southern california based,
capturing love in every corner of this little blue planet
let's tell your story.
just your average foul-mouthed light-chasing fun-seeker
this is the face behind the camera. my name is asha (but for some reason a lot of people online think it's ashley? idk man) i'm a 23-year-old photo taker & film maker currently living life in a sunny little pocket of california. things i love: online shopping, harry potter, saying bad words, and couples who trust me. i have discovered that the universe made me to create art. i am passionate about emotion—love, desire, & happiness all endlessly inspire me to write, paint, and shoot photos & video that will embody the emotions within the frame forever. it’s a crazy feeling to be chosen to document the biggest days in someone’s life, and i treat it like it’s the most important job in the world. because to me, it is. i’m not about the fake shit; give me the messy, give me the tears, give me the rawest, most vulnerable parts of your love and i’ll help you turn it into gold.
i am a traveling photographer + artist + human being, who's obsessed with adventure, travel, and intimate moments. working together will most likely end with us being best friends; i love meeting carefree, genuine humans who are down to get a little creative during shoots. if you love harry potter, that's a bonus.
hi, my name is asha. let’s be friends.
it’s more fun over here.
Let me start by saying... we did that!
You were a part of the most beautiful and special day in our lives. This wasn’t your traditional wedding to ask a photographer to shoot at. We asked that you come to Italy with us and capture us getting married in front of one of tHe most popular monuments in the world. And we pulled that off.
Not only were our photos beyond incredible... Asha as a person is amazing and became family within the days we were with her. Asha made everything flow so perfectly and made us so comfortable. She gave perfect direction, she made us laugh, she was down for whatever and if you asked her to jump she said how high. This girl gave us beautifully edited photos on the same day as our wedding! and the rest of the album was given to us so quickly.
We truly couldn’t be more grateful that we chose Asha as our photographer. She will be our go to for life!
I found Asha’s Instagram, fell in love with her aesthetic, & knew she would be a great fit for our wedding. Our experience with Asha as our wedding photographer met our expectations & more. As crazy busy as she is, she was responsive & prompt with getting things done. The fact that, my husband & I vibed with her so well was everything. At first we were both shy & awkward in front of the camera but Asha is easy to work with. Shooting with her was so much fun & more so an experience that we will cherish forever. I feel that every bride, every couple feels pressured to get those “perfect shots” which makes you act or wanna pose a certain way, but Asha literally says “Naw, do you” and gets so many good shots. Asha’s pictures and the moments she’s able to capture continues to amaze me. Asha not only was our wedding photographer, but became our friend. She’s super personable, friendly, & just real. So glad Asha was a part of our whole wedding experience. EVERYONE IN THE ROOM APPRECIATED HER PRESENCE. She was the one—I couldn’t have ask for anyone better.
love u so much asha! (you don't have to add this) LOL
One of the best decisions I made during the wedding process was hiring Asha to be our photographer. From our very first meeting when Asha took the time to get to know us and our vision for our wedding day, I knew she was the perfect fIt. What I love about Asha is she makes you feel like she’s a friend you’ve known for ages, or part of your family, while still being an absolute professional. On our wedding day, I didn’t have to worry about anything as she didn’t waste any time capturing every special moment. I am so happy to have had her there to capture one of the best days of my life, and every special occasion moving forward. Thank you!!!
First of all, Asha is a harry potter fan. That's why you'll love her. The end.
No but seriously, from the moment my (now) husband Tyler and I started working with Asha, she made us feel so comfortable and taken care of which is hard to do via email, but she did it. Her talent spoke for itself but her personality is what sold us. She was the first photographer I looked at and I kept going back to her even when I was speaking to other vendors, and I'm so happy I did. Booking her was one of the best decisions I made during my wedding year. When we first met in person during our engagement shoot, it felt like we'd known each other all along. That's exactly the type of energy you need with your photographer to get amazing results in photos.
On my wedding day she made sure I had everything I needed and hit every pose necessary to get "the shot.” She guided me the entire day but still gave me the freedom to pick my own poses and execute my own ideas. I love how she's not controlling, she knows what she needs to do but she gives her clients flexibility to chime in and bounce ideas off each other. HAVING HER AT MY WEDDING WAS MORE LIKE HAVING A FRIEND THERE WHO JUST SO HAPPENS TO BE REALLY REALLY TALENTED AND FUNNY (SOMETIMES).
