The Golden Soul Love Shakedown from Lauren McGlynn Photography #Sponsors: Photographers#austin#colorful#couples of color#gold dress#natural hair#short hair#train Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Dec 15 2009) Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin This business paid a fee to be listed on Offbeat Bride because they feel their products and services are a great fit with offbeat philosophies… and we agree. Learn more about our ads. Lauren McGlynn is a photographer based in Aberdeen, UK, and she friggen' rocks. She has this way of capturing little moments and making them look so epic. Take that engagement photo featured above — Epic, amaright? Today I bring you more visual epicness from the wedding of Starla and Thomas from Lauren McGlynn Photography. Starla and Thomas had one of the most heartwarmingly stunning weddings EVAR. Lauren tells me that they dubbed their wedding the "Golden Soul Love Shakedown." And wait till you see the rest of the rest of Lauren's incredible images from the Shakedown… Just look at that amazing dress and tell me you don't want to have it for your very own. Also, I love how Lauren made a hotel room look so vibrant and beautiful. That, my friends, ain't easy. While the term "photojournalism style wedding photography" is more in vogue at the moment, being a total photo geek I think there is a difference between photojournalism and documentary style. To me documentary photography means finding beauty in things or moments that would otherwise be considered banal. –Lauren McGlynn Even her photos in an elevator look HAWT! And so do these ladies, I mean WOW! The look on the groom's face just makes my stomach do a flippy-flop. With Lauren's wedding packages starting at just £1600, I'd say that's one hell of deal. And it's one anyone can take advantage of because Lauren has no problems traveling! So, as I see it you have two options now… Go to Lauren's blog to see the rest of the amazing photos from the Golden Soul Love Shakedown wedding or check out Lauren's website to see more of amazing portfolios. No matter which one you choose, it should definitely end in you booking her for your golden soul love shakedown. Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS Storybook-tastic, fuzzy costume loving, amazing shrug having wedding porn NEXT How to DIY your own birdcage veil Show/Hide comments [ 15 ] I've been a fan of Lauren's photographs (and personality!) since before she got into the wedding game! She can see in-between moments for which few people have an eye. It's baffling to me! And she is an awesome woman, to boot! Reply The photo of everyone walking towards the camera with the sun at their back – and the horn and guitar on the left – that's a good capture. Reply YAY! Lauren is shooting my wedding and did my friend's too! I'm super excited to work with her! Reply That wedding dress is just amazing. I love my wedding dress (also a silk brocade) but that just blows mine out of the water. Jealous! Reply I love that first wedding day pic with their guest behind them, just gorgeous! Reply This is so beautiful – it literally is golden! So full of colour and warmth. Great photographer and stunning couple, it looks like loads of fun and I wish I could have been there! Reply Wow! thanks, ya'll. It was such the perfect day and Lauren really captured the moment. I do just want to point out a couple of things. 1. My Grandma made my dress! 2. Lauren was an awesome photographer. She was natural about taking photos, people hardly noticed she was there! (which can be important). She is a creative photographer and has the ability to make you look good…really good. Plus, she totally was an off beat bride herself–so she loves taking photos of other OBBs! Working with her was a blast, she worked hard and didn't step on anybody's toes throughout the madness. Not to mention, the girl is a steal! Totally affordable for those who want high-quality photos but don't have a high-rolling budget. The photos–well, they speak for themselves. Reply That is SUCH a beatuiful wedding. I especially love that last shot. The bride is so luminous, and she and the groom just… fit so well. I don't know how to explain it other than to say that they are a perfect fit. Absolutely gorgeous. Reply Oh my gosh, this wedding was so beautiful. the bride and the groom look so happy together and you can see during the ceremony, EVERYBODY in the audience is crying! how sweet! Reply GORGEOUS! I am going to be wearing a gold beaded dress for my big day, and am thrilled to see other ladies rocking this offbeat color choice! Beautiful wedding, photos, couple! congrats! Reply im getting married April 1. read my blog for updates and my style ect. http://mylovemylife-myfirstbaby.blogspot.com/ Reply im getting married April 1. read my blog for updates and my style ect. http://mylovemylife-myfirstbaby.blogspot.com/ Reply love this wedding! Reply starla, love your dress, but… your fascinator is to die for! <333 it to pieces! Reply Okay, this is fabulous. So beautiful! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. 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