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    ....WE make a great team! Your life is so exciting and is happening at warp speed! Your life is unique to you and I am all ears! I am excited to hear about your Engagement and your Wedding! I am excited to know more about the ultrasound image you are holding in your hand! And, I am excited to document your every day miracles of life; High School Seniors, Birthday Parties, Anniversary Parties and more!

    "Marian Ashley is amazing! I literally scroll through our wedding pictures several times a week just to admire the wonderful memories she captured. After meeting with Marian the first time, it was as if I knew her all of my life. From that day forward she made sure we got what we wanted when it came to our wedding photography. I could never thank her enough for the precious pictures she took. You will have no regrets when choosing Marian!!!!!"

    Please check out the links for Weddings and Portraits to find out more information. Or, feel free to email me at or call me (864.529.1463).

An Evening With Bailey…

On a gorgeous Sunday evening, I met Bailey and her family for a photo shoot at their home. Bailey is so much fun to photograph. Besides being beautiful at only 11 years old, she is also just as beautiful on the inside. I can assure you, I was not anywhere near as pretty as Bailey is when I was 11 years old! I am so glad I had the opportunity to photograph her and her family. God has miraculous things in store for this amazing young lady! I can’t wait to see what it is and photograph her as she grows!

Thank you Bailey! I can’t wait until next time!


The Cole Family

It has been a busy month for Marian Ashley Photography and we aren’t slowing down anytime soon! I am so happy to showcase the Cole family to you! These precious friends of mine are a joyous family of four! We laughed and laughed during our shoot! Mostly due to Andrew’s antics! I love how they chose Wofford College for their shoot! I found out Eric proposed to Susan on campus! How sweet! I love we were able to capture such fun family images at a place that holds such sentiment to them!

Enjoy a few of my favorites!


The Ragsdale Family

“Family is the most important thing in the world.’ …..Princess Diana

Every year, I document this gorgeous family!
Every year, we shoot at their home.
Every year, I grow to love them more and more!

I love how Ashley wants their family photographed at their home. A place where these adorable children feel safe, nurtured and loved. I love how the house that holds them is just a building but the essence of family is their real home! So, as you browse some of my favorites from their session, I hope you see this family’s love because family is the most important thing in the world!


The Mayfield Family…

Love this family! Only 7 short years ago, Mandy and I became fast friends. As a fellow photographer we always have PLENTY to talk about! From F/stops to the funny things our kids do, we always have a reason to meet for lunch or for a fun photo shoot! This past Friday we met for about 45 minutes and rocked out these fun images of her sweet family! Her daughter Carter is full of personality! Can’t you tell? Ha! Love her!

Thanks Mandy for asking me to shoot your family! ha! That never gets old! (Sorry….photographer joke!) Check out the images below where Carter is hugging her Daddy! I’ve always heard the tighter the hug, the more you love! She nailed it! Sweetness!



Gorgeous Day, Gorgeous Family

It is an amazing fall day in the state of South Carolina! In fact, as our Governor, Nikki Haley, would say, ‘It’s a great day in South Carolina!’ The weather today reminds me of this past Saturday’s weather when I met the Califf family for a quick photo shoot. They were such a pleasure to meet! Not only are they such a nice family but the amount of love between all of them is so obvious! This family gathered together to celebrate their Dad’s birthday! So, without further adieu, here are a few favorites of mine! Happy Birthday, Jim!