I'm Ashley, and I'm based out of Sioux Falls, SD where I live with my husband (Shannon), daughter (Jubilee), and our dog, honey (who also happens to be head of HR around here).
Though photography is something I'm passionate about I don't just think of myself as a photographer.
I’m a documenter and memory keeper. A wife, a mother, and a dream chaser extraordinaire. I'm the person that tells the stories you want to remember forever. Family sessions that show the true spirit of your children, the relationships you share with one another, and the moments you cherish.
My joy lies in documenting what really truly matters. Relationships. People. Family. I get to witness the magic of childhood and see real passionate love all of the time. Which is seriously the most amazing thing. If memories and moments are what you want your photographer to capture then you've found the right place and I would love to chat with you.
You can almost always find me with a hot beverage in hand (I drink way too much coffee but love a good cup of tea as well). I love oversized sweaters and big comfy socks. I have a house full of plants and I swear they keep me sane during the cold South Dakota winters. Game nights with family, coffee dates with friends, nights filled with music, and a good book are all things that truly fill my soul.
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