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Category Archives: My Own Family

In January I began participating in Shoot Along, a 52-week project for parents who simply want to take better pictures of their children. For me, participating is a great way to hone my skills and more importantly, make sure I photograph my own family too (the struggle IS real). Every week participants receive instruction on a new concept or […]

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We get excited about snow here in the South. As a Charlotte childrens photographer, I get really excited about snow. It’s the perfect opportunity for me to photograph my own children enjoying something unique. The last time we had a decent snow in Charlotte was two years ago and you know I photographed it. Last weekend was no […]

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Santa is coming and I can not tell a lie. My children are hams. They are always up for a good pose or two. But this is not the card I envisioned; it’s so much better. Despite my love of candid moments, I thought I wanted them smiling at the camera. Our card gets mailed to […]

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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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