Thank you for visiting!
I’m Laura Shanks, a wife and mother, biologist by education, glamper and photography nut by passion. I love traveling the back roads of the country, reading, cooking, gardening, crafting, old movies, a cup of coffee in the morning, and a glass of wine at the end of the day.
Photography has become something I am not whole without. I believe in a true and authentic portrait because you are you–and that is beautiful. I believe in traveling with an open heart and mind because there is so much wonder out there; let it pull you in. I believe in life and love and laughter and good lenses.
As your photographer, I believe in creating art that is true to you and will be cherished by you now and your grandchildren in the future. Sessions with Happy Glampers Photography will be fun, tailored to you, and may include a laugh-snort or two.
I am currently based in O’Fallon, IL and do travel to Minnesota and Washington throughout the year. I’d love to share my passion with you, feel free to drop me a line here and let’s make some awesome.