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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. 

The Barns at Mattaponi Springs I have been looking forward to David & Delani’s wedding for a long time!! The day totally lived up to the hype too! I grew up in the same neighborhood as Delani’s family and have photographed her siblings a few times so I knew it was going to be such […]

Weddings

The Barns at Mattaponi Springs Wedding | David & Delani

May 10, 2024

Backyard Wedding I have been telling anyone and everyone that will listen that they need to have a backyard wedding like Nikki and Ben!!! It was the most intimate, beautiful celebration. Nikki and Ben recently bought a home out in Montpelier and when I pulled in the driveway, I immediately thought to myself “Why isn’t […]

Weddings

Backyard Montpelier & Bartizan Wedding | Nikki & Ben

May 7, 2024

Boar’s Head Resort Wedding I was SO excited to be back in Charlottesville a few weekends ago for an intimate Boar’s Head Resort wedding! I photographed a wedding here two years ago and fell in love. When I heard Cassie and Don’s love story and wedding plans, I knew we would be a perfect fit! […]

Weddings

Intimate Boar’s Head Resort Wedding | Cassie & Don

April 26, 2024

Tuckahoe Spring I had been looking forward to this session ever since I met Corey and Lauren for coffee a few months ago! We had so much in common and I absolutely loved chatting with them. I was looking forward to photographing them with their dog, Hank. You can imagine my excitement when just weeks […]

Engagement

Historic Tuckahoe Spring Engagement Session | Corey & Lauren

April 22, 2024

Another photographer reached out to me on instagram when I posted Will and Brooke’s Hollyfield Manor wedding sneak peek photos telling me how beautiful the photos were. The best response to that and to sum up their day was that everything was SO SEAMLESS. The weather? Perfect. The venue and planner? AMAZING! The couple? Super […]

Weddings

Classic Hollyfield Manor Wedding | Will & Brooke

June 28, 2023

Rainy Charlottesville Wool Factory Wedding Leading up to Annie and Adam’s wedding day, I was obsessively checking the weather and finally decided that it was going to rain all day long and we’d make beautiful portraits inside. You can imagine my surprise when the forecast changed literally 30 minutes after I arrived at The Wool […]

Weddings

Charlottesville Wool Factory Wedding | Annie + Adam

May 3, 2023

Spring at Keswick Vineyard You may think you shouldn’t get married at a vineyard when the vines aren’t in full bloom, but I’m here to tell you it is just as beautiful!! When I showed up in early April to Keswick, I found so many great spots to take photos- truly one of the my […]

Weddings

Spring Keswick Vineyard Wedding | Kacie & James

April 20, 2023

My favorite post to do all year long!!!!! This is the 7th annual superlatives post and it was so hard to narrow these down. I’m so so so thankful for every couple that trusts me with such a huge part of their wedding day. I don’t take this job lightly and each of these weddings […]

Weddings

2022 Bride and Groom Superlatives

January 4, 2023

Growing up I was obviously the one that made sure that all our family memories were captured and a certain someone did not always agree with me wanting to take photos. This same someone got engaged at the end of October and has since had me photograph the proposal and now engagement photos and I […]

Engagement

Belle Isle Engagement Session | Steven & Mikayla

December 23, 2022

I am so excited to share Ellie and Gray’s Richmond engagement session with you today! When I saw the forecast was saying the high temperature was going to be in the 40’s, I texted Ellie thinking they would cancel. I’m SO glad they didn’t because we had the most beautiful light and it really wasn’t […]

Engagement

Maymont & Monument Avenue Engagement | Ellie & Gray

November 30, 2022