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Ashley Hesse Photography

Hi! I’m Ashley, a Virginia engagement and wedding photographer, and I have a soft spot for love stories.

Taylor + Ryan’s Norfolk Engagement Session Ya’ll, COVID is the worst. I’ve been trying to type this blog all weekbut haven’t been able to write more than3-4 sentances before I get dizzy and have to go lay back down. Be safe, and try to keep this thing away. Trust me! Do you want to know […]

Charlotte Jane – Newborn Session I’ve said it a million times, nothing beats seeing my couples grow their families. This Virginia Beach newborn session was so sweet for me seeing as Liz & Tim are one of my 2018 couples. We had their engagement session, wedding, and multiple other sessions leading up to this. I’m […]

Virginia Wedding and Engagement Photographer I include engagement sessions in The Wedding Experience because I truly believe that they are a VITAL part of the entire process. During your engagement session, you’ll have the chance to get to know me, experience how I shoot and how I handle posing and lighting. This session will make […]

Billie & Miguel’s Holiday Maternity Session in Colonial Williamsburg This is it. This is one of the absolute BEST parts of my job. Seeing couples get engaged, married, and then bring children into the world. Billie & Miguel reached out for their engagement session and then I photographed their wedding back in 2018. Now that […]

Clair and Britt’s Saude Creek Vineyard Engagement Session I looked forward to this Saude Creek Vineyard Engagement session for weeks! I know what you’re thinking and no, it’s not just because a glass or two of wine was involved. Honest to goodness I was truly excited to meet Clair & Britt. And they did not […]