Romantic New Hope Engagement Session

This romantic New Hope engagement session has everything, from history, a gorgeous sunset and a madly in love couple . It is always really special to me when I get the chance to photograph another talented photographer.  I am forever grateful to have met Carrie Anne and not only worked with her on countless projects and weddings but to have the chance to photograph her wedding day means the world to me. Engagement sessions are so significant because on your wedding day you will probably spend the most time with your photographer.  At your engagement session we will have time together in a casual environment to really get to build our connection.  You will get to see how I shoot and I will get a chance to ask you all about your love adventure.  For your engagement session you need to be ready to: have fun, cuddle, kiss, tickle, laugh, and just be in love with each other, I will take care of the rest! Your wedding day is a BIG day! Consider your engagement session the perfect time to practice for your wedding day! Your engagement is such a special time in your life,  it is a new chapter in your love story.  You deserve to document this part of your story just as much as the next.  Your engagement session is totally unique to you, just like your wedding day.  No two are the same.  I always encourage my couples to add elements of “who they are” to the engagement session to make it memorable.  This is a chance for you to truly show who you are and what you love to do together. From the location to any props or little details , it is totally about you.  You are in love, you are engaged, you are getting married!!  There is no better time to capture your affection!

Carrie Anne-We have never had professional photos done together and Ashlee made it such an easy, casual experience. We were just two people in love being ourselves. We walked around, and just hung out together while Ashlee documented it.

Featured on : Beyond the Wanderlust


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Are you engaged and looking for a photographer for your wedding?  I’d love to chat about if we might be a good match!  Send me a message and we’ll get in touch!

Romantic RiverCrest Wedding

This romantic rivercrest wedding was filled with so much love from the sweetest flower girl to a special first look. Not only did Sarah create/design many of the details for her wedding she even had adorable coloring books that resembled herself and Josh for the children that attended. This wedding was definitely a romantic adventure.

From the sweetest bride-

My favorite part of the day was during the ceremony, I have been waiting to say “I do” for over a year since our engagement in December of 2012! Saying our vows was my favorite! ( I was scared about all the pieces coming together for the wedding. But when I realized it was all over I cried and cried and messed up my makeup. Luckily my MUA was still on the scene and could fix it all!) So I knew I couldn’t cry the rest of the day! Luckily I didn’t!

My most memorable moment was having our good friend Scott be our officiant was so special to Josh and I. There was a moment when Scott started to tell a story about Josh and I growing up and how “tender and vulnerable” he could see us as but then made Josh and the audience and I laugh when he said “that’s enough about Josh” I was able to relax and be in the moment. It was a very special ceremony, we also received the Bible that Scott used during the ceremony as a gift. Definitely a cherished item for the family. My favorite detail was also wearing Josh’s late mothers diamond bracelet. Every time I looked at it I was reminded of her and that she was there with us.

Venue-RiverCrest Golf Club

Dress-Sweethearts bridal shop

Invitations-Taste Buds on the Avenue

Cake-The Master’s Baker


Videography- Command Performance Video



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Are you engaged and looking for a photographer for your wedding?  I’d love to chat about if we might be a good match!  Send me a message and we’ll get in touch!

Bun in the Oven

It is finally almost spring and we couldn’t wait to get outside for a baby bump session. This maternity session took place at Rose Tree Park in Media ,PA. We knew a bun in the oven theme would be perfect and that’s when we teamed up with Elizabeth from Little Elephant Crafts. She created the sweetest little bun prop for us to use.

Little Elephant Crafts  was started in in 2012 – the day after Mother’s Day, and it quickly became an exciting adventure. By this point, in 2015, we’ve sold our fun and interactive pregnancy announcements to over 5,000 expectant mothers, and we love hearing their stories of joy and excitement. There is nothing more beautiful in the world than the birth of a baby – and we are privileged and delighted to be a part of so many pregnancy stories. Our special sculpting material is made of simple, natural ingredients, and becomes rock-hard after drying – allowing these little Buns to be keepsakes for a lifetime. The are each individually hand painted and styled, giving them a lovingly-crafted feel, and a one-of-a-kind unique quality. After inserting customers’ personalized notes into the top of the Buns, we complete the presentation by nestling them each in baker’s cheesecloth, with a sprig of artificial greenery, before tying the tiny little brown boxes with soft, straw ribbon. They are made with love and care every step of the way, to make your special announcement adorably memorable!


Bun in the Oven-Little Elephant Crafts

Check back April 28th to see this session Featured on- Beyond The Wanderlust


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Are you expecting and looking for a photographer? I’d love to chat about if we might be a good match! Send me a message and we’ll get in touch!

Click and Chat

I have been wanting to take a Click and Chat with Julie Paisley for a while now. One of my goals for 2015 is to connect with other photographers and creative artists. I want to be the very best photographer I can be and create image my clients will love. This is one reason it’s so important to me to try to attend a (workshop/group) of one of the best wedding photographers at least once per year. A week ago, I was lucky enough to attend Julie Paisley’s Click and Chat.

When you meet, talk and listen to Julie Paisley, you grasp that her being infuses everything she does. She pours herself and her heart into her photographs; her clients, and everything. After leaving this click and chat I was not only inspired but truly felt I made a new friend. Julie was an open book walking us through how she shoots and why ; how she communicates with clients ; how she maintains her creativeness; how she is mindful of not burning out (#1 importance) – post processing and anything else we asked about. No topic was off limits. It was really refreshing to meet such a well known and amazing photographer that truly cared about helping each of us succeed. Julie is full of love, humour and humility. I am thrilled with my investment and I would do it all over again in a heart beat. I really hope I get the chance too. This Click and Chat was everything and MORE!!!

Camera: Mamiya 645

Processing: theFINDlab

Film: Kodak Porta 400

Dress: BHLDN

Flowers:Primrose and company

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Thank you to Sarah Hood and her soon to be husband Justin for modeling!!



Cinderella Inspiration

I can sum up this beautiful styled Cinderella inspiration in one word- fairytale. Our inspiration for the shoot was everything glamour, princess and bling!! There were so many fun parts to this shoot including a little chocolate cake mouse, little vintage carriage and all the beautiful hues of blue throughout the shoot we knew this would be the perfect inspiration for brides wanting to include a princess theme into there bridal sessions. The collaboration of artists working on this shoot were perfect in creating a magical scene. It even started snowing during the session. The venue is very castle like and perfect for a princess reception. I hope you enjoy this modern day Cinderella bridal shoot.


Location : The Merion Tribute House

Makeup Artist : Makeup by katie marie

Florist: Michael Anthony Florist

Bakery : Mezzo E Mezzo

Tulle skirt : American Blossoms

Sweater : Lauren Conrad Kohl’s collection

Model : Briana Haley

Check back April 3rd to see this bridal inspired Cinderella inspiration featured on Fab You Bliss

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Feel free to ask away if you would like to know more about bridal sessions with Ashlee Mintz Photography