Years from now, memories from your wedding may wander, but they don’t have to. When you invest in photography for your big day, your future self will thank you. 

Imagine flipping through your wedding album full of photos representing your legacy with your grandchildren decades from now. Sounds remarkable, right?

If you don't think pictures are important, wait until they’re all you have left.

Traveling Wedding & Elopement Photographer

First, I want to remind you that YOUR wedding is YOUR day. So let’s make it one to remember. Forget cookie-cutter ideas and being rushed. Instead, I’ll make sure you have the adventure of a lifetime.

While I’ll use poses and prompts to deliver the must-have shots, I think guiding you to be yourself makes for the best photos. Let’s have you two run around, roll on the ground, dance, jump, snuggle, or whatever else gets you belly laughing and getting all up in each other's business.

And when your big day arrives, I’ll be by your side every step of the way. You can count on me to keep everything organized and document it all. Your only job is to enjoy it to the fullest.

You know your story is meaningful—here’s how we’ll tell it. 

How The Magic Happens

— 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

My wedding collections begin at $4,200 and include payment plans, a minimum of 6 hours of coverage, and an online gallery detailing your adventure. 

In addition to downloading your digital photos, I encourage you to invest in printing your photos. Printing services are available for exploring to help preserve your memories.

Now booking weddings and elopements for 2024 and beyond.

Your story is worth the investment.  


You want to hire a talented photographer and someone you get along with well. Follow along on social media to get a feel for my photography, and let’s be friends!

Step One: Stalk Me

If you love my work and personality, let’s schedule a phone call or FaceTime date to get to know each other better, and I’ll answer any questions you have!

Step Two: Let's Chat

Once you decide to book with me, I will send over a contract and invoice to officially lock in your date and complimentary engagement session on my calendar!

Step Three: Book Me

I’ll send preferred vendor lists, guides, questionnaires, and checklists to help you prepare and feel confident heading into your wedding or session, where every detail and intimate moment is captured!

Step Four: Plan & Preserve

Your journey starts here. 

January 2024 - San Diego, CA
April 2024 - Italy

September 2024 - Colorado

Upcoming Travels

Why not skip ahead to the part of life where we travel the world?

A: I do not! RAW files are huge and aren't accurate representations of my work. Half the magic happens in post-processing and editing anyways. 

Q: Do you give us the RAW photos?

A: Not to worry! We can keep an eye on the forecast and either make a backup plan or reschedule when needed.

Q: What if there is bad weather?

A: My job is to help you feel comfortable and confident, and it's okay if it takes time for you to loosen up. I have an arsenal of poses and prompts, and I promise you will be naturals by the end of your session!

Q: What if we’re awkward in front of the camera?

Frequently Asked 

I believe every love story is beautiful and deserving of celebration. No matter your race, religion, or sexual orientation, you have a safe place here with me!

Love is love

Ready to tell yours?

Every great photo begins with a great story.

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. 


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