Folk Foto's

Folk Foto's

Leesport, PA

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My interest of photography started in high school and 10 years later I have made it my career. I am traveling photographer and capture all types of events from a family photos to maternity to a wedding day! I make getting pictures fun.

About Folk Foto's

hired 95 times on Thumbtack

I am a traveling photographer and will capture all types of events including family pictures, maternity, newborn, head shots, boudoir, and engagements to my favorite weddings! I am there to capture your special moments.


400 Main St., PO Box 27
Leesport, PA 19533


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  • 5/5 stars May 19, 2015

    My son's wedding was May 16, 2015 at Lauxmont Farms in Wrightsville, Pa. Laurie was our photographer. It was so hot on Saturday and thunderstorms were predicted. We could not have had a better photographer! She kept things moving with our schedule in mind. She didn't skip a beat. I am so thankful for that. Everyone at the wedding loved her. She fit in with our crowd perfectly. I never imagined getting such a great photographer. She did go above and beyond all expectations. We can't wait to see the pictures and we all feel that we made a new friend on Saturday!

  • 5/5 stars April 26, 2015

    Very Happy!
    On extremely short notice Laurie was able to meet and exceed all of our expectations.
    Laurie is extremely professional and a pleasure to work with.
    Thanks a lot.

  • 5/5 stars March 19, 2015

    Laurie had taken pictures at Stroudsmoor for a wedding she was wonderful, she was super fast in organizing every pose, she went where ever we asked her to go. Laurie went way beyond our expectations - and all of our guests loved her!!

  • 5/5 stars March 17, 2015

  • 5/5 stars February 19, 2015

    My experience working with Laurie was extremely pleasant. She is very sweet, kind and very professional. She arrived on time and had great ideas for pictures. She was also very patient with my crazy family who all wanted pictures :-) ..I will definitely recommend her highly

  • 5/5 stars January 23, 2015

    I absolutely love Laurie. Her photos are amazing. I still look threw them daily and just love the work. I'm really looking forward to working with her again.

  • 5/5 stars January 8, 2015

    For Christmas this year I decided that my present to my parents would be a family portrait as it had been a very very long time since we had one together. Laurie was an absolutely pleasure to work with and I am so very glad I chose her. The experience was great, everyone in my family had a blast shooting with Laurie. The pictures turned out amazing and it was such a special Christmas gift. Also, Laurie let us bring our two dogs to be part of the pictures which was great. Thank you so much, Laurie, you do great work!!! I highly recommend Folk Foto's!!

  • 5/5 stars October 29, 2014

    Laurie was fabulous! She really makes it a point to be completely prepared...down to having bobby pins and safety pins for those 'ut-oh' bride moments! She's extremely professional and I couldn't
    Imagine anyone else capturing my big day!

  • 5/5 stars October 23, 2014

    Laurie was amazing with her creativity and photo shots to prove it, my wife and I loved the photos she took at our wedding party and it was a fantastic time having her as the photographer. I will be passing her name along to other people looking for photographers.

  • 5/5 stars September 21, 2014

  • 5/5 stars May 10, 2014

    Laurie was the best photographer and words can not fully describe how she made our wedding day, but I will try! From the minute she got there she had such great ideas for pictures, which was great for a very nervous bride. She put myself and husband at ease. We had a small ceremony and reception( which we planned ourself from the timing of everything to the music) and even thinking that we had everything covered, there were still things we didn't know which is where Laurie went above and beyond. With her knowledge of weddings she was able to help us cut the cake and worked so well with our families. I am still getting rave reviews from everyone about how amazing she was. I would definetly suggest Laurie to photograph your wedding because she made our day even more special!!!

  • 5/5 stars April 21, 2014

    Laurie was the perfect choice for our wedding photographer! Not only is she a sweet person but she also is very talented and had such great ideas! The groom & I loved her, as well as my friends and family! Can't wait to see the edited pics! I'll be returning to you for newborn pics, in about a year, hopefully!

  • 5/5 stars April 13, 2014

    Laurie was great, she was immediately responsive to requests and jumped at opportunities to grab that great shot, She had a great personality and helped pull out the Smiles in everyone in the photos.

