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Sometimes I’m afraid to share my dreams. There’s this little voice that tells me “if you share that dream and then fail to accomplish it, everyone will know, and everyone will laugh at you.” But the longer I’m in business and the more industry friends I make, the more I realize how wrong that voice is! Because the truth is, if I share my dreams and don’t accomplish them, I have people there encouraging me anyways. 

And when I finally do accomplish those dreams? The cheers are deafening.

Washingtonian Bride & Groom Spring 2016 feature | Abby Grace Photography

Having a full wedding featured in Washingtonian Bride & Groom has been a dream of mine for more than three years now, and as of last week, it’s one that’s finally come true!! You all remember Patrick & Katie’s gorgeous DAR wedding with Laura of Events In The City? It was chosen for print! And not only was it chosen for print, but they gave us four pages!!

Washingtonian Bride & Groom Spring 2016 feature | Abby Grace Photography

I know the seemingly cool thing to do with be to pretend like this isn’t a big deal. Like “nbd, got a four page feature in my favorite wedding magazine, don’t mind me while I go sip mimosas by the poolside.” But it IS a big deal for me! Remember when I named this particular goal back in this post in May? This was my first full wedding print feature and I’m going to celebrate hard over this one!!

Laura, thank you so much for initiating in send the images over to Washingtonian. You have no idea how amazing it made me feel, and I absolutely LOVED working with you on such a beautiful wedding for such a sweet couple!

Washingtonian Bride & Groom Spring 2016 feature | Abby Grace Photography

Sarah, thank you a hundred times over for choosing this one for the magazine! You’ve been an  immense encouragement and I’m so grateful!

Patrick & Katie, you two are uncommonly wonderful. Thank you again for allowing me the joy of capturing the most special day of your lives so far. It was such a privilege!

Washingtonian Bride & Groom Spring 2016 feature | Abby Grace Photography

Featured in Print: Washingtonian Bride & Groom!

December 23, 2015

  1. Jeannie Mathews

    December 23rd, 2015 at 10:22 am

    Congratulations, Abby. Merry Christmas to you and Matt.

  2. Nicole

    December 23rd, 2015 at 10:23 am

    This is AMAZING! You deserve it!! <3 Keep chasing those dreams!!

  3. Ethan With The Pants

    December 23rd, 2015 at 10:25 am

    Hey, I was at this wedding. And it was absolutely gorgeous. Congrats, Abby! What a heck of an accomplishment.

  4. Karen Field aka Mom

    December 23rd, 2015 at 10:59 am

    I’m so proud of you! How exciting! Looking forward to many more dreams coming true!

  5. Jean

    December 23rd, 2015 at 11:16 am

    Wow, what an honor and I must say, well deserved! I am very proud to be the grandmother of such a talented, wonderful, sweet young lady!

  6. Ally Allison

    December 23rd, 2015 at 11:55 am

    Oh my gosh – congratulations, Abby! This is SUCH a huge accomplishment, and SUCH a beautiful wedding. I’m so happy for you!!!!!

  7. Ana Isabel M. Ch.

    December 23rd, 2015 at 11:55 am

    A huge congrats Abby!!!!

  8. Terri Baskin

    December 23rd, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    This is so well deserved!!!! Congratulations Abby!!!

  9. Sarah Bradshaw

    December 23rd, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    CONGRATS ON THE FEATURE!!!!!! So proud of you!!

  10. Mia Bjerring

    December 23rd, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    Huge huge huge congratulations Abby!! You definitely deserve this so very much! Such an amazing accomplishment! You rock, girl! Beautiful photos as always!

  11. Katie Lane

    December 23rd, 2015 at 5:35 pm

    Abby, congratulations! You are so talented and your photography looks gorgeous in print! Merry Christmas and big hugs!

  12. Laura Ritchie

    December 23rd, 2015 at 8:55 pm

    Wahoooo!!! So excited that this all came to fruition and that our beautiful work TOGETHER got its moment in the sun. Looking forward to working together again soon.

  13. Chic DAR wedding | Modern International Wedding Photographer

    December 21st, 2016 at 12:06 pm

    […] seen in Washingtonian Bride & Groom magazine, Winter/Spring 2016 print […]

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