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Books I read and loved in 2020

I ready more in 2020 than I had in a really long time, and I read some really great books! A few things before we dive in: I try to keep a diverse bookshelf, because who needs to read another story by/about a wealthy straight white man, amirite? I recommend you do the same when […]

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Self portraits in the studio

I haven’t had a client in the studio since late February, which has been a big bummer. I absolutely¬†adore the studio I’ve built.¬† It has gone through quite a few upgrades while I’ve been home throughout the pandemic, and I’m just itching to shoot here! This time of year is also my favorite time to […]

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Now Offering: Virtual Photo Shoots!

My heart aches to be back to shooting in my studio, to be welcoming my clients and muses for the Celestial Bodies Project in front of my camera and working together to take beautiful photos and to celebrate their bodies. And of course, with stay-at-home orders and all the fear that has come up, that […]

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Quarantine Boogie - a Laura Quintero Photography Playlist

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Quarantine Boogie: A Boudoir By Laura Playlist

Having to stay home has been…tough. On all of us! I don’t think there are many people left (except maybe the extremely wealthy and the extremely oblivious) that are just chillin through this tumultuous and unpredictable time. One thing that has consistently helped me feel calm, safe, and grounded has been dancing. Not just through […]

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Why your body is the key to finding peace

During these unpredictable and fearful times, it can be really hard to find peace and calm. There are so many unknowns that it can be hard to feel grounded and safe. And especially in times of global insecurity, we yearn to feel safe now more than ever. Your body holds the key to finding peace. 

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