Ash Imagery - Colorado & Philadelphia Wedding Photographer

Colorado & Philadelphia area Portrait & Wedding Photographer

Ash Imagery is a film photographer based in Denver, Colorado but working in Philadelphia as well.  Ash Imagery will photograph weddings and elopements in Denver, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, Lake Placid, Philadelphia, the Adirondacks and around the world.  Ash Imagery also offers Boudoir photographer and lifestyle sessions.  Ash Imagery is considered to be a Film Wedding Photographer and a Film Photographer with a unique style and vision.  Ash Imagery is owned by Michael Ash Smith, a portrait and lifestyle photographer based in Denver using film as his primary medium.

Rhae + Geoff. A Lake Tahoe Wedding.

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I often write how much I love 2nd shooting.  I also often write how I'd like to do it more however since I'm usually pretty busy, I don't get the chance to do it enough.

This time, however, schedules lined up for my buddy Hiram Trillo and I and he invited me out to Lake Tahoe to photograph an intimate elopement style wedding alongside him.  How could I pass that chance up?  I couldn't.  I believe his first words to me after I agreed were ... "She's wearing a red dress."  Come again?  Yeah, its not often you get to photograph a bride wearing anything but white or off-white, let alone red.  But more importantly she was "up for anything."  You tell 2 photographers that and you better be ready.

So off I went to the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe to photograph Raeh + Geoff.  Unfortunately there wasn't much snow around and we had to get up pretty high in the mountains to find some, but we did.  And honestly, it kind of worked out for the better.  They ended up with some pics in the snow and a bunch without snow giving the images a different vibe.  Basically best of both worlds.  It was a beautiful day, with beautiful scenery and although I'm pretty bias they received some beautiful images.

Be sure to check out Hiram's blog here to see his version of the wedding.