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Meet Ashley Stedman

Today we’d like to introduce you to Ashley Stedman.

Ashley, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
Hi friends! my name is Ashley Stedman and I am a Halloween obsessed, Animal loving, tattooed and red-headed wedding and engagement photographer from Orange county! I live with my boyfriend of 8 years and have one dog and two cats. I am a giant movie buff and love to spend quality time with friends and family!

I have been Photographing everything in my life for Twenty+ years! It started all the way back in my childhood where you could watch any home video of me asking my dad if I could look in the camera. I became a professional photographer five years ago & I absolutely love capturing people and the special events that they hold dear more than anything in the world.

For me, photography is more than just a business, its a way of life! With my laid-back and genuine approach to capturing the feeling of the day, I can convey your emotions in a way to tell a story through your images.

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
For me, it has not been a smooth road. I would say for anyone, starting a business is tough work. There have been times that I have been turned down because I didn’t have enough weddings under my belt or they didn’t like my style. I have watched friends getting married and never contact me to shoot their weddings, but hey I keep on carrying on. The key to being successful in anything is to never give up and don’t let those negative feelings we all get stop you from chasing your dream.

We’d love to hear more about your work.
I am a wedding and engagement photographer. I service Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Riverside County. My style is definitely light and airy and romantic. The softness of the shadows makes the photos look dreamy and loving. I am a super laid back and fun-loving photographer that makes a wedding day way less stressful through leadership, laughter and expertise.

So, what’s next? Any big plans?
My future plans are to continue to work with adventurous and fun couples. I would love to get into destination weddings! To shoot in other places and seasons would be a dream since where we are, it’s basically always summer. I dream to be a well-known photographer across the world.

Pricing:

  • $2500
  • $3000
  • $3500

Contact Info:


Image Credit:

Frozen Frame Photography

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