• Angela Waye Photography and Design
    Angela Waye Photography & Design
    Creating Art; One Layer at a Time
    Based in New York since 2008

Freelance Photographer, Graphic Designer & Web Designer

Specializing in family portraits, photo manipulations and commercial stock photography.
Angela Waye, also known as Haywiremedia, works as a freelance graphic designer and photographer. With over 10 years of design experience,
she has worked with a wide range of businesses both small and large. Passionate about Photography, she takes pride in every photograph.

My Specialties

Family Portraits
Angela Waye Family Photography

Family Portraits

Families grow and change all the time so it is important to capture these precious moments.

Photo Manipulations
Angela Waye Family Photo Manipulations

Photo Manipulations

I have many visions in my head. Photoshop allows me to make these visions possible; one layer at a time.

Stock Photography
Angela Waye Stock Photography

Commercial Stock

Stock photography can convey a very starightforward or subjective message. I enjoy creating both types.

Some of My Photography & Graphic Design Work

My passion for photography and design never sleeps. I proficient with many types of multimedia.
If I am not working on a design or website, I am in my home studio photographing a variety of things.

Current News and Links


Since October 4, 2014
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My store includes digital backdrops, photoshop overlays and template files. If you are a photographer or graphic designer, my storefront is a great way to add more variety to your clients.


Stiglmeier Park, New York
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I had the honor of photographing this beautiful couple for their engament photos which included 2 outfit changes. If you are interested in booking your engament session, please contact me.


Little Rock Family Magazine
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My work can be seen in various publications and internet materials such as the Little Rock Family Magazine. Stock Photography helps expose my creativity to a broader audience.

Customer Testimonials

We have been using Angela for our design work for many years, and we LOVE to recommend her. It is rare in this industry to find someone who has talent and such a strong work ethic. Mary Ann Lawford, Lawford Media
You can be assured any request sent to Angela will be completed with not only great design and insight but with accuracy and speed. This graphic designer knows what she is doing and is an all around great person to work with. LIP-INK
I was so impressed with Angela and her work. I gave her the information needed in the flyer and she came back with a breathtaking marketing piece. We made no changes to her original concept. Nouvriet B.
Despite working with three children and a dog, she embraced us with patience and professionalism. Her photos from that day fill my home and memories of that day make me smile! I can't thank her enough!Lauren R.

My Services

Family Photography

Book your photography session today at my home studio or local park. You can choose between a 1 hour or 30 minute session. With over a dozen backgrounds to choose from, there is something for everyone. Please see Booking page for more details.

Graphic Design

Presentation is everything so it is important to choose the right Graphic Artist. Sleek and clean or funky and vibrant, let me know your target design aesthetic. My services can give you the confidence and professionalism you want and deserve. I take pride in each design I produce.

Web Design

Whether it is as simple as a change to your existing webpage or as advanced as a full website design, I can work with you in all aspects of the process including domain set up, hosting information and uploading the website to a server.

Photo Retouching and Isolations

Retouching is a delicate process to improve an image with new details similar to a painting or makeup. My services also cover adding new backgrounds to a current image.

Digital Backdrops

If you are a photography studio and need affordable digital backdrops, visit my Etsy store to view a variety of backgrounds to add behind your model. My store also includes Photoshop overlays and transparent PNG's.

Stock Photography

Since entering the stock photography market in 2007, I know what customers are looking for. With a high sales rate and attention to detail and flexibility, my stock images have the ability to communicate strong messages.

Stock Photography

For me, stock photography is very flexible and allows me to step outside of the box and try different concepts.
Stock allows my work to be seen by large audience. I enjoy creating images with dynamic messages.

See Stock Photography Portfolio

A Little About Myself

Passion in Every Click

I was born in Oregon but spent the majority of my life in New York. I graduated with Honors (Magna Cum Laude) from the University at Buffalo in 2004 earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Study.

In 2006 I started contributing to microstock agencies and enjoyed the flexibility. My success in the field was fueled by my commitment and energy to create. In 2007, I was able to become my very own boss and feel truely blessed.

My Skills

  • Studio Lighting Setup (Continuous and Strobe)

  • Photoshop Skin Correction

  • Image "Isolation" & Masking (People and Products)

  • Special Effect Manipulation (fire, smoke, lighting)

  • Raster-to-Vector Conversion

  • Spot Color Separations

  • HTML / CSS / XML / JQuery and Flash Animation

  • Website Header and Banner Ads

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