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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. 

Will and Brooke ended up with the perfect July night for their Richmond engagement photos!! We had a few drizzles and a little heat but it was such beautiful lighting and locations. I had the honor of photographing Will proposing to Brooke back in March. Brooke was so surprised which was so much fun to […]

Engagement

Windsor Farms & Belle Isle Engagement Session | Will & Brooke

July 20, 2022

Rachel and Ryan are getting married on December 17th of this year at the Williamsburg Inn. I’m so excited to photograph them at the beautiful Inn when it’s decorated for Christmas!! I was equally as excited when they chose to have their engagement photos done here in Mechanicsville at their home and the Kings Charter […]

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Mechanicsville Manor House Engagement Session | Ryan + Rachel

May 18, 2022

I’m so excited to introduce you to Richmond’s newest engaged couple! Proposals are such a fun thing to photograph because there is so much emotion involved!! There’s also something fun about being sneaky and catching the moment.  Will reached out to me about a month ago and told me his plan. Him and Brooke recently […]

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Will + Brooke | Proposal

March 15, 2022

What an incredible engagement session!! When we scheduled these photos a long time ago, we had no way of knowing that the weather would be the perfect temperature or that they Fall leaves would be at their peak, we just got lucky!! Liv and Jackson were SO much fun and honestly so natural.  They laughed […]

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Church Hill Libby Hill Park Engagement Session | Liv & Jackson

November 21, 2021

This blog post is really full circle and so special to me.  Lindsey and I met in second grade at Cool Spring Elementary School and basically lived at each other’s houses throughout middle and high school.  Our favorite past time was biking through our neighborhoods that connected to go get McDonald’s and check out a […]

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Mechanicsville Backyard Engagement Session | John + Lindsey

November 14, 2021

Ashley and Eric had the perfect Fall evening for their engagement shoot!  It felt so strange meeting them at 3:30 because we weren’t used to the sun setting so early but the lighting was perfect!! Eric and Ashley’s first date was on the rooftop at Quirk so it only made since to do some photos […]

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Quirk Hotel & Libby Hill Park Engagement Session | Eric & Ashley

November 11, 2021

When Craig and I moved to Puddle Duck Lane (yes, we are obsessed with the name) we had no idea that the sun set in our backyard like it does.  I actually loved the office space in the house and thought that maybe one day, I could offer indoor sessions for senior drape pictures but […]

Engagement, Family Portraits

Puddle Duck Lane Photo Shoots | My backyard!

November 3, 2021

This engagement session felt like I was photographing old friends when really I’ve only met Lianne and Ryan one other time. They are just that friendly and easy to get along with!! Lianne’s brother got married this past March and I vividly remember watching her and Ryan interact and thinking to myself “they will be […]

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The Capitol & Libby Hill Park Engagement Session | Lianne & Ryan

September 29, 2021

Chris and Lauren’s story starts at JMU which automatically makes me love them!  They met at JMU and were friends for awhile.  They didn’t start dating until after they graduated and the rest is history!  These two were so easy to photograph.  We started at Maymont and ended at Belle Isle for the sunset.  One […]

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Maymont & Belle Isle Richmond Engagement Session | Lauren & Chris

July 15, 2021

I feel like I start every engagement session blog post saying this but I really can’t wait for this wedding!! Michele and I have worked together at Atlee for the past 3 years and don’t let a good happy hour, concert, or festival pass us by. Tim is a firefighter in Northern, Virginia and joins […]

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Tim + Michele | Engaged

February 7, 2021

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