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MEET US

WE’RE JAMES & EMILY LAYNE

IT’S SO NICE TO MEET YOU

We are a husband and wife photography team based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our business name comes from our middle names.  Emily started photographing weddings in 2011 and James joined in 2014.  In 2015, the name changed from Emily Weis Photography to Ivan & Louise and we've been life + business partners ever since. We live just outside of Indy with our two boys, Graham and Simon, and our mini golden doodle, Ellie. 

Together, we've photographed hundreds of weddings that span across 10 different states. We work as a team to provide the best experience for our couples. We believe you deserve incredible images and a delightful experience in which you feel calm, comfortable, and relaxed to ensure you receive the most genuine and joyful images that truly showcase who you are as a couple. Our images are simple and timeless, yet artistic. These photos are the first heirloom you pass along for generations to come. It's an honor to have the privilege of capturing images for our couples. 


Love alone is worth the fight 

JON FOREMAN

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Graham + Simon 

We're proud parents to two little guys. They're Irish Twins - less than a year apart! When we're not shooting weddings, we're hanging with with them and their doodle sister. We love long neighborhood walks, early morning snuggles, and showing them all Indianapolis has to offer! 

OUR SWEET BABY BOYS

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Sanibel Island

While Emily grew up going to Sanibel with her family, James didn't make it there until adulthood. None the less, it's hands-down one of our favorite places. Specifically the beach during sunset, after dark, and in the early mornings. From shelling, to Vespa rides, to talking parrots, it's our home away from home. 

OUR FAVORITE PLACE

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Coffee + Water

Let us explain. Emily LIVES for a latte each morning. A double tall coconut milk latte with one pump of vanilla to be exact, while James is an "only water during the weekday" kind of a guy. It's true - he only drinks water during the week! Emily loves a nice glass of wine and is always up for a margarita, and James enjoys IPAs (but only on the weekends!)

AN ODD COMBINATION, NO?

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Indiana Sunsets

It's one of our favorite things about living in Indiana, actually. The sunsets are incredible. We love the many variations, the gorgeous colors, and the sense of home it gives us. A lot of times, you can find us enjoying a fire in our backyard or taking Ellie and Graham for a walk during sunset. 

NOTHING BEATS AN INDIANA SUNsET

OUR STORY

THE REASON WHY

WE DO WHAT WE DO

We are photographers because we believe in the preservation of memories. Not just the "big" memories, but those little ones, too. The ones that may easily slip your mind, but the ones that you feel to your core when you're reminded of them. We've both worked "9-5" jobs before, but our heart is here. It's here because we truly feel that serving our couples and building those first heirlooms of their family together is exactly where we should be.