Hello and welcome to my blog!!! Life is about telling stories and I want to tell yours. I have been blessed to work with so many couples and families, and this is the place I give you a glimpse of what a session with me is like. I want to get to know you and share my passion and love for photography, capturing the moments that make your relationships unique. Check back often to see my latest updates on weddings, photography tips, advice and adventures!!!

Hey everyone!!!!!  I’m SO excited to share my new website with you!!!!  www.ashleymartensphotography.com The amazing Rachael from Rachael Earl Design!!!  If you are thinking of a new website or upgrading to Showit 5, you need to check her out!!!  SO in love with my new site!

Giveaway time!!!!   I’m giving away a free couples session!!!   So to enter you just have to check out my website leave a comment below on this blog post and let me know your fav thing about my website and go back to my Instagram post with this photo and leave a comment that you’ve checked it out!

Winner will be announced on Friday!!!  Please contact for details of the couple shoot.

This spring has been amazing so far…. its been sunny, warm, and the sunsets have been stunning.  I love heading to Chilliwack to shoot, its so gorgeous with the mountains and the Vedder River so close.  My engagement shoot with Celeste-tina and Irvin was awesome, I love getting a chance to get to know a couple better and hearing their stories about how they met, and how excited they are to get married and start their lives together!

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A little late night blog post for all the night hawks… 😉  I’m so excited for Joe & Tannara’s wedding, two amazing and sweet people that chose me to capture such an incredible moment in their lives.  We went to Cascade Falls, its so beautiful and even with a little rain with got a bit of sun shining through the trees.  Take a peek at all the beauty we got to see!
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In less then two weeks Alan and Michelle are getting married!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I can’t wait to celebrate with you both!
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I just love this couple, they are truly the perfect match!  Three things you need to know about them is this!  One… they have two amazing, beautiful little girls.  Two…  they are the sweetest couple. And three… JADE & LINDSEY ARE GETTING MARRIED in TWO weeks!!!!!
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This engagement shoot was so fun, not in the ordinary… and I love that! Laura and Matthew wanted something different so finding allys, and graffiti was not hard in Abbotsford… 😉   These two were so natural and just had fun.  I love it when the couple is open and lets loose to be vulnerable.  When this happens their true chemistry comes out and I get to see them as who they are as a couple.  I’m so excited for their wedding next year!!
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WOW!!!  I feel so blessed to have photographed all these amazing people!!!!  I love reflecting back on the year and seeing all the fun places I got to explore and travel to.  These are all couples I was honoured to have shot their wedding 2015 and so many more that will tie the knot this year in 2016. These are some of my favourite images from the year. 2016-01-10_0001.jpg
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My girls love Chelsea’s hair, they say its just like Elsa.  😉
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I love black & White images….
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ONE of my fav’s from Lake Louise… its SO gorgeous there!  I want to go back one day……
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I LOVE ring shots!
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Very rare to get into this barn…. but I was SO excited that I did!
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Sometimes the light is perfect…
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Sunset… so dreamy.
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I just love these two…. they have a song for their wedding day.
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Laughter is the best~
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Thank you to all my wonderful clients!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Next year these two will be married, and Im so excited to document their day and watch them start their life as husband and wife!!  Enjoy Mary and Haydn’s engagement shoot is on the blog!!

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I love Starbucks….  ♥
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One of my fav’s!
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I love bold clouds….
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This scarf!!! ♥
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I’m so excited to photograph this wedding, I have had the honour of taking their photos before and I love getting to watch their family grow.  I love this bridge at McKay Park, the mountains behind it are so beautiful and after we headed over to McDonald Park… these two are some of my favourite places to go. Happy Monday!!!!
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My Fav from the session.  ♥
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I love adventuring out of my space, and when the couple has a vision and they even have props to go along with it I think its the best!  This time I got to go downtown New Westminster, we headed into little nooks, found brick walls, and walked through alley ways… and it was awesome!  I can’t wait for their wedding next year and getting to spend more time with these two amazing people.  ♥
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I love this red door.
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This might be my fav photo of the session.
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Her ring HAD to be photographed from the side too…. clearly…
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