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Luke and Ashley are renown Virginia Wedding Photographers serving Virginia, D.C. and internationally. 


Serving Brides & Grooms East Coast to West Coast and Worldwide

Destination WEdding Photographers

Turn your Love Story into an Unforgettable Journey

Picture saying "I do" amidst a breathtaking sunset on an exotic beach or an enchanted vineyard in Tuscany. With Luke and Ashley's destination wedding photography, your dream backdrop could play host to your special day.

Our photography sessions are masterfully curated and tailored to fit the unique ambience of your chosen paradise, seizing the spectacular landscapes and candid moments in every single frame. We strive to ensure that every image radiates the true essence of your joyous occasion and the idyllic beauty of your chosen location.

Our services are intended for adventurous couples who aren't afraid to dream big and dare to turn their love story into an unforgettable journey. If your perfect idea of a wedding involves iconic landmarks, serene sandy beaches, majestic mountains, or the rustic charm of foreign villages, look no further.

Be it an intimate affair or a grand ceremony, with Luke and Ashley's destination wedding photography, you're promised a collection of picture-perfect memories that will last a lifetime. Embrace the romance of exploring love in an extraordinary landscape and let us immortalize your special day in frames that you will cherish forever.

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Love is a               Adventure


Experience luxurious wedding photography that honors your authentic story. We blend high-end artistry with sincere emotions to capture every unique, joy-filled moment. Move beyond staged editorials; our photography celebrates your distinct personalities in a fun, natural way. Trust us to encapsulate the genuine essence of your unforgettable day.

Sophisticated, not staged

Every wedding package includes an engagement session. This way we show up as friends instead of strangers on your wedding day. Getting to know you both during your engagement session allows us to capture the real you on your wedding day. 

See our guide on how to plan for your engagement session. 

Engagement Icluded

Luke and Ashley Photography, a top-rated service on The Knot, proudly deliver high-quality destination wedding photography. With a friendly, authentic approach and a deep connection to each couple, we transform your personality and love story into unforgettable moments, consistently satisfying our clients with exceptional results.

5-Star Rated on the Knot

We’re not just photographers, we’re storytellers. We believe in capturing the essence of your wedding day and telling a story that will be shared for generations to come. Our style is classic, and our edits are natural, so they won’t go out of style. Your wedding photos will be shared for generations and we keep that in mind as we focus on the big and the small moments that you’ll cherish forever.

Classic Artistry, Always in style

We understand your pets are your family! Bring your furry family members and we’ll capture their best side. Let us know ahead of time and we might even have some treats on us. Rest assured, our team is experienced in working with pets and creating beautiful, natural photos that truly capture their charm.

Fur-Babies Invited

As a husband and wife team, we offer two expert photographers for every wedding. This means our clients benefit from the consistent quality of two professionals, rather than the risk of working with an inexperienced backup. Our harmonious collaboration ensures every precious moment of your special day is captured from diverse angles, all for the price of one.

Two Photographers Included

Why Us?

Join us as we explore our the best destination wedding locations with tips and expert insights.

Top Destination Wedding Locations




Mexico's vibrant culture, enticing cuisine, and stunning beauty make it an exceptional destination wedding choice. Diverse venues, from seaside ceremonies to lush haciendas, create unforgettable celebrations infused with local charm. Mexico offers warm weather, welcoming hospitality, and numerous attractions for guests, while also providing a perfect backdrop for couples to embrace the country's rich history and traditions.



Tie the knot amidst Jamaican beauty, showcasing white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and lush scenery. Experience romance infused with vibrant music, rich heritage, and a choice of cliffside venues, luxurious resorts, or beachfront ceremonies. Indulge in authentic Caribbean cuisine and hospitality, making your Jamaican wedding an unforgettable blend of soul and sunshine.


Key West

Key West's relaxed, bohemian vibe and warm, tropical aura afford couples a laid-back, intimate wedding experience. With stunning ocean views, historic sites, and spectacular sunsets, choose to marry in charming gardens, sandy beaches, or quaint estates. Key West pairs local culture and eclectic charm for an extraordinary escape, promising memorable moments for couples and guests alike.



