When I captured Maire and Ryan’s elegant engagement session in Mellon Park, I should’ve known it would foreshadow the beauty that was shared during their romantic wedding at Carnegie Music Hall. The sun was peeking through and needless to say it was a stunning day to capture love. And when it’s a love as sweet as the […]


July 28, 2021

Elegant Engagement Session in Mellon Park

Mellon Park engagement session with Lauren Renee Photography

You all know how much we love our boy Rookie, so when I got to capture this timeless Oakland engagement session with an adorable pup I was super excited! Anthony and Amanda are two of the sweetest people and I was glad I got to capture their love… and their love for their friendly and very photogenic […]


July 27, 2021

Timeless Oakland Engagement Session with an Adorable Pup

Engagement photos with dog

It felt so good to be back out photographing my couples, especially this beautifully styled in blue engagement session at Mellon Park! Lauren and Kevin were a dream to work with, and their chemistry is undeniable! Not to mention we had the most beautiful golden hour sunset anyone could ask for!! I love this couple’s […]


August 25, 2020

Styled in Blue Engagement Session at Mellon Park

Beautiful Couple laughing during their engagement session: Lauren Renee Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer

Today I’m breaking down a topic that so many wonder about: how much should you invest in a wedding photographer? With so many options and different prices ranges it can be overwhelming trying to decide on who you want to hire. A lot of blog posts out there will either give you a specific amount […]


August 13, 2019

How Much Should You Invest in a Wedding Photographer?

Wedding dress portrait: How much should you invest in a wedding photographer by Lauren Renee

Aly and Van’s Seven Springs engagement photography session was such a fun way to spend the afternoon! The weather has been so crazy and unpredictable lately – spring in Pittsburgh –  that we decided to push up their engagement session for an earlier start time. I then got to spend the afternoon getting to know […]


May 16, 2018

Seven Springs Engagement Photography

Seven Springs Engagement Photography by Lauren Renee

Kevin and Bettina’s Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography Session was a dream! Talk about an amazing location for portraits, Lake Dillon is truly breathtaking. Kevin and Bettina live in Denver, Colorado but are getting married in Pittsburgh this year! This couple has so much chemistry, that it made my job so easy! Posing these two was […]


April 21, 2018

Lake Dillon Colorado Engagement Photography

man holding woman while standing in water at Lake Dillon

I absolutely loved this Mount Washington and South Side engagement session with Lora and Jason! In honor of their wedding this coming weekend, I had to post about their engagement session that we worked on together last fall in Pittsburgh! Wow, how time flies! Jason and Lora have the cutest love story, they met back […]


August 13, 2017

Mount Washington & South Side Engagement

Mount Washington and South Side Engagement Couple hugging during engagement photos on top of Mount Washington

Carly and Jeff’s Mellon Park romantic engagement photography session was a dream! These two are a perfect fit for each other! Jeff’s fun-loving personality and charm was totally contagious! Jeff joked and laughed during the entire session, making Carly feel relaxed and at ease. I could tell why Carly fell head over heels for him! Their chemistry was […]


February 2, 2017

Mellon Park Romantic Engagement

Mellon Park Romantic Engagement Photography

In honor of Lauren and Jerry’s wedding this weekend, I just HAD to post about their beautiful Treesdale Golf and Country Club Engagement photography session! Lauren’s family home is in Gibsonia right near the Treesdale Golf Club, which was the perfect setting for their e-session, and not to mention we had a perfect day as well! The […]


October 13, 2016

Treesdale Golf and Country Club Engagement Photography

Lauren Renee Pittsburgh Engagement Photographer

This Lenape Heights Golf Resort engagement photography session was an absolute dream! Justin and Lisa were amazing to work with and so comfortable in front of my camera. Not only was posing them a breeze, their chemistry was undeniable. Literally everything fell into place for our session, the light and beautiful weather could not have been more […]


September 15, 2016

Lenape Heights Golf Resort Engagement Photography

engagement session captured by Pittsburgh wedding photographer Lauren Renee