Well darling, we’re HERE! Can you believe it?! No really- can you believe this is real life? Today’s the day we officially become a husband and wife team. AH!! I hope you know how proud I am of you. This was a crazy, scary, insanely audacious dream for the both of us. Do you remember how I scoffed […]

  • Urška Majer - Congrats, Abby and Matt! Looking forward to see what’s in store for you two!ReplyCancel

  • Tiffany Farley - YAY! So excited for you!!!ReplyCancel

  • Claire Duran - OMG, congratulations guys! Let the Lord lead you all the way and it will all be better than you could ever imagined. Whoop whoop!ReplyCancel

  • Jean - So sweet! You two make such a great team! Congratulations on making the transition !ReplyCancel

  • Karen Field aka Mom - Yippie! Yippie! Yippie! I’m so proud of both of you! I’ve been praying for this day to come for a very long time. I’m so glad you both listen to the Lord!ReplyCancel

  • Dominique - That is wonderful! So happy for you!ReplyCancel

  • Spring - WHOOOHOOO!!!!! Cheers to this amazing step for you two!! :) XOXOReplyCancel

  • Carlyn Pechia - I remember the day you posted about leaving your job to go full-time with photography! How exciting to watch your journey play out and the changes that come with it!ReplyCancel

  • Dad - Wow, simply WOW!ReplyCancel

This couple needs no introduction, especially if you’re an A Practical Wedding Workshop Live student! Ryan & Claire’s wedding day was so, so joy-filled. These two have a gift for making the people they meet feel valued & important, completely at ease. And even though their wedding day was calling for rain STRAIGHT through, these two […]

  • Jean - Gorgeous album. What a wonderful keepsake!ReplyCancel

  • Sabrina Fields - So pretty, Abby!! My album company has started offering boxes so I may need to up my game too… I just thought of it as an extra expense that wasn’t needed, but gosh, it’s just so pretty!ReplyCancel

Happy Monday morning, you guys! This week is going to be an AMAZING one- not only is my wedding season kicking off on Saturday with a gorgeous fête at the Four Seasons in Georgetown (with Cheers Darling Events!), but then I leave for France on Sunday! This’ll be a little shorter of a trip than […]

  • Rachel - I adore the serious photo of the pups and Matt!!! So great!! 😀ReplyCancel

  • Jillian - Love the serious one! That one ear! :)ReplyCancel

  • Alicia - Can’t wait to see all those blossom posts!!! Oh… and to be in FRANCE with you!!!

  • Lauren Swann - Ah!! Abby! I can’t wait to see all the pretty!! You are definitely brave to shoot there TWICE, and I hope you saved the clip of you on TV for us all to see! XO!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Bradshaw - that light is on my 2016 buying list, too!ReplyCancel

Oooh the vendor meal! I could talk at length about why it’s important to provide a meal for the photographers (and any vendor that’s been working consistently all day), but we’ll save that topic for a “Dear Bride” post sometime in the future! Today’s post is for the PHOTOGRAPHER, and how to navigate the sometimes murky waters […]

  • Ana Isabel Martinez Chamorro - Abby!! This is so helpful! I honestly have thought about putting it in my contract but I always felt like it DID feel like an ego thing! I needed this push to do it! Thanks for sharing!!!ReplyCancel

  • Rozanne Zacarias - Thank you for sharing!! Great information that I 100% agree with. Makes sense!!ReplyCancel