I’m Lauren Ashley, the founder and lead photographer of this Chicago-based photography and videography studio. I’m a coffee addict, a fun-loving mom,  and animal lover. 

Weddings are always emotional for me, no matter how many I photograph. I love serving every couple, creating an experience just for them.

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A Rustic Wedding at White Oak Farm

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We had the pleasure of shooting Lauren and Keaton’s wedding ceremony and reception back in May and today we’re so pleased to be sharing their wedding photos with you! The sun came out just in time for Lauren and Keaton and gave them their perfect outdoor ceremony!  Discover how these two created their dream rustic […]

Enchanting Wedding Morgan Manufacturing Chicago

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Back in May of 2022, we were lucky enough to be invited down to photograph the wedding of two sweethearts, Kristen and Joshua, at the epic Morgan Manufacturing in Chicago. Their enchanting wedding at Morgan Manufacturing Chicago was filled with laughter, joy and fresh flowers from start to finish. Today, we’re so pleased to be […]

Editors Favorites Lauren Ashley Studios Silver Lake Wedding

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We were feeling the love that was infused with tropical vibes when Carlos married Tiffany at the Silver Lake Country Club. Their wedding was originally planned to be in the groom’s homeland of beautiful Puerto Rico, but like many, their plans had to be altered due to the pandemic.  Instead, their wedding planner brought the […]

ak Brook Tennis and Batth Wedding editors favorites

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Chelsea and Kaitlin had been waiting for this day for what seemed like forever. Nothing could ruin this day or stop them from walking down the aisle to say, “I do”, not even a tornado. The day was filled with emotion, laughter, and happy tears! To be honest, we may have cried a little too! […]

Hyatt Regency Rosemont Lauren Ashley Studios

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We recently had the pleasure of capturing the Chicago wedding of Tiffany and Adrian, a super glamorous celebration surrounded by family and friends. It’s not always easy to pull off a chic, and glam wedding. Go a little too far in one direction, and you end up with a celebration looking rather unlike your initial […]

Grand Hilton Chicago Lauren Ashley Studios

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We recently had the honor of photographing two ambitious lovebirds as they tied the knot in an emotional, and truly heartfelt wedding in Chicago. As wedding photographers in Chicago, we obviously meet countless loving couples. It’s part of our job, and we love it. But rarely do we meet a pair as besotted with each […]

Aurora Wedding Meyer Ballroom Photo By Lauren Ashley Studios scaled

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Jess and Joe were could not wait another minute to get married. This young couple was so  excited to finally share their vows with each other in front of their family and friends. Their wedding was filled with happy tears as all the attendees watched these two profess their love for one another. Read about […]

Lauren Ashley Studios Bird Haven Greenhouse Wedding scaled

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Our Good Friend Jess Tied the Knot It was a romantic little elopement wedding ceremony with Jack and Jessica at Pilcher Park, surrounded only by their closest loved ones. Scroll on, and discover in her own words, how this ‘True Wedding Gift’ was put together. As a wedding photographer in Chicago, it is an honor […]

Lauren Ashley Studios winter wedding scaled

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The Intimate, Snowy Wedding at Prestwick Country Club This special couple finally tied the knot after a decade of being together, and multiple proposals. Discover how these two celebrated their intimate snowy wedding at the Prestwick Country Club venue, all covered in snow.  The beautiful wedding of Jen and Kurt at was a true celebration […]