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Ash Smith Photo Studio is based in Fishtown, Philadelphia. Ash photographs weddings in an authenitc and timeless style, while prioritzing making your photography experience feel calm and effortless. Her wedding day vibe has been described organized, easy-going, and unwaveringly supportive! Ash has years of experience in the photography industry, completing an MFA in Photography, Video & Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. She is passionate about sharing her talent with others, both by using her skills to photograph your most important moments and through her work as a photography professor. Drawing from her work as a fine-artist, she'll spend the day creating intentional, painterly portraits of you and your partner and focus on capturing all of the raw and unfiltered moments in-between!

Services Offered

Couples can get to know Ash with an engagement session before the wedding. She is excited to travel for destination weddings and will work with you before your wedding day to plan the photographs, create a schedule for the day, and make sure it fits with your unique vision. All couples receive their images digitally with an option for fine-art albums.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

$1,500

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

Add'l Hours
High-Res Images
One Event / Day
Digital Files
Prints

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$3,500

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Add'l Hours
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Multi. Locations
One Event / Day
Digital Files
Prints

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Film
Natural
Photojournalism

What photography services do you offer?

Additional Hours
Destination / Travel
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
One Event / Day
Second Shooter
Wedding Portraits

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Digital Files
Prints
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Acorvo Married on 09/01/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Accommodation and Grace

My wife and I are so pleased to have found and chosen Ashley Smith to be our wedding photographer! From start to finish, the whole process was a pleasure. We were put at ease from the start during the planning phase and continually felt we were getting professional, reliable, and accommodating service. The day of couldn't have gone better...Ashley was graceful and showed tactfulness when dealing with guests of honor and the vendor. Her creativity resulted in an amazing final product that we will cherish forever. Thank you Ashley!
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Lauren Married on 06/17/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Best choice I made for my wedding

Ashley is not only an excellent photographer, but she was my BFF throughout the entire wedding planning process. She made an incredibly detailed timeline and worked with us and the venue to ensure that every photo we wanted had the opportunity to be taken. She made us feel so comfortable during our engagement shoot that we decided to add her on for rehearsal dinner coverage as well and I can't imagine anyone else capturing our "vibe" as well as Ashley did. She captured so many genuine moments while remaining discreet, but somehow was next to me with safety pins when my dress broke. She was so patient and helpful during the album-making process and allowed me to customize everything. Cannot recommend enough!!!
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Arielle V. Married on 04/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Definitely Recommend

We took engagement photos with Ashley. Being my first photo shoot, I wasn't sure what to expect and felt pretty nervous going into it. Ashley was kind, made us laugh and also made us feel at ease! She took wonderful photos and the experience was great. She was easy to work with and I appreciated that she was considerate of our wants/opinions for the photos as well. For example, she guided us throughout the shoot but then asked if there was anywhere/anything else we wanted to shoot. We enjoyed our experience and definitely recommend Ashley!
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Ashley Smith
Ashley Smith
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Hi! I鈥檓 Ashley. I鈥檓 an artist and photographer working in Philadelphia. I鈥檝e been shooting weddings since graduating with a degree in Photography from Drexel University in 2011. In 2015, I earned my MFA in Photography, Video & Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. After spending five years in New York City, building my art practice and teaching at the International Center of Photography, I moved back to Philadelphia to launch my wedding photography business. In addition to shooting weddings, I work as a photography professor at Drexel University and Moore College of Art & Design.

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