Savannah and Kelly’s Gingerbread Meeting House wedding was the most beautiful day in June I have ever seen!  With low 80’s, low humidity, and a light breeze – this day just kept getting better and better! There were soft touches of burgundy, whites, and greenery all around the venue and customized accents tied everything together […]

Morgan and Bill’s romantic Lake Lure wedding, at the Rumbling Bald Resort, makes my photographer heart flutter!  The white sand beach, calm waters, and beautiful mountains surrounding the venue made for a breathtaking backdrop!  The bouquets and decor were full of greenery, whites, and soft pastels that created such a classic and elegant feel. The […]

This classic and elegant Majestic Mill wedding was such a dream!  Olinda and Chris are one of the sweetest couples you’ll find and they have such a unique love story.  The two were childhood friends and reconnected after over 20 years – and the rest is history! Their intimate wedding captured all of our hearts […]

This Charleston engagement session has not only stolen my heart, but it has also made it to my favorites list!  Tyler and Cassie live in Florida and to say they’re boating enthusiasts would be an understatement.  So, when they realized there was a small marina behind their Charleston resort, we had to start our session […]

I get to work with some of the sweetest and most beautiful seniors – am I right?!!  Madison’s senior session was an absolute blast and watching her pop not one, but two bottles of champagne to celebrate this milestone was beyond exciting! She is officially a GWU alumni and received her BA in Communications!  I […]

As a wedding photographer in North Carolina, I don’t always have a second shooter on hand and often prefer to shoot solo. However, there are times when it is critical to have a second photographer on board. Whether you’re trying to build your portfolio and need the wedding experience OR you just prefer to shoot […]

When I arrived at the Gingerbread Meeting House for Katlyn and Matthew’s wedding, I was a little concerned because it was pouring rain and the dark clouds continued to roll in.  As I made my way into the venue and started unpacking my gear, I could hear the laughter and feel the love flowing all […]

When the all amazing Patty Davis, of Carolina Roses, approached me about doing a styled session with her at a new and upcoming venue, I almost couldn’t contain my excitement! When I pulled up to Camellia Farms, in Cornelius, I was blown away by the 1911 historic farmhouse and couldn’t wait to get started.  I […]

I would be lying if I said I wasn’t fighting back tears writing this blog post today.  This senior session is closest to my heart and one I will cherish for a lifetime. I have known sweet Mackenzie since she was a toddler and consider her my niece.  I have watched her grow into a […]

Senior sessions have quickly become one of my new favorites!  Documenting this important stage in life and hanging with beautiful ladies is so rewarding!  And let’s be honest…they help keep me up to date on fashion and the latest trends!  🙂 Hannah’s breathtaking session has truly stolen my heart!  No only is she a knockout, […]

HEY THERE!  I'M ASHLEY!

I'm a small-town, North Carolina wedding photographer, and a full-time spaghetti enthusiast!  If I'm not behind my camera or computer, you'll be able to find me at the barn with my horses or in the garden - I'm pretty sure that I'm a wannabe plant lady at heart!

The blog is here to not only showcase weddings and portraits, but also to be a resource for clients and other photographers. You'll find session and photography tips, style guides, and so much more!  If there's something specific you're interested in, shoot me a message - I'd love to hear all about it! 

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