Lauren Woods (a.k.a. Portrait Mami) is a professional analogue photographer based between North

Carolina and California. Their work is characterized by their simplistic storytelling mixed with the

art of vulnerability and inclusivity. Their perspective on staying true to the essence of their subjects

set the tone for their work. 

With their main focuses on the queer community, people of color and other unique individuals,

Lauren utilizes their vision to highlight and uplift these communities. As well as their bold styles.

In their three year experience, Lauren has held several showcases in Hawaii, Los Angeles, France and Berlin. They have worked with brands and labels such as Adidas, Warby Parker, Dreamville Records, Bella Freud, Polaroid Originals, Lomography and Getty Images. They have also been featured in publications with Hollywood Life, Vogue Paris, Vogue Italia, Girlgaze: How Girls See the World (as seen on Jimmy Kimmel), and Art Premium’s Top 30 Generation Z Artists for Art Basel Miami.


Celebrity Clients include: Ari Lennox, Lachlan Watson (Netflix Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), Ava Phillippe (daughter of Reese Witherspoon), Rosario Dawson, Bas and Kid Dominant.


© 2019 By Portrait Mami.