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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London House Chicago Wedding Lauren Ashley Studios

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Abby and Parker’s love story blossomed through college and culminated in a romantic proposal in their favorite city, Chicago. Their wedding day was filled with heartfelt moments, timeless elegance, and a touch of glamour. Join us as we take a closer look at their beautiful journey, from the unforgettable proposal to a dreamy Chicago wedding […]

Chicago Botanical Garden Wedding Lauren Ashley Studios

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Love is a journey that takes us to breathtaking places, both in our hearts and across the world. For Mark and Emma, their love story led them from the serene beauty of Mackinac Island to the enchanting Chicago Botanical Gardens. Join us as we dive into the magical moments, from the heartwarming proposal to the […]

Morton Arboretum Family Photos Lauren Ashley Studios

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Today, we’re excited to share a family photoshoot at the picturesque Morton Arboretum during the breathtaking fall season. This charismatic family made this session an absolute delight. The vibrant landscape, the crisp air, and the epic sunset made this experience truly unforgettable. Let’s dive in to the love and laughter at Morton Arboretum. The Perfect […]

Waterfall Glen Family Lauren Ashley Studios

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We are thrilled to share the enchanting experience of a family photoshoot at the breathtaking Waterfall Glen in Lemont, Illinois. Nestled amidst nature’s embrace, this picturesque location provided a stunning backdrop for capturing unforgettable moments of joy, laughter, and love. Join us as we delve into the beautiful landscape, the captivating sunset, and the delightful […]

Morton Arboretum Wedding Lauren Ashley Studios

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Love is a beautiful journey, and for Jessica and Aaron, that journey led them to the breathtaking Morton Arboretum. As a wedding photographer, I had the honor of documenting their special day. It was filled with cherished moments, laughter, and pure romance. From the heartwarming proposal story to the unforgettable wedding day, their love story […]

Goose Island Brewery Wedding Lauren Ashley Studios

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As a wedding photographer, there are certain moments that make every event truly special. Liz and Colin’s wedding at the enchanting Goose Island Brewery on May 6, 2023, was one such occasion. From their romantic first look to their emotionally charged private vows, every aspect was infused with love and beauty. Join us as we […]

Chicago Indian Wedding Lauren Ashley Studios

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Love has a way of finding us when we least expect it, and for Dhara and Nirav, fate had a delightful surprise in store. As their wedding photography company, we had the honor of capturing their extraordinary love story on April 7th, 2023. This day that marked their 7-year golden anniversary. From their serendipitous meeting […]

Lauren Ashley Studios Alsip Vow Renewal

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Elizabeth and Eduardo Lopez recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a beautiful vow renewal ceremony at the Double Tree Hotel in Alsip. The celebration was a Mexican-style fiesta, filled with family and friends. It featured delicious food, dancing, and, most importantly, a renewal of their love and commitment to each other. The event was […]

Lauren Ashley Studios Chicago Engagement Photoshoot

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Hi there, I’m so excited to share the story of Kristin and Brandon’s fun-filled engagement photoshoot in Chicago! Millenium Park We started the session in the morning at Millennium Park, which is always a fantastic spot for photography. We began at the Bean, which made for some amazing shots with its unique reflective surface and […]