ASHA TRULY IS A GEM. Her only flaw is that she works too hard and that's not much of a flaw AT ALL. I trust her. And that's a big deal for any bride. WE LOVE YOU GIRL, BUT YOU KNEW THAT.
I don't even know where to start. We are so thankful we found Asha to do our wedding photography. We fell in love with her work from the beginning and decided we had to have her! She captured our day so beautifully. We are still in awe of our photos. And can I just say how quick she was with getting us our photos?!?! She's amazing and so talented. My girl has skills! Aside from the way she captured our love, she is the sweetest and most down to earth person. She instantly made us feel comfortable and took the most stunning photos. We can't wait to have more photoshoots with her!
Asha was so amazing! From our engagement shoot, to my boudoir photos, to the wedding, she killed it all! She has a way of making everyone feel comfortable and does a great job! Her photos are so unique and absolutely stunning. I had multiple friends use her after seeing our photos! She captured our love and personality in her pictures. I love that we can relive our fairytale forever... She is the best and I can’t wait to use her in the future!!!
Asha was an absolute delight to work with. From the moment we saw her images online we knew that she was going to be the one for us. FROM THE START OF HUNTING FOR A PHOTOGRAPHER THAT FIT OUR NEEDS, met our schedule, AND most importantly matched our artistic vision was going to be a DAUNTING TASK. To make matters worse, we were on a very tight window for a schedule. Asha was actually unavailable for our originally planned elopement date, so what did we do? Changed our elopement date to meet Asha's schedule. We honestly couldn't be happier that we did. Our ceremony was extremely small and intimate. As a matter of fact, Asha was actually our only guest. She was prompt, professional, non-intrusive, and down to earth. She sure knows how to make two non-photogenic people look like naturals in her craft. Kudos to her for that. Can I also talk about her turn around time? It was quick, but not only was it fast, she also sent us way more images than we expected. *high five* The whole set itself came out better than either of our wildest dreams. Any time time we show friends or family images from our elopement, its a guarantee we get compliments on her work. Being able to capture our special day with Asha's art is TRULY priceless to us. TYSM Asha!
I honestly don't even know where to begin. Words will not be enough to describe how grateful my husband and I to have you-Asha, capture our special day. From the moment my husband and I found her on instagram, and when Asha and I connected through e-mail, I KNEW she had to be the one. Not only did my husband and I loved working with her, my entire bridal entourage loved her as well! I can't stop going through my gallery because everything is beyond perfect and beautiful. It amazes me how she was able to get everything per detail. I will always be forever thankful that I get to relive my wedding day through her amazing work.I can't wait to work with you all over again in the future. Thank you, thank you, thank you so much!!
There are not enough amazing words to describe Asha. Aside from just being a beautiful person inside and out, she is beyond talented at what she does. Asha shot our engagement pictures and our wedding pictures and both sets came out stunning. She was a pleasure to deal with the whole way through, she worked with us through any hurdles we had and never made anything seem like an issue. She was sweet, funny and one of the easiest vendors I've ever worked with. All of our vendors said Asha was so talented and so great to work with, her and her assistant didn't get in anyone's way; we barely even noticed they were taking pictures of us. In return, we got some beautiful candid photos that I didn't even know were being taken. We will definitely work with Asha again in the future and can't wait to continue following her on her journey of capturing such beautiful moments. Also, the cherry on top was how fast she delivered our photos for both sessions, I couldn't believe it. Thank you for making our day extra special, Asha! We love you!
One of the most important things for a wedding is picking a photographer, so you have to make sure you pick the best of the best, & Asha Bailey was just more than that; she’s amazing, she is light. After being so amazed when we came across her feed, we knew she was the one, & that was confirmed once we had our engagement shoot. We have received so many compliments on our pictures!
This whole process can be very stressing & overwhelming, there’s so many photographers out there but we wanted to pick someone who can capture raw genuine emotions, not too “posed” but capture the truth, the real good stuff, our real love, because that’s what is all about. Working with Asha was better than we imagined, we could feel the instant click! She’s so fun to work with, she’s adventure! Full of energy! Makes you feel confident & so comfortable like you’ve known her all along.
