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Hi there, I’m Ashley Edmunds and I photograph weddings all over the world but my heart is in Virginia.
I grew up in Richmond, lived in the heart of Shenandoah for 7 years, and then found my way back to Richmond. Once you get to know me, you’ll see I’m a little Richmond obsessed. I can help you find the best restaurant, park, or brewery for any part of this wonderful city. I love photographing weddings here at home, in Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, DC, and beyond! When I’m not photographing weddings I’m most likely chasing River, my yellow lab trying to get a shoe out of his mouth, teaching my high school kiddos, or traveling with my amazing fiance Craig. 

So funny story- I thought we were doing anniversary photos of Sarah and Cameron at their house. So when I pulled up to the address they gave me, I was SHOCKED. This has been a staple house in Mechanicsville ever since I was little. It’s a gorgeous white house surrounded by fields and a white […]

Engagement, Family Portraits

Mechanicsville Anniversary Session | Cameron & Sarah

November 20, 2020

I have SO many sessions to post to catch you guys up on my busy Fall but I’m going to post my most recent session first! This past weekend, I met Becca and Joseph in downtown Ashland for their engagement session!! We had so much fun walking around the train stain and Randolph Macon campus. […]

Engagement

Ashland, Virginia Engagement Session | Joseph & Becca

November 18, 2020

Today is launch day and I’m SO happy you are here!!!  This website honestly has felt like the my baby the past few months.  A LOT goes into building a new website.  I will be releasing a blog post later this week with steps to help anyone else that wants to go through this process.  […]

Personal

Website Launch | Ashley Edmunds Photography

November 16, 2020

Today’s post is a personal topic that I’ve gotten a ton of questions about lately!! I thought I’d do a blog post about it to answer some questions, help my brides that are currently dress shopping during the pandemic, and to have this experience documented for me to look back on one day!! I am […]

Personal

Wedding Dress Shopping during a Pandemic

August 20, 2020

After photographing close to 100 engagement sessions, it’s time to share my very own!!! Before I share some photos, I want to share about our wedding photographer!! The number one question I have gotten since getting engaged is by far, “So who will be YOUR wedding photographer?!” The answer is Corrin Jasinski Photography! Although I […]

Personal

Our Engagement Photos!

August 6, 2020

I am SO excited to share this special engagement session in DC with Cheryl and Powell.  We had to cancel due to COVID a few times so I could hardly wait when we got the go in early July.  Most of the time, I go to locations and scout them out before an engagement session.  […]

Engagement

Waterfront DC Engagement | Cheryl & Powell

July 13, 2020

Carlisle and Christy’s wedding was so special!!! They got married on a beautiful Friday afternoon two weeks ago with their closest family and friends in attendance.  Carlisle and Christy each have 4 incredible kids.  It was so cool to see the two families come together.  I am so thankful for my friendship with Christy’s daughter, […]

Weddings

Backyard Powhatan Wedding | Christy + Carlisle

June 24, 2020

I FINALLY GOT TO TAKE PICTURES OF ONE OF MY COUPLES!!!!! Ya’ll winter is slow season for wedding photographers so in March when things get started back up, I get SO excited.  Unfortunately, this March was a different story with the virus!  When Kara texted me that she reserved time at Tuckahoe Plantation for her […]

Engagement

Tuckahoe Plantation Engagement | Elijah & Kara

June 5, 2020

Hiiii, how is everyone? I can’t believe we’ve been in quarantine for over two months already, so crazy!!  I recently thought about how it might help my brides and future brides if I shared a little bit about my own wedding planning journey.  Planning a wedding is always semi stressful but right now it is […]

Personal

Venue Search

May 19, 2020

I’m so excited to share about our sweet proposal that happened on Saturday!!! Craig and I are both still on cloud 9, not sure when that will wear off.  I have gotten so many questions and I hope I cover everything in this post.  I also am excited to have all of this written down […]

Personal

Our Proposal!

May 5, 2020

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