Hi, I'm Ashleigh Rachel.

I'm a Stillwater, Minnesota lifestyle photographer with over a decade of professional experience. I'm passionate about capturing real moments. I've worked with well over 50 brides, photographed 1000's of families, and captured business headshots for some of the most elite business owners in the Twin Cities. I love working on location with natural light but have studio gear that I put to the test when photographing products & spaces for high-end clientele. I take great pride in bringing fresh ideas as a creative lead when shooting editorial work for children’s fashion & advertising.


"I have learned what it is to be harshly critiqued, praised, hold the stillness of pain, and celebrate fully alive moments. I have been invited into sacred spaces and stories so rich I feel as if I am the recipient of the gift of photography."

-Ashleigh Rachel 

“I'm a photographer but my heart lies in the art of storytelling.”

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”