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         am so glad you stopped by to check out my photography and who I am! If my photos inspire you and make you smile then send me a message and we will go from there. I would love to hear about your vision for your photo session.
I am located in Northern California but available for travel all over.

I am so glad you stopped by to check out my photography and who I am! If my photos inspire you and make you smile then send me a message and we will go from there. I would love to hear about your vision for your photo session.

I am located in Northern California but available for travel all over.

senior Portraits
family + child
dance + fairytale

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Cabo Wedding

Laurie is nothing short of fantastic! 

 She ended up photographing an engagement shoot with myself and my husband, our engagement party and our destination wedding. She went above and beyond my expectations. I love romantic style pictures with lots of light flares and all our pictures turned out amazing. Our destination wedding turned into a mini vacation and Laurie not only took pictures at the wedding but throughout the short week as well. Laurie is no longer just a vendor to me but I consider her a friend. I got married in August 2016 and would not only recommend her to others but actually already have. She is a great listener and will make you feel comfortable in front of the camera. Can't say enough about this wonderful person!! Nancy Bedwan 1/08/2017

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Laurie Ann Martin is AMAZING!  Highly recommended!

Laurie and her assistant are a wonderful team! They captured amazing pictures at our wedding. I get compliments from everyone who walks through my door and sees our wedding photo wall! We loved our engagement photos, wedding photos, pregnancy photos, and soon we will ask Laurie to do our daughter's 1 yr photos! She's our favorite photographer!!! She is highly recommended!

Janelle
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Great lady! Easy day!   

  Laurie Ann and her assistant did my wedding and engagement pics. They have a unique style that really worked with what I was hoping for in the final pictures. She's very energetic and helped lead us through the photos in a quick and effortless way. As far as pictures were concerned, her best work is done outside, using natural light to make everyone look amazing! She is also happy to further edit images for me (and I kept asking!)

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Laurie Ann is such a great vendor to work with!    I wanted to thank Laurie and her assistant, Claire so much for taking the wonderful pictures on my big day. Laurie is an extremely hardworking, sweet and passionate photographer! On the big day, the weather was extremely hot and almost everyone there got sunburn. However, Laurie stayed very cheerful, motivated, and professional and be able to take tons of wonderful pictures for us. She is very talented at storytelling and motions!! I review the pictures over and over again and people can totally tell what happened in the wedding from the beginning to the end even if they were not there. Not only is Laurie a wonderful photographer, she is also such as wonderful person to meet with!

Mrs. Lei Wong

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I Absolutely Love my Photos!
It has been so fun to go through them and relive the day!  I will make sure my mom gets the link!   She is going to love them!

Jenny

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This shoot was Amazing!
Epic more than I could ever dreamed of.
Laurie Ann you are an amazing talented individual with an incredible eye for  the perfect shot!  I couldn't be more blown away and thankful for getting to have you tell the story of our wedding as beautifully as you did!

Katie

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Laurie Ann was absolutely amazing!

 We booked her only a few short weeks prior to our Wedding and she was incredibly helpful and easy to talk with from the start. On our wedding day we did an engagement style shoot that morning and then changed for the Ceremony and did some photos in our Gown and Tux. It was incredibly windy and smoky that day and we had planned to do everything outside on the shores of Lake Tahoe but our original locations were just too windy for a wedding or photo shoot. Even though the lake water wasn't smooth in the photos like I had envisioned they turned out amazing with the waves white capping in the background (it looks like we took pictures on the coast). For the ceremony we didn't have any guests and Laurie and her daughter served as our witnesses. She was so involved in our day that she noticed when the officiate left out our vows that we had written for each other and offered to take photos us reading them to each other after the officiate left. Her photos were absolutely amazing! We have so many good ones to choose from that it has taken me a few weeks to just narrow them down. There is just such a good variety ranging from some really good candid shots of us laughing together to some really dramatic ones that look like they should be on the cover of a bridal magazine. I would use her again in a heartbeat and recommend her to everyone I can.  

Amanda

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Unconventionally PERFECT
    If you want the traditional, along with artists angles, attitudes and all around fun photos, then you need to get Laurie Ann! A seriously awesome photographer that is kind, professional, takes direction and has her own amazing point of view when you let her use her own creative touch. I actually hire photographers for my marketing events and have yet to meet one like Laurie Ann. I assure you that whatever your expectations are of her, she will exceed them exponentially. Michael

Laurie Ann and her assistant captured the emotion, the people, the entire event beautifully. As the owner and creative director of an ad agency I buy commercial photography on a regular basis. Laurie Ann has a great "eye" for detail and framing her images. Her artistry behind the camera is amazing. We experienced this very special day and then we saw the same day through her eyes as she told the story. We would definitely recommend her!
Richard

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"I used Laurie Ann Martin for engagement, boudoir and wedding pics, SHE'S AMAZING! And so much fun, she got really into the photos we did at the ranch. Now my friend Joleen Martin-Kope is using her for her wedding on saturday, I would highly recommend her".

                                                                              Deanna Hingst

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Can't stop looking at our pictures!   

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meet me



I'm Laurie Ann.  I am a story teller.  
I have been photographing weddings for over 20 years and have documented over 400 weddings.  I have been so blessed to have met the sweetest couples and families  and  to be a part of their lives creating memories and stories for them and their children  for generations to come.    If you feel a tug at your heart strings when you see my images then leave me a note and I would love to hear about your wedding day plans!

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To get to know me a little more personal click below and you will find out some of my favorite things!



