TESTIMONIALS


"Wedding and Engagement"

My husband and I could not thank Lauren enough for the amazing memories that she captured on our wedding day. She paid attention to every detail and she was sure to take every picture that I wanted. Lauren is very laid back and very easy to work with. Her work is amazing and I can't wait to book with her in the future!

01/07/17
Kamry L

"Our Perfect Day"

We are so thankful Lauren & her assistant were able to capture our wedding as well as our engagement pictures! Leading up to the wedding Lauren was always a call/email away to answer any & all questions I had! Lauren found the perfect place to take our engagement pictures (which we fell in love with) & she also traveled over two hours to capture our wedding day! Our pictures are amazing and everything we imagined they would be and more! I couldn't be more thankful for everything that Lauren helped out with throughout the entire process! We received our wedding pictures within a month with a very thoughtful touch included! You will not regret choosing Photography & Design by Lauren!

5/6/2017
Gabby L

"Wedding"

Lauren did an AMAZING job capturing not only our wedding day but also our engagement pictures. She answered all emails within 24 hours. Very professional and awesome at what she does. I first met Lauren from another wedding I was in last year and I fell in love with her work. Our engagement pictures and pictures from the wedding day turned out perfect! Lauren had a second photographer with her the day of the wedding and that helped capture EVERY moment of our big day. I can't say enough how thankful I am that Lauren captured our wedding day! She sent a USB within 4 weeks of our wedding day full of a ton of pictures.

5/20/2017
 Kimberlee L

"September wedding!"

Cannot say enough about how great Lauren is! She captured our wedding day perfectly! I had searched for photographers forever for our September wedding when I came across Lauren and I am so happy I found her! In the midst of our chaotic wedding day, (as I am not the most organized person) she helped to pull everything together and make sure our pictures were absolutely perfect! She was so helpful, prompt, and understanding throughout the whole wedding planning process and on our wedding day. Everyone has commented on how awesome our pictures are! Thank you Lauren!!!

9/23/2016
Jillian Roth

"Engagement"

Lauren is an amazing photographer. Her personality is beautiful. She most definitely VERY fun to work with! We never knew having an engagement photo shoot could be so much fun! Lol. Seriously one of the sweetest people I've ever met. I'll continue to go back to her for any photos that i'll need. I recommend her to everyone! Lauren thank you for everything!

9/22/2016
Ashley Haynes

"Engagement Photos"

Lauren's photography style and skill is astonishing. She took our engagement photos and I could not be happier with the entire experience. She made everything work when we had to push the session back and was even at the venue early to look for the best places to shoot. We are so happy with the photos and have gotten so many compliments from family and friends. Lauren is great to work with and I can't wait to have her taking photos on our wedding day.

 6/2/2016
Jessica Anson

"Stunning Wedding Pictures"

 We are so thankful that Lauren was able to be our wedding photographer! She was extremely helpful before the wedding and gave us some great advice regarding certain shots and how to set up our timeline. During the wedding she was professional and made sure all my requested pictures were shot first. She got some beautiful shots of small details at our ceremony and reception. She made sure to capture every important moment for us. We just received our photos and an adorable locket she had made. I could not be happier with everything. Our photos are truly stunning and are a piece of art. I can't wait to put then up in our home and to get our photo album finished! I cannot say enough good things about Lauren as a photographer. You truly will be making one of the best investments in your wedding if you use Photography & Design by Lauren.

7/16/2016
Adrienne Bushau-Sprinkle

"Wedding"

 Wow! I can not say enough about Lauren. She and Morgan photographed my wedding at Bernheim forest and did a fabulous job. The pictures were beautiful but it was their personality and professionalism that blew me away more. They expertly handled our inexperience with photographs and were so laid back with us, making it very comfortable. So many thank you's to Lauren for a wonderful job and for being so nice. I hope I get to work with her again in the future.

7/16/16
Gabriella Miller

"Lauren is the best!"

So, so happy I found Lauren for our wedding / engagement photos. My wife and I loved working with her, and her team. She made things feel very relaxed and at ease. We love every single one of our photos, and will continue to use Lauren for anything in the future!

 6/8/2016
by Brent Decker

"Engagement pictures"

I also knew I wanted my engagement and wedding pictures to be something I didn't "cheap out" on. I had my eye on a few photographers, but then someone recommended Lauren to me & when I saw her work I was astonished!  My fiancé and I weren't impressed with the venue that we chose to take our pictures, and were a little scared of the positions we posed, etc. But without a doubt Lauren chose the best spots and the best lighting to make us look amazing! We had such a fun time and I couldn't recommend her enough!

6/8/2016
by Megan Parsley

"The best!"

I'm so glad I stumbled upon Lauren when I first started my search for a photographer to take our engagement and wedding pictures! My fiance and I were both nervous and didn't know what to expect for our engagement pictures, but Lauren and her assistant Amelia made us feel totally at ease and had suggestions for amazing shots. She is very patient and I cannot wait for her to photograph our wedding! :)

1/18/2016
by Abi Harden

"Astonishing work!!!"

Lauren is the best of the best! She literally answered every single crazy/outrageous question I had about our big day and put all of my worries to rest. She was able to capture all of the love and emotion that we were hoping to witness on our big day, which is a pretty hard thing to show in a picture. Lauren took away a lot of my wedding day stresses and filled me with excitement and joy. She was so accommodating and even went above and beyond her photographer duties to help smooth out a couple of unforeseen issues at our venue. I hardly saw her the entire ceremony & reception, yet she captured EVERY SINGLE moment. There aren't enough kind words I could write that would explain how wonderful her work is, but the pictures she takes speak volumes. Each photo brings back such wonderful memories of our wedding day that I forgot about, after all, it just goes by so fast. So this is a big THANK YOU to Lauren for helping to make our wedding the day of our dreams!

