4 years at The Center for Creative Studies, College of Art & Design, Detroit Michigan.

Photography applied sciences major.

1 year at Macomb Community College, Warren Michigan.Photography/Graphic Design major; emphasis on Graphic Arts, Effects of Light & Sound on the Human being.

8 years Photography Assisting variety professional photographers in  Los Angeles, Detroit, Dallas, San Francisco, Orange County, Minneapolis and Hollywood.(Automobile, still-life/product,architecture,

tabletop, fashion, food and editorial; studio/location.)

Laurie attended both Michigan State University and Oakland University receiving a bachelor’s degree in French Language & Literature - with almost as much education in Spanish! Laurie has worked in many roles in the Specialty Foods/Grocery Retail industry, human resources, and property management services.

The arts, design and helping others are Laurie’s true passions. She especially enjoys creative design, layout, concept development and photography. She enjoys spending time with her three grown children, being outdoors, cooking, listening to music and creating paper art.

Metro Detroit and the beautiful state of Michigan have always been home for Laurie. She has lived in metro Detroit, East Lansing, Ann Arbor, mid-Michigan, Evansville, IN and the suburban Chicago area.

Laurie is excited and ready to help with all your photography needs. She values hard work, creating high quality photography and providing outstanding service to clients.

Based out of the 'great Metro Des Moines, Iowa!

...clients have included:


  • MTV

  • Make-a-Wish Foundation 

  • Ferrari

  • Disney

  • St. Croix Men’s Fashion

  • Cresallia Jewelers 

  • SF Honda

  • East West Gallery

  • Interactive Minds

  • Bank of America 

  • Iowa Commerce Magazine 

  • Sacramento Magazine 

  • Howard Rheingold

  • Women’s Edition Magazine

  • Net-Channel

  • Electric Minds

  • Laurel Birch

  • Flax Art Stores

  • actors, models and musicians 

...and many more

while working in: Hollywood, Los Angeles, Detroit, Irvine, San Francisco, Dallas, Des Moines, Minneapolis, and anywhere the assignment is.


Marcellus Amatangelo

Laurie Renaud

My name is Marcellus, let's produce!
Excellent experience translating marketing concepts into visually persuasive ideas and graphic visual for POP’s,
in-store signage, advertising/marketing, packaging and
e-commerce in studio or location for a wide variety of national brands and well-known retailers.

Visual communications: illustration, photography, and design graphics-- with over 30+ year’s experience in the industry.

‘Diverse assignments keep me inspired, dedicated, and committed to the love of visual communication...’