I'm ASHLEY

HEY THERE MAMA

I believe in real moments and showcasing moms in the canvas of all of their stages of motherhood.  In the kinds of images that remind you of the joy that can be found in the simplest of moments together. I believe in images that are itching to be printed, placed in beautiful frames and hung on walls for years to come. 

I began capturing images in college and every chapter of my life has opened new doors in my photography career. Photographing a bride became more meaningful after I walked down the aisle myself; followed by the fleeting feelings around having my first baby that will never leave me after the journey to meeting our first baby girl, Avery. 

Now as a mom of two, the urge to capture moments balanced with the pull to be part of them is something I can relate to more than ever.  Whenever I pick up my camera, I strive to create beautiful and emotional images that tell a story and showcase the beauty of both the people in the images and the world around them in whatever season of motherhood they are in.

My love for photography has introduced me to the first time moms, anticipating meeting their new family member, moms creating meaningful childhoods for their kids, and moms creating businesses fueled by new passions (and coffee).  Even with it's ups and downs, your life, your story, are beautiful and I can't wait to create images to show that! 

I take pictures of motherhood and showcase the beauty of both the people in the images and the world around them

WHEN I'M NOT CUDDLING BABIES, YOU’LL LIKELY FIND ME 

making

more coffee

TO KEEP UP WITH MY TWO LITTLE GIRLS, 

SQUEEZING IN A WORKOUT, 

AND EATING STECCA BREAD.

EXPLORING

THE WORLD

EVER SINCE I MET MY HUSBAND WE HAVE BEEN ADVENTURERS TRAVELING AROUND THE WORLD & TRYING TO HIT ALL 50 STATES TOGETHER BEFORE WE TURN 50
(WE WERE THE ONES WHO BROUGHT THE BABY ON YOUR FLIGHT)

IF I'M NOT AT HOME WITH A GOOD BOOK I'M LIKELY

at the

racetrack

JUST A COUPLE OF CAR NERDS OVER HERE THAT LOVE RACING BUT REST ASSURED, IF I CAN CAPTURE A CAR GOING 150MPH I CAN DEFINITELY HANDLE YOUR TODDLER

I GOT MY START IN PHOTOGRAPHY 

at a glance

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IF I HAD TO DESCRIBE THIS BUSINESS IN THREE WORDS, THEY WOULD BE TIMELESS, CONNECTED AND FULL OF JOY.

What I Do

THE HEART BEHIND

Motherhood can switch from being joyous and and fun-filled to exhausting and challenging all within the same 60 seconds.  But no matter the season, whether I was sleep deprived with a newborn or open armed to a baby's first steps, the time still marches on in a fleeting pace.  
As a mom, I try to do my best to create a childhood worth remembering and document it as their legacy as they grow up.  I want them to see me in their childhood memories and watch me grow my business helping other mamas live their dreams and write their legacies.

PHOTO CREDIT: KELSEY JOY PHOTOGRAPHY

The days are long and the years are short

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