I'm Kayla; mom, wife, photographer,  and lover of all things DIY and creative.

My love for photography came from my grandmother, my Dad’s mom.  She was always taking pictures, breaking out that huge video camera that housed a VHS tape recording our lives.  If it wasn’t for her, I wouldn’t have half the memories of my youth.  I couldn’t remember that Easter we spent out on the mountain hunting Easter eggs, cooking out, having a picnic if it wasn’t for photos. I was 3 I think, but I’ve seen those photos in our family photo album, I’ve heard the stories.  I feel like I remember, but I know it’s only because of seeing the picture, I can imagine how the day went. 

If it wasn’t for an old photo album full of 4x6 photos I wouldn’t remember half the fun memories my family has made.  My only complaint is I wish there were more, more photos of me and my parents.  There are tons of me, but not quite as many of the three of us, I’m an only child.

My photography journey started the day I had my senior portraits taken. I knew then I wanted to be a photographer! Well, it probably started sooner, I was literally the only kid in grade school bringing a camera taking pictures of all my friends. I have always loved drawing, crafts, and anything creative that involved making something with my hands. My husband wanted to kill me when I sanded down cabinets in our new home 5 years ago! They looked awesome when I was finished though!

So I went to school, got an accounting degree, whaa? Yeah, was trying to do the responsible adult thing. While in college, I bought a business license, started a website, and several years later, here I am! 


My family and I have just recently relocated to the beautiful Rome, Georgia from the wild and wonderful West Virginia.  I hope to start making new friends to photograph here in Georgia soon! I will still be in West Virginia for portrait sessions occasionally. Contact me about upcoming WV availability. 

I look forward to meeting new clients and hopefully gaining new friends. Thank you for taking the time to learn a little about me and view my website!


Kayla Ryan Photography Georgia-
Kayla Ryan
Christmas 2018
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Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
Glade Springs, WV 2017
Colony Bay WV 2018
Colony Bay 2018
Watching the rain together
WV Coal Festival 2018
Lake Lanier, GA 2018
Charleston WV Wedding
Back to School
Blakes Going to Preschool!
Christmas 2017

© 2019 Kayla Ryan Photography | Senior Portrait Photographer

Rome • Rockmart • Cedartown •  Cartersville • Calhoun

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Glade Springs, WV 2017