Now hiring Second photographers and Associates for the 2020 season!

Hey friends! I’m looking for fun-loving, dependable, love-obsessed to join my team as second shooters and associate photographer(s) for the 2020 wedding season! The photographer would shoot engagements and weddings under the Lauren Baker Photography brand and give the photos to me to edit. (Can I get a “heck yeah” for not having to do any editing?!)

A strong portfolio, professional equipment, and experience is required. You’ll also get hands-on training so you can best shoot for my style and to ensure you successfully give our clients the fun, laid-back, laugh-filled experience that Lauren Baker Photography is known for!

This job is for you if:

  • You’re a driven, self-starter

  • You’ve shot a minimum of 2 weddings

  • You’re always looking for ways to go above and beyond for your clients

  • You’re able to handle and adapt in high-stress situations (we’re always thinking quickly on our feet)

  • You love the shooting part of photography but don’t want to bother with the business or editing side

  • You appreciate a good dad joke or pun 😉

The Deets:

Both the second shooter and associate photographer would be an independent contractor, so you’d only take whatever weddings you’d like to take in a year. Booking is approx. 6-8 months prior to the wedding date for associates. Must have availability for at minimum 3 weddings per wedding season.

Second shooters will have the opportunity to become an associate photographer after completing a full wedding season with Lauren Baker Photography.

Pay is based on experience.

If you’re interested in applying for either or both positions, please fill out the application below. Thanks!!


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How do we even start to say thank you for all the work and effort you put into our wedding day?

- Josie and Scott

Lauren played such a meaningful role in our wedding, capturing the day in photos that we'll look back on for the rest of our lives. She kept Scott and me calm and sane - Lauren is a miracle worker! She put in 100% effort and gave us her very best, and that means so much to me. Seeing our photographs makes me so excited and so happy that Lauren was with us on this journey.

Lauren made the process so easy and made us feel so comfortable!

- Amy and Luke

We just wanted to say thank you again so much for your amazing work. You were seriously incredible to work with and we loved the locations you suggested for both our engagement shoot and the spots in Stillwater. We were very worried about getting professional photos done since we had never done it before, but you made the process so easy and made us feel so comfortable. Thank you!

Working with Lauren was easy breezy and FUN! She gave us our most treasured photos ever!


There was a chunk of time in our wedding planning when we thought we'd go without a professional photographer to save on cost (terrible idea!) but once we met with Lauren, we knew we'd be in good hands. She checked in often and asked questions that got us thinking about other parts of the wedding that we probably would've missed. Lauren captured exactly who we are as a couple!

Lauren's enthusiasm and passion make the photo-taking process so fun – she made me feel like a star!

- Alisa AND Adam

Lauren and her team are so much fun to work with! She made us feel so comfortable on the day of our wedding, providing both silly and helpful cues to help us relax and be ourselves in our photos. Lauren’s background in dance is super helpful in recognizing simple posture changes that make a big difference, too. Oh, and the photos we got are just stunning!

Lauren was pivotal in making our wedding day perfect!

- Emma AND Erik

My husband and I looked FOR MONTHS to find the perfect photographer and after meeting Lauren we knew was the best fit for us. She made our day so much fun and easy. She found little opportunities to make the perfect photo all with a  calm ease that comes from someone who has an artistic eye along with experience in understanding the flow of a wedding.

Not only is Lauren an amazing human being, but she is an awesome photographer!

- Haley AND Erick

I've been in several weddings and have worked with a multitude of photographers and I never felt as confident as I did with Lauren. I love how professional she is. She helped with the timeline way in advance and we stuck to that timeline the day of. She was also able to professionally and firmly keep unruly family members settled and focused and navigated family drama beautifully!

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