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Laura Ford Photos

Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles

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I document weddings in a beautiful and unobtrusive manner. My highest priority is to capture the natural beauty and essence of a couple on their day. I do just enough 'guiding' and tailor my interactions based on each couples personality. I always have a consultation or engagement shoot with my couples before their wedding day to understand just what they are looking for and to make sure I’m the photographer to meet their needs.

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28 September 2019

Laura was so amazing. While she and her team can give you beautiful, traditional photos, she produced really incredible "in the moment" images. She captured all our favorite moments in the exact way we experienced it. She was such a delight to work with, professional and so much fun. I also had a lot of young children in my wedding party, which was probably chaotic for her and her team, but she handled all those crazy kids like a pro and I now have priceless images of my nieces and nephews! I recommend her whenever someone I know get engaged! More...

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27 September 2019

Laura did both our engagement photos and our wedding at The Ruby Street in April 2019, and we couldn't be happier!We knew we loved Laura's style from looking at all the work she's done. But we were ultimately impressed by her overall demeanor. Her niceness. Her ability to capture so many special moments and the atmosphere of our wedding, all without becoming a bustling distraction the way that some photographers tend to.We got all we had hoped for and more from Laura, and give her the highest recommendation! More...

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26 September 2019

Laura did both our engagement photos and our wedding at The Ruby Street in April 2019, and we couldn't be happier!We knew we loved Laura's style from looking at all the work she's done. But we were ultimately impressed by her overall demeanor. Her niceness. Her ability to capture so many special moments and the atmosphere of our wedding, all without becoming a bustling distraction the way that some photographers tend to.We got all we had hoped for and more from Laura, and give her the highest recommendation! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

25 September 2019

I found Laura just from perusing Instagram. As soon as I saw all of those beautiful pictures on her profile I knew I had found the one. Her work is so vibrant and simply stunning.

Laura was extremely responsive right off the bat and even offered to meet with me while I was in LA visiting family. We chatted over coffee and I was immediately obsessed! She was engaging, personable and truly genuine.

Even after the contract was signed, Laura was always so responsive. You can tell she runs an organized business and is on top of everything. She makes you feel like a friend and not just a client.

Day of, Laura was punctual, patient and so sweet. We had a small wedding of 40 people and I am pretty sure Laura knew them all by name. All of my guests complimented her as well.

My husband and I did not have any particular poses in mind and we trusted her implicitly. Her cues were on point and she made us feel comfortable the entire time. As she was taking every picture, I kept thinking how I cannot wait to see all of them. I could tell then and there that they were going to be great!

We got married on a Saturday and had over 30 preview pictures just three days later. Just as I expected, they were PERFECT. Laura captured every single detail.

My best friend is getting married in 2020 and I am going to do everything in my power to have Laura there to shoot her wedding. My best friend and fiance are already on board! I cannot recommend Laura and her team enough.
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Reviewed on WeddingWire

25 September 2019

I found Laura just from perusing Instagram. As soon as I saw all of those beautiful pictures on her profile I knew I had found the one. Her work is so vibrant and simply stunning. Laura was extremely responsive right off the bat and even offered to meet with me while I was in LA visiting family. We chatted over coffee and I was immediately obsessed! She was engaging, personable and truly genuine.Even after the contract was signed, Laura was always so responsive. You can tell she runs an organized business and is on top of everything. She makes you feel like a friend and not just a client.Day of, Laura was punctual, patient and so sweet. We had a small wedding of 40 people and I am pretty sure Laura knew them all by name. All of my guests complimented her as well. My husband and I did not have any particular poses in mind and we trusted her implicitly. Her cues were on point and she made us feel comfortable the entire time. As she was taking every picture, I kept thinking how I cannot wait to see all of them. I could tell then and there that they were going to be great!We got married on a Saturday and had over 30 preview pictures just three days later. Just as I expected, they were PERFECT. Laura captured every single detail. My best friend is getting married in 2020 and I am going to do everything in my power to have Laura there to shoot her wedding. My best friend and fiance are already on board! I cannot recommend Laura and her team enough. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

26 March 2019

Laura is the BEST. Finding a photographer for our wedding was one of the most important things to me - photos are one of the only things you get to keep to remind you of your day after it has come and gone. I looked at lots of different photographers and spoke with 5 different people and I knew immediately when I talked to Laura and saw her work that she was the perfect fit for us.Laura is not only insanely talented, but she is also incredibly sweet and fun to work with. My husband and I legit had a blast doing our first look and taking photos before our wedding. Laura has a talent for understanding people. She gets to know you really quickly and is really good at picking up on what you like. She scouted out locations for our photos that were exactly what we were looking for without us even knowing it! She makes you feel comfortable behind the camera and is great at giving direction without making you feel posed. She is also great at wrangling family and friends; my husband's family is huge and she managed to get them all to cooperate for lots of family photos that turned out beautifully. She also did us a solid when our timeline ran later than we planned and stayed later than she had planned to capture a few photos of our friends and family getting down on the dance floor.We just got our previews back and looking at them made us feel like we were able to relive our day all over again. They're intimate, candid, and capture all of the little moments we loved about our day. They were exactly what we were hoping for! Thank you so much Laura for capturing our day so beautifully! More...

