Romantic Minnesota wedding photographer | LUX Life Magazine Award

Romantic Minnesota wedding photographer

HOLY CRAP YOU GUYS!!! Lauren Baker Photography has won the LUX Life Magazine Global Wedding Award for the Most Romantic Minnesota Wedding Photographer in 2021! WHAT THE WHAT?!

Most Romantic Minnesota Wedding Photographer

Most Romantic Minnesota Wedding Photographer 2021 Lauren Baker Photography

To say this came as a shock would be a huge understatement. I mean, I never win anything let alone an award on the global level. Fingers crossed this will help my dream of photographing a wedding in Europe come true. Putting it out into the universe never hurts, right?

I aim to produce high-end, romantic work every time I’m behind the camera. Being recognized as a romantic Minnesota wedding photographer and winning an award for it, feels absolutely amazing! Romantic, colorful, timeless images are my jam. I’m blessed to do what I love for a job and am privileged to be able to love on my couples and give them a bomb-ass photography experience as well as super romantic photographs!! 

If you want to read the full LUX Life Magazine press release you can do so here. And if you’re curious about the other award winners, including Redeemed Farm (one of my favorite venues in Minnesota), check out the complete list of winners here.

Are you still looking for your wedding photographer? DM me or fill out my contact form to check my availability. As ya’ll know, I’m based in Minneapolis but I travel wherever lovebirds live!

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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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