I'm Vanessa Lain Torres. I have a handsome and burly husband, Mike, and the sweetest, most cuddly son, Walker Lain. Together we have two dogs, Wilbur and Coco, and we love to travel and to eat delicious food. We treat everyday like it's a special occasion.

I absolutely love traveling between Austin and Santa Cruz to be able to journal the timeless emotion, expressions, and kodak moments of one of the most important days in a couple's life together. We recently packed up our belongings and left town in our Airstream for a taste of the simple life. Now you can find us anywhere between Austin and Santa Cruz as we drift back and forth spending time with our closest friends and family and photographing weddings all along the way.

I was born in Flagstaff, Arizona, and grew up in Austin, Texas where I discovered my love for photography at a very young age, probably from my grandfather, who was a portrait and wedding photographer himself. I attended Austin Community College for photography, and there I was lucky enough to land an apprenticeship with Kim Francois of Francois Photography. I went on to work with Studio563, photographing weddings and portraits, as well as managing the studio's post-production work and album building.

Please touch base with me. I would love to know more about your wedding and see how we can work together.