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

As someone who is not only a wedding professional, but also a former bride it’s fair to say I’ve had experience on both sides. I’m constantly learning and growing in my profession, but my own wedding taught me a lot too! Keep reading to find out 5 things I learned from my own wedding. Hire […]

Education, Personal

August 24, 2020

5 Things I Learned From My Own Wedding

Lauren and Jesse married in Charleston: 5 things i learned from my own wedding

Carlie and Mike’s beautiful white and gold wedding at The Pennsylvanian was a perfect and elegant event. The neutral color palette along with hints of yellow and rose gold and a splash of navy added a simple and classic touch. Carlie got ready at her parent’s home before heading to St. Bede’s Church for the […]


August 14, 2018

Pittsburgh White and Gold Wedding at The Pennsylvanian

The Pennsylvanian Wedding Bride and groom portraits at Mellon Park flowers from Farmer's daughter

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

Lisa and Justin’s beautiful Lenape Heights Golf Resort Wedding was such a special event! Lisa and Justin have known each other since grade school, growing up in the same small town and attending the same church every Sunday. From the Groom – “We grew up in the same small town, but our lives took different paths. After […]


May 25, 2017

Lenape Heights Golf Resort Wedding

Lenape Heights Golf Resort Wedding Photography

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

This Southpointe Golf Club Wedding was such a beautiful event! Amanda planned out every detail perfectly, and with only a few months to do so, I was really impressed! Amanda and Brendan were wonderful to work with, and easy going on their wedding day. These two are truly perfect for each other and so in love. I […]


December 27, 2016

Black, Pink, and Gold Southpointe Golf Club Wedding

Southpointe Golf Club Wedding 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 beautiful and elegant Linden Hall wedding was truly a wonderful event! I was so excited to photograph Mark and Jillian’s wedding, especially after their epic engagement session photos! These two have traveled the world together and their love story could not have been more perfect. Jillian and Mark met 5 years ago in Pittsburgh after Jillian […]


June 7, 2016

Linden Hall Wedding

Linden Hall Wedding

Robin and Justin’s beautiful Longue Vue Country Club wedding could not have been more perfect! Everything from the bride’s dress, the details, vendors, and the wonderful people in attendance, made this wedding truly amazing! It was all so elegant and their color palette of soft pinks, golds, and classic black and white could not have […]


November 11, 2015

Longue Vue Country Club Wedding

Pittsburgh Fine Art Wedding Portrait and Lifestyle Photography, Lauren Renee Designs