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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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