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Lute Family | Summer Woods Family Session

This summer woods family session was originally planned as an evening, sunset session. But a few days prior when we rolled up to this same spot the skies opened up and we suddenly found ourselves in a downpour complete with pounding hail! I remember driving home, watching their family driving in front of me and […]

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I’m Laura.
I started this blog for you! Filled with inspiration, education to better prepare you for your next appearance in front of the camera, and sprinkles of the story of my own life. 
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I love a winter engagement session because it means we get clean reflector of light all around us! And clean light is my absolute favorite! Combined with a sunny day and an amazing couple and you have the perfect recipe for a memorable engagement session! I loved getting to meet Chayla and Chris (through working […]

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I love that being a family photographer means I get to hang out not only with some amazing other moms, but I get to meet their sweet families, too. And families really become an extension of ourselves, especially as I think of moms and dads pouring into their little’s lives as they grow. There is […]

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We got to connect with the Coert family through our church with my husband, Abe, and Matt playing in band together. And Julie and I got to serve alongside each other in our children’s ministry. We have so loved getting to know their family better and we’ve discovered a shared love for board games (which […]

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I had the pleasure of meeting Michele at a local networking event for business owners several months ago and we hit it off right away! Michele is a photographer, as well, and its always the greatest honor to be asked to capture a fellow photographer’s family portraits! AND Michele was just featured on 9News, as […]

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Walking into an extended session as a family photographer is like walking into a family reunion. It feels like such an honor to be part of an event that brings all of a family together, and to get to capture the joy and excitement that comes from loved ones just spending time together. For the […]

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The Crowe family is our church pastor’s family! I was so excited when Matt asked me to take portraits as a Mother’s Day gift to his bride. I loved that he knew how much they would mean to her, and I was so eager to capture their darling family! In the last year they’ve gone […]

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Kelsey and Ronnie are a ranching family all the way out in Kiowa, CO. The work they do impresses me to no end, and I love hearing stories about ranch life! And even more impressively, I get to see Kelsey and her little man regularly at our MOPS group and hear all about them. I […]

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I haven’t gotten to see my friend Desiree since high school, so it was an extra pleasure to also meet her darling family! These guys have moved around like us, but made their way back to Castle Rock in recent years like ourselves. What a joy it was to reconnect and spend an evening with […]

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Tamara and her darling family came straight from their son’s school to meet me at Dawson’s Butte for portraits, so naturally they had a little getting ready to do before we started pictures. And let me tell you these kiddos kept getting cuter and cuter as they got out of the car with their perfectly […]

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I noticed young couples and parents of little ones looking for their once in a lifetime moments to be captured in a comfortable, story-telling way that would show off their story and their personalities. 

Getting brave and letting yourself be seen and captured isn’t for the faint of heart—being the center of attention also means having flaws and insecurities exposed—even if you’re feeling amazing decked out in hair and makeup, even when you’re looking like you’ve got everything together. 

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