Our Family Photos by Kara Abbey Photography (scroll to see more!) Jalosky Family Christmas Letter – 2023 “It’s remarkableTo think that a baby boy born in a stableNo prestige, no privilegeNo social media or social statusPolitical campaigns or private airplanesAnd yet, he turned B.C. into A.D. He flipped the world on its headHe’s the most […]


Jalosky Family Christmas Letter – 2023

December 24, 2023

Eli and Savannah are cousins who live thousands of miles apart! One in Florida and one in Pennsylvania. But when they’re together, they are really united by one thing: Their love of baseball! Savannah grew up going to many Pittsburgh Pirate games. Her family lived in PA most of her life and her dad was […]


August 29, 2023

PNC Park Senior Photos – Pittsburgh, PA

PNC Park Senior Photos

As a photographer, it is my hearts desire to receive great reviews! It’s one of the best ways my clients can help me out to continue to do business and receive more amazing clients just like them! 🙂 But something that isn’t often talked about is how I would rate my clients. LOL – Don’t […]


Delightful Summer Family Photos – Cedar Creek Park – Belle Vernon, PA

August 5, 2023

Western PA Family Photos

Pam & Robert’s 50th anniversary celebration was absolutely delightful and not what you’d think! You see, Pam and Robert planned their own party from start to finish. They wanted it to be a special time for their family and friends who have been there for them through their marriage. In fact, Pam told me this […]


July 26, 2023

50th Anniversary Celebration – Rizzo’s Malabar Inn – Crabtree, PA

Karen & Paul are joyfully expecting a baby boy to join their family very soon! Their little girl is going to be the best big sister ever! It was a pleasure to capture these family maternity photos for them at Round Hill Park & Exhibit Farm. We met early in the morning before the crowds […]

Families, Maternity

Joyfully Expecting – Family Maternity Photos – Round Hill Park

June 12, 2023

Family Maternity Photos Round Hill Park Elizabeth PA

I am thrilled to be able to share these late autumn extended family photos with you! The Lorenchick family brought the color to this not so colorful fall evening. It was the end of the autumn season when I took their family photos at White Oak Park! The park is beautiful anytime of year with […]


January 24, 2023

Late Autumn Extended Family Photos – White Oak, PA

Is there ever a dull moment when capturing extended family portraits? Great question. I would love to tell you! The answer is no. In my last post, Sierra & Will’s Engagement, I shared about the most gorgeous trees and lighting at Cedar Creek Park! It’s a location I’ve been to many times in my 12 […]


Energetic Extended Family Portraits – Cedar Creek Gorge – Belle Vernon Photography

January 9, 2023

energetic extended family portraits

Here in western PA, the amount of times that we get an actual glowing golden hour, are few. I wish it would happen more often and I will cherish the days that it actually occurs. Sierra and Will got so lucky with one of the most beautiful evenings of the year! We met at Cedar […]


December 27, 2022

Golden Hour Engagement Photos – Cedar Creek Gorge – Belle Vernon, PA

Golden Hour Engagement Photos

Jalosky Family Christmas Letter – 2022 Hello, dear family and friends, I hope this Christmas season brings you comfort and joy as we celebrate the coming of our savior, Jesus. He is the ultimate hope giver. And for those who know him, the knowledge of his coming, his life, and his sacrifice for us is […]


Jalosky Family Christmas Letter – 2022

December 20, 2022

There’s a reason that we in photography land call the season of fall “The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year.” These cozy autumn family photos bring that phrase to life! I’ve said it before, but this fall was truly one of the most beautiful seasons we’ve had! The colors were beautiful and they lasted well […]


December 12, 2022

Cozy Autumn Family Photos – Bushy Run – Harrison City, PA

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