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Loved Up Photography

Loved Up shoots capture who you are today – the real you.

They’re about that special something that’s quintessentially you, right now. You, your family, your life, your passions…in your favourite moment.

Portrait photography has its place, but a Loved Up shoot is different. It’s not about blue denim jeans, crisp white shirts, and stiff poses. We don’t smooth your skin or thin you out. This is a real, raw and true split-second documentary of YOU.

So Loved Up shoots aren’t for everyone…they’re for people who are passionate and vibrant, and prefer the unusual and artistic.


You capture emotion and spirit in a way that very few photographers can. Working with you was like hanging with an old friend, comfortable, fun and we walked away feeling warm and fuzzy (with wonderful photos!!!)

– Eszter & Michael

An absolute ball

We liked how naturally everything flowed, we really wanted to capture personalities and experiences of the day and you had the ability to be present but not make people feel like they were being photographed.

– Steph & Claire

Passion, integrity, truth, beauty

From the moment we met Lauren we felt completely comfortable and knew we had made the right choice. From her stunning folio to her warm, cheeky personality – there wasn’t a thing we didn’t love about working with Lauren! Her unobtrusive nature, keen attention to detail and uncanny talent for capturing a thousand emotions in a single image is priceless.

– Dani & Chloe

“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.”

– Matt Hardy

a split-second documentary of you

My favourite stories


  • Eszter & Michael Loved up in New York city
    July 13, 2015
  • The Ferg family Loved-up
    June 19, 2015
  • Laura & Dave Loved-Up
    January 7, 2015
  • LGBT Loved Up with Claire & Steph
    October 30, 2014
  • Loved Up in Toorak
    August 22, 2014
  • Family Portraits Brunswick
    February 12, 2014
  • Kylie, Matty & Noah
    November 11, 2013
  • Featured in Frankie Mag
    October 8, 2013
  • The Becs - Loved Up at home
    February 15, 2013

Portrait photography


If a Loved Up session sounds right for you, here are some ideas to get you thinking.

Whipping up your signature dish…you and your grandma sharing a memory…your family enjoying a weekend away in the woods or the beach or the mountains…you concentrating, absorbed in your creative outlet…your kids in your backyard… …you and your baby holding each other…watching a sunrise from your deck…a quiet moment with your partner…

The only limit is your imagination.

Loved Up shoots are fantastic fun because I get to document the people, places and things that people most love.

Let’s do it!

After we’ve had a chat, we’ll choose a place. It’s somewhere that means something to you. You’re connected to it and totally comfortable there…your local bar, your favourite camping spot, your ‘my time’ lounge on the porch, at the piano, at the dining room table surrounded by your family.

Anywhere, as long as it reflects you.

Then, we ease into getting to know each other. I want to learn about you in this special environment and what it means to you. I want to hear about the stories that go with it. By now, you won’t even know that I’ve already started shooting.

No posing. No pretension. No props (unless they’re part of the story). Just you, your story, your moment. And me, the person documenting that moment with clarity, care, and compassion.

Loved Up shoots can last from 2 hours to a full day, and every shoot includes a collection of eclectic images.

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Not engaged? No matter. Love is where it’s at, let’s share it!

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