Abbie Thomas - M. Photog. Cr., CPP, CPF

Abbie Thomas - Indiana's 2016/2017 Wedding Photographer of the Year

Owner & principle artist/photographer for Abbie Jean Weddings & Portraits, Abbie "Jean" Thomas, Master Photographer, CPP, CPF, AAS-PT, is a member of the Professional Photographer's of America, a Certified Professional Photographer, a Certified Professional Framer, and is an international award winning photographer.  Her photographs are often featured in publications around Indiana, and have even been featured in nationally distributed magazines.  Earning the title of Certified Professional Photographer, was a great honor for her as only 8% of photographers in America currently hold this title.  Her biggest accomplishment of all has been earning the title of Master Photographer, a degree awarded by the Professional Photographers of America.

Fine-art portrait sessions are an investment and luxury, and Abbie will guide you every step of the way.  Outfits, locations, retouching, paper types, and framing are all strategically & artistically planned by her to create one of kind family heirlooms and home decor.

Contact Abbie today to schedule your consultation, and discover the luster of true professional photography.



Affiliations & Degree's:

Master of Photography - earned through Professional Photographers of America (January 2017)

CPP - Certified Professional Photographer (2015)

CPF - Certified Professional Framer (2015)

Professional Photographers of America - Elected to Council in 2015

Daguerre Club of Indiana (invitation only, USA's oldest private photography club)

Imaging Professionals of Indiana 

Indianapolis Professional Photographers Guild 

Professional Photographers of America of Northern Illinois

AAS in Photographic Technology, Emphasis in Portraiture


Getting Published & Awards:

2017, PPA Elite Membership Status (in recognition for service to the photographic community)

2017, Indiana's Wedding Photographer of the Year

2017, Indiana's Top 10 Portrait Photographer

2017, Indiana's 1st Place Portrait

2017, PPA Bronze Photographer of the Year

2017, National LexJet Sunset Award Winner - Wedding Category

2017, Cover & Feature Story Images in Grace College's 289 Magazine

2016, PPA 2016 Gold Photographer of the Year

2016, Indiana Wedding Photographer of the Year

2016, Indiana Top 10 Photographer

2016, Indiana 1st Place Wedding Portrait

2016, Michiana 40 Under 40 Business Award

2016, Imaging Professionals of Indiana - Spring Best of Show

2015, PPA 2015 Gold Photographer of the Year

2015, PPA's North Central Print Competition - Top 10 Imager Award, Judges Choice Award, 2nd Place Children's Portrait

2015, Featured in Professional Photographer Magazine (January 2015 Issue)

2014, Featured in Communication Arts Magazine (Barnes & Noble)

2014, Featured in Professional Photographer Magazine (December 2014 Issue)

2014, Fort Wayne, IN Studio of the Year

2014, Image selected for PPA General Collection

2014, 4 Images selected for display in the Wisconsin Gallery

2013, Fort Wayne, IN Studio of the Year

2013, Published in Glady's Magazine

2013, Published in Glo Magazine

2008, OIPT Outstand Portfolio Award

2008, Image selected for OIPT Archive