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and to archive for memories for future generations to see how beautiful your love is.

i exist to affirm your relationship with beautiful photos

Honestly, if you would have told my high school punk-show-attending self that I would be working in weddings I would have laughed. I didn’t even think I would ever get married, so the wedding world just never felt like it was a place for me.

But then in June of 2015, I got engaged to the most perfect person for me. Suddenly we were planning a wedding, and we almost instantly hit two roadblocks. On one side, no wedding vendors had anyone that looked like us on their websites. On the other side, gay marriage was illegal in Louisiana.

We held off for a few weeks from telling anyone we were engaged because we were terrified that the Supreme Court (which was deciding on same-sex marriage that same summer) would come down against us. Luckily, on June 26th, 2015, gay marriage was legalized nationwide, and Steph and I could announce our engagement.

I am a queer trans non-binary New Orleans-based wedding photographer who wants to show the world that love does not have one aesthetic. 

i am tia

This is my why. This is why I got into weddings.

But I could never quite shake the feeling that the wedding world wasn’t built for us. The mainstream American wedding industry was built for
cis-gender, thin, white, straight couples. It wasn’t built for my kind of love.

I never want anyone to feel like they don’t belong in the wedding world because you do.

My approach to weddings is to make you feel comfortable and cared for at every stage of the process. From your initial inquiry to the wedding day, I have touch points, and we are in regular communication to make sure I get your vision right. Your wedding is about you and your relationship. I am here to affirm your love and archive your memories.

You deserve to have whatever type of wedding you want. You and your boo(s) are perfect, and you are welcome at my table.

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- Caitlyn

“Tia’s calm presence and professionalism, mixed with flexible, fun attitude made our whole process so enjoyable. My husband doesn’t like to be photographed and they was so considerate of that.”

- ashley

“From the moment we had our first consult on the phone we knew we’d made the right decision. Tia completely got our vibe right away!”

- miria

“Tia has such a warm, easy presence that we all relaxed around them, and it was a truly enjoyable experience. Tia is extremely talented”

A quiet powerhouse affirming you at every step

Photoshoots centered around consent and what you’re comfortable with

Effortless posing that doesn’t rely on outdated gender norms

Photo editing that’s colorful, true to life, and very aware and conscious of diverse skin tones

Instead, you get:

I will judge you for any of your decisions or decor

I will put you into forced poses or weird gender roles

Your family tension is too much for me

you’ll never have to worry that: 

here's what
it's like to work with me

Join me in advocating for a more affirming wedding industry.

Virgo Sun so I never miss a beat but Aquarius Moon so I can keep it weird (Sagittarius Rising, so I am dying for this pandemic to end so I can travel!)
Probably a Slytherin
Enneagram 3w2
INTJ
They/them

quick facts

This business is queer and trans owned. My business is pro-LGBTQ+, and pro-ethical non-monogamy.

Black lives matter, and sex work is real work. I am fat positive, and always open to learning and critiques. 

our ethical stance