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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Adam and Shelbie :: Illinois Backyard Wedding

Y’all, my couples this year… they truly some of the world’s greatest. They have navigated through such difficult situations during the pandemic and I’m honestly just so proud (can I say that?!) of them!! I’m just undone by how thankful I am to share in such amazing days. Adam and Shelbie decided to opt for […]

September 28, 2020

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Water’s Edge Banquet Center Wedding :: Peter and Carly

Where do I even begin with these two?! I remember getting Carly’s email on my way to a wedding last year and thinking she sounded absolutely precious!! Fast forward through a coffee date, their engagement session and a year of following each other on Insta and let me just tell you – she is the […]

September 16, 2020

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Tom and Chrissy :: Grafton Winery Wedding

Oh friends, I am so excited and honored to share this day!! Tom and Chrissy are some of my favorite people and getting to know them and their crew during this season has been such a gift to me!! These two are some of the most kind, thoughtful and incredible people and their day was […]

September 5, 2020

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Mitchell & Abby :: Haue Valley Wedding Photos

Mitchell and Abby… where do I even begin?! These two are such incredible people and sharing in their day was just the biggest joy!!! You can tell that these two are so loved by their people and I can see why. Mitchell and Abby exude grace and kindness and it was so special to document […]

August 14, 2020

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Brian & Kellie :: Main Street Abbey Wedding | Columbia, Illinois

What a sweet celebration this day was!! Brian and Kellie were my very first couple that had to postpone their wedding this spring when the world seemed to change overnight. These two handled such chaos with so much grace, and it the fact that we were able to squeeze in their big day this summer […]

August 4, 2020

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