Meet Laura, Owner + Creative Visionary of Laurentina Photography & Video

I'm a lover of all things Italian, vibrant hues and your {un}scripted moments. 

Cat Mom | YogiRunner | Foodie | Matcha Lover | World Traveler

Email: laurentinaphotography(at)gmail(dot)com.

Photo Credit:

A Beyoutiful Fête Event & Design, Brooke Silverman Photography & Carla Pressley (Hair & Makeup)

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“Remember when you wanted what you currently have…”

My name is Laura, and many in the creative industry (and Italy!) call me Lauretta.

I believe that each moment is to be celebrated for years to come. And these moments, both surprising and intentional, paints the powerful story of your life. 

Have cameras and will travel to document your memories. Sometimes to another state, other times to cool locations like the Netherlands, Thailand and Italy. So, don’t be shy and send me a message about your destination wedding or event!

My love for documentary + storytelling photography came from the time that I spent studying as an Art History student in Oriveto, Italy. That life-changing semester provided many opportunities for personal growth, artistic development and of course, constant inspiration to live in the present moment.

I officially launched Laurentina Photography in 2011 while working as a full-time Art & ESL teacher in Northern Virginia. In 2014, I added Cross Country & Track coaching to my side hustles. Since then, I have been gifted the opportunity to work with the most amazing clients, documenting everything from weddings to music festivals and food photography!

In 2016, I felt like my life was going to shift in a dramatic way but I was in no way ready for what was to come… I went full-time in my business and added videography to my offerings!

In my vocation as a photographer & videographer, I'm met with a passion to make connections and curate life as I see it, with all its fleeting moments. I fight for authentic, raw storytelling over poses. The greatest compliment that I can receive is that my clients' photos and videos brought back the emotion of the day they experienced.

My heart resonates with the idea that the sky is the limit and creativity is its ultimate secret. Thank you for letting me #exploretocreate. From one adventure to the next, I'm forever grateful that you trusted me to be your creative storyteller!