What We Do
Next Door Photos empowers realtors, business owners and home builders with visual marketing solutions so they can get back to doing what they do best: running businesses and buying/selling houses. We have a team of local, highly-trained visual media professionals providing you with same day availability and next day turnaround.
WHO WE ARE
We are a Kingdom-Minded organization that thinks people are more important than profits. As a locally-owned and NIAOR-affiliated company, we care deeply about Michiana and making it a better place to live & work. Know of a ministry/non-profit/cause that could benefit from our donated products? Please let us know as we are always looking for ways to invest in our community.
Where we’re going
We offer the most comprehensive suite of visual media products in the industry. We know how important it is to stay fresh on technology and offer you the best products for your listings. Ask us about the cool things we are working on and the future of real estate visual media (like virtual reality)!
Kelly Patterson is the Local Owner for Next Door Photos Michiana. She graduated with a Business Administration degree from Spring Arbor University. She was born and raised in Illinois, but fell in love with Michigan so she’s here to stay forever! In her free time she enjoys many hobbies such as trick skiing, fly fishing, being out on the lake, DIY’s, and decorating. She’s excited to partner with you and looks forward to helping you win!
Jared has loved photography since he was a child and has been pursuing a career in that field for the past ten years. He attended Ivy Tech Community College for two years taking classes in photography and graphic design. He graduated in 2018 with an Associate’s Degree in Visual Communications with a concentration on photography. He enjoys being behind any type of camera and spending as much time with his family as he can.
Christopher is a street photographer from Columbus Ohio and has been doing photography for 5 years. He studied graphic design and photography at Andrews University and his work has been featured on Nike.com. Christopher has been to Alaska, Jamaica, and Cuba. In his free time he enjoy’s exploring, drawing, Photoshop compositing, basketball with friends and listening to music. His future goals are to photograph famous people such as actors or musicians and work with brands such as Nike or Adidas.
Jo has been a nature photographer for many years thanks to her father who instilled the love of both nature and photography in her. She enjoys running, taking long walks with her husband, talking with her girls, and playing with her grandchildren. Jo has been actively involved in ministry for 35 years with formal training in children’s ministry and teaching.
Kimberly has had a passion for photography from a very young age and has since been developing her skills behind the camera through family portraits. She graduated from Ivy Tech Community College with a degree in Human Services while also taking classes for photography and enjoys volunteering at a variety of places. In her free time, she enjoys exploring nature and doing creative activities with her two children.
Nicole Christensen has 15+ years in professional Children and Family photography. Nicole has a degree in Graphic Design from the International Business College. In her free time she enjoys interior design, woodworking, spending time with her 3 children and her pug, capturing photos, and crafting. Nicole is excited to grow with her love of photography by becoming a part of Next Door Photos.
Next Door Photos Photographer
Alec is currently in school at KVCC for Multi-Media/Video. He’s worked for Bair Lake Bible Camp as the Lead Photographer, Videographer, and Audio Engineer for 4 years. Alec has been doing Multimedia his whole life, but professionally for 5 years. His dream is to work for a studio either doing creative writing/storyboarding for a comic book publisher or creative writing, editing, or cinematography in film. He has been married to my beautiful wife Megan since April of 2019.