behind the scenes

LaRochelle [la roshel] Lifestyle is lead by visionary, Kristie LaRochelle, and innovator, Tabitha Boyd. Together they bring their “A-Game” to every project with focus and insight. Working side by side for over 11 years, these two professionals compliment one another’s talents. The proof of their success is in their work. They will not stop until they have a fully satisfied client. It is guaranteed that you will always have a fun and creative experience when working with LaRochelle Lifestyle.


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Kristie LaRochelle Bio

As a lifestyle photographer Kristie LaRochelle has a passion for her work. A natural born people pleaser with high energy and incredible instincts that helps her create the most compelling lifestyle imagery. She gives 110% to every client by building a personal connection with them, and she will not stop until they have created world-class lifestyle photography that is perfect for the brand. Her superpower is her ability to see the vision through the clients perspective and to create a fun and exciting environment that is essential to bringing their brand to life.

Kristie has a BFA degree from the University of Montevallo, with a double concentration in photography and graphic design. She has over 20 years of experience in advertising, lifestyle & commercial photography on the national stage. This gives her valuable insight into the client’s world of art direction that helps her make the magic happen on a grand scale. Her love for her craft is evident in her portfolio.

She has worked throughout the US, mostly in California, Texas, Chicago & Alabama.  Big or small, she has the tenacity and creativity to bring your style to life. Her fresh southern girl charm and worldview perspective offers a perfect blend of originality, determination, and showmanship that makes Kristie LaRochelle the perfect lifestyle photographer for your next project. She is always up for a new adventure and looks forward to working with your team on your next lifestyle photography production.

Kristie lives a grateful life with her husband and 2 children.  Her goal is to work hard and play harder. She enjoys sharing new experiences with her family and hopes to someday take them around the world on many exciting adventures.


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Tabitha Boyd Bio

Enhancing natural beauty foremost in the mind of makeup artist Tabitha Boyd as she works with clients. Her 20+ years experience as an international model gives her a creative edge when it comes to styling top talent. Her strong eye for detail keeps our images pristine when working with celebrities, dignitaries, politicians and rock stars.

A makeup artist with more than 20+ years’ experience in the areas of lifestyle photography, fashion photography, creative studio photography, motion pictures, FX and airbrush, sets Tabitha apart from her peers. Her cosmopolitan style, mixed with her relaxed charism, helps her bring out the inner beauty hidden inside her clients.

She regularly attends trending workshops such as the Last Looks Makeup Academy in Hollywood. As a lifetime member of IATSE Local 798 for Motion Pictures, Tabitha knows what it takes to pull off the most creative photography, pushing the limits to bring fresh ideas to productions daily.

Tabitha is most sought out for her natural skin approach for men and women. Our clients want a fresh, flawless look, bringing out the inner beauty of the nations top talent. It’s this principle that drives a signature style that is crisp and innovative; yet keeping with modern style inspiration drawn from her many creative sources in the fashion/lifestyle photography industry.

Tabitha’s broad experience, combined with training by some of the industry’s most highly regarded professionals, sees her clients transformed into their “best selves.”

When Tabitha is not “killing it” on set, she is spending time traveling with her daughter teaching her to see the beauty in the world and enjoy new experiences. 

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