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Meet our Team

In early 2019 Evin Thayer Studios proudly welcomed seasoned photographers, Laura King and Allison McPhail to the Evin Thayer family - marrying the studio’s long standing, traditional craft bringing a revitalized energy into the new decade.

Certified Professional Photographers of America (PPA) with a combined 15+ years of professional photography expertise, and a joint passion for the craft, you’re in the utmost capable hands with Laura and Allison.

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Laura’s newborn work has been nationally published and received numerous awards. She specializes in photographing maternity, newborns, babies, children and families. Laura has been recognized as one of Houston’s best newborn photographers for the last three years by Expertise.


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Allison mcphail

Allison McPhail is our lead family and commercial photographer, at ease with everything from individual headshots to large family groups. With a Master's Degree in Art Direction and 10+ years of professional photography experience, she uses her keen eye to create stunning imagery.


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An integral part of the Evin Thayer Studios experience for over 6 years, Rose is the first point of contact for our clients.




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Evin Thayer


A Houston legend, Evin Thayer started his career in 1976 and has built one of the most successful and well established portrait studios in the city. He is also well known for photographing numerous local and national celebrities. Although Evin is semi-retired, he still serves as an advisor to the studio team and occasionally photographs long-term clients.



Our Philosophy


We look forward to helping you

decorate your home with love.

What’s in a photograph: Research tells us that showcasing family photos throughout our home reinforces the shared love and support we feel toward one another. Studies show that a child’s self-esteem improves when they see photos of themselves in their home - evoking feelings of safety, love, and belonging.

Bringing it home: For a role this important, only the finest print products will do. Explore our artwork options and you will find luxurious handcrafted albums, elegant portfolio boxes and timeless matted prints. You’ll also discover our signature wall portrait series with sizes appropriate for all areas of your home. Choose what works best for you to decorate your home with the most treasured artwork you will ever own.



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1907 Sabine Street #134

Houston, TX 77007