This Baker Buffalo Creek wedding was nothing short of a fairytale!  Kristen and Glenn met while working on one of Charlotte’s top realtor teams.  As they were joined together on their wedding day, their children (and new puppy) stood by their sides. Although their wedding was postponed one month due to the current pandemic, it […]

I’m struggling to find the right words for this post… Patty (Carolina Roses) and I have been working together for many years and we love collaborating on sessions and weddings together. So when Southern Bride reached out to us in April about publishing one of our styled shoots in their summer/fall issue, I thought it […]

This Spinning Leaf wedding is one I’ll never forget!  Krysta and Jordan have become such dear friends of mine and their big day was so much fun!  If you missed the sneak peek, then you’re in for a surprise!  Rameses, UNC’s mascot, showed up to their wedding and became a part of the wedding party! […]

Krysta’s Point Lookout bridal session was a dream in every way!  We had been battling constant storms leading up to her session, but the morning of she said she had a feeling the weather would clear. Krysta was very close with her grandmother, who passed away just a couple of weeks before the session.  She […]

This Forest View Manor bridal session has stolen my heart!  There were moments during the session that felt like a Charleston plantation, but this beautiful manor sits in our small Southern town! Miranda’s session took place in the middle of the pandemic and it’s a miracle that we made it happen!  She was able to […]

With trends changing so rapidly, I believe were going to see a rise in more nontraditional weddings. Who says you have to spend thousands on a fancy gown and a huge reception to have the wedding of your dreams? Brides are getting more creative with their styles and are merging traditions to create a more […]

If you follow my blog at all, I’m sure you’ve noticed a recent pattern by now. This post will be the last of the “quarantine edition” series. By combining various tips and how to’s into four blog posts, my goal was to take a little weight off of your shoulders and help you get through […]

The current pandemic might be changing life as we know it, but this doesn’t mean you can’t still get married to the love of your life. Thanks to technology and a little creativity, you can still celebrate your marriage with the people you love. A virtual wedding might not be the wedding you were hoping […]

If you’ve set a date for your wedding and have had to postpone it due to the current events going on in the world, you’re probably feeling a range of emotions. While it’s normal to feel sad, angry and disappointed, know that you will still have your dream wedding day – there are just a […]

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 […]

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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