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Welp, the end of my 2013 wedding season is here. I photographed my last wedding this past weekend in Puerto Rico (talk about going out with a bang!), I’ve finished up engagement sessions, and I’m excited to start resting and recharging. The off-season is officially upon me! One of my favorite kind of posts that I see from other photographers around this time of year is a collection of behind the scenes photos that their assistant(s) shot throughout the year. I never planned ahead enough to do one of these until this past year, so may I present, for the first time, the most ridiculous collection of images of myself that you’ll ever find in one place. Feel free to laugh, I sure as heck did!

I love everything that’s going on in this image. Alex has her fierce face on, Seamus is completely engrossed in his beautiful bride, and I look like I’m giving them directions to the local museum.


Sashaying + shooting because you’re standing in the middle of the road in Baltimore is no joke.


Violent dancing. (Heather’s poor mom!)




One of my grooms took this photo when I asked him to hold my camera so I could adjust Ashley‘s necklace! Very sneaky, Tyler.


That’s my “Sasha Fierce” face, apparently.


That time my brother Ethan assisted me for a couple of weddings! Check out that ‘stache, yo. He looks like he came straight of the Civil War era.


Dog walking: just one of the many services I offer on wedding days.


Test shot from Matt- I just really liked my dress :).


I think I was trying to use the force to adjust Jeff & Tracy’s pose?


Didja laugh? Good!

Photo credits-
Images 1-3: Susan Lines
Image 4: Kaitlyn Phipps
Images 5, 7, 8, 10: Sarah Goodwin
Image 6: Tyler Herrinton
Images 11-13: Matt

2013 Behind the Scenes goofs

December 13, 2013

  1. Janelle C

    December 13th, 2013 at 7:13 am

    I love each of your expressions! I even chuckled a bit on the preach image!!!! LOL!!!

  2. Urška Majer

    December 13th, 2013 at 7:52 am

    Love these & love all your dresses that you wear for shooting! That one with the dog made me laugh 😀 All the things we have to do while shooting a wedding that have nothing to do with photography, haha!

  3. Jean

    December 13th, 2013 at 8:01 am

    These are great. Love them all!

  4. Deborah Zoe

    December 13th, 2013 at 8:01 am

    Ummm hello perf “I’m shooting the tropics and look how cute I am” turquoise dress:)!!

  5. Rebekah Hoyt

    December 13th, 2013 at 8:09 am

    I LOVE this post! Definitely some really fun behind-the-scenes captures 🙂

  6. NotAbby'sBrother

    December 13th, 2013 at 8:12 am

    Woo hoo! I made it onto Abby’s blog!

  7. Dad

    December 13th, 2013 at 8:31 am

    Next year Abby’s father helps her shoot an octogenarian wedding! In Switzerland!!!

  8. Jen

    December 13th, 2013 at 8:31 am

    I love that Noreen made an appearance!! So funny, Abby! 🙂

  9. Megan Guernsey

    December 13th, 2013 at 8:59 am

    Haha I love this post! It’s so you and so real. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  10. Sarah H

    December 13th, 2013 at 9:11 am

    You are beautiful! And funny 🙂 And fun!

  11. Susan

    December 13th, 2013 at 9:12 am

    This was a good start to my Friday and gave me a good chuckle 🙂 However, aggressive dancing/taking out a guest takes the cake.

  12. Mia Bjerring

    December 13th, 2013 at 9:16 am

    This is hilarious! I love these kinds of posts too! Your dresses are amazing!!!

  13. Hannah Rancourt

    December 13th, 2013 at 11:42 am

    LOVE everything about this! I love AGP because of you and it’s nice to see you in action, it’s what makes AGP so WONDERFUL!!!

  14. Danielle Brooks

    December 13th, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    Loved these! It’s always nice to see what goes on behind the scenes.

  15. Kristen Duffy

    December 13th, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    I love these! Especially your preaching face 🙂

  16. Sarah Goodwin

    December 13th, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    ahahaha, how fun! I’m kinda fond of Abby, the dog walker myself

  17. Karen Field

    December 14th, 2013 at 2:19 am

    I suppose I should use this name of NOTABBY’SMOM for my moniker! Abby, awesome post! It is really fun to get to see you in action, not just picture it in my head. And thanks for adding that photo of your handsome second shooter! NOTABBY’SMOM is very pleased with this post! And DAD, what is this about an octogenarian’s wedding in Switzerland next year? You friends of Abby are so much fun to read as I read your comments over time!

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