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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. 

Finally I get a voice on this thing! My name is River or if you’re my mom it’s Rivy Tivy and if you’re my dad it’s RivMan but I prefer River. My parents have talked about how bad of a year 2020 was but I think it was the best year ever!!! Apparently, they used […]


Guest Post |River’s 1st Birthday

February 28, 2021

This post was not easy to write!  What a strange time we live in, right?!  As a professional wedding vendor and bride-to-be during COVID, I thought I’d share some tips to decide what to do if it looks like your wedding date is going to be affected by the pandemic. So first things first, you […]

Personal, Weddings

Calling all COVID couples!

February 16, 2021

When Craig and I started planning our Sedona trip right after Christmas I knew I wanted to take portraits of someone in the beautiful red rocks. I was trying to figure out how to find a couple that would let me photograph them and then I had an idea. What if I found another photographer […]

Personal, Travel

Sedona Portraits

February 3, 2021

This is going to be a loooong post but one that I am SO excited about!! Believe it or not, this trip came to be on December 26th, 2020. Craig and I were feeling the Christmas blues and he kept asking me what I wanted to do for my 30th birthday coming up. I told […]

Personal, Travel

Sedona, Arizona

January 24, 2021

My favorite blog post of the whole entire year!!!! This is my 5th annual bride and groom superlatives and I am SO excited to share and brag on all of my 2020 brides and grooms. Most of these couples had to make significant changes to their wedding day and did it with such grace. 2020 […]

Personal, Weddings

2020 Bride and Groom Superlatives

January 4, 2021

Today I’m going to share 5 tips for brides to help you prepare for your engagement session!! These tips come from working in the industry for over 6 years, photographing close to 50 engagement sessions, and taking my own engagement photos with Corrin Jasinski Photography this past July. Schedule your hair and make-up trial for […]

Engagement, Personal

5 Tips for your Engagement Session

December 16, 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.  […]


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 […]


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 […]


Our Engagement Photos!

August 6, 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 […]


Venue Search

May 19, 2020

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