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26 March 2019

Laura is the BEST. Finding a photographer for our wedding was one of the most important things to me - photos are one of the only things you get to keep to remind you of your day after it has come and gone. I looked at lots of different photographers and spoke with 5 different people and I knew immediately when I talked to Laura and saw her work that she was the perfect fit for us.

Laura is not only insanely talented, but she is also incredibly sweet and fun to work with. My husband and I legit had a blast doing our first look and taking photos before our wedding. Laura has a talent for understanding people. She gets to know you really quickly and is really good at picking up on what you like. She scouted out locations for our photos that were exactly what we were looking for without us even knowing it! She makes you feel comfortable behind the camera and is great at giving direction without making you feel posed. She is also great at wrangling family and friends; my husband's family is huge and she managed to get them all to cooperate for lots of family photos that turned out beautifully. She also did us a solid when our timeline ran later than we planned and stayed later than she had planned to capture a few photos of our friends and family getting down on the dance floor.

We just got our previews back and looking at them made us feel like we were able to relive our day all over again. They're intimate, candid, and capture all of the little moments we loved about our day. They were exactly what we were hoping for! Thank you so much Laura for capturing our day so beautifully!
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Reviewed on WeddingWire

26 February 2019

I had a quick and easy experience buying a truck. Best prices around and they don’t waste your time haggling. Straight shooters!

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8 January 2019

My now husband and I were referred to Laura by a friend and we are SO happy we found her! She shot our wedding  (October 2018) and our engagement photos (May 2018) this passed year and we couldn't be happier with them! Not only is Laura amazingly talented, but she is also an absolute doll to work with and so easygoing! I get very uncomfortable in photos and she made me feel right at ease. Every time I look through our photos I smile and they bring back all the memories of our day!  We didn't hire a videographer which I regretted at first, but after looking through our photos I feel like we didn't need the video because Laura was that good at capturing every moment! Laura is a gem and we would recommend her over and over again for anyone's big day! More...

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5 November 2018

I talked to a number of different photographers for our wedding before I sat down with Laura, and I immediately knew she was the right fit for us. I'm notoriously camera shy and the thought of being photographed all day during my wedding was flipping me out. But Laura had such a calm demeanor and a sense of fun about the whole thing. She has great energy and I knew she'd be a blast to shoot with. Her 'documentary style' portfolio was also really exciting to me. All the photos felt so natural and laid back while still being so gorgeous and perfectly lit. On the day, she was a fabulous creative force but was also such an amazing photo ninja. There were so many awesome photos I had no idea she even took! All of my friends/bridesmaids who had their photos done by her that day have said they want her to shoot their weddings, too! I have a feeling she's about to be SUPER busy! I wish I could give her 10,000 stars instead of just 5! More...

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29 October 2018

Laura shot our wedding at the Ruby Street in August of 2018 and I just can't say enough nice things about her and her fabulous work. She's very hardworking and has such an amazing eye and way with people. She made all of our guests feel at ease and she dressed nice and blended in with the crowd even though she seemed to be everywhere at every moment! She didn't miss a thing! Beyond that, she was so NICE (a rare quality these days!) and very fun to be around and helped us feel relaxed enough to be ourselves and still get good photos! Overall, we just couldn't be happier with how our photos came out or our experience having Laura at our wedding. She's very good at what she does and went out of her way to make sure we got every shot on our list! She's the best! HIGHLY recommend! More...

Reviewed on Google Maps

29 October 2018

We LOVED working with Laura! She is super sweet and down to earth and her work is AMAZING! We are so happy with our engagement photos and our wedding photos. She captured all of the special moments and we just love looking at our photos. We would hire Laura again without hesitation. More...

