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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.

Virginia Beach Wedding at Denali Jean Ranch 2023 seems to be the first year post COVID that has finally settled down. Not just for me, but for a lot of people. This Denali Jean Ranch Wedding was my only summer wedding, which is so nice. I’ve said it once, I’ll say it a million times… […]

King Family Vineyard Wedding When I think about these two and their wedding day, I cannot help but smile.  Seriously, these two were a dream to work with!   Callie & Dan had a King Family Vineyards Wedding and they made it the literal best time with all of their friends and family. This was […]

A Romantic Mill at Fine Creek Wedding | Sarah & David Sarah and David’s Mill at Fine Creek Wedding was the most gorgeous day from beginning to end! David and Sarah met while they were both at James Madison University, she was a Junior while he was a Senior. They met because he joined a […]

Fall Linden Row Inn Wedding Maryann & Burton’s story is one for a Hallmark movie. I’m serious! Their Fall Linden Row Inn wedding is almost 30 years in the making! Let’s set the scene, it’s 1995 and you’re breaking up with your high school sweetheart who you dated for 4 years due to long distance […]

Knotts Island, NC Flyaway Lodge Wedding What an exciting day for Bailee + Jeffrey and their flyaway lodge wedding. I only had the chance to meet them for their engagement session last summer. It wasn’t my favorite thing when I realized my husband’s cousin was getting married the same day and we needed to attend. […]