Memories are intended to be remembered, talked about, and hold a special place in your heart. Which is why saving your moments inspire me as a photographer. 

meet lauren westrich

I am a wedding and portrait photographer who keeps things light, fun, and full of energy. I’m based out of Springfield, Illinois however love traveling all over the midwest and beyond. If you don’t like to laugh, then I’m not the photographer for you! Finding your most authentic smiles, giggles, and sheer love for who you are surrounded by needs to come from your joy within. My job is simply to entice your joy out and capture it, before you even know I snapped a photo. Those un-posed, laugh out loud, emotional moments are most likely the ones you will fall for over and over again for years to come. 

I’m so thankful you stopped by for a visit!

so thankful

I love home decorating, golden hour, mint chocolate chip ice cream, Double Stuffed OREOS, Zumba (to work off the ice cream and Oreos), laughing until I cry, all sports, snuggling with my pups, and hearing the sweetest sounds of my daughter saying, “I Love You” and the giggles of our little guy! Best things ever!

To me, wedding photography is way more than just taking images. I want your day to be better and even more memorable because I am there serving you and capturing all of the memories being made. I am just as invested in YOU as you are invested in me!

My own love is wrapped up in my hubby of 12 years, Josh, our spunky daughter, Harper, a fun-loving boy, beckett, and our two furbabies, Roscoe & Kodi

my own love...

learn about the wedding experience!

My business is all about love, joy, and the experience you have when we spend time together. If this all sounds like something you want to experience in your own life, I would feel honored and blessed to capture your memories. Thank you for stopping by! Grab a coffee or even a milkshake (another one of my faves) and enjoy looking around. 

love, joy and the experience...

love, joy, the experience