Malia and Spencer’s Majestic Mill wedding was such a dream!  Although we were in the midst of a global pandemic, it didn’t stop these two from having the perfect day!  The even incorporated a hilarious prop for the wedding party to document this moment in their lives!  You’ll have to scroll through to see! The […]

Malia’s bridal session at the stunning Stowe Manor was such a dream!  The glass porch and pink walls surrounding the double staircase was truly elegant.  Although it was freezing during our session, this captivating bride posed effortlessly! Bridal sessions are such a fun experience for all involved and allows the bride to showcase not only […]

This styled wedding, at the historic North Lake, was the dreamiest of shoots!  Because of the elegant feel of the historic country club and the whimsical vibe of the lake, we chose to feature two different gowns from Carolina Bridal!  One with a classic and sexy look, and a second with a fun and flirty […]

This sweet couple is proof that you can find true love at any age!  Betty and Larry’s North Lake wedding could not have been more perfect and my favorite part of the day was their first look!  It was so sweet and romantic and the couple could not stop smiling and laughing! All of their […]

During the winter months, I set aside time to work with vendors in organizing styled shoots to highlight and market their venues and crafts.  However, I always make time for my own styled session, whether it’s a spur of the moment idea or one that takes months of planning! This year, my personal styled shoot […]

It may have been extra cold and rainy for this Riverside Event Center wedding, but that didn’t stop these two from having the time of their lives!  The wedding party even braved the weather for some outdoor portraits!  You don’t get a more beautiful backdrop than Chimney Rock! Savannah is truly one of the most […]

Working with couples like Katie and Corey is what makes me love my job so much!  There’s nothing quite like having an immediate connection with someone!  Katie and I became friends from the moment we first spoke about her Gingerbread Meeting House wedding! Their beautiful and intimate wedding was such a dream and their colors […]

Allison and Collin’s Rumbling Bald wedding was a dream in every single way!  From the romantic first look on the beach, to the emotional handwritten vows, to the hilarious toasts, it was all fantastic!  The forecast was calling for rain, but the sun came out late morning and made for the most beautiful day! After […]

This Christmas wedding was magical in every single way!!  I felt like I was on the set of a Hallmark movie all day long…I was IN HEAVEN!!  There were lit trees, lanterns, and candles everywhere you looked, and the bridesmaids even carried lanterns instead of bouquets! Anne Marie and Zach are the sweetest couple you’ll […]

Despite the extreme weather conditions, Taylor and Jordan’s wedding at The Cliffs at Glassy certainly makes the top of the list for favorites!  The dense fog, wind, and rain sure didn’t stop these two from having the time of their lives!  There’s just something about the fog that made these portraits so much more romantic […]

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!

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