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 Aura Elizabeth Photography has been selected as a 2019 ­­winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding professionals by The Knot, the leading online wedding brand and app!! To determine the winners, The Knot assessed almost 3.6 million reviews across the various vendor categories—venues, musicians, florists, photographers, caterers and more. According […]

“The love of a family is life’s greatest blessing.” Family is the most important thing in life and I am so thankful for the little tribe God has blessed me with. Every year we get together and take annual family pictures and it’s so much fun to see the progression in our family throughout the […]

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 day page book. Write a good one.” Happy 2018 friends! If you’re following along, THANK YOU!!! This small Midwest turned L.A. city girl is thankful for your love and support through this journey of photography. So can I ask you, how was YOUR 2017? If you’re […]

 So who does a photographer get to photograph her? This girl got her hubby to do it. Yes, I know, he’s such a trooper! I first asked him to do head shots of me in October. And if you know my husband, he’s much more of a sports guy than he is a photographer which […]

I love Valentine’s Day. And not just because of the chocolate and flowers (although chocolate is on the top of my food pyramid) but because it’s a time when we can express our thankfulness to those closest to us. And I have so much to be thankful for in my husband. He’s the kindest, loving, sweetest […]

Although you see my work posted on social media and elsewhere, it’s hard to really get to know the person behind the lens. Well, if you don’t know me, or have just seen tidbits of me, I’m Aura Elizabeth and I like warm hugs, ginormous pieces of cake, and chasing sunsets. I’m a small town girl who […]

Friends, I wanted to take time to thank you for an awesome year! This first year was filled with so much love and trust that came from you and for that, I’m grateful. My heart is overwhelmed when I think of the time I spent photographing you, getting to know you more, and laughing with […]

This past week our Tuesdays Together group had a “Friendsgiving” type of gathering. As part of a worldwide group of creative entrepreneurs called The Rising Tide Society, our Thousand Oaks Chapter meets every month to encourage and support each other in our areas of business. We are photographers, wedding planners, calligraphers, bakers, florists, but more importantly, we […]

Energetic. Bubbly. Happy. Those are just a few words that describe my friend Hannah from Farmgirl in Flip Flops. I met her last year when she moved to Southern California and started working at our church. I liked her right away and when I found out she does photography, I knew we were kindred spirits. […]

Chinatown has always seemed to draw me in. Ever since my first visit as a little girl to a Chinatown in Chicago, I’ve been captivated. The vibrant colors, the rich culture, and the cute little knick knacks all contribute to that. So when we thought of taking the kids there on our family day, I […]


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