Hey, y’all, welcome to my FIRST-EVER BLOG. My name is Ashley Kay Smith. I am a High School Senior Photographer serving the Everett, Lake Stevens, Snohomish, Lynnwood, and Greater Seattle areas. My business is Last Forever Images, and we focus on building the confidence of High School seniors via our camera lens. I have been […]
I started taking photos as a way to bring healing to our world and tell the stories of the amazing human beings in my local community before they no longer could tell their story. Because, I didn't have that opportunity with any of my parents and grandparents, they passed in my early 20's.
Since 2019, I have fell more passionately in love for photography and storytelling but also my love for empowering young people in my community. So I decided to bring both passions together to create Last Forever Images.
...I was adopted at the age of 3 months by an elderly couple who didn't have the tools to raise a baby to be an empowered Black Girl living in Snohomish County. I didn't find my Black Girl Magic or learn to love my authentic self until my early-mid 20's.
I now believe my life long mission is to teach young people to find who they are and love themselves fully and to never let someone define who they are are who they should become.