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Charlotte, Asheville & Destination Wedding Photographer

Intimate Wedding, Elopement & Boudoir Photography

If you have a wild soul that is ready for adventure, you've found your match. I believe in capturing and creating real emotion through imagery. Lets create more than a great photo gallery - lets create a memoir of this once in a lifetime moment for all the beauty it holds.

To me, photography is about the human connection. Photography brings people together & tells a story for years to come. It speaks to who someone is & to the connection they share with others. When real moments of connection are captured through a photograph, there is something powerful about it. My hope is to capture your connection in a way that is genuine to who you are so that you can remember the fullness of this moment years down the road as you pass down your story.

Ashley Steffens & Associates

We have condensed our associate team & Ashley Steffens Photography down into one unit - Ashley Steffens & Associates. Essentially, we now have a whole team of BA photographers & videographers trained by Ashley that are ready to document your day!

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Katie & Tucker

Ashley and her team are so professional, while still being creative and relaxed throughout. Our engagement session and wedding photos (even just the sneak peeks!) have generated so many compliments. The style, light, movement, and feelings they capture are truly special. We felt completely at ease with Ashley and her team as they coached us and our family & friends - you can trust that they'll make sure they get every shot you've requested, and anticipate the ones you don't even know you need! Super personable, responsible, and communicative - book them, you'll be SO glad you did!!

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Natalie & Mike

Ashley shot my surprise proposal and did an engagement shoot immediately after. She is so warm and friendly. I am pretty picky about photographers: my fiancé could not have done better. She was so professional and genuinely excited for us. I was pretty overwhelmed during the process, but she directed our poses and helped me calm by big cheesing smile into something a little more photogenic. I love how colorful her pictures are which is a big contrast to the common faded out ones I see so often. The best part was, we had our shoot at 7 and by the time we went to bed she had some sneak peaks edited for us so we could announce our engagement online the next morning. This is above and beyond- I can’t recommend Ashley enough!

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Alex & Craig

We were really excited to see how Ashley captured our wedding. It was really important to us that our wedding photographer captured the special emotions and moments of our day. Ashely was able to do this and more, and bring out the beauty of our surroundings of our ceremony and reception location. The photos are truly beautiful. If you are looking for someone who can look ‘beyond the lense’ and make you and your partner, family, and friends feel at ease and comfortable being photographed on your day, I would definitely recommend Ashely. From the moment she arrived she was professional, organized and ready to react to any situation that arose. At the end of the night, she felt more like a friend who was taking photos throughout the day than someone we hired to do so. We can’t thank her enough and are so excited to share our photos with family and friends for years to come.

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LETS DO THIS!

I believe photography is much more than creating beautiful images – it’s about the connection that you share as a couple and the human connection that we also share that will aid in capturing images that are representative of you and your unique love.

My goal is always to show a unique perspective on what makes this time in your life so beautiful. Lets learn more about each other and share in each other’s lives. Lets laugh with the good and capture the hard times for what they are. Lets set our sight on the beauty of what is happening in the present, so years down the road you can relive the joy and love of this season through images that represent you well.