Ashleigh Taylor Henning | Owner/ Photographer


About: Asheigh Taylor Henning is an internationally know photographer based in Santa Barbara, California. Ashleigh’s work has been published both in print (Grace Ormonde, The Knot Southern California) and online (, Style Me Pretty, Green Wedding Shoes, to name a few). In 2016, she was listed as one of the Best Boudoir Photographers in the world by Junebug Weddings. Her studio was featured on Sue Bryce’s Studio Tours webseries about highly successful portrait studios worldwide. Ashleigh was personally mentored and trained by Sue Bryce and assisted Sue Bryce on three folio build workshops in 2018. Ashleigh is also an accredited Master Portrait Photographer through The Portrait Masters. She was also named Best Photographer in Santa Barbara in the Santa Barbara Independent’s Annual Reader’s Poll 2018.

While the accolades and professional achievements are great, Ashleigh is most proud of the work she does for her clients. She loves to make women feel like movies stars. Nothing brings her more statisfaction than watching a woman come alive on camera and step full into her confidence!

Specialties: Ashleigh Taylor Portrait is a boutique portrait photography studio based in Santa Barbara, CA. What makes Ashleigh unique is her ability to make anyone look amazing on camera. Ashleigh believes that it's not the client's job to be "photogenic" but rather it is her job to make you look your best on camera which she does through posing, lighting, and styling.What makes Ashleigh's studio shoots unique is that she guides you through the entire process, including what to wear, she provides world class hair and make up for women, and clients get to experience what it would feel like to be a celebrity on a magazine cover photoshoot. Whether you are looking for a glamorous family portrait, to celebrate a milestone (like a big birthday, hitting a fitness goal, having a baby, an anniversary, etc) or are looking to update your personal brand studios, Ashleigh can help you get portraits beyond your wildest dreams!

Quote: “Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful." - Zoe Kravitz

Connect: Contact Ashleigh at or at (310) 404-1613, or visit her website below!