Welcome to Little Nest in

Wayne, Pennsylvania

134 N. Wayne Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
610-710-4330
Studio Hours:
Daily 10am to 5pm
Thursday's By Appointment

We know what it's like for children to transform right before your eyes, we’re here to help you slow down time and capture those moments.  As a luxury boutque, we capture your family's connection in our all-natural light studio! We curate hand-retouched images you'll treasure as your family grows. We customize every aspect of your experience including personal styling, interior design, and portrait selection but most importantly we design a package that perfectly represents your family!

Our Classic Session fee is $100. Product offerings include Wall Art starting at $225, Albums with 30 images start in the $400 range, and Digital Files are $75. Pop into one of our PhotoPops that feature seasonally styled vignettes for $65 which includes the event, fun activity,  5x7 gift print and social media image! 

CELEBRATE YOUR STORY!

Meet the Team


Lara Aman Mattey

Studio Owner

Lara Aman Mattey

Studio Owner

hometown: Garnet Valley (by way of State College, Upper St. Clair, and Drums)

Nickname(s): Lara Pooh

Secret Talents: Using 90's rap lyrics as teachable moments with my little ladies

Ice cream flavor: The Creamery's Keany Beany

Favorite Place on earth: Kent Island, MD

Theme Song: Thinking Out Loud

three things I can't live without: Coffee, Fresh Flowers, and Big Heels

Favorite Thing About Little Nest: The pure joy of capturing a family's most important moments


Michelle Sweeney

Lead Photographer

Michelle Sweeney

Lead Photographer

Hometown: Broomall, PA

Nickname(s): "M", Cellucch (circa 2004)

Secret Talents: Singing and adding harmonies to anything and everything I hear!

Ice Cream Flavor: Do Dairy Queen blizzards count? If so, all varieties.

Favorite Place on Earth: Japan, home is a very close second however.

Theme Song: Anything I can bust a move to.

Three things I can't live without: My family & friends, Bern and anything camera related.

Favorite thing about Little Nest: Being able to meet new families and to create memories in such a supportive and fun environment. Specifically, I love when I am with a mom and they say ,"THAT is my child, you captured them perfectly." As a photographic artist, that is the ultimate satisfaction. I count my lucky stars everyday.


Kaeleigh Fox

Family Photographer

Kaeleigh Fox

Family Photographer

Hometown: Doylestown, Pa

Nickname: Kae 

Secret talents: Master cook of breakfast food

Ice cream flavor: Cookies n’ Cream

Favorite place on earth: Lake Galena 

Theme song: Ho Hey - The Lumineers

Three things I can’t live without: my family, my friends, and my camera

Favorite thing about little nest: How close and family like everyone is!

 


Ashley Meier

Family & Newborn Photographer

Ashley Meier

Family & Newborn Photographer

Hometown: Frederick, MD

Nickname(s): Ash

Secret Talents: I can pack two weeks of clothes in a carry on suitcase!

Ice Cream Flavor: Sea Salt Caramel

Favorite Place on Earth: Barcelona, Spain

Theme Song: All I hear these days are songs from Baby Einstein...

Three things I can't live without: My husband Dan, daughters Ava + Jillian and my external hard drive photo backup

Favorite thing about Little Nest: Being surrounded by such talented and welcoming people


Lexi Heilala

Client Concierge

Lexi Heilala

Client Concierge

Hometown: Media, PA

Nickname: Lexi loo, Lex, A

Secret Talents:  I don't need a timer for my baked goods, I always know when they’re ready

Ice Cream Flavor:  Rocky Road

Favorite Place on Earth:  Zion National Park in Utah

Theme Song:  Lovely Day by Bill Withers

Three Things I Can’t Live Without:  Family, Books, Chocolate 

Favorite Thing About Little Nest:  It’s a tie between the amazing people and the fragrant air!


Randi Purser

Client Coordinator

Randi Purser

Client Coordinator

Hometown: Stevensville, MD

Nickname(s): Ran

Secret talents: I can wiggle my ears!

