He had sweaty palms, his heart was racing - it was like going in for the kiss for the first time, except…this time he was a groom and he was waiting patiently for his bride to come out so they could do their first look before she walked down the aisle to become his wife. I was waiting as well, to photograph the moment when he saw his beautiful bride for the first time on their wedding day. When she came out, the anticipation was building inside of me as I told him he could turn to see his soon to be wife. The look on his face, the tears on her cheek (OK fine, and maybe mine too!) and the long embrace they shared that afternoon are what made me know that I had to shoot weddings. I HAD to be surrounded by that kind of happy, joyous, heartfelt love whenever I could! Being there to help capture the memory of this one special day is what matters to me. I'm not just your photographer, I'm your storyteller - and each story is unique.
Abby Hacker Photography captures the memories that you don't want to forget. Your day isn't just about capturing posed pictures, it's about capturing the day as it unfolds, genuinely and fully. It's about those little moments that you may have missed, or the big ones that you don't EVER want to forget. I promise to give you 100% before, during and after your wedding! I want to get to know you better, so please, drop me a line so we can grab some coffee or beer together & chat!
You Don't take life too seriously, you love a good craft beer just as much as the next guy, you enjoy shows such as Dexter, The Walking Dead and throw in Parenthood to make sure your TV shows are evened out a little and not just "dark" shows, you aren't rude to people just to prove a point, you love going on walks and being in nature, & though water skiing might be a little out of your comfort zone, you still want to try it at least once, you adore pinterest, but aren't trying to recreate what everyone else is doing for your own wedding - you want yours to feel like you, you love travel and have a wanderlust heart and you are looking for someone with the skills (see: mad skills) to capture your wedding day as it unfold, telling the beautiful story of your once in a lifetime day! Whether it be elopements, destination weddings, or backyard weddings - that's where I come in!