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18 October 2018

Laura (+ her very sweet sister as our 2nd shooter) photographed our wedding at the Ruby Street (very cute venue in Highland Park, CA) in August of 2018 and I just can't say enough nice things about her and her fabulous work. She's very hardworking and has such an amazing eye and way with people. She made all of our guests feel at ease and she dressed nice and blended in with the crowd even though she seemed to be everywhere at every moment! She didn't miss a thing! Beyond that, she was so NICE (a rare quality these days!) and very fun to be around and help us feel relaxed enough to be ourselves and still get good photos! Overall, we just couldn't be happier with how our photos came out or our experience having Laura at our wedding. She's very good at what she does and went out of her way to make sure we got every shot on our list! She's the best! HIGHLY recommend! More...

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8 October 2018

Laura is an incredible photographer! My now-husband and I began planning our wedding from a different state, and Laura was quick, prompt, and very accommodating when it came to "e-meeting" us via Skype for an initial chat to talk about our wedding and what to expect. We loved the photos we saw in Laura's portfolio before meeting with her, and talking with her just solidified our decision to pick her as our photographer on the big day. She described her style at work, which was non-intrusive and thoughtful, which we loved, particularly being in a wedding party full of nerds and introverts! On the wedding day, Laura was an absolute master at herding people around for photos, thinking up creative ideas for shots and angles, and working quickly and, again, thoughtfully as she kept our timeline in mind throughout the day. Our wedding was just over a week ago, and she sent us several previews just a few days after the wedding that had us in awe. My husband, who was perhaps the most camera-phobic of us all, had a huge smile on his face as he was going through the preview shots she sent us and commented on how great Laura was. After the wedding, I had a few guests comment to me on how impressed they were with Laura's "ninja-like" skills at the event -- she had a great sense of where to be and when, so she was able to capture so many great shots. We can't wait to see the full gallery when it's ready, and we highly recommend Laura if you're considering her as a photographer for her beautiful work, conscientious nature, and quick work on her feet! We can't thank her enough! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

3 September 2018

We booked Laura for our August wedding and we are so glad we did. First of all, she's got such a friendly and warm energy that she makes posing for photos fun. Not stiff or posed, she makes it feel natural and brings out your personality. She's super organized and consults with you in advance on a comprehensive list of all the people you want to get photos with, and then thoroughly checks off the list throughout the course of the day. She's got a great eye and a playful sense of fun that shines through in her work.  Looking through her photos allows us to experience the best of our wedding day. More...

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9 August 2018

Booking Laura Ford as our photographer was the best wedding decision we made!  I initially thought I didn't care that much about my wedding photos and I just wanted to make sure that we got the essential shots.  But once I started researching and talking to different photographers, I realized that: (1) even people with zero photography knowledge like me can see big differences between wedding photographers' finished product; and (2) it is just as important that your photographer create beautiful pictures as it is for them to have a positive and supportive, yet assertive, presence that will make you and your friends and family feel comfortable on a chaotic day while also making sure to get all the shots you want.  Laura is all of these things and her photos are just incredible.  Laura and her assistant at my wedding, Todd, were super professional and smart but also had the best attitudes ever.  We were on a tight timeline, had very large wedding parties and families, and had a lot of different shots we really cared about getting.  Laura was in control the whole time to basically herd cats for our posed shots, and she and Todd discreetly moved around the ceremony and reception to get amazing candid shots of us and our guests in her beautiful and unique style.  From distracting the kids to keep them from running to their parents taking posed pictures, to taking what has been unanimously dubbed the best picture ever of my husband's 95-year-old grandma (on the dance floor), Laura is just the best.  We are truly blown away by our photos and everyone who sees them agrees.  She captured the day perfectly and added to it with her awesome personality!  Thank you Laura Ford Photos! More...

