Currently, I reside in State College, Pennsylvania, with my boyfriend, Jon, and cat, Lionel. A native to the area, I grew up surrounded by family photos. My parents had a professional photography business, Infinity Photography back in the days of film. My friend asked me to do her senior portraits, so then I started my own photography business after my parent's business was closed for nearly 20 years. Fun fact, I chose "Grey" because I'm a nerd, and I love Jean Grey - she's my fave X-men. Also, my name is hard to spell, especially when you hear it. It's like "Leah" with a "Tuh."
I'm not just a photographer; I also work full-time at AccuWeather pursuing my love of television as a Video Producer Editor. I also paint, sing, read, watch tv and movies, and spend hours building houses and creating sims.
What I love most about photography is how I get to make people feel beautiful in their own skin. When clients tell me how good they feel with such a big, genuine smile, I know at that moment that everything I have been doing is worth it.
the wedding process
Cats. All of the cats. I have two, a family cat named Mya that lives with my parents, and Lionel, who lives with Jon and me. He's a rescue we adopted in March of 2018. He is the sweetest, softest, fluffiest cat in the whole world. Lionel's favorite toys are hair ties. That's right, hair ties.
Singing and Karaoke! You can almost always catch me at one of the karaoke nights at a local bar. I have a trophy from winning 3rd place in a 16-week American Idol-like competition. My favorite bands are, Michelle Branch, Lana Del Rey, Joseph, Gin Wigmore, Meg & Dia, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Halsey, Sara Bareilles, Imagine Dragons, and Florence & the Machine.
Reading & Writing. One of my ultimate goals is to write a novel series, and someday I'll finish the dystopian novel that I started writing! But I also love reading, too. My favorite books include The Hunger Games Series, The House of Night Series, Vibes, Percy Jackson Series, and The Maze Runner Series that I am currently reading. I also have a complete collection of Sherlock Holmes stories.
Video Games! I'll be honest, I'm not great at video games. But they are so beautifully done nowadays, and the stories they tell are very good. I love playing video games with my boyfriend. My favorite game is The Sims series, hands down. I also love playing the Last of Us, Until Dawn, GTA 5, Star Wars Battlefront, and Farcry Primal.
Television. You can't get me away from a TV, and with all the new streaming services, options are endless! Cartoons & Crime Dramas are my favorite but of course, I will watch nearly everything. The Simpsons is my favorite show of all-time. I also love Rick & Morty, Doctor Who, Law & Order SVU, Bob's Burgers, Black Mirror, and so, so much more.
Beanie Babies! I collect Beanie Babies. I've loved them ever since my dad bought me my first bear as a kid. I have hundreds. Literally, hundreds and they are on shelves all over my home. They mean the world to me because they all have different "personalities" and each has its own story.
Painting! Every other week I go to a local bar & restaurant to do Paint with Jackie. It's always something different and I literally have dozens of paintings all over my home. I have them for different seasons, too. It's one of the few things I take the time to do because art is a therapy for me. Even if I'm not with friends, it keeps my creative energy flowing.
TM Grey Photo is a place for everyone. We welcome people of all races, gender identities and expressions, ethnicities, religious beliefs, ages, and sexualities. Hate and discrimination have no place in my business. I simply want to capture your beautiful smile and make you laugh.