Ashley Morton

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I’ve been wanting to feature Christy Whitehead Photography on my blog for a while. She was one of the first photographers to take me under her wing when I moved to Jacksonville and helped shape me into the full-service photographer I am today. One of the things I’ve always admired about Christy is her dedication […]

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When I met Shea and Chase for their engagement session we decided to get some appetizer and drinks before heading over to Washington Oaks for photos. I loved getting to know them in a relaxed environment and listening to their love story. They giggled as they told me they met over a dating App, and […]

November 3rd was the kind of day brides wish for when choosing wedding dates. Janet and Travis had the perfect weather for their beautiful wedding at the Ponte Vedra Lodge and Club. The venue is right on the beach and has so many gorgeous spaces for the ceremony, cocktail hour, reception and portraits. The day started and […]

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I photograph events and weddings on a regular basis but I had a first this month, I was hired to photograph an epic Halloween Party in Ponte Vedra. I knew this party was going to be awesome when I found out that not only had they hired a photographer (me) but also a band. Jillian […]

St Augustine Barn Wedding Venue Spotlight: Chandler Oaks Barn If you’re a bride looking for a barn wedding venue that’s big on southern charm and more elegant than rustic, you’re going to fall in love with Chandler Oaks Barn. Down a long winding drive, nestled among sweeping oaks trees the venue is located just a […]

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Hurricane season is upon us here in Florida, which can make doing family photos in Ponte Vedra beach a little tricky. A quick look at the radar and it will show you rain every single day of the week. But rain in Florida is a little more temperamental than that. It wont just shower all […]

If you’ve been following the website for any length of time, you know that I’m originally from Michigan and travel back each summer to see family and friends. It’s where I grew up, met my husband, bought our first home, and had our first child before deciding to throw (some) caution to the wind and […]

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Before their engagement photos Shea, Chase and I met up at JTs Seafood Shack a few miles from Washington Oaks where their session would take place. If you’ve never been to JTs, definitely go, it was delicious and the service was awesome. It has this great “old-timey Florida” feel as I like to call it. I […]

One morning in May I got an email from Andrew with an urgent request. He was proposing to his girlfriend of four years – tomorrow. At 10am. And he wanted it to be a surprise engagement at the Lightner Museum in downtown St. Augustine. If you’ve never photographed at the Lightner before, you wouldn’t know […]

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When I saw that David Vandygriff was looking for a photographer for Rainbow Awards JAX it took me about 5 seconds to jump on the opportunity. I’ve noticed something about my portfolio lately, and that was that it’s looking a little whitewashed. It happened by accident but it’s a something I’m working on changing! I […]

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