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8 August 2018

Laura is amazing. We've only gotten a small package of our photos back and they look incredible. I'll update this when we get them all. First of all, she's a breeze to work with. She's sweet and lovely. She kept the kids (there are a lot in our family) entertained and kept the adults smiling. She nailed the entire list we gave to her ahead of time of what shots we wanted and I know she snapped a ton of candid shots that are going to be amazing. Her pictures speak for themselves so I won't speak to them here. What I will say are the things that are super important to me:1. She took the time to try to learn everyone's names, there are 30 in our immediate families and she was doing a great job and remembering people.2. She is just fun. It's so much better to work with someone who you genuinely enjoy being around. I've taken my fair share of headshots over the years and I wish I knew about Laura back then. I know, from our sample size and our conversations that night, that she was spending the time to figure out what was important to us.3. She dresses nice. It's always so weird to me when you hire someone to come to your wedding and they show up in some ratty outfit they scraped off their floor that morning. She blended in with the group...it's so important. And now that I've implanted this into your brain you'll forever notice the vendors who screw up this, seemingly, easy task.4. It was in the mid-90's. Super hot. It was even humid...which was not fair. So she kept things moving, she made sure to take the temperature of the people she was shooting (not literally) and move on from one group to the next when it was clear that the heat was dragging someone down.5. She brought her sister as a 2nd shooter. I don't know how often that happens or even what we paid for it, but I feel as though I should mention that her sister was also wonderful, sweet, and well dressed (it's really a sticking point for me.) 6. My entire family complimented us on our choice, saying how wonderful she was and how nice it was to see her smiling when not shooting. She never gave any impression other than that she was very happy to be there.7. She really seemed to understand our wants.8. The test shots are gorgeous. Okay, I said I wouldn't talk about the pictures but just real quick, she made me look good. My wife always looks amazing but I looked good once in 1995 and I haven't looked good since that day. Yet, somehow she made me look good. Maybe even great!9. All of my friends are comedians (not in the "they're funny" sense, I mean they all go on stage and say funny things at people) and she dealt with us with aplomb despite the overwhelming confluence of larger than life personalities. 10. Most importantly; my wife is very happy. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

1 July 2018

So many wonderful things to say about Laura! I was so comfortable from the first minute we met! She shot a beautiful engagement shoot of my husband and I at the Union Station in LA. All the pictures were flawless, it was so hard to pick my favorite one. Communication with Laura was easy and she was very responsive. The day of the wedding was perfect. Everything ran smoothly. Laura really took control, however she was never aggressive or pushy. She was able to share with me some of the shots from the wedding and they were nothing but AMAZING!!! People thought the photos came out of magazines, I can't wait to see them all! If you are looking for a photographer, look no further. I love her vision and her beautiful work.! More...

Reviewed on Google Maps

1 July 2018

We absolutely loved working with Laura! She has such a great energy and is extremely reliable and professional. We set up an in person meeting at first to make sure we clicked and then had follow up emails and phone calls leading up to the big day. We hired her to do an extended day to be able to capture the getting ready moments and she stayed all the way to our last dance. Her photography style truly captures the moments of our wedding and makes it easy for us to be able to relive it. Laura has a very artistic eye, which is extremely refreshing in wedding photography. Our guests even told me how impressed they were with how she was able to get all the shots while staying in the background and not taking away from the moment. We could not be more pleased with our photos and look forward to having an opportunity to work with her again. More...

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26 June 2018

We absolutely loved working with Laura!  She has such a great energy and is extremely reliable and professional. We set up an in person meeting at first to make sure we clicked and then had follow up emails and phone calls leading up to the big day. We hired her to do an extended day to be able to capture the getting ready moments and she stayed all the way to our last dance. Her photography style truly captured the moments of our wedding and makes it easy for us to be able to relive it. Laura has a very artistic eye, which is extremely refreshing in wedding photography. Our guests even told me how impressed they were with how she was able to get all the shots while staying in the background and not taking away from the moment. We could not be more pleased with our photos and look forward to having an opportunity to work with her again. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

27 May 2018

Laura is the best! Our wedding took place in Topanga Canyon, but we live in Boston so it was important to us that our vendors were easy to work/plan with remotely. Laura was so responsive over email, quick to set up phone calls when needed, and we trusted her immediately -- even across the country.Laura obviously takes amazing photos (you can check that out on her website), but I think her biggest value add is in her personality. She is so pleasant to be around, and got along with all of our guests, family, and vendors. I wasn't great about knowing which pictures I wanted taken (of people, things, etc.) and she just jumped in there and took every shot I didn't know I wanted. I didn't have to give her any direction at all. Also, I was pretty nervous about having all of the attention on me on my wedding day, and she did a great job of guiding my husband and I through pictures (but not too much), in a really comfortable way. It's also worth noting that the Laura's assistant also had an amazing attitude (she was smiling ALL day) and took great photos! We can't recommend Laura enough, so if you're thinking about her, go for it! More...

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27 May 2018

Laura is simply incredible.I spent a lot of time looking at galleries on wedding photographers' sites, and what drew me to Laura was how her photos made me feel. I'd be looking at a complete stranger's wedding and getting teary eyed. Her work is beautiful. When we met her in person for a consultation, we were completely sold. She's so sincere and sweet and calm - the exact type of person you want to have around on your wedding day!On the day of, Laura and Sarah (her sister and second shooter) were on time and super organized. We walked all over the Arts District in the July heat, and they were so good at finding the perfect spots for pictures. During the wedding, they made us and our guests feel comfortable and were totally stealthy and inconspicuous.And the pictures themselves! Oh my god! Laura has an uncanny ability to photograph the tiny details and moments that you'd never think of as photo-worthy but that end up becoming your absolute favorite pictures. I have tons of amazing pictures with my husband and our families, but I also have beautiful pictures of all of our guests, the venue, and all the small details we worked so hard on. The pictures capture how incredibly happy and fun the day was. We are so thrilled that we worked with Laura and cannot recommend her highly enough.p.s. She also shot our engagement pictures, and they are really great. More...

