"Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from Him."
I love a lot of styles of photography, but my passion is capturing Motherhood and Families. There is just something about being able to freeze these irreplaceable moments in time. Whether that be carrying and growing a precious child, or making memories with our loved ones. It truly makes my heart happy. Being a mother of 2 precious babies myself, I fell in love with catching the moments in between the poses. True authenticity of how we interact with our families and children is what I aim to capture. So, if you're seeking Maternity, Family, or Mommy and Me sessions, I'd be happy to serve you!
Does any of this sound familiar?
Purchased an outfit for your photo sessions, only to wear it once and then never again?
Received your images via an online gallery that seemed overwhelming or lacked diversity in your images?
Said you’d print & frame your images, only to leave them in digital form on your phone or laptop forever?
hey, i'm Ashley!
And if you answered yes to any of the above, you're not alone...
Yep, I’ve found myself in each of those situations (multiple times). After talking with friends and family, I realized I wasn’t alone. I wanted to make sure I addressed each of these issues that I had found myself in. I want your experience to stand out and be memorable. Not just for my individual style of photography, but for how I make you, the clients, feel. Designing a session more personal and meaningful, along with building lasting relationships with clients is what I aim for. I chose to break away from the classic “shoot and burn” style sessions and online galleries. Your experience with me won’t just end at the conclusion of your shoot. I do in person reveals where your images are debuted in my studio. Going through each one with my clients, seeing their expressions, and watching them choose the photos they cannot live without is something I truly treasure. From the viewing, to selecting from our line of luxury professional grade products to display them in, I want to be there guiding you each step of the way to make sure all your needs and questions are met.
service offering one: Custom styling and Client closet
I really wanted my business to be built off of the ultimate client experience, and convenience is an important part of that. Curating a client closet filled with gorgeous dresses for the mothers/women in my sessions was a must. No more buying an outfit for one occasion, just to have it collect dust for the next couple years. As mothers, we are most often the one behind the camera, making sure to capture precious memories with our families and surroundings. So now, it’s your turn to be in the photos with all the attention and good angles while looking your absolute best!
service offering two: professional hair and makeup
If you’re anything like me, doing your own hair and makeup is not your best attribute. I’m more of a quick everyday light makeup and hair in a bun person. When it came time for pictures, I would always schedule two additional appointments to get my hair and my makeup done. So, I wanted to make sure that was an offering inclusive with my services and a one stop shop. No more running around before a session scrambling to get yourself AND your family ready.
service offering three: a line of luxury products
Anytime I would have my pictures taken I’d tell myself I would have some printed and framed or have albums made. It never happened. I would always wish my photographer had a line of options to choose from, instead of just delivering an online gallery. I knew having a refined collection of images with professional high quality products was something I wanted to offer with the convenience of ordering at your reveal appointment. I want my clients to be able to walk away from their experience with tangible products in hand to treasure for a lifetime.
Like what you hear so far? Here's what to do next
1. let's plan
2. let's book
3. let's shoot!
Kind words from clients
“Ashley was so kind and nurturing during our pictures, even at times when our kids were rambunctious, she was so patient and made us feel assured and kept the kids laughing. I love that there was no time limit, it really took the stress out of family pictures! Our order session was so fun, she has truly been the most professional photographer we have worked with! we booked for Chrismtas cards already! Can’t recommend her enough.”
The Shehadey Family