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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.

Have patience and be an encourager: Getting your photo taken can be awkward if you’ve never had it done before, or if it’s been a while! It’s likely he hasn’t been up at night looking at IG hashtags and blog posts so have patience with him. It’s completely normal to feel nervous before having your […]

pleasure house point anniversary

Hey there, bride! You’re doing it! You’re getting married, and it’s an extremely exciting time! Except for logistics (not so exciting). When should people be where, and how much time do we need for this, and that? It’s called a timeline… yep, it’s a tad overwhelming to think the whole day through hour by hour… […]

It’s your wedding day! You’re ready to marry the love of your life and you’ve thought of everything and you’ve seen the pictures. You know, the ones of brides dress hanging and stunning shots of the rings. On your big day, the first thing I do is give you a huge hug, see how you’re […]