Becoming a photographer isn’t a profession I chose. To put it simply, photography chose me. I fell in love with photography in 1995 while living in Seattle and I have pursued it with devotion and dedication ever since. My love and passion for photography has allowed me to become an award-winning international wedding, lifestyle and documentary photographer based in Louisville, Kentucky. I have been shooting professionally for twenty years and have traveled the world photographing for discerning commercial clients the likes of the New York Times, Churchill Downs, Humana,Yum Brands, 21C Hotels, Rolling Stone Magazine and of course my most important clients, brides just like you. Your wedding photography is the most important investment you will make for your big day and I understand how special your wedding photography must be. My team will provide you and your guests with a professional photographic experience, beautiful images, and exceptional service. I shoot as true to life as possible. I never rely on trendy editing tricks that date your images or make them something they are not. I believe deeply in the power of authentic photography to capture the beauty, emotion, and sincerity unique to you. I have traveled to more than fifty countries over the last decade photographing people and their cultures. I have been told often that I have an amazing ability to interact with people in a way that captures them in their most authentic,emotional and honest spaces; developing friendship and trust is the only way to capture honest and intimate photographs of people. I am from Louisville, Kentucky and love it here. I work hard in my business and I value personal relationships tremendously. In my free time, I enjoy riding my motorcycle, mountain biking, rock climbing, and traveling. My biggest adventure is just beginning… I am engaged to Erin the love of my life and our beautiful baby boy, Adam Ross, was born this past June.
I would love to be your photographer
Aside from being Ross’s fiancee and the only person on earth who can handle his unbridled energy, Erin has taken over the role of studio manager for Ross Gordon Photography. Along with being a full-time mother, Erin somehow manages to find time to take care of the multitudes of daily tasks that must be done in order to keep our business thriving. From booking weddings to finalizing wedding day timelines and making sure albums are sent to clients on time Erin is the heart and soul of our business. Aside from her organizational prowess and her ability to make sure our brides are worry free, Erin is also an accomplished photographer. Even though she only started taking photos a couple years ago, Erin has taken to photography like a fish to water. Erin’s sense of composition and her attention to light makes her one of the best detail shooters I have ever worked with. Her photos of rings, cakes and flowers are second to none. She often captures images I overlook, which makes us a great team.
Ashley Stinson is a versatile photographer living in Louisville, Ky. She earned her BFA at the Maryland Institute College of Art and has worked in commercial studios for over ten years. Her clients include Zappos, Amazon, RueLaLa, Barre3, YogaEast, Final Decision, the Louisville Visual Arts Association, and Gilt. Monday through Friday you will find her in Gilt.com’s studio photographing high-end accessories and home goods. On the weekend she’s is able to do what she loves- make people happy by capturing their wedding in a memorable and imaginative way. She is committed to creating photographs that reflect the individual style of each wedding and uses her commercial knowledge to create truly unique images. Her experience with wedding photography is long and varied. Ashley has worked as an assistant, a post-production artist, a second shooter and primary shooter in Louisville, Lexington, and Cincinnati for more than ten years and has worked alongside Ross at close to a hundred weddings. During the rare moments that she is without her camera, she enjoys playing the viola and spending time with her husband and giant labrador, Buddy. If Ross is booked on you special day and are looking for an exceptional photographer, please consider Ashley, you won’t be disappointed.
Adam is the newest member of the Ross Gordon Photography team. While we acknowledge he is green and has a lot to learn, Adam has exhibited a ton of enthusiasm. He can hardly keep his hands off my cameras and he has a hard time looking away from the computer screen as he sits on my lap while I edit. We have high hopes for Adam becoming a skilled shooter and an invaluable part of the Ross Gordon Photography team.