I'm Laurie Ann.  I am a story teller.  
I have been photographing weddings for over 20 years and have documented over 400 weddings.  I have been so blessed to have met the sweetest couples and families  and  to be a part of their lives creating memories and stories for them and their children  for generations to come.    If you feel a tug at your heart strings when you see my images then leave me a note and I would love to hear about your wedding day plans!



I'm Laurie Ann.  I am a story teller.  
I have been photographing weddings for over 20 years and have documented over 400 weddings.  I have been so blessed to have met the sweetest couples and families  and  to be a part of their lives creating memories and stories for them and their children  for generations to come.    If you feel a tug at your heart strings when you see my images then leave me a note and I would love to hear about your wedding day plans!

First of all I love my two wonderful kids that inspire me every day to live life to its fullest! This might mean taking time out for a hike or just watching an old movie just because (even when I have a ton of stuff that needs to be done).
   
I love my sweet boyfriend Roy who brings me coffee in the morning, diamond hunts with me or comes to the horse ranch to help me hang out with my beautiful horses.

I love my horses they are such amazing spiritual creatures. I love the fire in their souls. I am working on becoming a better rider so in my mind I can run like the wind!

I am an animal person. I love my not so ordinary other pets which are three dogs and three cats.  There is never a dull moment with them.  My chihuahua can climb a tree to look into the Knot because he swears there is a squirrel in there! He also dances around and around in circles to La Cucaracha !  If I owned a farm I would have all kinds of animals. Bring your furry creatures to our photo shoot the more the merrier.

I love what makes people tick.  I like to get to know a stranger at a coffee shop or just say hello.   I will talk to anyone! I love meeting an elder and hearing one of their life stories because they have lived and we can learn so much from them.

I love rainy days and the quiet that comes along with them.

I love concerts, music all of it. Country, Old school R & B, Pop, 80’s, Beatles, you name it I love it.(except for hard core rap).  Some of my favorite singers are Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Gwen Stephanie, Michael Jackson, Prince, David Bowie, Norah Jones, & Tori Amos.

I love romance.  Romantic movies are my favorite. My favorite of all time is The Notebook.  I adore romantic songs and lyrics.  Curling up with a good romantic novel is wonderful.

I used to be a big city girl but live in a small town now.   I love my quiet days but also get excited when I have a shoot in San Francisco (I call it my big city fix)!   I love the hustle and bustle and watching all the people forever wondering where they are all going!

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First of all I love my two wonderful kids that inspire me every day to live life to its fullest! This might mean taking time out for a hike or just watching an old movie just because (even when I have a ton of stuff that needs to be done).
   
I love my sweet boyfriend Roy who brings me coffee in the morning, diamond hunts with me or comes to the horse ranch to help me hang out with my beautiful horses.

I love my horses they are such amazing spiritual creatures. I love the fire in their souls. I am working on becoming a better rider so in my mind I can run like the wind!

I am an animal person. I love my not so ordinary other pets which are three dogs and three cats. There is never a dull moment with them. My chihuahua can climb a tree to look into the Knot because he swears there is a squirrel in there! He also dances around and around in circles to La Cucaracha! If I owned a farm I would have all kinds of animals. Bring your furry creatures to our photo shoot the more the merrier..

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First of all I love my two wonderful kids that inspire me every day to live life to its fullest! This might mean taking time out for a hike or just watching an old movie just because (even when I have a ton of stuff that needs to be done).
   
I love my sweet boyfriend Roy who brings me coffee in the morning, diamond hunts with me or comes to the horse ranch to help me hang out with my beautiful horses.

I love my horses they are such amazing spiritual creatures. I love the fire in their souls. I am working on becoming a better rider so in my mind I can run like the wind!

I am an animal person. I love my not so ordinary other pets which are three dogs and three cats. There is never a dull moment with them. My chihuahua can climb a tree to look into the Knot because he swears there is a squirrel in there! He also dances around and around in circles to La Cucaracha! If I owned a farm I would have all kinds of animals. Bring your furry creatures to our photo shoot the more the merrier..

I love what makes people tick. I like to get to know a stranger at a coffee shop or just say hello. I will talk to anyone! I love meeting an elder and hearing one of their life stories because they have lived and we can learn so much from them.

I love rainy days and the quiet that comes along with them.

I love concerts, music all of it. Country, Old school R & B, Pop, 80’s, Beatles, you name it I love it.(except for hard core rap). Some of my favorite singers are Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Gwen Stephanie, Michael Jackson, Prince, David Bowie, Norah Jones, & Tori Amos.

I love romance. Romantic movies are my favorite. My favorite of all time is The Notebook. I adore romantic songs and lyrics. Curing up with a good romantic novel is wonderful.

I used to be a big city girl but live in a small town now. I love my quiet days but also get excited when I have a shoot in San Francisco and get my big city fix is what I call it! I love that hustle and bustle and watching all the people and wonder where they are all going!

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I love what makes people tick. I like to get to know a stranger at a coffee shop or just say hello. I will talk to anyone! I love meeting an elder and hearing one of their life stories because they have lived and we can learn so much from them. 

I love rainy days and the quiet that comes along with them. 

I love concerts, music all of it. Country, Old school R & B, Pop, 80’s, Beatles, you name it I love it.(except for hard core rap). Some of my favorite singers are Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Gwen Stephanie, Michael Jackson, Prince, David Bowie, Norah Jones, & Tori Amos. 

I love romance. Romantic movies are my favorite. My favorite of all time is The Notebook. I adore romantic songs and lyrics. Curing up with a good romantic novel is wonderful. 

I used to be a big city girl but live in a small town now. I love my quiet days but also get excited when I have a shoot in San Francisco and get my big city fix is what I call it! I love that hustle and bustle and watching all the people and wonder where they are all going! 

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