Hey guys, I’m Ashley.

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Although most of my friends call me by my last name, Otte. Someday that’ll change to Rhoads as I was married in May ’16 and have yet to change my name (oops). My husband and our two pups, Teddy and Charlie, are my world, but we’re working on expanding our little family ;). I love pretty deeply and would do about anything for my friends. I’m an avid vacationer – usually visiting my mom and family in Huntington Beach, CA – and have a tiny problem always wanting to redecorate my home. My passion, however, is photography.

I remember always being the one carrying around a little camera taking hundreds of photos on a single night out with friends. While in college I applied for a position as a receptionist for a photography studio and it’s changed my entire life. They talked me into training to be a photographer and then my life began. Everything came so easy and naturally, it didn’t take long to realize that it’s what I was meant to be doing. I stayed with that company for 7 years before I needed to branch out on my own. Ashley Otte Photography was officially started in June of 2013. While it was the most terrifying step of my life, it has also been the most rewarding.

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“Nobody achieves anything alone, I’m very grateful for all of you for helping me achieve my dreams.”