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  • Welcome to Pure Photography! We are so happy that your search has brought you to our home. We hope you can tell that we love photographing families, children, and high school seniors! We also hope you can see that this is not our hobby. We work very hard to give you professional portraits to hang on the walls of your home and the best customer service you can find!

    Debbie Riggs started working for the best portrait photographer in central Texas in 1998. She ran her business, but also paid close attention to what made beautiful portraits: natural light, composition, clothing and personal consultations. She and her husband, Mark, moved to Abilene, Texas with an empty nest in the summer of 2003 and soon after, there was no "leap of faith," but a complete faith in what God was leading her to do with her time and energy. Debbie is a member of PPA and a Master Photographer.

    Tammy Marcelain was drawn to photography from a young age. It wasn’t until her children were toddling around that she became serious about learning more deeply about the art of photography. Over the last 16 years she has been blessed to travel from coast to coast to take pictures of amazing clients. When she picks up her camera she feels connected to the people on the other side of the lens, and they always feel like family to her. "It is a true gift to be given the opportunity to photograph people through their journey, whether it is a birthday, high school graduation, engagement, anniversary or family portraits which mark the moments in time that are so important to remember. Photographs take us back to a moment which at the time seemed it would last forever, but in truth was fleeting." Tammy is always honored when someone allows her to record those moments for them.

The Haleck Family | Abilene, TX | Family Photography

What a true honor we have when called to photograph a military family.  This pilot and his family have now been assigned to a base out of Texas, but wanted to capture their time here with photographs in front of the planes he flies.  Photographer:  Tammy

 

 

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Ethan, 2017 AHS Graduate | Abilene, TX | Senior Photography

Ethan

Abilene High School 2017 Graduate

Attending Abilene Christian University in the fall 2017

Photographer: Debbie

 

 

 

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Shane, Cheryl and Family |Abilene, TX | Dallas, TX | Family Photography

Just hours after graduating the youngest from college, this family had planned a portrait session since they would all be together in one place.  Brilliant!  This family has a lot to celebrate, too.  We were just so honored to capture this special day for them.

Photographer:  Debbie

 

 

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Grace, 2017 Graduate | Abilene, TX | Senior Photographer

Grace

2017 Wylie High School Graduate

Attending University of Texas Arlington in the Fall 2017

Photographer:  Tammy

 

 

 

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Collin, 2017 Graduate | Abilene, TX | Senior Photographer

Collin

2017 Abilene High School graduate

Headed to Lubbock Christian University in the fall

Photographer:  Debbie

 

 

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Tucker #8 All Star | Abilene, TX Photographer | Children Photographer

Oh Tucker, I’ve photographed you since you were five days old and now he is an All Star baseball player.  How smart of his mom to want to capture this moment with the sweet face behind the mask.  And, thinking ahead a few years for senior pictures!  Kleenexes please.   Photographer:  Debbie

 

 

 

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