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Adorable family/maternity session coming atcha! Ardita asked me to photograph her family portraits and I was flattered, since this mama is an amazing photographer in her own right.

This beautiful family is expecting another baby in just a few short months!




Jacob just loves his mama.



Oh, Alex. You are just the sweetest.

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And Jacob, with the silliest spirit.

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I just love these two.

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Oh, Ardita – GIRL YOU GLOW!





Mama-daughter love.

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Oh, my heart.

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And I’ll end with a favorite of this foursome (soon to by fivesome!)



Kola family, thank you so much for inviting me into your story, and allowing me to capture beautiful images of your family. You guys are just the absolute BEST. xo, Lauren

  • December 6, 2016 - 5:09 pm

    jacqie - HOW FUN! I love that photo against the teal door. ADORABLE! High fives for a gorgeous session.ReplyCancel

  • December 7, 2016 - 10:27 pm

    Jenny - These are fantastic, Lauren! That little guy looks like SO much fun, and his sister’s smile just pours sunshine. My favorites are the one of mom and dad laughing together (so sweet!) and the last one. Perfect.ReplyCancel

  • December 8, 2016 - 3:38 am

    Keren - These are the sweetest pictures! I love how you captured the kids!! LOVE the light and your editing. BEAUTIFUL!!ReplyCancel

  • December 9, 2016 - 3:16 pm

    jenny g - What an adorable couple of kids! This looks like an amazing session and mama is GORGEOUS! Loved every picture (especially mom and dad especially giggly together!) Well done!ReplyCancel

  • December 10, 2016 - 1:50 am

    Caitlynn - Lauren! Ahh! Beautiful family. Love that first family photo and all those shots in the field are to die for! Those individual images of mama with her kiddos are precious. Gorgeous work.ReplyCancel

  • December 12, 2016 - 4:05 pm

    Natalie - These images are STUNNING!!! I adore how you captured these kiddos and their spunk! Beautiful images that this family will cherish forever.ReplyCancel

  • December 12, 2016 - 4:32 pm

    Gisselle - Beautiful photos and beautiful family! These are great!ReplyCancel

  • December 13, 2016 - 8:10 pm

    Chrissy - Such a stinkin’ adorable family!! Love these so much!!ReplyCancel

  • December 15, 2016 - 4:04 pm

    Bobbi - LOVE LOVE LOVE these!!! So many happy genuine smiles 😀 High fives!ReplyCancel

Happy Friday, friends! I’m about to share my last wedding of 2016, and let me tell you: it was a beauty. You ready? Okay then..


Meet Molly. She is a light.

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Her details were flawless + oh-so-classic.



That necklace on the right? It’s from 1914 and it’s been passed down through her family.

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First looks (with dads or grooms) did NOT disappoint this whole year, and Molly’s dad just topped it off with his incredibly joyful expression!

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As a mama of a daughter, I try to make sure to get a few of my brides with their mamas outside of the regular “scheduled” portraits.

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Meanwhile, across town…

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Love this shot of Ray + his dad!

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First look feels.

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My second shooter, Alison, is the MASTER of the veil.



And a FINNNNEEEEE looking bridal party!

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Seriously, how cute are they?

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Molly and her dad heading down the aisle. If you zoom in, they have the EXACT same expression. LOVE.

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The new Mr. & Mrs.!



They got married at Manayunk Brewery and it was FANTASTIC. Not only was the place awesome + the food amazing, but the staff was THE BEST! So nice, laid back, and bonus points – they fed us hungry photographers right away! I can’t say enough great things about them!


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Party time!!

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You know it’s a good party when there’s a dance off with a kid.

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End of the night brewery shot. Special thanks to my amazing second shooter, Alison, for wedging her tiny little self in-between two brewery vats to hold my light!



