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Seahawks Parade – Love for the 12′s

SEAHAWKS Victory Parade Madness all images captured by Erin Ashford Marshawn Lynch competed with the height of the Space Needle while pitching skittles off the Duck, lookin’ fierce in his signature Beast Mode sweatshirt and cigar behind his ear. On the left, defensive tackle Tony McDaniel and to the right cornerback Richard Sherman and strong

Sleepy and Curious

At 4 days old, Lara describes her newborn son as “adorable. Alert. Loving. Sleepy. Curious. And he mostly just wants to be held and cuddled. Which works fine for us!” Welcome champion Lucas August Dawe to the world! Lucas fell asleep to Elton John on vinyl while being held in his new Fremont home. Proud

Discovery with Laurelle & Richard

In-between northwest beach front and forest photographs at Discovery Park, these recently engaged loves snuggled up to keep warm. Discovery Park is one of Richards favorite parks so it was a perfect setting for them to let go, feel relaxed and capture their budding love and friendship. Can’t wait to photograph their wedding in August!

Our Love Was A Surprise

Before I contract with wedding clients, I send the couple a questionnaire so I can get a better sense of their love story. Seb + Joanna had the genius idea of expressing their thoughts separately and then sharing their responses with one another. I had the experience of hearing their individual love stories which made

A Camano Island Love Story

Jenessa & David had a true Northwest wedding experience close to Puget Sound with high tide right in the backyard. Their ceremony and reception was held at David’s childhood summer home and where he proposed to Jenessa. The Saturday sun glistening off the water, bouquets of cream tones, vintage furniture throughout the quaint space and

Baby Mellon

At 4 months old, Catherine was so observant and silly. What a lucky gal to have two amazing parents that love her so much that it makes her smile and stick her tongue out.

20 under 20 Summit at UCSF – Thiel Foundation

I’ve had the pleasure of documenting the Thiel Foundation since 2011. Every year, the Thiel Foundation has many young promising candidates looking to progress and the Under 20 Summit is the Thiel Fellowships way of fostering community and helping to move visionary ideas forward with peer support, mentorship, and office hours. Twice per year, they

LILY

Spent a day in San Francisco capturing modeling images of Lily with the lovely Amanda Lynn, Lily’s mom Daisha and the talented Crash and Burn doing makeup. MUA: Crash and Burn Photography: Erin Ashford Styling: Amanda Lynn and Daisha Moral Support: Cheddar

Engagement session with Jenessa & David

an adventurous engagement session with Jenessa and David images by Erin Ashford

Celebrating With Color – Maura & Kai

Celebrating With Color - Maura & Kai

kelly + marshall

Kelly & Marshall adore one another! What a perfect place to share their vows than with an intimate ceremony at the "Green Heart of Atlanta" aka Piedmont Park. Followed up by a reception at the historic Highland Inn Ballroom for some dancing, candy and super loving vibes. Congratulations! #myspecialday

An Occidental Love

Clair and Scott tie the knot in the hills of Occidental California.

Enchanted Hearts at Nestldown

A day spent with two sweethearts in a enchanted forrest.

Bridal At The Spire

an imaginative bridal shoot in the woods of Golden Gate Park.

Flora Girls Bridal Shoot

artist Amandalynn, floral designer Renee Fontana, and photographer Erin Ashford team up for some bridal portraits for their upcoming show Flora N Fauna at Cassel Gallery in June!
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