Let’s talk about wedding invitations! If you’re planning a wedding and hashing out the budget details, you’ve probably already realized that weddings are crazy expensive.  After booking the venue, the photographer, the florist, the caterer and more, you might start thinking about things that can either be cut from your budget or components that you […]

Hunter and Rob’s fairytale wedding was one I will never forget.  Their romantic love story should be the inspiration for the next Nicholas Sparks novel.  The decor was exquisite, the gown was magazine worthy, and the touching moments made us all cry. The wedding party was also one of my favorites.  Not only are they […]

Rebekah always knew she wanted a Christmas wedding and her special day was nothing short of magical.  The decor for this entire wedding and reception would have blown the Christmas town of McAdenville out of the water.  Christmas trees lit up the entire church and I felt as though I was a photographer on the […]

Bree and Jake’s Christmas themed wedding was absolutely magical.  Her stunning lace gown, the pops of red, and the intimate moments made this wedding one of my December favorites. The girls looked amazing in their matching flannels.  Add in some fake snow and you’ve got yourself the cutest shots.  After capturing some sweet getting ready […]

This Lake Lure elopement was nothing short of amazing.  It was predicted that the fall colors would not be as vibrant and the weather was looking a little rough.  However, when I made my way to the secluded cabin, the sky opened up to a beautiful golden day and the foliage was spectacular. Nicole and […]

Giselle and Peter’s Majestic Mill wedding was the most fun and unique wedding of the year.  The decor was exquisite, the wedding party was enthusiastic, the ceremony melted everyone’s heart, the reception turned into a masquerade ball, and the love and laughter was overflowing from every room. As the final touches of baby’s-breath was placed […]

The fun with this couple didn’t begin on the wedding day. When Sierra and I first started chatting about their wedding, it was originally planned for November of next year.  However, the couple decided to move up their date to this year and have a small and private ceremony in the mountains.  So, we loaded […]

Magan and Justin’s Gingerbread Meeting House wedding was truly magical!! This navy and blush inspired wedding has quickly become one of my new favorites and Magan’s gown is one of the most beautiful dresses I have ever laid eyes on!! As I worked on the bridal detail shots, love and laughter filled the air as […]

After over ten years of waiting, Kalie and Ryan finally said “I do.”  Their lovely Gingerbread Meeting House wedding was beautiful and filled with pops of purple that made it perfect! The various shades of purple flowed from the bridesmaids dresses, to the reception decor and cake, down to the bride’s heels!  Ryan even incorporated […]

Sweet Trisha has been with me from the very beginning so being able to capture her special day was a true honor!  She was so joyful and excited about every aspect of her big day, from the decor, to her family and friends who joined from Shelby to Charleston! It was especially wonderful to watch Trisha […]

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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