Molly + Ray – thank you both so much for allowing me to capture your beautiful wedding day. It was the perfect way to end my wedding season – surrounded by your warm and welcoming family + friends, incredibly thought out and beautiful details, and your love for each other. You guys are seriously the best! xo, Lauren


philadelphia, pa

 dress  • Maggie Sottero // dress shop Sabrina Ann Consignment //  bridesmaids dresses • JS Collections // shoes • Betsey Johnson // makeup • Makeup By Shayna // groomsmen  • Mens Wearhouse // florist  •  Wegman’s // ceremony  •  St. Stephen’s Church // reception  • Manayunk Brewery // dj  • Joe Hayes  // second shooter Alison Hobelmann


  • November 30, 2016 - 8:17 pm

    Chrissy - Girl, you are my HERO. These are freaking AMAZING!!! Always love seeing your work!!ReplyCancel

  • December 1, 2016 - 9:42 pm

    Destinee - Lauren- your work is phenomenal. These images are no exception. Beautiful, beautiful images of a perfect day!ReplyCancel

  • December 2, 2016 - 9:02 pm

    jenny g - That last photo is just blowing me away. So many intimate and beautiful images – such a lucky couple to have these to remember their special day with :) LOVE the bridesmaids dresses, also!ReplyCancel

  • December 3, 2016 - 3:45 am

    Kristine b - I’m obsessed with every stinking image. I love this wedding! The bride is stunning and all the portraits are gorgeous. Fabulous as usual!!!!ReplyCancel

  • December 3, 2016 - 9:24 am

    Nick - I always enjoy looking at your pictures!!! Awesome job!!!!ReplyCancel

  • December 4, 2016 - 2:13 pm

    Megan D - LOOOOOOOOVE!!!!! OMG!!! That first photo!! And it only got better from there! This couple is gorgeous. And the image of the groomsmen and groom walking with their arms around each other might be my most fave groomsmen shot ever. FAB job!!ReplyCancel

  • December 5, 2016 - 2:33 am

    Natalie - Listen Lauren, you need to tell me where you find all of these model couples with amazing style. Is there a secret club or something?! SHESH!!! Ok, a few things we should talk about…. 1. YOUR PROCESSING ROCKS MY SOCKS! I mean, even the reception is so stinking spot on. 2. That veil shot!!! I’m such a sucker fora veil shot. and finally 3. The bridesmaids dresses are possibly my favorite ever! All around gorgeous, as expected from your insanely talented self.ReplyCancel

  • December 5, 2016 - 2:30 pm

    Jen Crowe - Stunning images!ReplyCancel

  • December 6, 2016 - 5:02 am

    gisselle - you’re amazing. stunning photos from beginning to end!ReplyCancel

Are you guys ready for the most beautiful city wedding?! Well, good because I’ve got it for you.. Nik + Rob’s beautiful Loews Hotel wedding is here!


It’s the simple things, really.





Nik’s godmama came to visit (with a gift! godmama’s are the best) before the ceremony, and Nik was just overcome with emotion.




Details on point… amirite?!



Yes, that’s their wedding day on the back of Rob’s converse. SO SWEET!

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I love this moment so much! I love, love, love when my couples get ready together.

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We headed out onto the city streets to get some portraits – Nik + Rob especially wanted to head to City Hall.

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How cute are they?!?!



This door was a gem.

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Seriously so much love between these two.





Nik + grandma Elsie <3





There were happy tears pretty much all day (even from behind the camera)



Wedding party on point!

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Ceremony moments are some of my very favorite..

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I’m pretty sure evvvveerrrryyyyoonnnee was crying at this point

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And they’re married!



First portrait as husband + husband.

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These next two photos (captured by amazing assistant Mackenzie!) show you just how much these boys love their mamas..

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The best speeches, including one where Rob’s dad had everyone in tears.

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And now, my friends, we party!

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That last shot of the night – this is pretty much the only shot they ABSOLUTELY wanted, and hey – we killed it!



Nik + Rob, there aren’t enough words to describe how much I adore you both, how much I loved your wedding day, or how much love I have for you, your friends and your family. Thank you so much for allowing me to capture your beautiful wedding day, for trusting me, and for allowing me into this part of your story. So much love to you guys! xo, Lauren


philadelphia, pa

 florist  • Carl Alan  // ceremony + reception venue  • Loews Philadelphia Hotel // dj  • Synergetic Light + Sound // assistant • Mackenzie Piggott

  • November 23, 2016 - 6:56 pm

    Nik Kozel - LOVE YOU!!! These are awesome!!ReplyCancel

  • November 23, 2016 - 7:10 pm

    Jenny - You seriously knock it out of the park EVERY time! The tears, hugs, emotions, style, personality, details – soooooo very good. High fives for this one!!ReplyCancel