  • 5/5 stars April 13, 2014

    Laurie from Folks Fotos was an awesome photographer. She got the basics of course but also captured those rare moments that will last a lifetime. SHE WAS PRO MT DEPENDABLE AND PERSONABLE. SHE FIT RIGHT IN WITH OUR FAMILY EVERYONE FELT SO COMFORTABLE WITH HER. Did I mention her price was wonderful . I'm a dying kinda bride ...okay so I'm cheap..... but you couldn't tell by the quality of work that I received by laurie. I'd recommend her anytime. She doesn't know it yet but she's my new go to photographer for ever.

  • 5/5 stars March 16, 2014

    Laurie did our wedding last night and was fabulous. She she had so many great ideas for photos, I can't wait to see all the photos. Would highly recommend her for any event. So easy to work with and trustworthy.
    Thanks Laurie!

  • 5/5 stars March 11, 2014

    She did a quick christmas session at a vendor show. She was very nice and professional and has some of the most creative pictures ever. She is also very reasonable. I will definitely use her again for future family portraits.

  • 5/5 stars March 3, 2014

    Laurie is a great photographer and wonderful person. She is laid back, not pushy at all, and great at getting kids to smile! She also takes the time to listen to your wants/needs. Not to mention her prices are phenomenal! You will not be disappointed!!

  • 5/5 stars March 3, 2014

    I love going ti c laurie!!!! My older boys get bummed that i take the baby monthly without them!!! Couldnt ask for a better photographer or experience!!!

  • 5/5 stars February 28, 2014

    She was so fun to work with! I was a little nervous at first as I don't normally get professional pictures taken, but as soon as I met her I was comfortable around her. She had great ideas for different photos and even worked with the ideas my fiance and I had given with the location we were at. Can't wait until she photographs our wedding later this year!

  • 5/5 stars February 28, 2014

    Laurie is absolutely awesome to work with, especially for little ones. She is so patient and works with them to make them feel comfortable, which equals great smiles and photos!!

  • 5/5 stars February 28, 2014

    Laurie does an awesome job. She has taken many pictures of my girls and they all turn out great. She is also very patient when my youngest starts to get cranky. She is very nice and always does an amazing job. She is so good that I only go to her for pictures to be taken :)

  • 5/5 stars February 26, 2014

    Laurie is great, warm, compassion, caring, and more... My in laws were very pls with the personally of her. Love her work. Two thumbs up from my husband n I.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Not only is Laurie a super awesome photographer but she is a wonderful person as well! She makes each and every member of your family feel important and loved!! She truly loves what she does and it shows in her outstanding pictures!!!! Book her for your next event. I promise you will NOT be disappointed!!!

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Laurie was so awesome to work with. She did such a great job with our outdoor family photos, they looked so wonderful I had a hard time choosing the ones I wanted to print. She worked so well with making my daughter comfortable. Great photos at a great price I will never go anywhere else for photos again.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Laurie is great to work with. She has great inventive ideas and used ours as well. Great pictures from the shoot and lots to choose from. She helped turn our special day into a very memorable one.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    We visited Folk Foto's for the first time a year ago for my daughter's 1st birthday pictures. Laurie was so patient and understanding, my daughter was not the easiest to photograph (she's not fond of strangers). But Laurie did an amazing job, and the photos turned out great! We will definitely be returning for my daughter's 2nd birthday photos!

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Laurie Folk came to our home to photograph my pregnancy and our new born son. She took the time to get to know us personally so she could capture who we truly are as a family. Photographing a new born can be difficult but her patience and talent made it a relaxing and fun experience.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Laurie does awesome photographs. Our daughter is so hard to photograph and she got awesome shots of her and made her feel so comfortable. I would recommend her to anyone cause she is good at all she does. She truely is inspirational.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Shes great at integrating herself into your family. It was so comfortable being photographed during my wedding, and the reception. She catches great moments, and put together the most beautiful album. I will absolutely be using her for anything I need photographs for in the future. She is also very well priced for all the photos you get. I would defiantly recommend her to friends and family!

