Savannah and Kelly’s Gingerbread Meeting House wedding was the most beautiful day in June I have ever seen!  With low 80’s, low humidity, and a light breeze – this day just kept getting better and better! There were soft touches of burgundy, whites, and greenery all around the venue and customized accents tied everything together […]

Morgan and Bill’s romantic Lake Lure wedding, at the Rumbling Bald Resort, makes my photographer heart flutter!  The white sand beach, calm waters, and beautiful mountains surrounding the venue made for a breathtaking backdrop!  The bouquets and decor were full of greenery, whites, and soft pastels that created such a classic and elegant feel. The […]

This classic and elegant Majestic Mill wedding was such a dream!  Olinda and Chris are one of the sweetest couples you’ll find and they have such a unique love story.  The two were childhood friends and reconnected after over 20 years – and the rest is history! Their intimate wedding captured all of our hearts […]

When I arrived at the Gingerbread Meeting House for Katlyn and Matthew’s wedding, I was a little concerned because it was pouring rain and the dark clouds continued to roll in.  As I made my way into the venue and started unpacking my gear, I could hear the laughter and feel the love flowing all […]

When the all amazing Patty Davis, of Carolina Roses, approached me about doing a styled session with her at a new and upcoming venue, I almost couldn’t contain my excitement! When I pulled up to Camellia Farms, in Cornelius, I was blown away by the 1911 historic farmhouse and couldn’t wait to get started.  I […]

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 […]

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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