"Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it."
--Bertolt Brecht

Lauretta works as a documentary and narrative cinematographer, and she has been shooting for over a decade.

Her documentary interests are strongly rooted in social justice, and contributing to work that can do some good.

Her narrative interests are first and foremost rooted in strong stories, and using style and lighting to serve and strengthen story-telling.

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Lauretta frequently travels for work and is based out of Brooklyn.  She spent much of 2016 living and shooting in Standing Rock, North Dakota, as a documentarian and field producer.