Ice cream flavor: Moose Tracks

Favorite place on earth: Montego Bay, Jamaica

Theme Song: Land Down Under by Men at Work

Three things I can’t live without: Naps, Sour Candy, and  My Planner

Favorite thing about Little Nest: Being able to meet new families and help them capture special times in their lives.


Tricia Sullivan

Apple Branch Program Director

Tricia Sullivan

Apple Branch Program Director

Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware
Nickname: Trish (but my mom - and only my mom - calls me Dish)
Secret Talents: I can cook just about anything
Ice Cream Flavor: Cookies and Cream
Favorite Place on Earth: Sayulita, Mexico
Three things I can’t live without: Coffee, husband, and kids
Theme song: Anything by U2
Favorite thing about Apple Branch: I love being part of a company that celebrates the strength of women, including celebrating their families


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Upcoming Events

June 25th 10-1 -  COMPLIMENTARY BABYGRAM Event

Pregnant and looking to be pampered? We invite you to Pop into the studio for some relaxation, mocktails and of course a photograph of your beautiful bump! This special day of indulgence is complimentary, as we believe that every expectant mama deserves some pampering! Reservations required, please RSVP today!

july 1st 10-1 - with honor PHOTO POP

Celebrate Independence Day with Stars and Strips.  All those who serve are welcomed complimentary to this event in appreciation for all they do and have done.  At the Little Nest PhotoPOP will also receive a 5x7 print and an image for social media sharing, complimentary to Heirloom members and $65 for all other guests. RSVP Today!

august 26th 10-1 - block party PHOTO POP

As if North Wayne Ave isn't cute enough, celebrate with us as we swing open our doors to enjoy ice cream and face painting!  At the Little Nest PhotoPOP will also receive a 5x7 print and an image for social media sharing, complimentary to Heirloom members and $65 for all other guests. RSVP Today!

SEPTEMBER 24th - smash out cancer  PHOTO POP

Alex's Lemonade Stand and Little Nest Portraits, Wayne are partnering to Smash Out Cancer. Working with The Ultimate Bake Shoppe of Wayne, everyone will get to do their own personal cake smash! In lieu of a session fee, please consider making a donation to this amazing, local cause! 

POPUP - sep 16th 1-4 radnor fall fest

We're joining the Radnor Business Association to celebrate! The streets are shut down to enjoy good food, fun friends and your Little Nest  Photo!

POPUP - Oct 1st 1-4 The Great Pumpkin Fest (Willows Park)

We're joining the Radnor Community to celebrate all things Autumn! The fun includes Hay Rides, pumpkin carving/ painting, apple cider, bouncy house and of course Little Nest photos!

october 28th 10-1 - what a character PHOTO POP

Come dressed in your Halloween costume, as we celebrate your favorite character!  At the Little Nest PhotoPOP will also receive a 5x7 print and an image for social media sharing, complimentary to Heirloom members and $65 for all other guests. RSVP Today!

November 18th 10-1 - thankful for you PHOTO POP

There is so much to be thankful for, but we are most thankful for our family.  At the Little Nest PhotoPOP will also receive a 5x7 print and an image for social media sharing, complimentary to Heirloom members and $65 for all other guests. RSVP Today!

December 3rd 10-4 - The Santa Experience

The ultimate fun with Santa, enjoy 30 minutes with the Big Guy where your family get's to engage with Santa. He'll help reluctant little ones warm up as they play, read a book and chat about what they want for Christmas. We will document the Santa Experience and you'll receive a slideshow showing all the fun! The Santa Experience Limited Edition Sessionette is $125, Book Now!

December 10th 10-4 - He's Here! Santa is Here! you PHOTO POP

Big belly and all, Santa is in the Little Nest House!  At the Little Nest PhotoPOP will also receive a 5x7 print and an image for social media sharing, complimentary to Heirloom members and $65 for all other guests. RSVP Today!