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 […]

Cassie and Tyler’s romantic garden wedding has captured all of our hearts.  From the charming private estate to the soft pink peonies from Alaska, it was truly the most beautiful day. When the two asked me to photograph their wedding, I was honored and jumped at the opportunity to play such a significant role in […]

There are so many wonderful things I could say about this sweet couple.  When we first met for their engagement session I knew that they were going to be one of my favorite couples!  Morgan and Jack are so fun and laid back that it felt like I was spending the evening with friends! The […]

There are so many wonderful things I could say about this day and this couple.  Brooklyn and Darin’s Zimmerwald Estate wedding was truly a fairytale and they have such a precious love. It was a gorgeous day in June and the decor, colors, and style could not have been more perfect for this setting!  The […]

If Chelsea weren’t a BRP bride, I would swear she was a movie star!  She looked like a modern day Marilyn Monroe with her short blonde curls and her red lipstick!  From the weather, to the decor, to the bright colors, to the detailed cake, everything about this wedding was perfection! Chelsea and Schad decided […]

There’s nothing quite like getting to photograph a wedding for a couple that you have become great friends with!  I first met Jennifer and Michael at a cute little coffee shop in downtown Lincolnton.  There was an immediate connection and we sat and talked for half of the day.  So long that I got a […]

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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