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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.

I am so thankful for vendor relationships right now, because these relationships bring me referrals like Alli & Vance! I immediately fell in love with them and their pup Asta.  They were so down to earth and although Asta never came around to me, I had so much fun. I met up with Alli & Vance […]

It has definitely been a minute since I’ve posted a blog! I thought Kaitlyn + Tylor’s Oceanfront engagement session was a great way to come out of blog hiding! I can’t wait for their big day at The Venue VB. If you enjoyed their session, you’ll also like THIS and THIS.

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 […]