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27 May 2018

Laura and Alejandra are seriously the sweetest people around. As a wedding coordinator, I love when my couples spend the extra time to vet and really choose vendors carefully and well to make sure their special day is truly amazing. I'm so happy Michelle + Mark chose Laura! Her work is clean, gorgeous and most of all she captures the radiant feelings and the love into a beautiful picture. I was SO excited to work with them as soon as I got some sneak peaks of our couple's engagement session. Working with Laura the day of the wedding was the absolute best. She is sweet and kind, but she will also hustle to make sure she gets those amazing pictures of the most important moments. I knew she had a wedding to do the next day after the wedding we worked on together, and she still produced a handful of sneak peaks on Monday! These photos were of beautiful quality, edited with a very nice touch and just overall captured the couple's day in such a gorgeous light. She quickly made herself into my top 3 photography vendors I will always recommend. I cannot wait to work more weddings with her in the future! She is truly the absolute sweetest and best! More...

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27 May 2018

Laura has a gift for capturing moments naturally as they unfold. Her pictures tell the story of our wedding day in the best way possible, with candid moments of joy, happiness, and heartwarming feels in every shot. One thing that is so fascinating about Laura is you hardly know she is there! She is truly a fly on the wall as she works--not interrupting even the most intimate moments but managing to capture them all the same. She also took the time to meet with us well before wedding day to get to know us better as a couple. Closer to wedding day she asked us questions to help surprise us with personal stories or inside jokes my husband and I share to elicit a true smile in an otherwise posed moment. Her attention to detail in capturing the big, and minute moments combined, is invaluable on a day that goes by so quickly that those details are often hard to appreciate on your own. If you have any doubts about Laura I urge you to leave them behind! You will not regret working with her--you only have this one day to capture precious moments that will last a lifetime! Thank you Laura!! More...

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23 May 2018

Getting high quality photos was super important to us so we looked at a ton of photographer websites in our search. We also wanted someone that was easy to work with that would capture everything without being obtrusive. Laura was an absolute delight to work with! We found her through the recommendation of a co-worker and she had just the style we were looking for. Our photos have a bright, happy look to them with just the right mix of posed and candid shots. Laura suggested things to us throughout the day and was very efficient when it came to getting family photos done. We ended up with 1200+ shots and love every one of them! It's hard to capture everything, but we think Laura and her assistant did an amazing job. Highly recommended!! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

22 January 2018

Could not have imagined having a better photographer than Laura - she was professional, efficient, and generally just a fantastic person to work with. We're so enthralled and blown away with the final results! More...

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26 November 2017

Laura was incredible. The photos were absolutely beautiful. We could not have asked for a more amazing photographer for our special day!!

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26 November 2017

Laura was incredible. The photos were absolutely beautiful. We could not have asked for a more amazing photographer for our special day!!

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20 September 2017

Laura is an absolutely phenomenal photographer and person! She was professional, punctual, responsive, and had such a friendly and welcoming demeanor. She is so talented at what she does and I could not have asked for a better experience! Thanks for everything, Laura! :) More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

19 September 2017

Laura is an absolutely phenomenal photographer and person! She was professional, punctual, responsive, and had such a friendly and welcoming demeanor. She is so talented at what she does and I could not have asked for a better experience! Thanks for everything, Laura! :) More...

