The Brand

Joyful . Romantic . Genuine.

What is "Birdie Lane"?  Birdie Lane represents the home in our hearts, the people that share it, and joyful experiences that build it. Both the street I grew up on and the first home my husband and I owned together were located on streets named after birds! "& Co" is because our company is proud to offer various services, in photography and in calligraphy.


Headshot by Lin Rae Photography of Pittsburgh, PA

"I am passionate about getting you the photos you deserve which truly showcase your connection.  My goal is to help you feel comfortable, confident, and enjoy where you're at in this moment - because this moment is beautiful and so are you!" Araka Walker


About Me

My name is Araka (think Erica but spell it crazy). I spent eight wonderful years in the Air Force learning to serve others and how to push my limits.  After my daughter was born, I went from worrying about war torn countries to a toddler running around with a marker missing its cap. But just like a sour patch kid, there were sweet moments immediately following. I needed to learn how to capture and freeze those moments that are so fleeting. I quickly discovered that I then wanted to do the same for others and celebrate all the happy moments and joy that life brings! That is when my career swiftly pivoted directions. I love my little family of 3, friends, and Starbucks - gotta have my soy lattes! I'd love to talk with you so just prepare yourself for all the emojis I use :) 


My little family of 3!

My little family of 3!

Let’s be friends! Instagram @birdielaneandco