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The Coe Collective | Midwest Wedding Photographer
Timeless, candid wedding photography for a lifetime of love.

Honest photos for a lifetime of love.

the coe collective

Your love has a future that will outlive all of us.
Your wedding photos should remind you of who matters & why.

You are here because you want a wedding photographer who values what you value. You want a wedding day that celebrates your humanity. A heckin' good party with food, friends + family, and a whole lotta love.

And not in the magic of posed, perfect portraits. But in the in between.

Your story is full of magic.

hey friend!

I'm Ashley, & I'm so glad you're here.

you.

To anticipate moments. To simply know               what matters to

This allows me to see as you see.

This allows me to see as you see. To anticipate moments.
             To simply know what matters to

When you hire me to photograph the people and events you love, you are inviting me to have a front row seat to the sacred. I promise to approach your wedding day with fresh eyes and genuine curiosity. You will feel seen and celebrated every step of the way. I will invest time into getting to know you and your people before I ever even click the shutter. 

Being a wedding photographer is a huge responsibility, and I take this role seriously.

if i can walk away from this life with one thing, it is this:
i helped people remember who is important to them and why.

hi, i'm ashley!

From one human to another, the greatest gift we can give each other is to see and be seen.

seeing daily. together.

KRISTEN + NATHAN | JULY 2019

Ashley, I'll say it again and again. You are incredible and have a keen eye for capturing important moments, whether they be full of joy, heartbreak, love, or goofiness. You give all of your clients the gift of thoughtful presence, as well as such meaningful moments that they can hang on to forever.

"You are incredible and have a keen eye for capturing important moments, whether they be full of joy, heartbreak, love, or goofiness."

BEKAH + JONNY | SEPTEMBER 2020

"We are so happy you were there! You perfectly captured the day. We love the photos! So many favorites already. It's the little things. Helps us remember all the planning we did! We can't wait to look through these over and over again."

"We are so happy you were there! You perfectly captured the day."

MELISSA + ZACK | JUNE 2019

"The day was a blur, but there were certain moments I'll never forget, and I'm so glad you captured those. They may not be the pictures my family members will hang on their walls, but they are the ones that I love because I remember exactly how I felt in that moment."

"The day was a blur, but there were certain moments I'll never forget, and I'm so glad you captured those."

testimonials

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Fill out the contact form below so we can get this party started! I typically respond to your inquiry within 24-48 hours so we can move on to the next steps. Have an urgent question or just tired of contact forms?
Send an email to hello@thecoecollective.com 

You’ve had a chance to browse through galleries, peruse the pricing, and get to know my heart for photography. What now?

let's connect about your session!