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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Traditional Church Wedding and Biergarten Reception in St. Louis | Tony + Vanessa

Today, I’m giving you a look into this traditional church wedding at St. Francis Xavier College Church and the following reception at The Anheuser-Busch Biergarten. I loved this day, from the gorgeous architecture we got to play around with to the way Tony looked at Vanessa, it was all so stunning. You’re going to love […]

December 20, 2021

bride and groom in St. Louis walking hand in hand


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Top St. Louis Wedding Venues: Tips for St. Louis Wedding Planning

As a wedding photographer, I’ve seen my fair share of wedding venues over the years! Your venue can really set the tone for your entire wedding day. It acts as a backdrop to your memories and special moments. That’s why today I’m sharing my top St. Louis wedding venues with you! These wedding venues are […]

December 14, 2021

bride and groom kissing at their wedding with a floral background - St. Louis Wedding Venues

Educational, Weddings

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St. Louis Wedding at Shrine of Saint Joseph | Jake + Hillary

Jake and Hillary’s day was a classic St. Louis wedding – from getting ready overlooking downtown to portraits under The Gateway Arch. I loved being able to celebrate with them in our city, there was so much joy and pride in representing a place we all love so much. In this post, we’re going to […]

November 22, 2021

a bride and groom downtown in St. Louis Missouri on their wedding day


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Silver Oaks Chateau Missouri Wedding| Chloe & Geoffrey

Chloe and Geoffrey got married at the most lovely Silver Oaks Chateau wedding in Missouri. After being postponed from 2020 (shoutout to all the Covid brides who rescheduled their days!), it was super fun to finally be able to celebrate with them! In this post, I’m going to share with you everything I loved about […]

November 16, 2021

bride and groom at sunset at silver oaks chateau in Missouri


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Butterfly House Wedding at Missouri Botanical Gardens | Paul + Madi

This Butterfly House Wedding is where tradition meets whimsy. Paul and Madi’s intimate wedding blended elements of a garden party with Pacific Island culture. Paul is from Fiji and it was so fun watching him infuse his homeland into this Missouri celebration! In this blog, you’ll see their day at The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly […]

November 2, 2021

Portrait of a bride and groom dressed in traditional Pacific Islander wedding clothing


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