Reviewed on Yelp

4 September 2017

It is impossible to overstate how much we LOVE Laura Ford! Photography was one of the most important parts of our wedding, so we started searching for a great photographer early in our wedding-planning process. We loved Laura's photojournalism style: from her portfolio, we saw that she's great at capturing fleeting candid moments that encapsulate the joy of the day. We also loved how her photos were not heavily filtered. Her photos looked fresh and modern, yet paradoxically also timeless and classic. We knew we wanted to have Laura as our photographer, so we set up a meeting with her before booking our venue. Within ten seconds of meeting her, we knew she was the one. She was so warm, fun, friendly, and approachable, but still extremely professional. Some wedding vendors can make you feel like you're just going down a factory production line with no personal interest, but Laura wasn't like that at all. She showed genuine interest in us and made us feel valued. We did an engagement shoot with Laura so that we could get to know her style better and get comfortable posing for photos together. We found a somewhat secluded area of Griffith Park that had a variety of backgrounds, and spent two hours there. Laura immediately put us at ease when we began the photo shoot. By the end, we realized that we had been laughing a lot and having fun. She very promptly gave us a couple of sneak-peek photos, and then sent the entire set of photos soon after. We were so thrilled with her photos! Laura then asked us to tell her our favorite photos to give her an idea of styles to focus on for the wedding day, which was a nice touch.Before the wedding, Laura gave us a very thoughtful questionnaire, which reaffirmed to us just how organized and professional she is. The questionnaire asked for a range of information, such as members of the wedding party, vendor names, a list of requested photos (e.g., high school friends, individual shots with parents, etc.), the wedding-day timeline, etc. In keeping with our entire experience with Laura up to that point, she came to the bridal getting-ready location on time and completely prepared (her assistant, Todd, did the same for the groomsmen). Seeing her again on the wedding day was like seeing an old friend rather than a vendor. She was so personable with everyone and got straight to work taking photos without being intrusive. At the wedding venue, she continued to be impossibly present at all places, capturing all moments, seeing all opportunities for an interesting angle or background. We felt completely relaxed with her, and from the first few sneak-peek photos we've seen, we are so confident that Laura Ford was the best photographer for our wedding. Since we aren't planning on having another wedding, we'll have to think of other events to hire Laura for, because we just love her and her work so much! More...

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4 September 2017

It's impossible to overstate how much we LOVE Laura Ford! Photography was one of the most important parts of our wedding, so we started looking for a great photographer early in our wedding planning. We love Laura’s photojournalism style: she’s great at capturing fleeting candid moments that convey the joy of the day. We also loved how her photos are not heavily filtered; they look fresh & modern, yet paradoxically also timeless & classic. We met with her before booking our venue, and immediately knew she was the one. She was so warm, fun, friendly, and approachable, but still extremely professional. Some wedding vendors can make you feel like you’re just going down a factory production line with no personal interest, but Laura wasn't like that at all. She showed genuine interest in us and made us feel valued.

We did engagement photos with Laura so that we could get to know her style better and get comfortable posing for photos. Laura immediately put us at ease when we began the photo shoot. We laughed a lot and had a ton of fun. She very promptly gave us a couple of preview photos, and then sent the entire set of photos soon after. We were so thrilled with her photos! Laura then asked us to tell her our favorite photos to give her an idea of styles to focus on for the wedding day, which was a nice touch. Leading up to the wedding, Laura gave us a very thoughtful questionnaire, reaffirming just how organized and professional she is.

In keeping with our entire experience with Laura up to that point, she came to the bridal getting-ready location on time and completely prepared (her assistant, Todd, did the same for the groomsmen). Seeing her again was like seeing an old friend rather than a vendor. At the wedding venue, she continued to be impossibly present at all places, capturing all moments, seeing all opportunities for an interesting angle or background. We love the preview photos she already sent us! We're now looking for excuses to work with her again!
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Reviewed on WeddingWire

31 August 2017

I am in love with my photos from Laura! From the beginning, I knew Laura would be a low-key presence with an eye for the candid moments and tiny details of the day. My husband and I are both journalists, so having more of a photojournalist approach was perfect for us. Laura managed to stay in the background, while capturing every moment. Having a second photographer on her team was also so valuable, and made her pricing that much more competitive with other vendors. Between the two of them they were able to cover both of us getting ready with our guys/ gals, first look, several angles of the ceremony, and helped us get all the requisite family photos and portraits done while also having loads of guest shots. The photos came back edited in an easy-to-use online album within weeks, and they are just stunning. The colors pop, there's crispness and fades in all the right places, and they show all of the emotion and fun of the day. Highly recommend! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

31 August 2017

I am in love with my photos from Laura! From the beginning, I knew Laura would be a low-key presence with an eye for the candid moments and tiny details of the day. My husband and I are both journalists, so having more of a photojournalist approach was perfect for us. Laura managed to stay in the background, while capturing every moment. Having a second photographer on her team was also so valuable, and made her pricing that much more competitive with other vendors. Between the two of them they were able to cover both of us getting ready with our guys/ gals, several angles of the ceremony, and helped us get all the requisite family photos done while also having loads of guest shots. The photos came back edited in an easy-to-use online album within weeks, and they are just stunning. The colors pop, there's crispness and fades in all the right places, and they show all of the emotion and fun of the day. Highly recommend! More...

