"ONE OF NEW YORK'S FINEST PHOTOGRAPHERS"
- Professional Photographer Magazine
Laurie's photographs have been published in THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, PEOPLE, BRIDES NEW YORK, MODERN BRIDE, MANHATTAN BRIDE, NEW YORK POST, PHOTO DISTRICT NEWS, GOURMET, PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER, BABY TALK, ADOPTIVE FAMILIES, GLAMOUR and EDIBLE QUEENS. In 2010 her images appeared in a Filipacchi book entitled STYLISH WEDDINGS.
She has been one of the winners of the PHOTO DISTRICT NEWS wedding Top Knots
contest for several years, a competition showcasing the newest and most creative techniques of photographing
In 2006 and 2012 she was a winner in the B&W International Spider Awards. Regarding her switch from TV executive to award-winning wedding photographer, Laurie was described by a feature in PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER Magazine as "having earned a reputation as one of New York's finest photographers."
Laurie specializes in capturing human moments. Whether a wedding, personal portrait, or documentary
project her images reflect the essences of the characters and their stories.
She is currently in a Group Show entitled WOMEN INSPIRED which includes two images from her "Ballerinas and Mermaids" series. In the past several years her work has appeared in group shows including, "Picturing an Ethical Economy" at Trinity Church Museum. Her Portraits of a Farm are currently hanging in the Green Table Restaurant at Chelsea Market. In 2004 she completed a documentary B&W photo project about a diverse group of children learning about peace. She has taught photography in the NYC public school system and a summer art program for young children.
A musician and actress in high school, Laurie moved from her home state of Maine to New York City and built an 18-year career in the entertainment industry. Her work included Broadway Theatre Management, an MBA, production finance at CBS, Executive in Charge of Production, and Vice President of Programming at Paramount Pictures in New York.
In 1997, after her photographs of a film were published in GLAMOUR magazine, people started hiring Laurie to photograph their weddings. Soon after, she decided to pursue photography full-time. She enhanced her existing knowledge with formal training at the International Center of Photography in Manhattan.