Professional English-speaking Tokyo Portrait Photographer+

About Tia

Have you ever said this to a photographer?

”I’m not good at taking pictures.”
”I want to lose weight first.”
”I’m not young anymore.”

Award-winning Tokyo portrait photographer, Tia Haygood connects with each of her clients to learn how to best serve their needs. Making clients who shy away from being photographed feel empowered and ready to take on the task of seeing themselves in a new light. Her mission is to coach her clients of different ages, body types, and ethnicities in posing, expression, and styling to create images of themselves they have never seen before.

The TOPTIA Photography team is here to serve and empower you. Helping you build your self-value is why we do what we do.

Check out my Services


Zoom Consultation

This Zoom call allows us to get to know each other. How do you want to be photographed? Do you know how you wish to be photographed? Ask us anything!


Once we book our session date, we will begin planning and preparing for our photo session. Items such as clothing, hair & makeup, posing, and expressions.

Our Photo Shoot

We’ll meet up for our session! Whether that is on location or in our studio, our team will guide you through the posing and expressions so you’ll look your best!

Ordering Appointment

We’ll come back together via Zoom to view your amazing images! You can take them home as early as the day of!


Mailman just came by and they look fantastic!

The book is the perfect heirloom, and the individual prints really pop! Can't wait to get them framed!

Thank you again for making our happy memories tangible in such a timeless fashion.

Spencer T.

Pictures look excellent and I’m hearing great reviews from the other guests. Thanks again for your help!

Phil C.

…our gorgeous photos arrived! They look amazing!

Thank you so much – they’re now both on display at our house, and T is waffling about giving his mother hers… or keeping it for us!

Stephanie N.

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