Reviewed on WeddingWire

29 August 2017

Laura is the best! Our wedding took place in Topanga Canyon, but we live in Boston so it was important to us that our vendors were easy to work/plan with remotely. Laura was so responsive over email, quick to set up phone calls when needed, and we trusted her immediately -- even across the country.Laura obviously takes amazing photos (you can check that out on her website), but I think her biggest value add is in her personality. She is so pleasant to be around, and got along with all of our guests, family, and vendors. I wasn't great about knowing which pictures I wanted taken (of people, things, etc.) and she just jumped in there and took every shot I didn't know I wanted. I didn't have to give her any direction at all. Also, I was pretty nervous about having all of the attention on me on my wedding day, and she did a great job of guiding my husband and I through pictures (but not too much), in a really comfortable way. It's also worth noting that the Laura's assistant also had an amazing attitude (she was smiling ALL day) and took great photos! We can't recommend Laura enough, so if you're thinking about her, go for it! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

25 August 2017

Laura is simply incredible.

I spent a lot of time looking at galleries on wedding photographers' sites, and what drew me to Laura was how her photos made me feel. I'd be looking at a complete stranger's wedding and getting teary eyed. Her work is beautiful. When we met her in person for a consultation, we were completely sold. She's so sincere and sweet and calm - the exact type of person you want to have around on your wedding day!

On the day of, Laura and Sarah (her sister and second shooter) were on time and super organized. We walked all over the Arts District in the July heat, and they were so good at finding the perfect spots for pictures. During the wedding, they made us and our guests feel comfortable and were totally stealthy and inconspicuous.

And the pictures themselves! Oh my god! Laura has an uncanny ability to photograph the tiny details and moments that you'd never think of as photo-worthy but that end up becoming your absolute favorite pictures. I have tons of amazing pictures with my husband and our families, but I also have beautiful pictures of all of our guests, the venue, and all the small details we worked so hard on. The pictures capture how incredibly happy and fun the day was. We are so thrilled that we worked with Laura and cannot recommend her highly enough.

p.s. She also shot our engagement pictures, and they are really great.
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Reviewed on Google Maps

24 August 2017

Laura is simply incredible.I spent a lot of time looking at galleries on wedding photographers' sites, and what drew me to Laura was how her photos made me feel. I'd be looking at a complete stranger's wedding and getting teary eyed. Her work is beautiful. When we met her in person for a consultation, we were completely sold. She's so sincere and sweet and calm - the exact type of person you want to have around on your wedding day!On the day of, Laura and Sarah (her sister and second shooter) were on time and super organized. We walked all over the Arts District in the July heat, and they were so good at finding the perfect spots for pictures. During the wedding, they made us and our guests feel comfortable and were totally stealthy and inconspicuous.And the pictures themselves! Oh my god! Laura has an uncanny ability to photograph the tiny details and moments that you'd never think of as photo-worthy but that end up becoming your absolute favorite pictures. I have tons of amazing pictures with my husband and our families, but I also have beautiful pictures of all of our guests, the venue, and all the small details we worked so hard on. The pictures capture how incredibly happy and fun the day was. We are so thrilled that we worked with Laura and cannot recommend her highly enough.p.s. She also shot our engagement pictures, and they are really great. More...

Reviewed on Yelp

13 August 2017

Laura Ford was a major factor in making our wedding absolutely perfect, and we can't advise you strongly enough to allow her to do the same for yours. She is professional, creative, caring, patient, persistent, a joy to work with, really really smart and resourceful - and did we mention she's an amazing photographer? Every aspect of our experience with her was perfect. Rather than provide a run-through of the day, here are some highlights: 1) She understands the nuances of the event. For example, next to our chuppah, we had a table with photos of our late grandparents. In several key moments, she pulled out just enough to include them, without our having to mention it. 2) She finds tiny details that others don't see - whether an alcove in a wall, a pattern in a carpet or a view of a guest through the flames of a fireplace - that elevate the photos to the level of art, while avoiding clichés.3) She provided two  assistants, one of which was her very talented sister, Sarah! Sarah used an actual non-digital film camera to give us variety (only after making sure we were okay with that).4) She covers everything and everyone. Somehow, she managed to shoot all our guests, most with shots that totally captured their individual personalities. 5) Before the wedding, we told her we wanted to replicate several staged photos from the groom's parents' wedding album. She stored the original shots on her camera, grabbed us throughout the day and directed us into perfect replicas of all of them. She even found a dial telephone that happened to be at the venue, which she used to replicate a photo with a telephone in it! 6) We are not the most photogenic people in the world, yet she was able to take shot after shot that captured us at our best. As the bride, I was very nervous about how I would look in the pictures, but Laura and Sarah somehow captured my personality and I couldn't have been happier with the end result! 7) We discovered that wedding photography involves getting mushy in front of the camera - something we weren't used to. She made us feel comfortable and got us beyond our camera-shyness, giving us many great smooching and nuzzling shots from which to choose. 8) She was totally collaborative, brainstorming with us and making sure to ask us what we wanted before the wedding, and executing it during the wedding. 9) Her photos just pop; the subject matter, composition, colors, lighting and focus all coming together to create images that capture the emotion of the day. 10) We could go on and on, but we'll end with one final point. We're sure there are many talented photographers out there, but what stood out about Laura was this: Rather than create a slick by-the-numbers record of a typical wedding, she intuitively grasped what made our wedding unique and captured it on film, giving us and our family and friends the opportunity to relive the actual experience over and over again. Thank you Laura! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

