About Us

"We envisioned a future where we could find freedom, creativity, and a lot of laughs every day"

Welcome! We’re A&O Studios LLC. Actually, we’re just Ashley and Olivia, two creative women, passionate about capturing life at its fullest. 

What you really need to know about us is that we’re quirky and fun-loving, yet wildly serious about delivering an organic experience and stunning photos for our clients. We became best friends several years ago and dreamed of one day being able to work for ourselves doing what we love!

We envisioned a future where we could find freedom, creativity, and a lot of laughs every day. For Ashley, A&O Studios is an opportunity to make her lifelong passion for photography a career and share her natural talent and years of refinement in this skill. For Olivia, A&O Studios is the fulfillment of her lifetime goal to own a business and realize her creative and professional potential. 

Meet Ashley

I'm a South Jersey native who settled down in Virginia Beach after marrying my college sweetheart. With what little free time I have, I like to spend it at home with my two sweet cats and goofy golden retriever, Banana!

As a believer in true love and magic moments, I felt there was no better way to spend my time than experiencing and photographing  life’s most treasured moments. I have seen it all in my years as an event manager, and I was ready for a change. I sought creativity and passion in my career. When I discovered Olivia and I wanted the same things, I knew our shared dreams could be a reality.  She is the most uplifting and driven individual, and I am hyped to see what magic we create together. 

Meet Olivia

My husband and two cats are the loves of my life. I enjoy cooking, and my retail weaknesses are buying unnecessary cat toys and thrifting. If I ever have a free weekend, you’ll find us hiking and camping in Shenandoah or visiting our family back in Tennessee!

After working in nonprofit fundraising for several years, I knew I needed more autonomy and always dreamed of being an entrepreneur. With photography as a hobby in my adult life, I was thrilled when Ashley and I hatched this idea to turn it into a career! I'm passionate about working with people and helping couples realize their vision. I feel so blessed to work with and learn from an amazing talent like Ashley, she has mad skills!