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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 […]

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 […]

LeeAnne & Reggie’s downtown Norfolk engagement session What a fun afternoon. This Norfolk Engagement with LeeAnne and Reggie was so fun. There was laughter, short stories, and the realization that she knows one of my distant cousins pretty well! It was also a pretty warm day for December 1st! I’m pretty sure I even almost […]

Marley and Josh’s East Beach Engagement I love sessions where I show up and within minutes feel like I’m hanging out with old friends. I felt just that way at Marley & Josh’s East Beach engagement session. We hit it off so quick, I didn’t even hold back with my dad jokes like I normally […]

Norfolk Virginia Engagement Session I’m so stoked to share these images with you guys today. I had the absolute BEST time with these two at their Norfolk engagement session. We laughed, joked, and found out we have way more in common than we thought. They are half the reason I went decided to be spontaneous […]