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i want to create rock n roll, sick, punchy portraits. photos that make you wanna put on fuchsia lipstick
and wear sunglasses inside and bob your head to whatever grungy, bassy, song is playing.

and i want to take photos that feel like a gentle exhale, or foggy plains at sunrise.
like hands holding sunlight and lying in green meadows. soft and quiet.

 

i want my work to be both of those things.
i don’t want my work to reflect the times we live in.
i want it to just be what it is. your story as it happened, as i saw it.
the natural unfolding of a significant day.
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i like to shoot stuff that makes me feel
a little somethin somethin

stuff that moves and breathes and
connects
- stuff that fits right

we aren't for everyone but that's okay.
we're not here to become millionaires. we do it cause we love it.

we are artists the same as we are photographers.

we see it as one thing.


 

that's how we go into weddings. 
eyes wide open, putting ourselves in the middle of it all,
joining in like we're fam already.

we only offer full, all day coverage

to do this right you can't rush
you have to take your time

focusing on small weddings
fostering quiet moments
couples that are in love
editorial work that resonates with me

we are looking for connection. relationships. we want to take care of ya.
help make your day the smoothest and most joy-filled.

if you let us in, trust us completely--things are gonna get real good real quick.

 

 

email us at lauren@laurenapelphoto.com or say hello, here.