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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. 

I’ve done so many newborn sessions this wedding off season and it’s brought me so much joy!!! I have so much to share and lots of posts to catch up on but I wanted to share baby Preston while it was fresh on my mind. I had the honor of taking Kelsey and Jay’s maternity […]

Family Portraits

Richmond Newborn | Preston

March 6, 2023

Seriously where has the time gone?! I can’t believe I have a three month old and I really can’t believe it’s already time to go back to teaching after 14 weeks at home. Cue the tears! I am SO lucky that my mom is going to watch Annie at her house until June. Craig and […]

Personal

Three months with Annie

January 16, 2023

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

I’m so excited to share Emily and Matthew’s beautiful summer wedding at Seven Springs. We had a hot day but you would have never known by the amount of joy and fun these two and their guests had!! Emily and Matthew were both so organized and detail oriented which made my job so much easier. […]

Weddings

Summer Seven Springs Wedding | Emily & Matthew

July 23, 2022

Emily and Aaron got married last weekend at the beautiful Lakeside at Welch Estate in Powhatan, Virginia.  I have gotten close with these two over the last year through wedding planning and even had a doggy playdate (more to come)!  This couple is very admirable for numerous reasons but first and foremost, Emily is active […]

Weddings

Lakeside at Welch Estate Wedding | Aaron & Emily

June 10, 2022

I’m so excited to share Chris and Lauren’s wedding from last weekend at the beautiful Loft at Steamer Co 5 downtown Richmond! This intimate venue is one block off of Broad Street downtown and is the perfect spot if you have 75 or less guests. Lauren and Chris opted for an intimate wedding and reception […]

Weddings

The Loft at Steamer Co 5 Richmond Wedding | Chris + Lauren

May 2, 2022

My FAVORITE blog post of the entire year!!! I get to brag on all of my 2021 couples and let me say- this year will be hard to beat.  These 12 couples all went through planning a wedding (and some planning essentially two weddings) during a global pandemic which is NOT an easy task.  They […]

Personal, Weddings

2021 Bride and Groom Superlatives

December 30, 2021

There are only a handful of times that tears (happy ones!) have been involved in creating a blog post and today is one of them!  Morgan is one of my absolute best friends.  We are a college random roommate success!  We ended up living together all 4 years of college, we’re in each other’s weddings, […]

Family Portraits

Richmond In Home Twin Newborn Session | Dickinson Family

December 14, 2021

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 […]

Engagement

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 […]

Engagement

Mechanicsville Backyard Engagement Session | John + Lindsey

November 14, 2021