photo of Ashley by Jill Coursen | bio written by Andrea Steen
the relatively short time that she has been behind the lens, Ashley
Champagne is incredibly established, with an impressive roster of
clients and an extensive portfolio, including having photographed Lady
Gaga, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Dragonette and Diplo to name
a few. With a background in performing arts, Ashley brings a unique
perspective to her photography work and has an innate ability to capture truth,
poignancy and beauty in each photograph.
Available for commercial,
editorial, fashion and portrait photography, Ashley’s fascination and love for
people attracted her to the career. A graduate of NAIT’s professional
photography program, Ashley finished school with the top portfolio in
her class. Her innovative and charming style can be seen in the pages of
Georgie Magazine, a local Edmonton fashion, arts and culture publication; not only is she Georgie’s
head photographer and photo editor, Ashley is also the magazine’s
Don’t let her humble, light-hearted personality fool
you - Ashley Champagne is a creative
fire-cracker, talented beyond her twenty-something years. Capturing an
image is only a facet of the job: “I am so fascinated by people,” she
explains, “to me, photography is about being able to experience the
faces I shoot, and trying to understand who they are as individuals...to fall in love with them for the moment.” The result?
Pristine, inspiring images that set Ashley Champagne apart and make her
one of the most sought-after young photographers in her field.