LAURI NOVAKInspiring 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.
INSPIRATION We all know Karen Hutton is an inspiration to many of us, this goes beyond that. This is what I've been working on, it is so important and goes so much deeper than just taking amazing photos. It's a huge conversation and Karen is taking us on the...read more
My latest Photofocus article and a few reminders.read more
August Drink and Click Chicago Photowalk When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 noon - 10 PM Where: Millennium Park - 201 Randolph St. Chicago Il 60601 What: August's theme is Dance and there just so happens to be a full day of Dance at Millennium Park this day. I'm...read more