What we do
Next Door Photos—Grand Rapids empowers realtors, business owners and home builders with digital visual marketing solutions (photos, videos, 3-D models, aerials, floor plans, etc.) so they can get back to doing what they do best: running businesses and buying/selling houses. We have local, fully-trained visual media professionals stationed all along the Grand Rapids, Michigan which allows for quick lead times (same day or next day) and next day delivery.
WHO WE ARE
We are a Kingdom-Minded organization that thinks people are more important than profits. As a locally-owned and GRAR-affiliated company, we care deeply about West Michigan 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)!
Toby has been working with Next Door Photos for the last 3 years and became the owner of Next Door Photos GR in 2016. With a BA in Communication and Management from Hope College, Toby is passionate about building relationships with realtors, homeowners, and business owners and empowering them with high end visual marketing media. In his free time, Toby loves playing and coaching soccer, rock climbing, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.
Raquel is NDP GR’s Operations Manager. She was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2019 with a degree in International Business. She has been working with Next Door Photos for the last 3 years, always striving to provide the best possible service to NDP’s clients. During her free time, she loves staying active and doing anything outdoors, especially if it involves the water and a good hike.
Josh has been working in the digital media industry in West Michigan for 8 years. A 2009 film school grad at Compass College, Josh quickly discovered his love for documentary filmmaking and photography. In early 2016, Josh joined Next Door Photos and quickly fell into place as Next Door Photo’s go-to guy for all things video related. Josh’s love for photography extends to his free time where he can usually be found with his camera, capturing the ever changing beauty that West Michigan offers.
Trent joined the NDP team in 2015 and specializes in Photography, Aerials & 3D Modeling. In his free time, Trent enjoys photography, spending time with his friends and family, and anything outdoors related.
Madie Cheyne is a graduate of Spring Arbor University with a bachelor’s degree in art, primarily focusing on photography. Madie’s passion for photography and desire to shoot in GR led her to Next Door Photos, where she enjoys meeting new clients and producing photos they’ll love. When she’s not taking photos, she likes to spend time with family and friends and explore GR with her husband.
Daniel Overton holds a degree in film production from Compass College of Cinematic Arts. He has been working in the media industry since 2009, taking photographs, building film sets, and producing videos. During his time off you can find him adventuring the outdoors or enjoying a good cookie.
Stephanie loves anything in the mountains, a good work out, spontaneous adventures, Thai food, and photographing precious memories. She’s motivated and determined to make the world a better place by utilizing the gifts, skills, and passions that God has blessed her with. She greatly enjoys working with the NDP creative team and pursuing their mission along with them.
Ben Vanderput graduated from Calvin College in 2012 and has been working in the Grand Rapids media scene ever since. He enjoys writing, exploring nature, and good conversations over good food and drink.
Tim is a graduate of Davenport University with a business degree in Sports Marketing. Following graduation, he spent four years in Massachusetts and Rhode Island working in the hockey equipment industry. When not shooting for NDP, He enjoys playing hockey and golf, traveling, attending and shooting concerts, and spending time with his dog, Hank.
Olivia Ogden graduated from Kellogg Community College with a degree in photography and multimedia and she has been doing freelance work for about 7 years. When not behind the camera, Olivia enjoys all of the arts including dance, music, and theatre and continues to develop her passion for photography and travel!
Most of the time you can find Matt with a camera in his hand. He got started in photography in 2012 and hasn’t quit. Landscapes, people, real estate – it’s all interesting to him! When he’s not behind the camera you can usually find him with his family or working with InterVarsity.
Valerie is a graduate of Grand Valley State University with a bachelor’s degree in Photography. Her passion for both photography and interior design brought her into the world of real estate media with NDP in 2021. She has worked professionally in the digital media industry for ten years and loves collaborating with other creatives.
In her free time, Valerie loves thrifting, spending time with family, and traveling.
Walter is studying architecture at Ferris State University and joined the NDP team this year, specializing in aerial photography and videography. He enjoys the creative process and the digital media industry because they give him inspiring opportunities to build, design, imagine, and explore. In his free time, you can find him playing soccer or drawing up plans for projects.
Wes has been exploring the world with photography for the past 20 years. He grew up in San Antonio, TX, and is now very proud to call West Michigan his home. He really enjoys serving NDP clients by giving them the best service and images possible. When not shooting for NDP, Wes can be found creating images for craft breweries and distilleries or exploring the outdoors with his family.
Luke is a graduate of Grand Valley State University with a BS in Film & Video. With the desire to have a positive impact on the Grand Rapids Community, Luke looks to deliver services of the upmost quality. During his free time, Luke enjoys traveling, playing basketball, and being with family.
Matt is a a video producer and photographer based in West Michigan.