Another blog about another photographer? Damn skippy! You know why? BECAUSE SHE IS THAT GOOD! And this one is worth reading, trust me!
When I met Ashley, fellow Valley Mom, she just had that “light” to her. She has that glow of sweetness and a smile that is so sincere. She is so down to earth and just has that certain quality that makes you want to be around her. She’s beautiful on the inside and out and it shows right through on to all the beauty she finds in everyone else. You can see it in all the moments she captures. They are pure, light, airy, fun, genuine and full of love. All those incredible qualities that Ashley possesses in herself.
Meet Ashley Forchelli …
She’s a Mom to two beautiful children and just all around sweet as can be. Difference between Ashley and all the other photographers I have used and loved? It’s the way she is with your kids, it’s her positive energy, it’s the light she finds in your eyes and it’s the color she sees that I have never witnessed anyone find before. She captures something in everyone and her surroundings that we just don’t see ourselves. It’s magnificent. That’s the difference.
All the colors and warmth in her pictures makes me want to jump in them …
She makes people feel comfortable during their most vulnerable state – in front of a camera. Unless you are a model, being in front of a lens is so intimidating. You are thinking way too hard – do I look ok, is my hair out of place, is my hair flying up to the clouds, does my arm look fat, hide my arm, are my kids smiling, does my husband look like he is enjoying this, will my kids sit still, is that a booger in my son’s nose, damn I need to suck in my stomach, I should have worn something different … etc. BOTTOM LINE: She makes it all easy and all that worry or insecurity go away. She captures those perfect moments that you had no idea were even going on and she brings out the love and light in each picture.
Her patience is remarkable. If your child starts to melt down, she just identifies and knows how to help the situation. She makes the entire process easy. It comes natural to her because she has two little ones.
You have to see some other pictures she has taken besides my family …
Here are a couple great shots she took for our Real Estate business, EricaAndTiffany.com
Here is one of one of my FAVORITE BLOGGERS from Coconut & Bean, Piper Chuthakieo, showing off her sensational sense of style and Ashley capturing it in the form of true art ~
Or look at the newest addition to this beautiful family. Such a simple moment where you can feel all the love ~
Or this … I have no words. It’s my favorite!
CLICK HERE to see more of Ashley’s photographs.
This is how it works: She has on location custom photo sessions, those are $300. With that you get more than you could ever imagine! You get timeless memories captured, her amazing time spent during the photo shoot, her hours of behind the scenes editing to make them even more amazing and then you get approximately 30 digital photos with print release! Yes, that means you get to do as you please with all those pictures that you LOVE so much! CLICK HERE for all those details. Obviously she offers professional printing as well, at a very low cost! But it’s nice to have the option within the set price!
If spending $300 is just not doable right now or you just want a quick photo session of your baby who just turned one, or pictures for an anniversary, or a fun small holiday shot, etc … those are really inexpensive and you can afford it! Those are for sessions where you get around 10 pictures or so. These are “mini sessions” and the pictures are still AMAZING!
I know this is getting long … BUT … another AMAAAAZING thing: She offers classes! Yep. To the average Joe Schmoe like you and I who take a gazillion pictures of our kids and don’t know what the hell we are doing with our Cannon 30 D’s or even 7D’s that our husband’s bought us, well, for themselves in my case. She studied this art and for a very small cost, she can share what she knows and teach you how to become the real deal, or so we will at least think we are! (wink, wink) I mean, now you can tell your besties that the Canon you are using is because you are a professional now. I mean, you are. Right? Anyway, trust me. She’s on a damn pedestal for me! I can’t help it. She is truly a phenomenal photographer.
CLICK HERE for her website. CLICK HERE for her blog. CLICK HERE for her Facebook page. Either way click something here and get in touch with her. If you have already had photos taken by Ashley, please leave a comment below about your experience with her!
Ashley Forchelli – 818.332.5987 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PS! She still has some weekday time available for Holiday Shoots in November only. CALL HER NOW! ;)