  • November 23, 2016 - 9:44 pm

    Maike - You totally nailed tis wedding… I LOVE it. From those gorgeous city portraits, to the sweet amazing beautiful images throughout the entire day. LOVE it. Beautiful wedding.ReplyCancel

  • November 25, 2016 - 10:52 am

    Nicki - WOW!! I dont even know where to begin on this. Every image is pure perfection!! I’m obsessed with the portraits, especially those ones by the door. You captured so many images of pure joy! So much emotion in every photo. You did an outstandingly amazing job!!ReplyCancel

  • November 26, 2016 - 12:17 am

    Nick - These are amazing!!!!
    No other words needed to describe .ReplyCancel

  • November 28, 2016 - 3:29 am

    Natalie - Girl, I can’t even handle your processing. The colors are ON POINT!!! Amazing job, as always!ReplyCancel

  • November 28, 2016 - 3:38 pm

    Destinee - Lauren- your work is incredible. I am just drawn to all the emotion that you captured here.ReplyCancel

  • November 28, 2016 - 5:40 pm

    Tina - Oh my friend! This story? You captured it perfectly! I love all the backgrounds in the city! You can just feel the love oozing from these beautiful images! Love this couple! Awesome work!ReplyCancel

  • November 28, 2016 - 10:39 pm

    gisselle - These are beyond amazing!! I can’t even pick a favorite! <3ReplyCancel

  • November 29, 2016 - 4:13 pm

    Bobbi - AHHH!!! I love everything about this wedding!! So many smiles and happy tears! That photo of Nik and Grandma? MELT! You nailed this wedding friend 😀ReplyCancel

Friends, get ready for Catherine + Eric’s perfect, perfect day. This post is filled with so much happiness, love and anticipation, I can hardly stand it. I feel lucky that I get to not only capture these days, but to share in them..


This is Catherine – SO MUCH HAPPY.

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I had to stop myself from stealing their rescue dogs. Because dogs + rescue + PITBULLS = a totally irrational Lauren. I mean, LOOK AT THOSE EYES.

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When even the dog is involved in the first look..

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Oh, Catherine. Your beauty + grace + kindness shines.



Perhaps one of my most favorite moments ever.



Hi Eric! He’s the most gentle, sweet, kindest guy you’ll ever meet.

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Catherine was a goddess walking down the aisle..

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They’re married!!




Portrait time!

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I loved Catherine’s bridesmaids just as much as I thought I would. I had no idea what’s going on in this picture, but every time I see it I laugh again.

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So dapper, gentlemen, so dapper.

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First dance sweetness.

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Oh, this moment. Big props to my second shooter Mackenzie for capturing this + just being fabulous.



And now we party friends!

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And end of night portrait – one of my favorites.



Catherine + Eric, thank you so much for allowing me to capture your beautiful wedding day, for inviting me into your story, for sharing your love with me. xo, Lauren


hainesport, nj

ceremony •  reception venue  •  Bradford Estate //dress  • Brides by Demetrios // bridesmaids dresses • Bill Levkoff // hair & makeup •  La Belle Vie // groomsmen  •  Mens Wearhouse // dj  • Center Stage Entertainment // videographer Martin’s Video // second shooter • Mackenzie Piggott

  • November 16, 2016 - 6:56 pm

    Maike - These images are all super magical, but can I just take a moment and say that I LOVE her hair!!!! I so so so love it. Gorgeous.ReplyCancel

  • November 17, 2016 - 3:22 pm

    Destinee - These images are full of excitement and anticipation, happiness and love. Well done. You captured this day so beautifully!ReplyCancel

  • November 17, 2016 - 4:02 pm

    Jenny - I can almost hear Catherine’s laughter – so much joy in these! Well done, friend!ReplyCancel

  • November 18, 2016 - 5:11 am

    Tina - BEST. WEDDING. EVER! Can I just say…I so wish I was an attendee at this wedding because every image shows the love, the joy, the fun of all those involved! So creative, so perfectly captured! I truly LOVE this post! Absolutely awesome work Lauren! So perfect! Seriously!ReplyCancel

