Posts with tag: "anniversary"

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Welcome to the Abbie Takes Pictures Blog!  We are a fun, creative photography studio established in 2009 that focuses on capturing the true essence of who you are!  We are all about creating an incredible experience for you that is relaxed, memorable and empowering.

Here you'll find some of our latest work, as well as archived posts from many years ago.  Having been full time for over 10 years means we have a lot to share!

The ATP Team consists of Abbie and her staff photographers, who have all trained and learned under Abbie for many years.  While Abbie is the lead photographer, Jen and Heather also shoot weddings for ATP.  We also have Rosemary and Karissa as our second photographers for weddings and our trusty ATP Office Manager, Cara.

 

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8 Years & One Very Long Blog Post...
Friday, May 05, 2017
8 Years & One Very Long Blog Post...

Today marks 8 years since I began my journey as a full-time photographer.  On one hand, it feels like yesterday when it all began and on the other hand it feels like I've been doing this my entire life.  This "job" doesn't feel like work.  (I guess that's what happens when you find a career that fills you with so much happiness and joy!)In May of 2009, I was teaching Kindergarten.  Looking back I can see that I was completely miserable.  But as it goes, being human, you never really know how bad it is until that chapter has passed and you look back.  I loved my students and their families, but I hated the politics that came with teaching.  It was easy to ...

Paw & Lorraine: 40 years In the Making
Thursday, August 04, 2016
8 Years & One Very Long Blog Post...

Earlier this year I travelled to Atlanta to attend Imaging USA, the annual conference for the Professional Photographers of America.  I attended intense classes for 3 days and was able to really up my skill level, as well as leave there being more inspired then I have been in a long time.  In one of the classes, a speaker was talking about how important our jobs are.  He was driving home the significance of the images we create and how they will be cherished for many generations to come.  It was during this class that I had the realization that I have spent my entire career capturing so many families, but I rarely take the time to capture my own.I left Atlanta with a ...