Natural-light wedding & portraits serving those looking for the ultimate joy-filled experience!

wedding + senior  photographer



i'm lauren!

Cheerful, love driven and unposed images are what bring me so much happiness and I'm hopeful you will feel the same! So, grab a coffee (with plenty of creamer) and enjoy looking around. I can't wait to hear how I can best serve you and blow your mind with an incredible experience!

I'm based out of Springfield, Illinois however I love traveling all over central Illinois, St. Louis and beyond.

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"Lauren was one of the first people we hired on our wedding planning journey, and quite possibly one of the best decisions we made! We knew from the moment we first met Lauren that she was going to be amazing to work with, but she went above and beyond our expectations..."

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"Lauren is a very talented and creative photographer and did a beautiful job photographing my daughters wedding last weekend. The pictures are amazing. She was with us all day, and a freezing cold day at that, to capture all the special moments and people that made the wedding a special and unforgettable day!"

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"From the minute we met Lauren, we knew she was going to be amazing to work with. We absolutely loved our engagement pictures and didn't think it could get any better, but she proved us wrong! Our wedding pictures turned out better than we could have ever imagined!"

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When couples can relive special parts of their day and be able to show their photos to their loved ones now, and for years to come, my heart is full. The connections my couples share with each other, their families, as well as the connection they build with me are all so important. I'm invested in my couples and tend to cry at least once at every wedding!

Natural-light wedding photography for joyful couples in central illinois, st. louis + beyond!

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Your senior photographs should reflect your unique style and personality from the start! I adore learning more about my LWP Seniors even before photo shoot day to help create an experience which feels exactly like YOU! By the end of your session, you will have incredible milestone images along with a new sense of confidence and excitement about the future ahead!

A Fun, Fresh, and Fantastic Senior Photography Experience tailored to seniors looking to showcase their most authentic self in the Central Illinois area and beyond!

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