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Category Archives: My Own Family

Monday was such a crazy day. I knew this interview was going live. Every part of me was dying to see it but it wasn’t until about 4 p.m. that I actually got to take it all in. Then I immediately shared it on Instagram and commented “I might be dreaming. Me. On Click It Up a Notch. […]

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We spend a lot of time at the baseball field. Over the years, I’ve accumulated tons of youth sports action shots – catching, throwing, batting, running and even cheering. But this new calmer, quieter shot has quickly become one of my favorites. Teamwork. Click here for more baseball and other youth sports photography. www.abbemccracken.com  |  abbemccrackenphotography@gmail.com  |  404-550-0812 […]

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My kids went back to school this morning and it’s already too quiet here. Our dog Max looks like he’s playing a game of Hide-n-Seek in which he simply can’t find anyone. I told him they’d be home this afternoon but he just keeps searching. I really thought he understood English by now. Both of my kids were excited and ready […]

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Most photographers love a good personal project. I am no exception. What’s not to love about shooting just for yourself? Capturing your own family? Practicing day in and day out? I’ll tell you. It’s hard to maintain! Case in point, my completed Project 52 album from 2013 (yes, I said 2013) just landed on my desk […]

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Fifth grade graduation portraits that is! Remember when graduation meant from high school or college? Well, now kids have advancement ceremonies (aka graduation) from elementary school and middle school too. Yesterday, my baby girl graduated from Elizabeth Lane Elementary in Matthews, North Carolina. I can’t believe we have a middle schooler. I could write the longest […]

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My daughter Kate is growing up too fast. Last night she played and sang Jason Marz’s “I Won’t Give Up” for her guitar recital. I took this picture as we were walking in. She looks too old; too much like the middle schooler she will be this fall. But I love it because I see an awesome young […]

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Escape with me to the Caribbean for a few minutes if you will. I promise we’ll get back to camera tips, adorable children and family photography next week. For now, let’s escape the cold. It was 8 degrees here in Charlotte, North Carolina today. EIGHT DEGREES. I know my Chicago and New York friends think that’s laughable but if you have southern […]

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