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.

Recent Posts

New Old or Old New Images

I've been working on a project, I can't really tell you much about it yet but stay tuned for next month when I should be able to show you what it is. In the process of working on this project, I've had to go back through images to find some "B-Roll" shots from the...

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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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