Madison came all the way to my neck of the woods for her personal branding session and she crushed it! This gorgeous girl is my muse and each time we team up for a shoot, I feel like I’m photographing a supermodel! And let me tell you, she is just as sweet as she is […]

Well, the secret is out…BRP is moving! So, what does this mean for the future of BRP? Don’t panic because this only means that we’re making a few adjustments to our services! We will primarily be serving Western NC and Upstate SC. We are going to be limiting the number of weddings booked each year. […]

Pop the champagne and let’s celebrate because this month makes 15 YEARS for Broad River Photography! After many failures and only a handful of accomplishments, it’s crazy to think I made it this far! I started this journey when there was no social media, no Pinterest, no real marketing tools, and no online resources. I […]

When Stetson shows up to a branding shoot, she comes to PARTY!!  This fabulous lady is my muse so I’m always looking for an excuse to get her in front of my camera! I recently teamed up with Belle’s Place to help design a setup for their vintage airstream.  So when it came time to […]

When Morgan and I started collaborating on an airstream photoshoot, I knew it was going to be a blast!  She has recently turned her working cattle farm into a photography venue and offers tons of props!  Including a vintage airstream! Belle’s Place, named after her prized holstein cow, is the perfect destination for portrait sessions!  […]

Part of planning a wedding is the wedding day experience you want create for your guests.  Music, food, and beverages – just to name a few.  However, oftentimes the wedding favors get overlooked or cut out completely!  It’s time to reconsider how something as small as favors can contribute to the overall vibe of your […]

I am an avid collector of pottery so this product photography shoot was a dream!  Taylor, with Small Town Pottery, is such an incredible artist and it was so much fun to work with her products!  I even left with a coffee mug and a t-shirt! I’m showcasing some of her work on the blog […]

I love to talk about props with my clients!  Especially for personal branding sessions!  I even have a dedicated section in my style and prep guides specifically for incorporating props!  It can be something as simple as a hat, bouquet, champagne, coffee, iPhone, designer sunglasses, jewelry, bags, or the products that you make! Props often […]

I recently had the pleasure of working with Rust and Feathers Farm on a product shoot for their grand reopening and it was so much fun!  After photographing their beautiful line of handcrafted goats milk soap, I think I may be hooked!  Not only are the products unique, but they smell heavenly! Taylor grew up raising and […]

I had the pleasure of meeting Emma at a wedding back in the summer.  So, of course, I was delighted when she reached out about our photography mentorship program!  If you’ve been following the blog for any length of time, then you know how strongly I feel about mentorships! Emma discovered her passion for photography […]

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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