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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!!!!!"

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I am……Moving, Done, and Her

It’s official! Our home is on the market! Don’t worry….we are not moving too far! We are listing our home to move from Boiling Springs to Fountain Inn. This in an effort to be closer to my husband’s job. The funny thing about this is, I have had more people ask me if I will continue to do Photography. I am sure the look on my face when asked this question was classic! It never occurred to me I would be ‘closing up shop’ because I was moving! Let’s face it…one of the many benefits of Photography is I am mobile! I have a van (albeit old and close to 200K miles), my camera and me! I can go anywhere……and I DO! Which leads me to my next question……Why do Upstate natives differentiate so much between Greenville and Spartanburg? I realize they are two different cities in the Upstate but with only 20-30 min drive to one or the other, why do so many act as if they are worlds apart? I have yet to hear a great reason why so I am DONE trying to figure that one out! To me, the Upstate includes both Greenville and Spartanburg and I will continue to serve both areas as I always have! DONE!

So, with that, I will say I encourage you to share our listing with your friends via word-of-mouth or Facebook! You can find our listing here! There will be a benefit for those of you who bring me a buyer! (Totally NOT kidding!) And, more than a great home will be the benefit for the buyer! (Again…totally NOT kidding!)

Just remember……

* We are moving
* I am DONE trying to figure out the whole Greenville vs Spartanburg thing
* I am your PhotograpHER!

The Results Are In…And I Am EXCITED!

Marian Ashley Photography Reviews, Best Wedding Photographers in Columbia, Greenville - 2015 Couples' Choice Award Winner

Yesterday evening, I received a wonderful email! It was a humbling and honoring one to say the least! I was told I had been selected as one of the Upstate’s Top 5% of Wedding Professionals via Wedding Wire Network! Those that are selected demonstrate excellence in Service, Professionalism, Quality and Responsiveness! I can not thank my precious Brides and those awesome Grooms enough for their kind reviews! And, it’s not only the reviews from my Brides and Grooms but also their moms! Here is an example of a such a review:

‘A friend said to me, “I hope you have a good Photographer. Ours made everything so stressful. The pictures were beautiful but the experience was not.” I told her that was one thing we didn’t have to worry about! We have the best of both….great pictures and a fun, easy-going Professional.’

Let’s do this again in 2015! Call me today to schedule your free Wedding Consult at 864.529.1463!

Christmas + Family = L.O.V.E.

It’s Christmas Eve…families are traveling to be with one another. Families will gather around the table today and share a meal. Families will spend much needed time together during the holidays! On Monday, my friends, the Alfonsos, began their family celebration! They had family come in all the way from Canada (I think they win the distance award!). So, when I was asked to come and photograph their family, I quickly said ‘Yes!’. I hope you enjoy a quick peek into their time together and I hope, as you look through their images, you remember the true meaning of Christmas!

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11


Griffin is Nine Months Old…………Greenville Children’s Photographer | Nine Month Baby Photographer

Gosh…I love this family and this sweet boy who is now 9 months old! How in the world is he already 9 months old? He is such a sweet little thing! I always love visiting with Griffin and of course, his sweet mama! The day of our shoot, Daddy happened to be home and he was able to get Griffin to grin from ear to ear! Thanks Daddy! Of course, Mom didn’t slack off in the grinning department either. There is a little phrase Griffin’s grandfather says and I love the reaction it gets from Griffin. When Griffin’s mom says, ‘What’s a fella to do?’, Griffin smiles so big and put his hands up as if he is saying, ‘Well, I don’t know…’ ADORABLE!

I have loved watching Griffin grow over the past months. Just as the seasons change, I’ve watched Griffin change throughout his first season of life! From Newborn to a scooting baby, I’ve been able to document it all! I am one blessed photographer!

Grab some coffee and take a look at this sweet face of his. If you don’t grin from ear to ear, just like Griffin, it might be time to go back to bed!



Welcome to the Word, Paisley……………..Spartanburg Newborn Photographer

I have always enjoyed photographing newborn babies! This precious little girl and I spent some time together on Monday. She was such a good girl! Of course I photographed those feet; if you follow my blog at all you know how obsessed I am with baby feet! And, will you just look at her cheeks and lips!? Isn’t she a beauty! I loved meeting this amazing Christmas gift given to these precious parents! Please help me welcome Miss Paisley to our big world!