Inspiring and challenging you to see the world around you in a new and unique way

About Lauri Novak

As a young girl, I was fortunate to travel not only the United States but also overseas as I grew older. Being exposed to the diversity in cultures and lifestyles from an early age instilled in me a curiosity and appreciation for the differences I experienced. Photography became a natural outlet for me to capture and


this amazing new world, and as I honed my skills with a camera, I cultivated my photographic vision. Photography soon became much more than simply taking pictures. It became my


So much so that, even now, I see the world in photographs.

As a photographer my goal is twofold: 1) to provide my clients with a truly unique depiction of their most cherished memories, and 2) to inspire other photographers to look at the world through new eyes, and pick up their cameras and


with the world around them through the lens. Elliot Erwitt summed it up best when he said, “To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place…I’ve found it has little to do with the things you


and everything to do with the way you see them.” This is my experience, philosophy, and aim. And when I teach you to see the interesting in the ordinary, then I have accomplished what I set out to.

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Recent Posts

Metal Print Groupings from Adoramapix

Adoramapix announced a new product today and I love it! I just opened by boxes from Adoramapix to see my new Metal Print Grouping. Having already been obsessed with their metal prints I was excited to get one of my Arctic images printed as a metal grouping. It's...

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Reflections: Life & Photography

The two go hand in hand for me. I'm drawn to them, you'll see many reflections in the images I post. Puddles, windows, mirrors, anything that has a reflective surface and I'm going to try to capture an image in it. It can be different, it can be a new way to see...

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Mary Bartleme Park in Chicago

A friend of mine is heading out to take photos tomorrow at Mary Bartleme Park and it reminded me of this shot I took one evening. Every month I organize a group of photographers for a Drink & Click event. Drink & Click is an organization with groups of photographers...

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