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

Allie and Michael chose to do their engagement session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, as it’s a special city – it’s where they got engaged and are currently living. Allie and Michael wanted to capture the memories of this old and fabulous city before they moved on to a new adventure and chapter in their […]


August 8, 2018

Engagement Session in Old Town Alexandria, VA

Couple kissing during engagement photos by the docks in Old Town Alexandria

Joshua and Manuel’s Estes Park Colorado Engagement Photography session was amazing on so many levels! This session was really special for me to photograph, as Josh is my first cousin, so when they asked me to fly out to Denver for their engagement session I immediately said, yes! Josh and Manuel have impeccable style and […]


May 24, 2018

Estes Park Colorado Engagement Photography

Colorado Same Sex Engagement Session by Lauren Renee Photography

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

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

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

This Duquesne University engagement photography session was everything and much more! Shannon and Ryan met at Duquesne during their sophomore year, so it was fitting that we returned to their alma mater for the shoot. Ryan was in a fraternity and Shannon was in a sorority, so of course they were bound to meet! Soon after becoming friends […]


July 22, 2016

Duquesne University Engagement Session

Duquesne University Engagement Photography

This acrobatic engagement photography session was so unique and something that I had never done before! So of course when Mark and Jillian contacted me about taking photos for Mark’s company Freeman Technique, I said yes! This stylized photo shoot ended up turning into an impromptu engagement session for these two love birds! I love that they […]


February 24, 2016

Acrobatic Engagement Photography Session

acrobatic engagement photography