Sometimes, in life, you meet people so genuinely kind that it catches you off guard. Not because you’re surprised that such kindness exists; but because, in the moment, you think, If everyone was like them, what a more beautiful world it would be. That’s how I felt the first time I talked with Stephanie & Zach […]


September 29, 2020

Zach + Stephanie | Downtown Engagement Session

Elegant downtown Columbia South Carolina engagement session with Ashleigh Donahue Photography

Okay! I have to start out by sharing Kat + Ryan’s story. Are you ready for it?! Because it’s one for the books! “When Ryan first learned I was moving to South Carolina, he began praying for me on his nightly runs around his neighborhood pond. He prayed for the opportunity to see me again, […]


September 24, 2020

Kat + Ryan | Downtown Engagement Session

Downton Columbia South Carolina Engagement Session with Ashleigh Donahue Photography

Katie + Jake chose beautiful Charleston, SC for their engagement session. Walking around the historic streets of Charleston then heading over to the beach at Wild Dunes. I loved capturing this sweet, funny couple and had the best time with them! I’m excited for their upcoming wedding!!   Q: Let’s start at the beginning. How […]


May 20, 2020

Katie + Jake | Charleston Engagement

Charleston Wedding Photographer

  Venue at Chateau de Courtomer Creative Direction, Design and Florals by Oleander Wardrobe Styling by Janna Brown Design Hair and Makeup by Natalia Issa Workshop hosted by Julie Paisley and Lauren Fair


March 4, 2020

Romantic Getaway in Normandy, France

France, Engagement, Wedding Photographer

I’m catching myself writing this to you as I sit on the couch eating Oreo’s with Cody. One month away from getting married. I think to myself in just a few short weeks my seasons are about to change once more. From being an engaged couple to newlyweds! It flies by quicker than you realize […]

Engagement, weddings

December 19, 2019

7 Things to remember after being engaged!

This past fall, I traveled to a small town named Bradley in South Carolina. When I pulled up I saw this old school shop that belonged to Clint’s grandfather. As soon as I saw it, I was like yuppp this is going to be amazing!! Taylor and Clint showed up to their engagement session full […]


December 13, 2019

Taylor + Clint | Plantation Engagement

Oh, friends! I am so excited to share Lexi and Christian’s sunrise engagement session in Greenville, South Carolina at the Bald Rock Heritage with you today! Lexi is a close friend of one of my past couples! I never would have thought when I met them that evening at Lauren and Matthew’s wedding  that I […]


December 6, 2019

Bald Rock Heritage Engagement Session | Lexi + Christian

When you know you know – Sometimes, in life, you meet people who catch you off guard. The feeling you get, thinking wow I can not picture life without them. That’s how Abby and Patrick are with one another. They joked around, couldn’t take their eyes of each other and just enjoyed being in one […]


December 4, 2019

Abby + Patrick | Garden Engagement

Normandy, France will always hold a special place in my heart. As Cody and I traveled from Paris to Normandy back in July we enjoyed every part of it. Little did I know Cody was holding off on something even bigger the day before we came back home! Yes! You heard that right haha he […]

Engagement, Personal

October 31, 2019

A little France getaway!

Take me to a field and dress the bride in ALL Pink Lily Boutique clothing with a man who adores his soon to be wife. BOOM guess what, I have ALL of that right here in Cody + Kristen’s engagement session!! When we finally met, I felt like I knew these two for YEARS! We […]


October 30, 2019

Cody + Kristen | Southern Charm Engagement

capturing romantic moments in s.c. + beyond