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Our Team

ABOUT US

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 MOR-affiliated company, we care deeply about Macomb 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)!

OUR TEAM

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DERRICK HAYES

Derrick is the owner and lead photographer & videographer of Next Door Photos-Macomb. Prior to coming to the NDP family, Derrick graduated with his Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice and Master’s in Educational Administration Leadership from University of Detroit Mercy, and comes with a host of knowledge and skills in service and education of others for the past 16+ yrs. Derrick started a photography & videography business fueled by a passion to “Capture Every Moment As If It Was Your Last” stemming from a life altering event. Derrick, his wife Chanese and their children have lived in Macomb for the past 4 years and have fallen in love with its wonderful areas for family, kids and residents to enjoy.

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ANDRAE INGRAM

Andrae started doing photography a few years ago after he joined the video team at his church (Zion Troy) and shortly after became the camera operator for Sunday services. After learning the camera, he was intrigued to learn more and had the opportunity to do so during an internship, which allowed him to learn in more depth about videography, photography, and editing. His love and passion for photography/videography are what drive him to create more, not just for him but for others as well.

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Brandon

Brandon graduated from Lawrence Technological University with a B.F.A. in Graphic Design in 2018. He took a semester of film photography followed by another semester of digital and enjoyed the classes. He decided to carry on photography as a hobby ever since then. Every year he travels and camps to get nature shots with his digital camera with his friends and family. In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer and hockey as well. Brandon believes that if you put your mind to any task that you can complete it no matter how mentally of physically challenging it is to complete

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Niko

Niko is a lifelong photographer and filmmaker from Detroit, Michigan. He graduated with his bachelors in Film, and have been expanding his creative horizons ever since.
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Dillon

Dillon has a passion for videography and photography, and he loves that there are so many similarities between the two. He is also a current college student who is looking to expand his skills and talents in order to achieve the long term goals he has set out for himself, and he believes that working with Next Door Photos will be a critical step towards accomplishing these goals.
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Kelleigh

Kelleigh graduated from Northwood University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising/Marketing. She is thrilled to be photographing lovely homes and creating top notch media.

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Marnise

Marnise Griffin is a freelance photographer, videographer and graphic designer from Metro Detroit, MI. In 2014 she obtained her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts majoring in Digital Media Design from IADT Detroit. After graduating she went into business specializing in wedding photography and wedding videography, portraits, graduation photography, and graphic design work, such as: obituaries, flyers. logos, business cards, etc. Marnise loves what she does because it gives her the ability to give a total stranger a personable gift which they can cherish with their family and friends for a lifetime. What drives her the most is her 10 year-old daughter Dominique who inspires her to tap into her creative abilities and always encourages her to give a 100% in all she does. If there is one thing she could do to leave a mark as an artist, is to showcase all of the beauty and positive energy in and around the city of Detroit.

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Ed has been a graphic designer / commercial photographer for over 20 years. His main passion has always been photography. His photography has been displayed in fine art gallery shows featuring his Detroit Architectural Photography and Nature Photos. Ed and his wife enjoy their “adventures” going camping or just touring around the city photographing what interests them. His hobbies include Biking, Camping, Computers, Electronic Music, Photography and Detroit Architecture. Ed and his wife just sent their daughter to MSU and couldn’t be more proud.

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Aaron

Aaron enjoys the creativity that photography and videography brings him. He is also a certified Part 107 Drone Pilot to capture those beautiful aerial shots. After he’s done with work he relaxes by enjoying the company of his attention-seeking dog.