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I offer a wide selection of options to suit your wedding day needs, whether your wedding is a private ceremony on the beautiful beaches of Emerald Isle, or a grand extravaganza at one of the stunning venues the Crystal Coast has to offer. My photographic style is one that focuses on the emotional relationships and bonds between the people in front of my camera, which I achieve through direction as opposed to posing. I generally prefer to let events and interactions unfold naturally, keeping your movement and expressions as genuine as possible - with only slight adjustments when necessary to keep you looking your best.

 Now booking for 2019 Weddings

 
 

It's your Happily Ever After...

...But it isn't where your story ends. This is where your journey begins. Imagine, years from now, your grandchildren gathered on the sofa looking at your wedding album, a piece of their own personal family history. My mission is to immortalize your memories of the day with beautiful heirloom quality albums and decor so future generations will be able to enjoy them just as much as you will. 

 
 
 

Your memories, beautifully preserved

Let me help you decorate your home by creating stunning albums and decor your family will cherish for generations. 

I am a firm believer in quality craftsmanship, and am very particular with who I select to bring my work into physical form. I want nothing but the best quality for my clients, and I offer what I've found to be some of the finest albums, hand-crafted in Italy by an industry leader in both quality and innovation. 

 
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My name is Lauren Palumbo, and I am a Wedding and Portrait photographer proudly serving the Crystal Coast and surrounding areas of Eastern North Carolina.

One of the things I love most about photographing weddings - even though it sounds weird - is the chaos of it all. I've always had a “keep up or get out of the way” kind of energy, and I'm focused, driven, and feel most alive when I'm getting things done while there’s a million things going on around me. And I smile like crazy because I love every minute! For the same reason, I also love it when I get the opportunity to work with children. Children are only engaged for so long, so you have to be quick and get things done on their time and keep up with their ever changing energy. I've had parents and wedding guests alike tell me they were exhausted just by watching me work - and I wouldn't have it any other way.

I got my start in photography in 2014 as a part-time apprentice to my Sister-in-Law, working with her until the birth of my youngest son in late 2016, at which point I decided to focus on photography as a full-time career. I dedicated most of 2017 to education: attending classes online and in person, meeting fellow local professional photographers, and joining several organizations dedicated to perfecting the photographic craft and running a successful business. It is through these channels that I continue to grow not just on a personal level as a creative, but on a professional level as a business owner as well.