Hi, I'm Lydia.


My name is Lydia Phillips and I am the owner of Mintwood Photo Co.! I started this event and portrait photography company back in 2014 when I moved from Istanbul, Turkey to Athens, GA. Before I knew it, I was booking dozens of weddings throughout the Southeast and hiring assistants and second shooters to help me keep up! Four years later, when my husband and I moved to Albuquerque I knew I had to bring Mintwood Photo Co. with me. 

The original "Mintwood' is a small street in Washington, DC, where I lived while I studying Photojournalism at the Corcoran College of Art + Design. My friends and I referred to our apartment as simply "Mintwood" and regularly hosted small get-togethers and dinners at Mintwood. A few years later, I borrowed the name for my photography business.

When I'm not taking photos you can find me at running around Albuquerque, hiking the foothills or just hanging out with my husband and our three-legged doodle, Milly.  

She’s never just “doing her job.” It felt like she was as excited about my wedding as I was!
— WeddingWire.com

We are available Monday through Saturday.

The best way to schedule your portrait session is to email: info@mintwoodphotoco.com with a note about yourself, your location, and the photo session you're interested in. Same day sessions are usually available, click the button below to check availability.