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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.

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 […]

Marian + Juliano’s Chrysler Museum Wedding There are so many things about this wedding that make me SO happy. After 11 years together, 20+ months of engagement, and one COVID reschedule they finally tied the knot. It felt like every single person there was in FULL celebration mode. We started the day off in Downtown […]

Charlottesville Virginia Elopement Photographer I think elopements may be a new favorite. The low-key, slow timeline, with few of the normal pressures of a typical wedding day, is a flow I’m a fan of. I drove to Lydia Mountain Lodge just north of Charlottesville Virginia to meet Jenna & Martin for their elopement. They had […]

Ashton & Joe’s long-awaited wedding in Orange, Va To say this Inn at Willow Grove Wedding was a long time coming is the biggest understatement of the entire year. Ashton popped into my inbox back in November of 2019 with an original wedding date in June of 2020. Obviously, the world had different plans for […]