We specialize in newborn & family photography because we love kids. Honestly, we're not photographers who work with kids sometimes. We're experts in working with kids. We think it's more than kinda important & what makes all the difference in creating a fun experience for your kids and a relaxing experience for you.

Hiya, I'm Lara and I'm not a photographer. Yeah, I know super weird to own a portrait studio when you can't shoot. But I love the experience. I love chatting with all of the new folks I get to meet. I love the memories we create. I love the design aspect of our art. I love the team. I love the vibe. I love the fun we have. I love kids. I love my kids. I love our signature scent. Literally is there a better reason to go to 'work' everyday?

My favorite things include relaxing at the Chesapeake, snuggling with my labs, family dinner with (all 14 of us) every Sunday. gardening with my girls, and cooking with Nick. Ironically, I couldn't cook before the pandemic and now I'm known for my chocolate chip cookies, pizza every Friday night and fresh bread! I legit don't even recognize myself but I take it as a sign we are always growing!

If you pop into the studio, I"m the one wandering around without shoes and a cup of coffee in hand. Check out the blog for all the fun!


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Hey, I'm Kaeleigh and I'm the Creative Director around here which means I'm the one who curates the backgrounds and ensures every image that comes out of the studio is quintessential Ivory Tree. It's kinda crazy that I've been with the studio since graduating from Antonelli in 2016.

While I'm originally from Staten Island, I grew up in Bucks Co which is why I love our Newtown (Bucks Co) Studio!

When not in the studio you'll find me with my husband, Dan, hanging with our family or at an Eagles game! 

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Hello, I'm Marcy and I'm a bit of a sap. I love the experience of growing with families. In fact, I've been with the studio since 2011! 

When not in the studio can be found camping with my family, Kevin, Blake, & Brooke! I also love to shoot landscapes, I was even published in a book!

I'm the Director of our School program, which I helped build in 2018!

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Hey, I'm Lauren and I recently graduated from Drexel with a degree in Photography. But you might have already seen my work hanging in the Gryphon!

When I'm not in the studio you'll find me hiking, drinking coffee, visiting art museums or checking out cool restaurants! 


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Hey, I'm Sam and while I've been a photographer for years in New York, I only recently moved to Philly to be closer to family. I didn't begin my journey with kids as a photographer, but rather as a swim instructor. As a collegiate swimmer, I translated my love of swimming to teaching and coaching!

When I'm not in the studio you'll find me on my bike, at the gym, restoring vintage cameras, or hanging out with my family.


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Yup, we're Lara's little ladies (not so little anymore - ugh)! We both love to ride horses and are in the school plays. While Lorelai loves to play with puppies, volleyball and cooking with Nick, Caitie loves anything Marvel related, field hockey, drawing & student council!

While you'll find us in school most days, we get to the studio for events, usually giggling and drinking the hot coco or lemonade!

caitie & Lorelai

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Hey, I'm Julianna but you can call me Jules. I've been with the studio since 2018. And if you ask me, I'll tell you I'm the head intern! I'm currently a Penn State student majoring in biology. When I graduate, I'll be heading to med school!

Being in State College, leaves me less time in the studio, but I'm always close by!

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Hi, I'm Cherise and I've been with the Ivory Tree School Program since 2019. But I've been in the industry since I was 18! Like Lara, I was never a photographer but love the industry. 

My roots (and heart) are in California so getting used to these Main Line winters has been a challenge. While I'm not on-site for our school program you'll find me walking my beloved pups!


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