Posts with tag: "Personal Life"

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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 ...

Friends Forever
Monday, February 27, 2012

This past Monday, I turned 32 years old.  I wasn't dreading turning another year older, and in fact - I was looking forward to it.  The older I get, the more I understand that I'm getting better with age.  I'm learning more about myself every day, and really starting to understand what life is all about.  It's not so bad, this "growing old" thing.I saw this video today, and completely fell in love with it.  I want to be like these women when I grow up.  They remind me of my girlfriends and I. :)[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWKTfqivbRQ]I know one thing for sure:  This whole "growing older" thing wouldn't be as much fun if I didn't have my best ...