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10 Random Things About Heidi

I hate tomatoes, but I LOVE salsa. I’ve tried and tried to like tomatoes, but I just can’t.  It is a mystery how one can love tomato made products, but not like tomatoes.  I like ketchup and tomato soup and of course, I LOVE salsa.  I might be accused of being a salsa snob.  I […]


Loving Yourself | Monday Motivation

I took a big leap today and recorded a video of myself talking to you. (It’s now Tuesday!  It took me an entire day to figure out how to upload the video!)  I don’t really need to write much because I talked for 10 minutes in this little heart to heart video about loving yourself. […]

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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 […]


Brandon & Lindsay’s Engagement Session | Kansas City Creative Engagement Photography

I going to come right out and say it….this IS the best looking couple ever!  Of course, I am a bit biased since this is my son and his fiance, but I don’t think my eyes deceive me though!   I had such a blast photographing Brandon and Lindsay’s engagement pictures.  It was such 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!


Catching Up! This Blog Slacker has some Pretty Amazing Shoots & Stories to Share….Prepare Thyself.

O yes, you have been warned.  Ha ha!   Blogging is such a great way to keep my websites up to date and fresh, showing my latest photography sessions and stuff happening around the world of Thrive Creative Studio.  Unfortunately, you will find many random blog posts starting out with “I am so behind in […]


A Pictures of Hope NICU Session | Kansas City NICU photography

I have the pleasure of being a part of a foundation called  Pictures of Hope.  Pictures of Hope is a group of professional photographers in the United States who offer complimentary photography sessions to NICU families.  Yesterday, I had an opportunity to capture some very precious and priceless pictures of little baby McClure.   I […]


Come Celebrate with Us! New Studio Open House & 5th Anniversary Celebration

There’s a song that we sing at church sometimes and one of the lines is “look what the Lord has done”!  I feel like that should be the title of this post.  I am utterly humbled by what the Lord has done in my life and with my photography studio, Thrive Creative Studio.   I […]



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