Rebecca and Ryan finally got to have their dream wedding at the Gingerbread Meeting House!  I’ve gotten to know this amazing couple over the past couple of years – from their romantic engagement session, to Rebecca’s bridals, to their sweet elopement last year, and now their fabulous wedding! Last year, the pandemic forced them to […]

When Jessica and Drew requested to do their engagement session in NoDa, I was super excited!  It was my first time visiting the new Charlotte neighborhood and I was not disappointed!  From the old buildings to the colorful murals everywhere, it was just perfect! As we strolled the streets laughing and chatting, the couple talked […]

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 […]

Each time I plan a session with this gorgeous girl, it’s always so magical!  Mackenzie and Wesley’s romantic field session was filled with so much love and laughter!  They are truly a match made in heaven and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for them! XOXO,

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 […]

Downtown Forest City could not have been a more perfect setting for this session!  When Shea reached out to me about doing a 2-year anniversary session with a styled look, I knew it was going to be amazing! They brought along a cute little table, with fall decor, to sit at and open their anniversary […]

This breathtaking engagement session, at Romare Bearden Park, might have been the coldest shoot I’ve ever done!  Although there were extreme winds that went along with the chill, the love between this sweet couple kept us all warm! Jessica and David are two of the kindest people I’ve ever met and they couldn’t have looked […]

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 […]

This Blue Ridge Parkway engagement session is truly one of the most romantic shoots I’ve ever done!  It was so whimsical that something happened to me that has never happened while shooting.  I broke out into song behind my camera as the couple were stolling up a mountain path! The hills are alive with 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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