Charlotte NC Family Photographer | Joyful Children's Photography » Abbe McCracken is a Charlotte, NC professional portrait photographer specializing in joyful children's photography, family photography, newborn photography. Located in Matthews.

Category Archives: Sports Photography

Photographing high school baseball is fun. I forgot how much I loved shooting baseball games. As you may remember, my now 11-year-old son “retired” from youth baseball several years ago. And I’ve been missing the baseball field ever since. Thankfully my friends and long-time clients, The Daniels asked me to photograph their oldest son, Bryce, playing […]

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This was the summer Jay found his new sports love, golf. He attended several junior golf clinics at Raintree Country Club and played every.single.day that we could get him there. Golf is in our blood. I grew up watching (not playing) my younger brothers dominant the local, state and national Junior PGA tours. My brother […]

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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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Youth sports.  To retire or not to retire?  That was the pressing question at my house.  My son is a character {this is an understatement}.  At age 7 he is ready to retire from sports … baseball … coach pitch. Here’s how it went down.  Spoiler Alert: His very own personalized baseball cards arrived a […]

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Baseball is America’s favorite pastime, right?  Mine too. I love watching my little guy play and I especially love when both of my favorite guys get in the frame. This season Jay is loving his position as catcher. Actually in our baseball league, South Charlotte Recreation Association, the kids play all of the positions. Jay […]

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Children’s sports photography is thrilling.  First you have these amazing young athletes who never cease to inspire me. They are balls of energy and they never give up. Then, you have all the team and parental excitement too. Getting to shoot in that type of atmosphere is always such a treat. So is knowing that […]

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Panning shots are hard.  To say that Kate road past me 20 times while I tried this shot is an understatement. I’m pretty sure that if spring wasn’t in the air, she’d have given up on me sooner.  In photography, panning refers to the rotation in a horizontal plane of a still camera.  Panning a camera results in a motion […]

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