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Before & After | Kansas Senior Pictures

Editing the perfect senior portrait is a skill that is acquired through experience. Keeping a balance between perfecting the image but not over editing it the key.  Obviously, the editing or final look of your senior pictures is something that is subjective to each person.  One senior might really like their senior portraits to be very […]


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Social Media Intern Opportunity

We are looking for the perfect candidate to join the Thrive Seniors’ team this summer as a part-time Social Media Intern!  This is perfect for a college student who is studying social media, journalism, marketing or other related fields.  Your college may even offer credit for the completed internship!   Other interns that have worked […]


Senior photographer Heidi Abbott

Hello. It’s Me.

I’m back and better than ever, baby! LOL  Finally, the first of many upcoming blog posts that will be more on a more personal level or pertaining to the business of photography.   Over the winter I invested a lot of time and money in a new website and spent months pulling my design together. […]


The “Fall” of 2012 | A Photographer’s Nightmare but God’s Great Opportunity

I’ve been wanting to sit down and write this blog post for some time now.  I’ve been waiting for the right time, the right words, the right mind.  Early in September, I was plowing right along, heading full steam ahead into a jam packed fall senior portrait season.  The summer had been full of wonderful […]


Time for Thrive’s Fall Intern Search | Photography Studio Internship

  Thrive Creative Studio is looking for the right person or persons to join our fun and exciting studio as our Fall Intern!   If you are a person who is dreaming of someday operating your own photography business, you will be fully immersed in the day to day operations of a photography business.  You […]


Thrive Seniors Featured on Senior Portraits Forum

My birthday was on Friday and late Thursday afternoon, I got the greatest birthday blessing!  Thrive Seniors was featured on Senior Portraits Forum!   Senior Portraits Forum is an online community of senior portrait photographers who come together online to share information, inspiration and advise with each other.  I was contacted by Jessica Feely  (also […]


Class of 2013 Becomes Seniors || Time for Senior Portraits!

Today, I just have a little short, sweet blog post.  I have had a nice little breather for the past week or so after a quite normal frantically paced Spring Senior Portrait Season.  On top of the crazy busy time with last minute senior portrait clients and sessions, I also shot two weddings in March […]


Thrive’s Open House Celebration

Saturday’s Open House to introduce the Thrive Creative Studio’s new photography studio and to celebrate our 5th Anniversary was so wonderful!  I am so thankful for everyone who stopped in and for so much love and support.   We had a fun Photo Booth going on, some yummy treats (delicious cookies by Baked Expressions), a […]


A Year in Video! | Thrive Creative Studio & Thrive Seniors 2011

I put this video together to play at my New Studio Open House on Saturday.  I am so thankful for each and every client.  Photographing them was such a thrill!



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