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


Trying out the new @skylum Aurora HDR 2019. If you're interested in it yourself you can pre-order here. I'm not one to spend a lot of time editing images but getting new software is like getting a new toy. You want to try it out and play. The light and color when I...

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Meet Me in Barcelona

Or at least go see my artwork there. I'm very excited to have had three of my images selected as finalists in the 11th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards this past year. If you happen to live in Barcelona or be in the area this will be a very cool exhibit to see. Take a...

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Walk Away

Some days you need to walk away. Walk away and go outside. Walk away and be in nature. Walk away and find the beauty. Walk away and reset. Walk away and breathe. Just breathe.

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