About the Photographer

 

Hi, I’m Jynna….(sounds like Jenna) and I am the owner of Lauren Alexander Photography. I realize by having a business name different from my own name that I will often be called “Lauren” and I am perfectly fine with that ;). I am a portrait photographer based out of Gunter, TX. I have been in business officially for four years however, I shot as a hobby on the side for several years before going full time. I shoot out of my studio which is located on Preston Rd (Hwy 289) and also on location in the surrounding small towns and in the metroplex.

I am first and foremost a mom, wife, and Christian. My family is everything to me and I am privileged to be able to “work from home” while raising our children. We have two beautiful children, a sweet, simple, beautiful, girl named Aubrey Lauren and a spunky, feisty,outgoing boy name Zane Alexander, thus the name “Lauren Alexander Photography”. My husband, my hero, is a Plano Firefighter and we have been happily married for 12 years now.

My interest in photography began long before I even realized it! My “Pop” planted a seed in me at the young age of 13 that at the time I would not admit. He was a photographer and began teaching me all about photography at a young age. I have a portfolio that he made for me of shots that I took at that young age…things like photos of sweet n low packages, frogs, legos, kittens, etc. My goal was to get the lighting and composition right! It wasn’t until we had our first child that I truly realized that passion for photography and I then began to “play” around with photography. Quickly I realized that photography was a way for me to express my artistic side and although at the time I was still teaching, I realized that photography was my TRUE passion and slowly I began to turn my dream into a reality. Three years ago when we made the move to Gunter I had a choice to continue my career in teaching or to take a leap of faith and do photography full time. Well here I am four years later and couldn’t be happier about my God driven choice to take that leap and go full time.

 

My ultimate passion is newborn and baby/child photography! Anyone that knows me can testify that I LOVE babies and kids and the same is true for my photography. I also love the dynamics of family photography and Senior photography! To be perfectly honest there isn’t anything that I don’t love to photograph. I LOVE it all!

Tid Bits about me! I am thirty something years old 😉 , I am an Aggie (WHOOP!) with a degree in Biomedical Science (how does that apply to photography?!), I am 6 ft tall, I love running and sports (although I am beginning to feel my age), I love being with my family, I have 3 nieces and 3 nephews, I’ve never been out of the country, I love to snow ski, I hate to read, I am very spontaneous and am overly optimistic and have been told I have the patience of Job.

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