Victoria and William rang in the new year celebrating the love they share with those they cherish most. Lucky for me, I was chosen to capture their timeless winter wedding at The Pennsylvanian. And let me just say what a dream it was!  Victoria was such a classy bride in her Jane Hill dress and […]


September 1, 2022

Timeless Winter Wedding at The Pennsylvanian

New Years Eve Pittsburgh Wedding at The Pennsylvanian

When the founder, wedding maven, and BOSS of the well-known Pittsburgh wedding blog reached out to me to have some updated photos done, I couldn’t wait to make it happen! Victoria’s Burgh Brides branding session couldn’t portray the essence of her and her online-publication more.  She really had a vision of what she wanted and with a […]


May 20, 2021

Burgh Brides Branding Session

Burgh Brides Pittsburgh Wedding Blog Branding Session

One glance at Emily and Matt’s luxe and romantic Riverfront wedding and the details are sure to make you fall in love. But their day came with a bit of a twist that had make all of the vendors think quick on their feet.  The bride Emily is owner and lead wedding planner of Em […]


December 15, 2020

Luxe & Romantic Riverfront Wedding

Romantic wedding portrait by Pittsburgh wedding photographer Lauren Renee

It’s that time of year again! In honor of my fall mini sessions at Mellon Park taking place this upcoming weekend, I couldn’t resist sharing these fun photos from the mini sessions last year.  I love these sessions for so many reasons. Often times it’s a great way to reconnect with past clients and see […]


October 16, 2020

Fall Mini Sessions at Mellon Park

Family portrait with Pittsburgh photographer Lauren Renee

Muted tones, dreamy florals, and elegant style is exactly what you’ll find with this Kestrel Park California wedding inspiration. I was so excited to shoot this editorial in a recent trip to the west coast. Working with this group of creatives was so much fun and the outcome was nothing short of beautiful.  For starters, […]


July 30, 2020

Kestrel Park California Wedding Inspiration

Bride and groom under a large oak tree at Kestrel Park

Elegant, romantic, and oh so magical I absolutely loved Aly and Van’s dreamy Grand Concourse Pittsburgh wedding! We started the day at the Omni William Penn Hotel where both the bride and groom got ready with their wedding parties, who I must say was such a great group! From there, Aly and Van shared a […]


October 16, 2019

Dreamy Grand Concourse Pittsburgh Wedding

Pink and rose wedding bouquet

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

This in-home lifestyle family session was a dream!! The Wedner’s beautiful home was the perfect backdrop for their family photos, and the light coming into their bedroom was truly magical. Little Lily has grown up so fast, and I can’t believe that she is already 1-year old! Not to mention she is a cutie and […]


June 26, 2017

In-Home Lifestyle Family Session

Portrait of baby on a bed in white dress with gold bow

What a perfect day for a wedding at The Club at Nevillewood, it was a stunner! I adored working with Lauren and Jerry during their engagement session, and I was so excited to capture their big day at this beautiful venue. Lauren has amazing style, from her gorgeous Maggie Sotterro Dress to her fabulous Valentino shoes […]


June 20, 2017

Wedding at The Club at Nevillewood

Bride and Groom on the golf course at Nevillewood sharing a kiss at sunset

We recently celebrated Rookie the Swiss Mix first birthday party! My fiance and I had been talking about adopting a dog from a shelter for years. Unfortunately, it was never the right time or the right dog. We were lucky enough to come across Rookie after the Three Rivers Bernese Mountain Dog Club posted about him. He needed […]

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May 29, 2017

Rookie the Swiss Mix

Rookie the Swiss Mix First Birthday Party