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What We Do

Next Door Photos empowers realtors, business owners and home builders with visual marketing solutions so they can get back to doing what they do best: running businesses and buying/selling houses. We have a team of local, highly-trained visual media professionals providing you with same day availability and next day turnaround.


We are a Kingdom-Minded organization that thinks people are more important than profits. As a locally-owned and MOR-affiliated company, we care deeply about Birmingham 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.


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)!

Our Team



A Brazilian native, Ruan found his way into the Southern culture and fell in love with it. When not helping agents win listings and creatively brand themselves, he enjoys outdoor activities, as well as quality time with his wife Savanah and their baby boy Enrique. Ruan is a MBA graduate in Business Transformation from Point University, and he is the owner and lead photographer of Next Door Photos Birmingham.

Headshot - Payton Teffner (Birmingham)


A Birmingham native, Payton has worked as a sports photographer for the Daily Mississippian and more recently as a portrait photographer for Iron City Studios. When not photographing for clients, she enjoys spending time with her son Jacob Graham and hiking. Payton studied Photojournalism at Ole Miss and Graphic Design at UAB. She is a photographer for Next Door Photos Birmingham.