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If you want someone who is professional, on time, patient, and caring definitely chose Ashley for your photographer!
If you believe in the kinds of images that remind you of the joy that can be found in the simplest of moments together, you're in the right right. This is a place where we value the immense power of preserving those heartfelt connections through beautifully captured images.
Your mother pressing one last tearful kiss to your cheek before you walk down the aisle. Your son's dimpled grin as he races to dad for a hug. We all need to be reminded of those sacred moments that brought us so much joy.
When I pick up my camera, I strive to create beautiful and emotional images that tell the story of your life in a way that honors, cherishes, and preserves those sacred moments.
You should walk away from your wedding or session with the kind of images that demand to be hung on your walls. So when you chase your grandkids down the photograph-lined hall decades later, you get to return right back to your mother's tender kiss and son's dimpled grin.
I began capturing images the age of 13 when I used my friend's camera to take photos of us on a hike. I was enamored by the ability to freeze our moments in time, and observe the beauty in the world around us.
I spent most of my college years exploring the Sierra Nevadas, while studying nonprofit management. When the pandemic turned everything upside down, I kept my heart for service + advocacy and made the career pivot into wedding + portrait photography. Since then, I've traveled around California documenting love stories for couples and families.
My love for community + photography has brought me to so many beautiful locations throughout California. Some of my favorite place to capture my clients are: Yosemite, the Redwoods, and the Central California coast.
I was born and raised in the Central Valley, and currently live there with my husband, Kyle, and adopted-from-the-streets pup, Jay.
I value taking the time to get to know each couple and family that I work with so that I can best tell the story of their lives. Get ready to fill your walls with images that make you smile for years to come.
Julie + David
Yosemite National Park
The most important factor when choosing a photographer is to find someone who you can connect with and feel comfortable around. Ashley was the perfect fit for us!
jessica + corey
She really let us be ourselves and captured beautiful and joyful moments of us as a couple!
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
The first book I wrote was called "The Little Whale", which was a parody of my favorite movie at the time - The Little Mermaid. I was 8, and had found a new passion for telling stories! I've since learned to tell stories through my photos, but still enjoy a good fantasy novel before bed.
Connecting with others drew me into nonprofit management - the ability to find those points of connection with virtual strangers and develop relationships from them brings me so much joy.
I learned form an early age that exploration can lead to more knowledge and understanding, making the world a better place as you adventure. I love traveling for photography, as I develop more passion for my home of California.
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