2024 for Ashleigh Donahue Photography has been one for the books! On a personal note, Cody and I are adding Miss Abbie Grace to our family any day now! I wanted to take time to look back on some fun memories and also take a minute to showcase some of my favorite couples stunning wedding […]

When thinking about weddings the solid traditions and “rules of thumb” never seem to go out of style. I wanted to take some time this week on the blog to discuss proper etiquette for brides when it is time to send out Save the Dates and Formal Wedding Invitations. Addressing invitations properly, using proper names […]

When thinking of the BIG DAY of your wedding you want to leave the guessing game out of the equation. What time do we need to be dressed? When do the groomsmen take photos? Did we get the Grandparents in photos? So many small pieces come together to one beautiful day but not without the […]

Introducing: Mr. and Mrs. Brabham Mr and Mrs. Brabham said their “I Do’s” at The Millstone at Adams Pond in Columbia, South Carolina. The day was beautiful from start to finish. The Bride was absolutely STUNNING in a classic white, sweetheart neckline dress with a fun slit in the front to show a little modern […]

Probably two of the purest things in the world to see: a glowing soon-to-be Mom and a beautiful beachfront sunrise. This week I captured these sweet expecting parents at Saint Helena Island for a stunning sunrise photoshoot. The sand, water, sunrise colors and airiness of the ocean itself made for a beautiful backdrop to capture […]

There are so many styles, materials and genres of bridesmaid dresses. Some think there are many “rules” to follow when choosing a bridesmaid dress. “They need to look good on everyone” or “Can they wear this again to another event?” It needs to flow with the theme of the wedding, color scheme, comfort for your […]

One of the most beautiful features of a wedding is the floral arrangements as centerpieces and bouquets. The bridal bouquet piece is such a highlight of the personality of the wedding, the bride and brings her vision to life. Summer is one of the seasons where BOLD colors come to fruition to showcase that full […]

Welcome to Madison and Barrett’s love story. From the streets of Columbia, South Carolina to the skyline- This engagement shoot was one to remember.   Ready to book your own session? Let’s chat now. Follow me on social media for the latest in photo shoots, promotions, tips and tricks, and my life! I’m all about […]

I was thrilled when Emily asked me to second shoot for her because she is so fun and extremely talented. Plus, who doesn’t love a Charleston Wedding?! Everything about the Acree’s wedding day was simply perfect. From Allison’s classic, form-fitting white dress to her gorgeous bouquet, she looked stunning. I loved her simple curls with […]

Kristen and Cody’s Columbia wedding was a charming, downtown dream at the historic 701 Whaley¬†! Filled with cherished friends and family, their wedding rang true to the values they hold most dear to them. To continue the downtown charm – inspired color scheme, Kristen chose blush pink gowns for her bridesmaids. The men were a […]