Mark + Emily

Some of you may remember my senior thesis: the Living Room Project.  It was a study of how people interact in their living rooms because it’s the coziest place you can be! Well this study sparked an interest in lifestyle portraiture.  I found that some of the sweetest and most tender moments happen when you allow your couples to be in a relaxed state.  It allows the portraits to tell so much more about the couple when they’re in their own space.  Enter Mark and Emily.  When I was searching for couples to participate in the LRP, Emily volunteered and I’m so glad that she did.  These two are such a sweet couple and remind me so much of the relationship between Morgan and I.  They’re each other’s best friends and I’m so grateful that they invited me into their home.  Enjoy a few of my favorites friends!  How adorable is their living room?

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September 3, 2015

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  1. Natalie says:

    This entire session is so awesome… Ahhhh! I’m seriously in love!!

  2. Emily says:

    ahhhh Lauren!! These are so amazing, we are so glad you were able to capture these for us in our first home! thank you, thank you!

  3. Alicia says:

    I LOVE this living room project and especially this couple! One of my all time favorites, Lauren!

  4. jen says:

    I love this! I can’t wait until our new house is all finished so we can do something kind of like this!

  5. Renee says:

    Your thesis– BRILLIANT! I love this session oh so much!!! And your friends are the cutest!!

  6. Brea says:

    This is just beautiful and their house is gorgeous! I really love this idea… it’s perfect!

  7. Christa says:

    Oh my goodness their living room is so beautiful! This is such a sweet session Lauren! I love this project!

  8. Marisa says:

    So cute! I love the styling in their home. What a fun way to capture the love in your home.

  9. Alicia Wiley says:

    Their living room is so cute! We are blanket twinsies :)

  10. Nicole says:

    Lauren this is stunning!!! I’m kind of in love with this “Living Room Project.” I would love to this with with families. Your right, other than the kitchen, it is the central cozy room, play room, relaxing room. Thank you for sharing!!!

  11. Bekah says:

    These are so sweet Lauren!! Love how cozy these sessions are :)! Also, I want that much natural light in my living room!! :)

  12. Oh my gosh, So adorable!!

  13. Aww, yay!! I was waiting to see these – they are seriously the cutest couple ever. :)

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