Hello, my name is Abigail Gorden.

I am a portrait photographer who works primarily with natural light to fuse the beauty between human beings and their environment. I am based out of Los Angeles, California.

Web Publications

BuzzfeedMashableA Plus PressHuffington PostPOPSUGAR (November 2016)

Gallery Exhibits

YAC: Art Through the Lens, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY. (June – August 2015)

Space .88 Gallery, Richmond, VA. (March 2014) 


Award of Excellence in the Arts from the National Society of Arts and Letters, Alumni Award from the National Society of Arts and Letters, Honorable Mention in the SAIC Technology and the Arts Competition, First Place for Single Feature Photograph from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, Honorable Mention for Portfolio in the Scholastics Art & Writing Regional Competition

Work Experience (2012  Present)

Current Photographer, Photo Assistant, Color Corrector, and Social Media Manager for one of the top headshot photographers in LA, Michael Roud Photography.

Events: Soul Cycle, VOSS, Daniela Corte, St. Baldrick’s Foundation “Brave the Shave”, Haymakers for Hope “Belles of the Brawl”, Amadeus Concerts, Children’s Chorus of Washington, Washington Exec – Stem Organization

Other: Photography for DASH Instagram, HBO College, The Lertola’s Wedding, Foster Care to Success


Intern at Michael Roud Photography (September 2016 – December 2016)

Internship at Boston Common Magazine (March 2016 – August 2016)

Internship at Elevin Studios under the mentorship of Celebrity Photographer Eric Levin (September 2015 – December 2015)


Completed two years as a photography major at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (2013 – 2015)


Photography, Film, Photo Retouching, Graphic Design, Photoshop, Writing

Using Format