I'm Lauren Carroll, and I am a destination wedding and lifestyle photographer. I primarily shoot in New Orleans and the surrounding areas. Photography has taken me all over the world, and I would be honored to tell your story anytime, anywhere.
I am a lover of beautiful light and slow living. Seeing the world through the eyes of my daughter Emma, my charming Southern home, and gathering around a big, beautiful home cooked meal with family and friends inspire me and fuel my creativity. The best days of my life are spent with a cup of coffee in hand reading a book on my porch swing. I live for those long summer afternoons watering the garden in the golden light.
New Orleans Weddings Magazine, Southern Bride Magazine, The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame, Wedding Chicks, Ruffled, Once Wed, Swooned, Burnett’s Boards, Glamour and Grace, Borrowed and Blue, The Lovely Find, Aisle Society, The Big Fake Wedding, Huffington Post, Southern Motherhood Magazine, Wild + Free, Southern Celebrations Magazine, and other publications.
I love to laugh and admire the
beauty around me. I believe less
is more, and simple is beautiful. I raise my daughter in our 100 year old
farmhouse surrounded by the sounds of nature and the loveliest sunsets.
Slow mornings by the fireplace are kind of our thing.
My heart pitter patters for long conversations filled with laughter and friends, the first crisp day of autumn, nature journaling,
and homeschooling under our magnolia tree. I’m grateful
for grace and kindred spirits. I am always inspired and creating.
Photography has taken me all over the world. I would love to document your wedding day or lifestyle session in the rolling hills of Tuscany, a funky Airbnb in Joshua Tree, or exploring the cobblestone streets of an ancient city. Let's go on an adventure.