She captured the little things and the BIG feelings, nothing forced, nothing set up, just what we feel on the inside, and for that we’re so thankful. We had the best night of our lives and it was all beautifully documented. We could not have asked for a better outcome!
My ASHA! I met this beautiful babe through Instagram and can’t believe how close we’ve gotten. Our first engagement shoot she shot of my husband and I, we couldn’t believe how amazing the photos came out. We both were speechless and till this day, still amazed by how beautiful the photos came out. We’re extremely lucky to have had Asha as our wedding photographer as well. I mean come on! Asha is extremely talented! She is a wizard behind the camera and a joy to be around. Her style and energy she brings to the the photoshoots makes it so easy to work with her. The laughs and memories we made with her will forever be with us. We love you Asha!
To begin, Asha's level of professionalism and excitement to work with my (now) husband and I was the beginning of an amazing journey with her as our wedding photographer. Asha is an incredible human being and worked with, and expanded, my vision from the moment we first connected. I knew right away i needed her as our photographer. Asha found moments during our elopement that I didn't even know happened and captured these beautiful moments for us to laugh, and cry happy tears about, later. I cannot stop scrolling though the hundreds of photos she sent us almost immediately after our wedding. Asha jumped head-first into the day of our wedding with enthusiasm, ease and total confidence. Both my husband and i were nervous of being in front of the camera, but she made us have so much fun throughout the day that we both forgot she was there with her camera. seeing the work that goes into capturing a wedding, i cannot thank her enough for her hard-work. she was calm, encouraging and so incredibly funny even during the more stressful parts of the day. Asha, i know i'll look back years from now and still smile as big as i did on the day of our wedding looking through all of your photos.
Asha, what a dream. Where to even begin? When my husband and I were searching for a wedding photographer, Asha was a clear choice for us from the beginning. We were immediately blown away by her stunning feed that had a perfect mix of expansive, landscape shots in the most beautiful locations, and extremely intimate, closeups that exuded warmth, depth, and love. When we finally connected with Asha, I immediately appreciated her excitement and enthusiasm for what would be the biggest day of our lives. I could tell she wanted to get the photos just right... she began doing tons of research, sending me reference photos and location ideas so we would be prepared on the day of the shoot. Working with Asha in the flesh was even better than I could’ve imagined. Not only is she incredibly professional and seasoned beyond her years, but I really appreciated her attention to detail and the way she captured my husband and I so naturally within our environment. Her direction made us feel relaxed and confident, and the romance just naturally poured out of us! For the first time, I was seeing our love on camera the way it feels inside. Thank you Asha, we love and appreciate you more than you know! 🖤
There is no one like Asha! She has such an eye for the rarest moments and captures them effortlessly. shooting with Asha was so much fun and flew by. She knows how to make you comfortable so that you really look your best in all your photos. She has flawless taste but takes the time to get to know you and your favorite style of photos. I absolutely loved working with her and cannot wait for her to photograph my wedding!
Asha, your amazing natural talent, sweet ways, easy going personality, and the ability to make us feel so incredibly comfortable was more than we could have ever hoped for in a photographer. We have never had pictures capture our love the way you did, and for that alone, we are forever grateful. We are so in love with our pictures and we have you to thank for all of it. We cannot wait to work with you again in the near future. For those of you seeking the perfect photographer, look no further, you have found the very best! Asha, we appreciate you more than you will ever know and are so lucky to have found you!
Asha is so incredibly talented! Not only is she an amazing photographer, she is also so fun to work with. All of our pictures were absolutely beautiful. She is a natural behind the camera and made us feel like we were naturals in front of it. I knew our photos would be great but she exceeded our expectations. We look forward to capturing so many more moments together! Thank you so much Asha!
Asha is nothing short of amazing! We have known each other for over ten years so it was a no brainer when I got engaged that she would be taking my photos! I was able to book months in advance with her, discuss outfit details and even add smoke bombs. We shot at two locations, the first location Asha had gotten a flat tire but that did not stop us! The second location was packed with other couples and families shooting but Asha made sure to position us perfectly so that we were able to get the sunset and the best shots possible! Her efficiency in getting the perfect shot and open line of communication is what truly sets her apart from other photographers. We are so thankful that Asha was our photographer and we can not wait for her to shoot our wedding!
