Lauren has had the opportunity to work with several gifted photographers on a variety of projects throughout her career.  

One of her first experiences was with Howard Schatz, who found much of his early inspiration underwater.  Since 2004, Lauren has worked with Howard on many projects in the pool and in his Soho studio.  Two photos of Lauren were selected to be included in Schatz’s third book of underwater studies titled H2O (2007, Bulfinch Press).  

In the summer of 2012, Lauren was cast for a 2-day underwater commercial shoot for the Japanese skincare line Sensai-Kanebo, which was directed by Schatz and produced by his team of experts. The commercial can be viewed here

As noted on Howard's website "In 2007, Bulfinch Press published the third in Schatz's series of explorations of imagery made on, over and underwater. It is a breathtaking feat of underwater photography and a visionary celebration of movement and form. Working with uncommonly graceful and aquatically gifted dancers, models, and performers, photographer Howard Schatz has found joyous inspiration underwater. The images in H2O take advantage of water's unique properties - light, clarity, buoyancy, and reflectivity - to create a delightfully serene and otherworldly aesthetic. At once uncanny, lithe, athletic, and mysterious, the figures in Schatz's photographs transform the pool into studio and stage. Howard Schatz first established a following in the 1990s with two collections of underwater photography, Water Dance and Pool Light. With H2O, Schatz takes the magic of weightlessness and the beauty of dance to new heights. Whether in single portraits or as part of a larger, spectacular ballet, his dancers are as utterly elegant as they are phantasmagorical. They appear before the camera as though borrowed from a dream."

Lauren has also participated as a dancer/model in numerous photo workshops held by renowned dance photographer Lois Greenfield.  One of her photos, captured at a photo shoot for ASFB, has been featured in Ms. Greenfield’s Breaking Bounds Calendar, appearing in the 2011 calendar as the month of August (see image below).


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