her wild heart

art & Soul.

For every boudoir photo I take, I keep the woman standing in front of me at the heart of it. Boudoir is about capturing your beauty, just as you are. At the end of the day, I believe your photos should look and feel like YOU — as perfectly imperfect as that may be. You’re stunning as you are and I want to celebrate that. No crazy, unrecognizable transformation required. 


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Meet Ashley

While there are many good reasons to do a boudoir session, the best reason is to do it for yourself. I'm Ashley and I work with women of different shapes, sizes and ages and the best part about my job is showing these women their raw, natural beauty in a way they’ve never seen before. I take boudoir photos that are artful, natural, and elegant in style. Yes, a boudoir session can be sexy, but for me, it’s never about seducing. This boudoir experience belongs to you.

My mission is to create photos that are uniquely yours and truly blow you away. If you've ever doubted your looks or your self worth, I hope you walk away from this boudoir experience owning your femininity and embracing your wild heart. Visit my blog to hear from the women I photograph about what makes them feel strong, loved and beautiful.

A boudoir experience that delivers...

Natural & Elegant boudoir photos

a personalized, luxury experience

fine art boudoir albums & Prints






These photos completely changed the way I felt about myself. I am so grateful to look back at these photos with such love and appreciation for myself.

changed the way i feel about myself!"

"These photos completely


She is THE best! Ashley has an eye for creative, wonderful pictures. I never once felt embarrassed or self-conscious with Ashley behind the camera. The idea of taking boudoir photos sounds intimidating. I wanted to do them but I wanted to make sure that they were done the right way and I still felt comfortable. Her style of photography makes every photo look romantic and that is what I wanted. Such a great investment!!

makes every photo look romantic."

"Her style of photography

Bridal Boudoir

I never truly saw myself in this light... the light that my closest girlfriends always saw in me. Ashley made me feel so confident and comfortable throughout the photo shoot. I tell all of my friends how empowered this made me feel and recommend they do a boudoir shoot as well. I definitely plan on doing another boudoir shoot in the future!

saw myself in this light."

"I never truly

body celebration

I absolutely loved doing a boudoir session with you! I felt comfortable, pampered, and beautiful. The matted album I gifted my husband for our 10 year anniversary was gorgeous and he loved it. More importantly though, you helped ME feel amazing and get my after-baby "mojo" back!

and get my after baby MOJO back!"

"You helped ME feel


That Friday morning of playing hooky from work turned into such a memorable day that I will never forget - it may have well been a gift to myself. Who doesn't love playing dress up and having someone bring out the best in you, inside and out? I walked out of the shoot confident and excited to see my fiancées reaction the day of our wedding.

I will never forget."

"A memorable day that

Bridal Boudoir

I realize now that this was just as much for me and my confidence as it was to impress my husband. He ended up loving the gift, but his favorites were not the images I would call the most sexy. He loved when I was laughing and walking around because it shows off the real me. I love how my soft feminine side was captured along with my strong and confident side. I am proud of myself for being vulnerable and if you have the opportunity to try this, you should go for it. No regrets!

 in all your beauty."

"She captures YOU


Ashley made me feel totally prepared going into my shoot, and on the day of, I had more fun than I could have imagined. My session started, and I didn't feel nervous anymore. In fact, I felt beautiful, and my photos reflected that. I couldn't be more grateful to Ashley and Artistrie Co. for providing me with such an amazing experience!

I could have imagined."

"I had more fun than

Anniversary celebration

As much as it was a gift for my husband, it was also a keepsake for me -- a celebration of me in a new chapter of my life. Newly married, no kids, 30! Who knows what the next 10, 20, or 30 years will bring, but I'll be able to look back on this and remember how I looked, felt, and thought during this time. I think it's something every woman should do for herself, no matter what stage she's at in her life. As for you, Ashley, it was incredible to work with you! Your sense of humor and professionalism instantly put me at ease. Post-session, you sent fun teasers, delivered lightning-fast turnaround with the full gallery, offered your expertise in helping me select images for the final album, and, if that wasn't enough, you hand-delivered the final product. You can't beat that type of service!

should do for herself."

"Something every woman

Anniversary celebration

Ladies believe me when I say Ashley is the BEST. From our first conversation, she was very attentive to detail on what I envisioned. Most importantly she made the whole experience so much fun, comfortable and was very professional. Ashley is absolutely the sweetest and made the shoot feel effortless. The photos turned out BEAUTIFUL. In the end I had the most perfect groom's gift that I was so excited to give my groom on our wedding.


"Ashley made the shoot feel

Bridal Boudoir

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Her Wild Heart is a Chicago Boudoir photography studio. Send questions to ashley@herwildheart.co or call Ashley
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