Lauren is absolutely amazing. She has a great design eye, is wonderful with children and the ultimate professional. We could not be any more thrilled with our daughter's newborn and 6 month pics and we already have her 1 year on the books. I highly recommend Julia Lauren Photograhy.
Lauren's photos are truly spectacular. Most portraits are taken with the camera at (or around) the eye level of the subject. While this is very common and highly requested, Lauren loves to completely change the angle where she shoots from to give the portrait a real WOW factor. On this note, horizontal and vertical framings are the most commonly requested options when it comes to shooting portraits. While straight images can be important, Lauren loves to hold her camera on a more diagonal angle to inject a little fun, spontaneity and energy into her images. Also, so many photographers these days simply pose the subject(s) in front of the camera and take a few pictures - sort of like an assembly line. Lauren takes the time to interact with her clients to capture all aspects of their characters, which are then revealed in the pictures. Another element that Lauren brings to her work is her impeccable use of light. The lighting incorporated in a photograph can be a deciding factor of whether a picture is spectacular or terrible. Lauren uses her camera to automatically choose aperture and shutter speed (i.e. the camera uses its built-in light meter and measures how much light is being reflected to the camera), and then she considers the angle of the light entering the frame, what kind of shadows she wants, and whether to use fill-in-flash (i.e. using flash to light the subject if there is a really bright background). For example, if she’s shooting at night, she can create all sorts of cool effects like lights in motion, pictures with moonlight, or silhouettes. Bottom line -- the way Lauren uses light – both natural light and artificial -- adds mood, gives context, provides interest, and ultimately, creates a dynamic photograph. One more comment and I promise I’m done! The hands-down reason why Lauren is better than others and deserves to win WFAA-TV’s City Voter A-List Dallas contest is that she truly LOVES photography – and it is evident in each of her sessions. There’s nothing worse than a grumpy, stressed out photographer, and Lauren is anything but that. Her joyful spirit is radiant and contagious to everyone and all she meets. She often comes home from photography sessions with incredibly sore jaw-lines, because she has fun, enjoys the process, and smiles throughout the duration of the session. Her attitude and passion are contagious to her clients –therefore allowing them to also have fun, relax and smile too – ultimately resulting in stunning images that will be cherished for years to come.
Vote: BEST Photographer
The 2017 Dallas A-List awards are based on more than 16,000 votes from local North Texas-area experts.