Hawaii offers a captivating blend of natural beauty, warm hospitality, and rich Polynesian culture for an idyllic destination wedding. From splendid beaches to lush rainforests, each island offers unique wedding opportunities. Engage in time-honored traditions like lei exchanges and hula dances, savouring local flavors, making Hawaii's vibrant landscapes a picture-perfect backdrop for your grand celebration.



Famed as a land of romance, Italy attracts couples with its blend of history, exquisite architecture, and world-class cuisine. Its stunning settings range from serene Tuscan vineyards and the sun-kissed Amalfi Coast to Venice's mesmerizing canals and several historic cities. Italy assures a magical celebration, beautifully balanced with culture, charm, and unique expressions of love.



The Bahamas' sun-kissed beaches and crystal-clear waters enthrall couples seeking a dreamy island wedding. With captivating islands and unique backdrops, the destination caters to diverse tastes, offering intimacy and serenity. Choosing between intimate beach ceremonies or luxurious resort weddings, couples are surrounded by unforgettable experiences, and genuine hospitality, making the Bahamas a truly romantic destination.


United Kingdom

The UK's rich history, charming countryside, and iconic cities offer a fairy-tale setting for timeless weddings. With grand Scottish castles, elegant English estates, or historic London sites, there are numerous memorable backdrops for celebrating love. Traditional high teas, vintage gardens, and quaint villages contribute to an enchanting atmosphere, promising a wedding experience filled with heritage and romance.



Offering a dramatic desert landscape, Arizona captivates couples with its striking red rock formations, vast cacti landscapes, and brilliant sunsets. Its diverse venues span luxurious resorts, rustic ranches, and serene desert settings. Immerse in the stunning scenery, vibrant art scene, and native culture, creating a unique love story commencement in the heart of the American Southwest.

The Best Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

Discover invaluable insights into planning the perfect destination wedding with Luke and Ashley's free Destination Wedding Photography Guide. With expert tips and stunning visuals, this downloadable guide will provide the inspiration and know-how needed to make your dream celebration come to life.

Free Download


In an age where travel, love, and adventure intersect, why confine your precious moments to typical locations? With Luke and Ashley's Destination Engagement Photography, the world becomes your portrait studio.

We specialize in capturing the exciting, warm moments that lead up to your big day, setting the beginning of your love story against breathtaking landscapes. Ideal for adventurous couples, our photography sessions immerse you in an extraordinary journey filled with fun, love, and discovery. Make your engagement as unforgettable as your love, and choose a setting that matches the depth and breadth of your affection.

Ignite the Spark of Your Love Story in an Extraordinary Engagement Session.

Destination Engagemets


"They played a huge role in making our day perfect and I could not recommend them more!"

Maria D


"Luke and Ash made it easy and fun, and were awesome to be around".

Hannah S


"They are true professionals and extremely talented at their art, and also super kind, funny, and down-to-earth."

Eason W


"From the beginning to end they we're on point with every single detail & extremely timely."

Jessica P

Luke and Ashley offer comprehensive Destination Wedding Packages, meticulously curated for your unique love story. From engagement sessions against stunning global backdrops to full coverage of your wedding day or weekend, we've got you covered. 

  • Engagement Session
  • Full wedding day and wedding weekend coverage
  • Two Elite photographers with +10 years experience
  • Tips & guides on destination weddings planning
  • 24 Image Sneak Peeks
  • 3 Week Image turn-a-around
  • Online viewing gallery with downloads

Experience the Ultimate Wedding Bliss with our All-inclusive Destination Packages - Fun, Playful, and Stress-free!

What's included

In addition to our best-selling wedding packages, we also offer videography services (subject to availability) for the best value on your wedding day

Wedding Videography

Beautiful Stories

Breathtaking Destinations

Welcome to your ultimate guide on maximizing your destination wedding experience without the unnecessary stress. A wedding in an exotic location can be one of the most memorable ways to celebrate your union, but it's essential to navigate this journey sensibly.

From understanding the dynamics of logistics to securing professionals that align with your vision, this guide is here to assist you every step of the way. Begin by appreciating the significance of assembling the right team - it's the key to orchestrate a seamless, utterly memorable experience you will cherish forever.

An expert guide on getting the most out of your destination wedding without the added stress & the importance of selecting the right team.

How to have a seamless destination wedding

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