  • November 18, 2016 - 9:54 am

    Nick - Everything looks perfect here!!! Way to go!!!ReplyCancel

  • November 18, 2016 - 6:22 pm

    Natalie - TOTALLY GORGEOUS!! I adore the portraits and I just want to party at this reception!! Amazing job, as always, friend!ReplyCancel

  • November 19, 2016 - 1:30 am

    Chrissy - Lauren, you have such a knack for capturing beautiful, emotional moments, and this wedding is no exception. Perfect in every way!!ReplyCancel

  • November 20, 2016 - 9:23 pm

    Rachel - Lauren, your photography is amazing. The end. I wish you were coming to my workshop instead of the May one!!ReplyCancel

  • November 21, 2016 - 5:14 am

    gisselle - absolutely stunning!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE your work!ReplyCancel

  • November 29, 2016 - 4:08 pm

    Bobbi - OHHHH how I love these!!!! You are nailing those getting ready images! LOVE LOVE LOVE all of their portraits, especially that last one. What a fun day! HIgh fives friend 😀ReplyCancel

Friends, how do I even start to talk about this wedding day? It was nothing short of absolute magic, and I enjoyed every moment of capturing it. But no words could do justice to their day, so instead I’ll just let the photos do the talking..


Meet Katherine. She’s the best.



Katherine was so not into detail photographs, preferring me to capture moments. I pretty much squealed when she said that because moments are where it’s at, people. But I still grabbed a few details, and this is a favorite.

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Here, Katherine’s mama sews a piece of her grandmother’s veil into her wedding dress.




Meet Sam. He’s Katherine’s other half and he’s great.

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The boys! So, so handsome!



Oh, Katherine.




Dads + their baby girls. ALL THE TEARS.

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Are these dresses not THEE best?

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That little chuckle down the aisle..

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Rosebank Winery is gorgeous!

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So much love, friends. Do you see those hands tightly clasped?

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I mentioned this on my Instagram page already (@laurenallmondphoto), but a little wedding guest came up to us while we were doing portraits and asked Katherine “is this a bad time?” It actually made for a beautiful portrait, so thanks buddy!

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A favorite..

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Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Kaubin!

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Can you even handle Sam’s mama looking at him with all the adoration imaginable? BECAUSE I CAN’T.

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And then they partied.. HARD. Packed dance floor all night, my favorite.

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A groomsmen even picked up Katherine’s mama + swung her around!

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And this guy. He made all my photography dreams come true.

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Katherine + Sam – your wedding day will go down as one of the best. I loved every second of capturing your day + your love. I have so, so much love for your family (obviously! Thanks Allison and John!) and your friends, and I feel honored that I was able to preserve these memories for you. xo, Lauren


newtown, pa

ceremony & reception venue  •  Rosebank Winery //dress  • The Bridal Garden // bridesmaids dresses • Lulus // hair  •  Happily Ever After Hair // makeup • Dylan Michael Cosmetics // groomsmen  •  The Black Tux // florist  •  Newtown Floral Company // dj  • Double Down DJ // videographer  • DMart Films // caterer  •  Just Food // second shooter Joy Masi

  • November 3, 2016 - 7:03 pm

    Jenny - You are the best, and this wedding is outstanding! I could stare at these for days. Lovely work, lady!ReplyCancel

  • November 4, 2016 - 1:35 am

    Natalie - WOW!!! This wedding is stunning! Your work never ceases to amaze me, Lauren!!! Beautiful couple and breath taking photography!ReplyCancel

  • November 4, 2016 - 3:34 pm

    erin - Umm, all of your couples look like models! This wedding is stuuuuuuuning! Ugh, so real, and beautiful and fun! Great work :)ReplyCancel

  • November 4, 2016 - 3:47 pm

    jenny g - GOOOORGEOUS wedding, and I just love how you edit in those rich, gorgeous, crisp images. Beautiful work as always, Lauren! :)ReplyCancel

  • November 7, 2016 - 1:44 pm

    Destinee - These images are stunning. That first look with Dad is beyond perfection! You captured their day so beautifully!ReplyCancel

  • November 7, 2016 - 11:40 pm

    Rachel - Beautiful wedding!! My favorite shot is the one in front of the barn!ReplyCancel

  • November 11, 2016 - 2:05 am

    Chrissy - Soooooooo freaking amazing!! Beautiful images as always!!!ReplyCancel