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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.

Brenna & Alex’s classic Richmond wedding at the VMFA What a beautiful day Brenna & Alex had. The most perfectly classic Richmond wedding with a reception at the VMFA. Perfect weather, perfect hair, makeup, and dress choices. It was over the most beautiful wedding day! Brenna & Alex met through mutual friends. Brenna worked with […]

Whitney & Justin’s Winter Wedding I can’t believe this day has come and gone so quickly. The anticipation for this one was absolutely through the roof, and they partied so hard that the power literally went out… but we’ll get to that later. 364 days of engagement lead up to this winter wedding at the […]

Bailey + Nick’s Venue at Denali Jean Ranch Wedding Bailey + Nick’s November wedding at the Venue at Denali Jean Ranch was absolutely amazing. Although we had a little rain that pushed the ceremony indoors, it was still perfection. Megan from Astro’s Planning Team paired up with Joan Bertucci‘s decorating skill and Albemarle Florist’s centerpieces […]

Lauren + Zach’s Historic Post Office Wedding Where do I even start with Lauren & Zach’s Fall Historic Post Office Wedding? My dreams really came true with this one. The burnt orange and green color palette had me swooning. The vibes were perfect for this couple and matched them to a T. Lauren was literally […]

Linden Row Inn Wedding, Richmond Virginia I am literally the luckiest photographer in the world to get to meet such awesome couples and shoot weddings in the best locations. This Linden Row Inn Wedding in Richmond Virginia was the sweet culmination of almost 2 years of planning. I did Danielle and Jacob’s engagement session in […]