Ash Imagery - Philadelphia Wedding Photographer

Philadelphia Wedding & Portrait Photographer

Ash Imagery is a film photographer based in Philadelphia and Upstate NY.  Ash Imagery will photograph weddings and elopements in Philadelphia, Lake Placid, the Adirondacks and around the world.  Ash Imagery also offers Boudoir photographer and commercial photography such as 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 Philadelphia using film as his primary medium.

Micaela + Ryan. A Red Mill Wedding in Clinton, NJ.

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The forecast called for rain.  All day, rain.

Often, the weather forecasting isn't always highly accurate.  This time, however, it was dead right.  It rained from the moment I left my house until about 30 minutes from arriving back home 12hrs later.  Not just a dainty, light rain either.  It poured.  For hours and hours.

I arrived at Micaela & Ryan's house a few minutes early and got a stellar parking spot directly out front.  I had just parked the car when Micaela walked next to me - head wrap on - on her way over to finish up her hair at the salon next door.  She immediately knew who I was even though we never got a chance to meet in person prior.  

She was all smile.  You couldn't help but smile back.

She stayed that way the entire day.  No joke.

Every single time I saw her she had a smile on her face.  It was completely evident she was marrying someone she absolutely adored.  I liked Ryan before I even got to meet him just by how Micaela was acting!  And Ryan turned out to be just the same.  All day, all smile.  

These two were in their element surrounded by friends and family.  They ate it up.  They couldn't have cared less about the monsoon like rains, or that for a June wedding it was about 20 degrees colder than what it usually was, or that 2 wet vacs had to be used to keep a portion of the reception area from flooding.  None of this mattered.  All that mattered was that they were getting married.  And that couldn't have been more prominent if you saw them on their wedding day.

That makes my job a whole lot easier.