I’m Ashley, a wedding photographer based out of Richmond serving light-hearted couples and delivering full of life imagery. Feel free to stay awhile and take a look at some of my recent work! 

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Bridesmaids in blush pink dresses with bride holding Spring bouquet for wedding at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club.

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Here’s what I recommend for a perfectly balanced wedding timeline where you get all the pictures you want but still have time to mingle and enjoy the celebration!

Wedding Day Timeline for 5:30pm Ceremony

Couple laughing while veil flies at Keswick Vineyards taken by Richmond wedding photographer.

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This is for any hopeless romantic bride looking forward to having the emotional moments captured! Girl, I am such a hopeless romantic and have an eye for catching all of those extra special moments. Over the last three years I’ve noted what little moments are so special to include in your wedding timeline and I’m sharing my 5 top moments to include!

Emotional Wedding Moments to Capture & Plan for

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Photographing details like the invitation suite, rings, heirlooms, and florals is actually one of my favorite things. I think that the details give you a little peek into the bride and groom’s personality and capture the essence of the wedding day that is ahead! So why not choose a wedding invitation that you can customize to make it feel unique to YOU?!

Basic Invite | The Best Wedding Invitations

Using CloudSpot to send out galleries.

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An in-depth explanation of the features in the gallery that I send out to my clients. I walk you through how to save photos on your phone, print, share, and many other features of your gallery! I use CloudSpot to host my galleries and can’t rave enough about their service!!!!

Gallery Features | CloudSpot

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Have you ever noticed that when you print at places like CVS, Walmart, or Target the photo doesn’t look the same as it does on your phone or computer? Yeah… that’s because the printer isn’t calibrated like a professional printer. I’ll walk you through why that is happening + explaining NEW features on all AE galleries 🙂

Printing Your Photos 101

Flowy dress for outdoor photoshoot.

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Any of you ladies stressing out about what to wear for a photoshoot? I’ve been there too. I figured I would make all our lives easier and compile a list of the best boutiques/stores for when you’re looking for a flowy dress or an outfit for a photoshoot…

What To Wear For A Photoshoot

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Today I am featuring Jordan from Boundless Love Events on my blog!!!! Jordan is sharing the first steps for planning a wedding. Don’t just head-first into wedding planning without a strategy. Doing these steps FIRST will save yourself from extra stress and headaches.

First Steps for Planning a Wedding

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Yes, yes I know. You don’t want rain. It complicates things, makes pictures harder, you have to use your backup plans. It’s not ideal. The GOOD NEWS is that I have a rainy wedding day tip for you!!!

Rain on Wedding Day Tips | Rainy Wedding Day

wedding ceremony tip

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After MONTHS and MONTHS of planning, it would be a shame if your guests couldn’t enjoy your ceremony. Right? Especially because some have traveled from far away. I am going to share with you my number one tip to ensure your guests can enjoy your ceremony. In the last year, I have attended a couple of weddings as a guest and photographed over a dozen weddings (as you know, if you have been following my blog and Instagram). That being said, I have taken note of what makes a wedding ceremony flow smoothly without distractions. 

My #1 Wedding Ceremony Tip

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If you are wanting to include your dog in a photoshoot, need dog photoshoot ideas, or maybe you just LOVE dogs. This blog post is for you! 3 tips for including your dog in a photoshoot and 5 poses to do with a dog.

Dog Photoshoot Ideas | Tips for Pictures of Your Dog