Ashleigh Taylor


Ashleigh Taylor is a portrait photographer based in Santa Barbara, California. She is an accredited Master photographer with The Portrait Masters. Ashleigh has been a professional, fulltime photographer since 2010. She started in Weddings and her work was published in The Knot Southern California, Ceremony Magazine, Style Me Pretty & Green Wedding Shoes—just to name a few. In 2013, Ashleigh opened her brick-and-mortar boudoir & portrait studio in Santa Barbara, and in 2016 she transitioned to shooting portraits fulltime (leaving weddings behind). She has been recognized four years in a row as one of the top two photographers in Santa Barbara by the Santa Barbara Independent. In 2016, due to the success of her studio she was featured on Sue Bryce’s Studio Tours series. Ashleigh is an official mentor with The Portrait System. She also is an educator with The Portrait Masters, where she has two courses—one that teaches photographers how to book more clients using Instagram and one that teaches photographers the ins and outs of getting fully booked using Facebook Ads.

Ashleigh offers online courses and guides; 1:1 coaching; group mastermind coaching; as well as free resources for photographers on her site. She is also an Instructor with courses featured on