My husband and I met Asha on our first shoot at our house, she was so nice and fun to shoot with and we knew we wanted to work with her again. We decided to have Asha be the videographer at our wedding and she was AMAZING! She was so helpful and respectful during our big day and she helped accommodate us through our transitions from shoot locations with the photographer. I highly recommend her for photos, videography or just to have a cute fun shoot with your significant other!
There is something special about Asha. She takes time to get to her know her clients..she figures out their taste, personalities, etc...this shows in her work. Our wedding film was so personal to us and despite the fact that there were 200+ people at the wedding, the video was intimate, sweet, and calming...how often can you get that in a wedding video?! She perfectly captured the vibe and feel of our wedding day and then went above and beyond to add her stylistic and artistic touches. I am grateful for her and her attention to detail. She is magnificent at capturing the love between two people!
Asha literally captured our wedding day SO perfectly. First off, we got our pictures back so much sooner than we expected and her quality of work is FLAWLESS—there wasn’t one thing I didn’t like and I’m still posting wedding pictures like we just got married yesterday. She was also extremely helpful and patient the day of our wedding and made us feel so comfortable and calm (which is super helpful on such a hectic day); she captured every perfect/special moment, and detail for us during that day—without even asking (it’s safe to say she knows exactly what to do). Asha is professional, on time, and is there to give a helping hand if needed. Not to mention she will also be out on the dance floor partying with you! She is the best and hands down my forever go-to photographer and friend.
If you are reading this you have found the most bold & magical photographer around. Asha's photos are one of a kind & she can capture a story of love perfectly. When you find a photographer who can cultivate photos with raw emotion & endless laughter, all while making sure you feel comfy & confident, you are truly lucky. Rain or shine, she can create a sense of warmth in photos like no other. I can't wait to be behind that camera again!! MUCH LOVE TO YOU ASHA.
There's a reason my now fiancé and I re-hire Asha at any occasion there is. And that's because her talent, charisma, and character make working with her that much of a pleasure. She ensures that you and your loved one are comfortable and confident in your photos. Asha has so far done our graduation photos, our anniversary photos, and to my surprise-- our proposal photos! She captures the in between moments that allow your relationship to shine through the lens. You might feel like you're no model while you're holding those poses, but the photos always turn out so beautiful and Ms. Asha sure makes you feel like a model. Photography is an art, each shot tells a story and Asha has a natural way of painting the perfect stories. We are always eager to see what beauty lies in the shots that she has captured and in awe when we finally do see them. Thank you Asha, for capturing our love and for giving us memories to frame and look back on forever. We are so so grateful to have found you.
Two words. Asha FREAKING Bailey. Okay three. This woman is extremely talented! I searched high and low for a photographer with a passion for capturing love! Then I stumbled upon this complete gem! From the very beginning she went the extra mile for me. From the endless emails, changing dates, outfit choices, makeup, locations etc. When the day of the shoot came she took our breath away. She made my hunny and I feel so warm, confident, calm and carefree. It felt like we were hanging out with an old friend. You can really tell how much of a PASSION this is for her. Asha captured our love story beautifully. Whether it was posed shots, stolen kisses, dancing, laughing uncontrollably or being smacked by a wave, the emotion in our photos is so RAW and whimsical. We fell for each other all over again. We have found a permanent photographer and friend in this woman. It was pure magic and if you're booking her don't expect anything less than just that. Magic. We cannot thank her enough!
OMG, WHAT MORE CAN WE SAY?! MS. ASHA BAILEY IS THE EPITOME OF A PURE VISIONARY! After having absolutely no luck with finding a decent local photographer, I luckily came across Asha's social media. We clicked right away; I automatically knew that my boyfriend and I would feel very comfortable with her as our new photographer just based on her kind communication and sincere follow-ups. Asha really knows how to capture every special moment during your session with her. We appreciated her suggestions in poses and more importantly for accommodating the type of style that we were looking for overall. Ah, we're honestly happily in love with all of our photos. Asha— thank you a TON for your professional hard work; there's no doubt that we'll be working with you again very soon.