11/17/2015
by Amanda Mount

"Fantastic!"

Lauren was very easy to work with! She is very organized and laid back (which helps take the stress off planning a wedding)! She got every picture we wanted and more! She thought outside the box. I highly recommend her! Could not have picked a more affordable and outstanding photographer for our wedding!

Sep 11, 2015
by Chelsea & Brad

"Can't Wait For The Wedding!"

I booked Lauren a few months ago for my wedding through a referral. Since then, she has gone above and beyond for me. Our engagement pictures were so fun! Lauren has been able to answer all of my random, crazy, bridezilla questions and God bless her for that :) I can't wait for her to shoot our big day. She is absolutely wonderful! Highly recommended!

Jul 6, 2015
by Monica Moreland

Lauren was very open to try any pose or shot I wanted. She was very patient as we changed outfits. She seemed to enjoy the experience as much as we did. I would definitely recommend Lauren!

Feb 13, 2015
Sara K

"Engagement Pictures"

Lauren is such a great photographer, she has fantastic ideas for poses and keeps up with your Pinterest board to see the poses you like as well. My fiance and are more than pleased with our photo-shoot and the outcome of the pictures. We can't wait to have Lauren shoot our wedding as well!

Nov 3, 2014
by Olivia Jackson

"Every Picture Tells A Story'

Lauren, What I have seen so far of Alyssa and Shane Shaffer's pictures are Fantastic! You have a gift to snap the shot at the perfect time to capture the moment. Can't wait to see more. Thank you so much for the time you spent with us (2 days) in Bloomington to make it such a special weekend for my family. The pictures tell an amazing story of an amazing couple. Timeless!

Oct 26, 2014
by Pam Kettler

"Senior Pictures"

Thank you for the beautiful picture and card. Katelyn loved it and she sends her thanks. Beautiful packaging! I think you will go far in this business. I will be calling you for any photography needs we may have in the future and I will highly recommend you to others! Thank you again!!

Jun 18, 2014
by Tressia

"Gorgeous Model Headshots"

Lauren was a joy to work with. She was fast, professional and most of all ... our photos were stunning! There wasn't a "bad" one in the bunch. She truly captured the spirit and essence of our daughter. Thank you!

Jun 11, 2014
by Mandy

"She's Awesome"

I had a photographer lined out for me and she bailed 2 weeks before the wedding luckily Lauren was available!!! She is absolutely amazing! She gets the poses that you want and captures amazing photographs!!! I will recommend her to everyone & anyone!!! She is truly amazing!!!

Jun 5, 2014
by Kristina 

"Senior Pics!"

Lauren is fantastic! She took my senior pictures and they turned out AMAZING! She truly knows what she is doing and I liked how she did not rush. She was very easy going and willing to do and try any pose or any request. I even got some photos with my boyfriend! Truly awesome and I would recommend her to anyone!

Mar 18, 2014
by Amanda

"Bride"

We were so thrilled with our engagement session with Lauren. We wanted a snow scene and Lauren was so great at being flexible to accommodate on a random snowy Friday. I also loved that we linked up on Pinterest so we could be on the same page about shots and could reference the board together whenever I needed inspiration on posing. I cannot wait for our wedding day to be here and for Lauren to make magic happen again! (engagement & wedding pictures)

Jan 27, 2014
by Alyssa Kettler

"Wedding & Engagement"

Lauren was absolutely great! She was so patient with us, and captured our wedding perfectly. I applaud her work and talent- thank you for capturing our special times wonderfully!! I would recommend you to anyone!!

Jan 24, 2014
by Brenda Evans

"Stunning Work!!"

Lauren's work is breathtaking! She is a genius behind the camera and the results are truly stunning. Our family has three teenage daughters and each one of them enjoyed working with Lauren and loved the results of her photography. She was open to all ideas and offered suggestions of her own. She is a true professional. Our family of six will definitely use Lauren again and recommend her to our family and friends.

Nov 5, 2013
by Sarah

Lauren is so easy to work with and easy to communicate with. She's easy to reach and is open to ideas and suggestions. I would def!! recommend her for anyone wanting to take Pictures to capture special memories and moments- the experience we had was truly memorable. Thank you Lauren!

Nov 1, 2013
by Brenda Marie

"Amazing Quality"

Lauren is a true professional and has the amazing ability to capture not only an excellent photo, but someone in their best light and the ability to capture their personality in every shot. As a plus size model I shoot a few times a year to keep my book updated and I can honestly say I will solicit Lauren for more portfolio updates and also for family pictures. Thank you so much Lauren for your excellent work and your professionalism! Continue to grow in your craft. - Cicely (model)

Sep 21, 2013
by Cicely Carter

Just wanted to say that I am so glad we worked together!! You are so talented and I had a great time at our shoot. I would definitely recommend you to anyone, and would love to shoot again any time.

Jun 15, 2013
by Emma Rose

Lauren does a great job with our photographs. She has done our family portraits for 3 years, and I even referred a friend for her wedding photography. She takes plenty of pictures and works well with my kids, so we always get great shots of everyone.

Apr 9, 2013
by Addie W

My husband and I found Lauren to be very easy to work with. She captured our special day….& those are memories you can’t go back & get! Not only is Lauren professional, we also consider her a friend for taking the time to listen to our wants & needs. We plan to use Laurens talents again & again…to capture special events in our life!!!

May 13, 2012
by Shannon



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