As time passes, I’m becoming more and more of an advocate for personal work. Some of my biggest “aha” moments have come as a result of shooting for myself, and the more personal work I photograph, the more I understand myself as an artist, and the stronger my overall body of work inevitably becomes. After […]

  • brandilynn - Abby, I love this! I am amazed by this! Beautiful! Stunning! Not sure of what else I could say it’s just absolutely awesome!ReplyCancel

  • Kat - The more I look at your work, the more in love I become. This is BREATHTAKING, Abby. So, so timeless & classic. Beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Tessa - Oh Abby, you inspire me! I’ve hit a slump, but you inspire me to get out with my camera. Thanks for being fabulous.ReplyCancel

  • Deborah Zoe - These are killer Abby, way to knock it out of the park!! They remind me of some of Avedon’s images…awesome stuff!!ReplyCancel

  • Tiffany Heidenthal - These are so gorgeous. Can you imagine the joy she’s going to have one day showing these photos to her children and grandchildren?ReplyCancel

  • Kristen Thomas - Wow Abby! These are gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Katie - That one vertical b/w of her standing in the window. Abby, you can tell how much you really love ballet in these photos. Stunning!ReplyCancel

  • Jenna - Looovvve it. Love everything about it. Personal work is so, so important and fun, and these are absolutely amazing. More please 😀ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay - Oh my gosh Abby!!! I’m so excited for you! These are INCREDIBLY breathtaking!ReplyCancel

  • Urška Majer - Abby, these are so stunning! In love with your b&w photos, because they have such a vintage feel in it!ReplyCancel

  • Caili - These are so incredibly stunning. Breathtaking, friend.ReplyCancel

  • ashley barnett - Lovely!!! All things elegant and classic all rolled into one!ReplyCancel

  • Rebekah Hoyt - Oh Abby. This is gorgeous. You were MEANT to shoot ballerinas. It fits your style SO perfectly. This might be my favorite work of yours to date – it’s simply perfection! Amazing, amazing.ReplyCancel

  • Regan Carter - Wow. Juuust wow. These are just incredible. I can’t even figure out what to say! Just beyond beautiful. So inspiring!!ReplyCancel

  • kaitlyn phipps - i am speechless. seriously breathtaking.ReplyCancel

  • Meg Courtney - Amazing!! Love the one of her sitting by the window! Such an elegant and classy session, beautiful! <3ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey LaRue - I am just in LOVE with all of the black and whites! So stunningly classic and gorgeous. Absolutely beautiful work, Abby!ReplyCancel

  • Emily Wright - I love this. Amazing work, Abby!ReplyCancel

  • Bethany - I have to admit that these are my favorite photos that I’ve seen you post. They are elegant, timeless, and amazingly gorgeous.ReplyCancel

  • ashley - these are beautiful and timeless! <3ReplyCancel

  • Meredith - Nice! Love the one with the reflection against that glass!ReplyCancel

  • dad - OMG cubed!ReplyCancel

  • malika luthra - this is an absolutely beautiful session abby! each image oozes a certain sophisticated classic elegance that’s become synonymous with your style! just fabulous! :)ReplyCancel

  • Anne Book - Abby! This is ANNE BOOK! Emeilia’s friend from Chicago who just moved back to DC! SOPHIE KING was the FLOWER GIRL in MY WEDDING! We must meet soon@ Gorgeous shoot! AnneReplyCancel

  • Erin - Beautiful! Family Heirlooms :)ReplyCancel

  • A French Ballerina: Vintage Inspired Shoot - […] red lips were the perfect compliment! You can view all of the amazing photos from the shoot here:  Hair and Make up: Julie Flury Photographer: Abby […]ReplyCancel

  • Simply Splendid 2013 - […] Quite possibly Julie’s favorite opportunity this year was to work with a french ballerina during a shoot with Abby Grace Photography ( SWOON!). […]ReplyCancel

  • Sophie- a dramatic ballerina session at the Sacré-Coeur Basilica in Paris, France » Modern International Wedding Photographer - […] became my muse last fall when we shot her first ballerina session with me in DC. As she lives and dances in Paris, I had this audacious dream of one day shooting her […]ReplyCancel

They met during her first week on the job- he arrived to deliver her new computer, so naturally, she thought he was the IT guy… turns out he was kind of her boss. Once that was cleared up, though, the interest began to set in. Their first date took them out and about in DC […]

  • Annamarie - So pretty! I LOVE her style!!ReplyCancel

  • WECC - love these photos!!!ReplyCancel

  • Matoli - wow they are adorable!! Love the feel of the entire shoot, beautiful Abby!ReplyCancel

  • Rebekah Hoyt - I LOVE her outfits!! This session is so colorful and playful and fun – LOVE it! Oh, and that vertical shot with the leaves?! AMAZING.ReplyCancel

  • Andrea - What a beautiful couple! I love these photos, and her outfits are adorable.ReplyCancel

I will never understand Virginia weather. It was 75 and sunny on Friday and Saturday, but this morning’s engagement session was a frigid 35 and cloudy. Don’t get me wrong- I’m not begrudging Mother Nature her right to a chilly fall/winter, but dang. Can a girl get some consistency around here? These wild swings in […]

  • Jean - I wondered how the pink champaign cupcakes would be. Love the Halloween costume! Photos are beautiful. You are the best!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah Madera - Abby, you’re awesome. The end.ReplyCancel

Shawn & Ashley will always hold a special place in my heart. They’ve been together since Ashley’s freshman year at Radford, and I’ll NEVER forget that one Cru meeting when Shawn proposed by way of a game in front of the entire group of students. Ashley and I went on to room together our senior […]

“What was the first thing you noticed about her?” “Her hair, definitely her hair. It’s that nice, light blond color.” She smiles, dropps her eyes and gave a laugh. “Lisa, what about you? What did you first notice about him?” “If I’m being honest, I swooned over his English accent!” Now it’s his turn to […]