Documenting your day through photos as a return ticket to moments otherwise gone.

Destination Wedding & Elopement Photographer

How do you want to feel when you look back on this chapter in your life?

I hope you're reminded of the joy you felt and the intimate moments shared with the most important people in your life.

I believe photos are the nostalgic bookmarks of your story that help you remember. You deserve print-worthy images full of details and heartfelt emotions to relive your memories for a lifetime.

I may be a wedding and elopement photographer based in Colorado and Kansas, but my bags are always packed and ready to follow you wherever you decide to say “I do.”

Hey, I'm Lauren!

Meet your newest hype woman, third wheel, and adventure buddy.

From Colorado to Kansas and beyond, I love following my couples all over the world. Check out a few of my favorite locations to document love stories. 


Recent Chapters

The Stories

— Kevin & Emily

“Lauren managed to make us feel so completely at ease and comfortable around her, like we'd known her forever, and yet also allowed us to have privacy and feel like we were totally alone. I will always be grateful for that.

And then there are the actual PHOTOS. Which I adore. In the moment, I thought, "These will probably turn out great, right?" but they turned out so much better than I could've hoped, and I am obsessed with Lauren the person and Lauren the photographer as a result. Hire her. Befriend her. Listen to her. You will not regret it. In fact you'll be thanking yourself for years to come.

“I can't imagine a better stranger to spend most of your wedding day with.”

—  Youn & Kalen

“My husband and I are very awkward people in front of the camera, but Lauren worked with us, made us laugh, and worked her magic of editing to make us look SO GOOD. I look at the photos from our engagement shoot and the wedding, and I see how happy we were in those moments. She captured all the essence of emotions throughout the day. I highly recommend hiring Lauren as your photographer. Her energy and her positivity are something I really appreciated during a very stressful wedding planning. She really is your friend!! Photography was the most stressful part of wedding planning due to my anxiety in front of the camera. Still, thanks to Lauren and her professionalism, personality, and mad skills, photography turned out the be the BEST thing!”

“I am not sure if there are enough words in the dictionary of how special Lauren and her photography are to us.”

—  Matt & Leeana 

“Her attention to detail, amazing skill, and providing the best service is truthfully outstanding. Also, having a great person beside you the entire time of your special day made any worries or stress melt away! Lauren was so helpful with providing recommendations and narrowing down our photo timeline perfectly so we could get all the photos we wanted. We also were nervous because my now husband and I are slightly awkward with photos, but as mentioned before, Lauren made it easy and had us smiling the entire time! We are so happy with all the memories captured both for our engagement shoot and wedding, and I’m so excited for the rest to arrive! Thank you, Lauren, for all you have done and continue to do!”

“We could not have wished for anyone better than Lauren to capture our big day.”

What They're Saying

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