I’m Laura!

I am a tropical, latina person full of hugs. I moved countries from Costa Rica a decade ago with the love of my life, after years of long distance! We now share a full house in Minnesota where we enjoy impromptu dance parties, and exploring around with our two little ones.

For over eleven years, I’ve found joy in documenting love, seeking the extraordinary moments where you can get a glimpse of someone’s real story (and real personality). I am forever in love with people, the stories they share, and the connections that bring us together.

Minneapolis Wedding Photographer

Hola

My photography is authentic and meant to last forever.

I anticipate and capture the candid moments full of emotion on your day, as well as guide you to the most natural portraits to create truly beautiful and honest images. These are the images that will become your first family treasures. 

I believe in...

I love  creating real and genuine relationships. I value human connection and I believe the focus of the day should be on you and your most favorite people.

people

By sharing stories is how we create memories that last. I love to learn your story, your family, your values and your dreams, but I also love to hear one or two embarrassing stories! To me that tells me more about you two than anything else!

stories

I believe in social justice, equality and anti-racism, I believe love is love. I openly celebrate diversity and strive to be always inclusive for all humans. I believe in kindness and in treating everyone with tenderness and respect.

justice

I value and cherish connections with people, good conversations, family and love. A home full of people and laughs. My family is my absolute everything! Finding the kindness and the best in everyone, and being genuine is very important to me.

family

I BELIEVE IN ... magic

'He says it was love at first sight. I just remember thinking he was cute but I was also mostly very sleepy...'

an entry

from my journal

January 15, 2001

When a study-abroad trip to Costa Rica leads to love and creating a family...

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