13 August 2017

Laura Ford was a major factor in making our wedding absolutely perfect, and we can’t advise you strongly enough to allow her to do the same for yours. She is professional, creative, caring, patient, persistent, a joy to work with, really really smart and resourceful – and did we mention she’s an amazing photographer? Every aspect of our experience with her was perfect.

Rather than provide a run-through of the day, here are some highlights:

1) She understands the nuances of the event. For example, next to our chuppah, we had a table with photos of our late grandparents. In several key moments, she pulled out just enough to include them, without our having to mention it.

2) She finds tiny details that others don’t see – whether an alcove in a wall, a pattern in a carpet or a view of a guest through the flames of a fireplace – that elevate the photos to the level of art, while avoiding clichés.

3) She provided two assistants, one of which was her very talented sister, Sarah! Sarah used an actual non-digital film camera to give us variety (only after making sure we were okay with that).

4) She covers everything and everyone. Somehow, she managed to shoot all our guests, most with shots that totally captured their individual personalities.

5) Before the wedding, we told her we wanted to replicate several staged photos from the groom’s parents’ wedding album. She stored the original shots on her camera, grabbed us throughout the day and directed us into perfect replicas of all of them. She even found a dial telephone that happened to be at the venue, which she used to replicate a photo with a telephone in it!

6) We are not the most photogenic people in the world, yet she was able to take shot after shot that captured us at our best. As the bride, I was very nervous about how I would look in the pictures, but Laura and Sarah somehow captured my personality and I couldn't have been happier with the end result!

7) We discovered that wedding photography involve
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Reviewed on Google Maps

11 August 2017

Laura and Alejandra are seriously the sweetest people around. As a wedding coordinator, I love when my couples spend the extra time to vet and really choose vendors carefully and well to make sure their special day is truly amazing. I'm so happy Michelle + Mark chose Laura! Her work is clean, gorgeous and most of all she captures the radiant feelings and the love into a beautiful picture. I was SO excited to work with them as soon as I got some sneak peaks of our couple's engagement session. Working with Laura the day of the wedding was the absolute best. She is sweet and kind, but she will also hustle to make sure she gets those amazing pictures of the most important moments. I knew she had a wedding to do the next day after the wedding we worked on together, and she still produced a handful of sneak peaks on Monday! These photos were of beautiful quality, edited with a very nice touch and just overall captured the couple's day in such a gorgeous light. She quickly made herself into my top 3 photography vendors I will always recommend. I cannot wait to work more weddings with her in the future! She is truly the absolute sweetest and best! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

18 June 2017

Laura is an absolute pleasure to work with all around. Not only did our pictures turned out fantastic (she always managed to capture the most perfect candid shots filled with emotion which was exactly what we were looking for), she also made the entire process during our engagement shoot and wedding date really fun and laid back. Would highly recommend if you're looking for spectacular wedding photos from someone very reliable! More...

Reviewed on Yelp

18 June 2017

Laura is an absolute pleasure to work with all around. Not only did our pictures turned out fantastic (she always managed to capture the most perfect candid shots filled with emotion which was exactly what we were looking for), she also made the entire process during our engagement shoot and wedding date really fun and laid back. Would highly recommend if you're looking for spectacular wedding photos from someone very reliable! More...

Reviewed on Google Maps

27 May 2017

Laura was amazing from start to finish as our wedding photographer. She listened to us and understood what we were looking for from the very first consultation, through our wedding day and the delivery of the photos afterward. She was always professional but also extremely kind and genuine throughout the process.On our wedding day Laura did an amazing job of organizing everyone for photos and directing us to get the best shots. She was not at all intrusive, but captured every aspect of our wedding day beautifully. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for amazing photos and the best possible experience. More...

Reviewed on Google Maps