I met Jocelyn about two years ago. Her mom and her mom’s fiancé hired me for their wedding photography and before the big day, we got together to take family photos of their blended family. When her mom emailed me and said they wanted to schedule Jocelyn’s Minneapolis senior pictures, I couldn’t believe it. Time had flown!!
Jocelyn is a Class of 2022 senior at Monticello High School and she decided she wanted to take her senior photos in the North Loop of Minneapolis. Naturally, I was pumped. The city is so cool with all of the colors and textures and is lovely for senior portraits. However, it can also be challenging. That’s why we hopped on a Zoom call to go over her outfits so her clothing wouldn’t compete with the backgrounds of the city.
It’s hard for me to pick which outfit was my favorite. I absolutely adore her brown boots (I may have jokingly threatened I’d steal them…they’re safely still in her possession). And I love how she paired them with two of her outfits. Her second outfit screamed “I’m a sweet badass and you’re gonna have to deal with it.” That vibe is Jocelyn to a T!
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 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!
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.
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!