HELLO! I’m Abigail.
Learning to look at the world through the artful practice of photography has brought immense grace, wonder and curiosity into my life and through my work I hope to bring that same grace, wonder and curiosity into your world. Looking for and documenting timeless, artful, curious and deep photographs, aiming to reflect these descriptors in life.
Telling stories through photography has brought me into the homes, shops, weddings and events of some of the most amazing humans I’ve ever had the privilege of knowing and learning from.
These relationships are what makes this job different, it distinguishes me from simply a vendor or a photographer who shows up, points and shoots. I’m curious about you, I’m a deeply relational story teller of the up close stuff- that’s the true art, it’s in you, and I’m incredibly honored to be invited into those spaces.
Based in Tennessee until December 2018.
Starting 2019, my new home base will be in Burlington, Vermont with frequent travels to New York, DC, and the Richmond Virginia area!
Always traveling, see my schedule here.
What it looks like to work together:
Hiring a photographer can be nerve wracking and foreign ground to tread. I know.. having a camera in front of you is intimidating (it is for me) , likewise brainstorming an idea with someone and trusting them to execute is risky.
The crazy thing is that the magic really isn’t in the camera, or even in my art.. Yes this is a large piece of it that I work at refining every day, but the core is in the story, the vulnerability you offer me.
A large part of process is in taking time to get to know each of my clients. Sitting across from you over drinks or coffee to see faces, hear stories, feel emotions.. all of this is prioritized before you even see a large piece of equipment cover my face.
Each person brings a different set of emotions, vision, stylistic preferences, previous experience, etc.. to every shoot. I pride myself in being able to meet you right where you are with whatever you’re bringing to the session, listen, ask question and create.
Knowing and loving the complexity of humans, my favorite part of my job is working to create space for each session and wedding day to be a relaxed and unhurried space with lots of giggles, plenty of guidance in poses, questions, and space to be YOU.
As an oldest child and enneagram 6, structure and organization are a heavy priority for me. I work to provide as much information, structure, and guidance for our time together. This is an extremely important aspect of my business that I’ve found ends up being one of the most caring things I can do to prioritize, respect and care for my clients well producing the best work.
All in all, it’s about the story, you, emphasizing the joy, genuine, raw aspects of life.
Im here for all of it.
want to know more? interested in booking? Let’s talk!
a BIT OF THE NON- BUSINESS-Y, MORE human loves of mine:
I’m almost 5 ft 1 in (we’re all in process , am I right?)
Hospitality is a HUGE love language of mine. Tears are shed when given and received.
One of my most proud creations is my collection of growing Spotify playlists.
Most life-changing book for me was Life of the Beloved by Henri Nouwen
Podcast love is a very real thing here in my heart. On Being with Krista Tippet, The Creative Muscle and Song Exploder are my top 3.
For those interested in personality tests (hello, @me!) I identify as a type 6 wing 7 on the Enneagram, an ESFJ on Myers Briggs and Compassion, Genuineness and Risk as my top three Motivational Values