Stephen Dey

Memory Lane Portraits is lead by Certified Master Photographer Stephen B. Dey, who was recognized by The Professional Photographers of America Association as National Photographer of the Year in 2006. He also owns Charlotte Image Photography, Inc., located in Charlotte, NC. He has over 25 years of experience with portraits, as well as commercial/advertising and professional sporting events. He serves a client list of Fortune 100 companies including  Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, United Technologies, Cisco System, Sea Pines Resort and Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management as well as the Heritage Foundation.

Caitlin Ryan

Memory Lane Portraits is managed by Caitlin Ryan. Caitlin brings more than fifteen years of photographic experience to the team and is also our lead wedding photographer. She specializes in portraiture of all kinds and enjoys being a part of the happiest moments of people’s lives.

Company History


Memory Lane Portraits was established in 2002 as the first family beach portrait company worldwide to photograph a family one day and present their images within 24 hours of their session. We are proud to say we were the first in our industry to achieve this new business model. We continue to use state-of-the-art equipment and the latest technologies to produce heirloom quality artwork. Our high standards for quality and perfection are second to none. We serve almost 500 family groups every year.


We also have been the principal photography company serving the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament for the last ten years and we enjoy serving the Heritage Classic Foundation with all their photographic needs during the tournament as well.

Experienced Competent Professionals


Enjoy the peace of mind that your portrait session or commercial project will be photographed by some of the best professionals in the Southeast. We have the knowledge, equipment and expertise to handle all your imaging needs.