What equipment do you use?
I photograph with a mix of medium format film and digital. I have a Contax 645 medium format camera with an 80 mm Zeiss lens and I like Kodak Portra and Fuji film stocks. I also shoot digital on Canon.

What is your pricing?
Please fill out the contact form with your date and venue for additional information.  I take on a select number of bookings each year- now booking 2022 clients.

What is your process throughout the engagement period?
Throughout your engagement, I encourage you to stay in touch with me. We will be communicating about the engagement shoot and the timeline, but I love it when clients check in and tell me all about their plans. Please, send me photos of your dress or your Pinterest inspiration board. I love seeing all the beautiful things the two of you are dreaming up. Ask me for referrals. I love putting you in touch with all of my favorite vendors. Also, ask me for recommendations for the best way to arrange the timeline for photos. If you decide to do an engagement session we will schedule that whenever works best for the two of you! I have had people schedule their engagement shoot two years prior to their wedding day, or literally the day before. There is no “right” or “wrong” time to do it.

What do you think about a first look on the wedding day?
For winter weddings when the sun often sets before the ceremony, I do encourage a first look so we can capture portraits in beautiful natural light. However, I can make either way work. It is completely the personal preference of the couple. Some of my couples prefer to get the majority of their photos done before the ceremony so they can get right to their party. However, others love the tradition of seeing each other for the first time when walking down the aisle. About 50% of my clients choose to do a first look and the other half do not. Both options flow perfectly from a photography perspective.

Do you also photograph portrait sessions like families or boudoir?
Yes!! I love photographing portraits. After having my own children, I see how quickly they change and I value capturing these fleeting moments. Some of my most valued possessions are the photographs I have from the first few weeks of my sons' lives.

And boudoir is one of my favorite things to photograph! It makes a perfect present for that special someone in your life.

Please check out my family portfolio and my boudoir portfolio. I often photograph anniversary sessions for couples as well.

Do you use an assistant at your weddings?
I do shoot with a 2nd shooter. That person does a combination of assisting and photographing.

Where do you live and how far will you travel?
Based in Denver, Colorado, my clients have had their ceremonies in Paris, Santorini, California, Rhode Island, Michigan, New York, Vermont, and Montana to name a few.

Do you offer mentoring sessions?
Yes! Please email me, laura@lauramurrayphotography.com for more information.