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    She takes the time to interact with my kids. She has really creative ideas and always makes sure to get some smiles. She allows as many changes as necessary to get pics the family wants. She is even willing to meet at a sight!

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Laurie was wonderful. Not only took magnificent pictures but helped out where ever she was needed. Took a lot of different type of pictures, not just standard poses that you normally see.Would recommend her work to everyone

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    I've known Laurue for years... So it was a no brainer who my husband and I wanted as our photographer at our wedding when we decided to get married. She's got such a major passion and dedication about her work which makes her truly the best. She's very easy to communicate with and does everything in her power to make your special day (whatever it may be) the best it can be! She goes above and beyond which is one of the many qualities that makes her so unique. Her photography keeps getting better and better every time I see it! .... And her prices are hard to beat! If you choose Laurie I promise you won't be disappointed!

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    We have been using Laurie as our photographer for a few years now. Highly recommend her! She is terrific with our children.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    She knew exactly what I was looking for in a photo shoot for my project...thanks again Laurie..

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    I brought my 3 year old in for his 3 year pictures and she was excellent. She was very patient with him and really tried to make him smile and got amazing pictures. She even asked what his interests are and had them available as props. Would recommend her to anyone.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Awesome very relaxed and personable. Would work with over again.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    she is amazing to work with great with kids, very patient! I have been coming to her now almost 3 years and I would recommend her to anyone! Also very affordable prices!

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Laurie is so amazing at her photography. She did all my family pictures and did my daughters newborn pictures all the way up to her first birthday. She is so patient and is veryyy open to picture ideas. Her props and backdrops are fabulous. She is not expensive at all for the time and dedication she has to her photography

  • 4/5 stars February 25, 2014

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Laurie is awesome! She takes her time to make sure she captures your personality! She took maternity photos for us and newborn photos and we love them all. She has lots of props abd back drops that all look great! She also has lots of fun ideas for poses!

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Does Beautiful picturesn

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    What an amazing time, we have two childern one is 7 and the other is 19 months and she was so good with the kids and patient.... Photos were more then I expected!!! She is amazing

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    Laurie is a very laid back, outgoing person. She did our engagement photos, family photos, and she is our photographer for our upcoming wedding. She tries to be very flexible when scheduling, and likes feedback as to what poses you want/like, etc. Laurie is also very affordable. I found Laurie through thumbtack, and I'm glad I did!

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    My daughter would not cooperate but Laurie did an amazing job with her and got excellent pictures.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    We had our family pictures taken in the fall and they were fabulous! Laurie got some great shots and I love our pictures! She was very easy to deal with and was very prompt and thorough! Will definitely Laurie again!!

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014

    She is a, awesome photographer. she is a patient when it comes to kids. she communicates to ask the whole session. she does what are a type of photo you want. She is just a joy to b around.

  • 5/5 stars February 25, 2014


  • 5/5 stars February 1, 2014

  • 5/5 stars December 8, 2013

    Laurie was a pleasure to work with. She is personable and professional. She got all of our guests involved with her great ideas. She is in tune with people and in my estimation, that is how you capture moments. She will not disappoint!

  • 5/5 stars December 1, 2013

    Thanks so much!!!!!!

  • 5/5 stars October 27, 2013

    She was a total professional, super nice, and very reasonably priced. We will be using her again.

  • 5/5 stars October 17, 2013

    Laurie did an amazing job. . captured every moment of my wedding I could possibly want plus more and she's an awesome person n fun!!! Thank you Folk Fotos :)

  • 5/5 stars May 12, 2013

    WOW, What a great job. Laurie was always there at the right time. Thank you for capturing the best times at my sons Bar Mitzvah.

  • 5/5 stars June 27, 2012

Question and answer

Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?

A. That editing pictures of a wedding will take me anywhere from 20-40 hours to complete editing.

Q. What do you like most about your job?

A. I don't consider photography a job because how many people can say they love what they do? Well I love capturing people's special event and being able to be part of it all:)

Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

A. Most will ask why type of style photography do I have and really I have to say that with each wedding that I do they are totally different so I have many styles depending on he wedding!

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