one of Michelle's photos I fall more in love with my family.'
'Glad I am typing because my jaw is on the floor and I can't speak!
They are perfection! Holy wowsas!'
Lara is a career marketer who focused her career on product development, promotions & consumer engagement. She was most recently Aramark's, AVP of marketing for their coffee program, her other passion.
Lara's has a deep rooted love for photography and interior design, becoming a client when she and husband, Nick had their first daughter. As a long time client, she fell in love with the memories her portraits were able to capture. Combining the love of consumer engagement and art through portraits, lead her to purchase the studio and drives her to develop that experience for others!
You'll often find Lara in the Studio barefoot and making a pour over coffee, La Colombe of course!
Michelle is a trained photographer who's been with the Team for over seven years. She has a clean, classic vibe and loves to play with angles. Every session she takes as a personal challenge and presents clients with something unique to that session!
In additional to being a Photographer, Michelle is the studios Creative Director. She works tirelessly to create new and innovative looks, we don't follow the trends, we set them. Michelle is an incredible artist who also loves to sing, we're excited for her and husband Bern who just welcomed their first little bundle of joy, Jack. We have a feeling he might be the most photographed baby around!
You'll find Michelle's favorite collection hanging in the front of the studio. It's a collection that we've been creating for seven years, representing how we grow with families.
Kaeleigh a classically trained photographer who graduated from Antonelli Institute and has been with the Team ever since. She has a fun, modern vibe who dabbles in the art of trapping light.
In additional to being a Photographer, Kaeleigh manages our production. Simply put, she's the one that 'gives you more sleep' as Lara likes to say. She has an amazing eye for detail and is a perfectionist!
You'll often find Kaeleigh crawling under furniture chasing after a toddler, but she always captures the pure joy of being a kid!
Marcy's a classically trained photographer who's been with the Team for over eight years. She has a fresh vibe who let's the clients play. Seven years ago, Marcy shot Lara's newborn session starting her love for the Team!
In additional to being a Photographer, Marcy runs the School Division. She works with several local schools to ensure their picture day has a fresh, modern look!
Marcy finds the beauty in the smallest details, which explains her love of micro photography. She is able to capture the beauty of a dew drop on a flower! She also loves to camp with her family, including her two children who's images you will often see us sharing!
Lexi began her career as a television producer giving her a keen eye for details.
As a curator, Lexi loves to sit with clients and explore how they want to cherish their memories. She has an amazing sense of style and loves to work with family's as they develop their own!
In addition to working at Ivory Tree, Lexi has two little boys that keep her on her toes! We love seeing them in the studio and watching them grow!