You know her. You’ve seen her before on my blog, or maybe you’ve caught her on my Instagram. Sophie was one of my first #abbygraceballerinas, and our first session was the one that really and truly made me feel like I’d found a thing I loved for me and me alone, and not because it […]

  • Annie Boutin King - Abby, those pix are superb!!! love them.

  • Sarah Bradshaw - That last photo, Abby. THAT PHOTO. Absolute perfection.ReplyCancel

  • Terry Michael King - Professional-grade work from both of you!ReplyCancel

  • Jean - Beautiful photos of a beautiful ballerina!ReplyCancel

  • Rici - So very pretty! Love the last one best. Like an old movie charm.ReplyCancel

When one of your first emails from a bride mentions a sweet rescue dachshund named Phoebe, and includes plans for pierogies at their wedding reception, consider my attention captivated. And then when your initial Skype meeting to see if your a good fit lasts for almost two hours? Count me IN. These two are just plain […]

Well hellllO there, Tuesday! You snuck up on me there, didn’t you? That’s the disconcerting thing about working the day after a holiday- I never remember I’ll have to work until I crawl into bed late at night on whatever holiday it is. Maybe because, as a kid, you got the days AROUND big holidays […]

  • Alicia - Ooo I cannot wait to see more of Sophie’s session!!! And now I have a craving for those pop tarts…ReplyCancel

  • Jean - I’m with you on the octopus! Love the Sophie photo!ReplyCancel

They first met in Manhattan Beach. It was one of those “we have mutual friends” situations that brought them together, both being from the East Coast and finding themselves on the complete opposite side of the country. The group of mutual friends began to grow and form a sort of close-knit family- sort of like college […]