serving Indianapolis and beyond

Ivan & Louise


Indianapolis Family Photographers

Visual treasures of authentic, unscripted moments for families who appreciate the gift of life, art, and love

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Emily & her husband James, are a husband and wife team specializing in creating authentic, raw, and joyful images of families. They share a home with their three children and goldendoodle. Creating photographs from a deep, soulful place rooted in connection and presence, they're passionate about storytelling - for the generations to come, but also for today. 

founder & Photographer

Emily Layne


a unique approach

With our relaxed style, we invite you to enter a space of vulnerability, trust, and connection. We'll relish in the present moment and flow between gentle, prompted guidance and a documentary style. Your days are meant to be lived first. We believe photography is a tool that helps you see the beauty in front of you and we create imagery as beautiful souvenir of those special, lived-in moments. Using a variety of analog + digital cameras and various film stocks, we are able to convey each moment in an honest and raw way.

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- Kaitlyn

We felt so at home in her presence and she made it such a natural & refreshing experience.

- Heather

Our photos are a beautiful depiction of the love we felt that day and the memories made

- Katie

Often when photo sessions end it feels like a giant exhale, but honestly we were just on a high feeling like we had the best evening as a family