I'm Jessica Lauren - a wedding photographer for happy couples who are stoked about their wedding day! I couldn't be more thrilled that you stopped by! This is where I share bits and pieces of my passionate heart, spontaneous adventures, and pretty pictures of my rad clients! Feel free to grab a cup of coffee and stay awhile! xoxo


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Dan and Ashley :: Damiansville Illinois Wedding

My goodness, I loved kicking off my 2019 with these two!! Dan and Ashley are absolutely precious and it was so fun seeing their sweet family come together as one. Ashley is such a light, is so full of joy, and couldn’t have been a more radiant bride!! We lucked out big time and had […]

January 31, 2019

Couples, Weddings

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Cory and Sarah :: Quail Ridge Park Engagement Session

When I got coffee with Cory and Sarah I was pretty sure I was hanging out with long lost best friends. ;) I adore these two and we bonded over our love for brunch, donuts, and Jesus – so I’d say they’re officially into the cool club. My 2019 couples are making all my dreams […]

January 8, 2019

Couples, Weddings

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Dustin and Haley :: NEO on Locust Wedding

I can’t believe I’m writing this blog post because this was my very last wedding of 2018!! SO crazy how quickly last year flew by! What an incredible year that couldn’t have had a more perfect ending. Dustin and Haley are the best and their day was such a beautiful reflection of their love for […]

January 4, 2019

Couples, Weddings

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Clint and Adrienne :: St. Louis Wedding Photographer

Okay friends, here’s the situation. Clint and Adrienne are just the best. That’s all there is to it! These two are so kind and giving, and were SUCH a blessing to my team and I!! It’s the most incredible thing to see people exude such selflessness on THEIR own wedding day! I couldn’t nail down […]

December 27, 2018

Couples, Weddings

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Andrew and Shelby :: Belleville Illinois Wedding Photographer

Here’s the thing, y’all. Andrew and Shelby are the real deal. They love each other, their families, and their people so incredibly well – and it was beautifully evident in every aspect of their day! From their amazing bridal party to their sweet family; everyone was overjoyed to watch these two commit their forevers to […]

December 6, 2018

Couples, Weddings

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