When I first met Darci, I felt like I had known her for years! She is kind, smart, and extremely photogenic! Surprisingly, she told me that she was pretty nervous about the session, but she could have fooled me! Darci posed effortlessly and needed next to no posing guidance! You better believe I’m going 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!  […]

This Gardner-Webb senior session was extra fun!  Immediately after meeting Grace, I felt like I had known her for years!  The entire evening was full of laughter and fun stories – couldn’t ask for anything better! Grace will be graduating with a Business Management degree and has already landed her dream job!  This sweet lady […]

Every once in awhile, you cross paths with someone who you know is going to change lives.  Katie is that person for me. I first met Katie in 2012, she was only 8 years old.  I was doing a session for she and her family and even at such a young age, she was wise […]

I have known Kaitlyn for several years and watching her grow into the amazing young woman she is today has been such a blessing!  So of course when she reached out about her senior session, I was ecstatic!  Zimmerwald Estate was the perfect setting and we were lucky enough to miss the storms! Kaitlyn has […]

I’m sure you all recognize this lovely face by now!  I try to get my beautiful niece, Mackenzie, in front of my camera as often as possible.  Not just because she’s a dream to photograph, but because it’s a great excuse to spend more time with her! Wesley joined in on the photoshoot fun and […]

I’m sure you all recognize this lovely face!  Sarah used to be my intern and what an honor it is to have her back in front of my camera!  She will be graduating from Appalachian State University in May and I’m so proud!  This young lady has worked so hard and she’s going to excel […]

This college senior session, at Gardner-Webb University, is an extra special one. Taylor and Tyler met at Gardner-Webb University in 2016.  They were placed in the same college introductory class (UNIV111) and it was history from there.  They later led their own UNIV111 class with a group of freshmen, which was one of their greatest […]

When one of your neighbors is growing wheat and the other has beautiful kids, you plan a sunset wheat field session!  Kendall and Kaitlyn have the sweetest sister bond and they always keep me smiling!  They each get more beautiful each time I see them! Their brother, Dusty, and his precious girlfriend joined in on […]

This GWU senior session was a dream!  When Haley arrived, I already knew we were going to have a blast!  Not only is she a knockout, but she is also kind and fun-spirited!  Her style is on point and her stunning blue eyes will captivate anyone! Although things are a little upside down right now, […]

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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