Nicole and Taylor’s wedding at Old Paths Farm was simply breathtaking!  The pond and rolling hills was the most perfect backdrop for their elegant and rustic wedding!  This couple has such a fun and loving spirit and always made me feel like I was part of the family! It is such an honor to share […]

Taylor’s bridal portrait session at The Cliffs is one that I will be talking about for the rest of my career!  This brunette beauty had no problem pulling up her dress to hike up a rock mountain for the most epic of portraits! As Taylor’s cathedral veil blew softly in the wind and she gazed […]

It’s hard to believe that Jessie and Christian celebrated their one-year anniversary at the beginning of the month!  What better way to kick off year number two than with a beautiful Crowders Mountain anniversary session! In September of 2017, I walked into the local coffee shop to meet Jessie for the first time to start […]

Jessica and Alex’s South Mountain engagement session is one for the books!  This sweet couple is so adventurous and fun that I felt like I was hanging out with friends all evening!  The one thing I love most about these two is that they don’t care where they are, as long as they’re together. Jessica […]

Scarlett and Zac’s modern and elegant River Run Country Club wedding was captivating in every way.  From the garden ceremony by a small waterfall, to the classic vaulted ceilings and crystal chandeliers in the reception hall, this wedding had such a luxurious feel.  Scarlett’s intricate Crystal Design gown, with a detachable skirt from Anjolique Bridal, […]

When I arrived at River Run for Scarlett’s bridal portrait session, we were in the middle of the worst storms of the summer.  However, she was determined to have her session and stayed in high spirits throughout the evening.  Scarlett’s intricate Crystal Design gown, with a detachable skirt from Anjolique Bridal, is one like I’ve […]

Aaron and I have the image below hanging in our bedroom, and every time I walk by it, I remember… I remember him holding me close as the world softly faded away in the background when we shared our first dance as husband and wife. I remember feeling calm, peaceful, and in love. I remember […]

Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard was the perfect location for Savannah’s senior session!  Her outfits were so flattering and trendy, and she has the most captivating eyes I’ve ever seen!  She has such a sweet and kind personality and was a natural in front of the camera! Savannah will be graduating in May of 2020 from […]

When Kaylan was an undergrad student at Gardner-Webb University, she told me that I would one day be taking her pictures.  Well, that day is finally here and I couldn’t be more excited for these two! Kaylan and Andrew both went to GWU – she was a cheerleader and he was a baseball player.  So […]

Cassie and Tyler’s romantic garden wedding has captured all of our hearts.  From the charming private estate to the soft pink peonies from Alaska, it was truly the most beautiful day. When the two asked me to photograph their wedding, I was honored and jumped at the opportunity to play such a significant role in […]

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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