Before I can get to know you, here are a few things about me! I am an international wedding photographer based out of Virginia serving incredible families and couples. Most days, you can find me on the couch in an oversized Virginia Tech tshirt and a messy bun editing or answering emails! While photography is a huge part of my life, I also enjoy spending time with my loved ones at Smith Mountain Lake, snuggling our sweet foster babies, and finding the best happy hour deals that Richmond has to offer!

Meet Kristen

Real, Emotive, Fun

Love is fun and your wedding day should be no exception! Let's get to know each other and see if we are a good fit!

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I fell in love with photography in high school when my family became an interim foster family for newborn babies.

My mom and I made it our goal to create a scrapbook for every foster babe we cared for so that when they were adopted, the families were able to not only see their journey with us, but also know they were well loved. As we continued through foster care, every adoption day I fell more in love with this art because it was an art that made other people so happy. Gifting each adoptive family a scrapbook filled with images I took of their baby is still easily my favorite part of this journey. As a result, I now value real and emotive moments above all else, whether that is a bride walking down the aisle on her wedding day or a family meeting their child for the first time, these moments have redefined what it means to me to be a photographer. 

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"This job is a privilege and I am eternally grateful for all the amazing people it has brought into my life who are now lifelong friends!"

Now several years later and three years in business, I am still making scrapbooks, but also living the dream every weekend with my brides and grooms! This job is a privilege and I am eternally grateful for all the amazing people it has brought into my life who are now lifelong friends! So, whether you are a bride who is ready to celebrate the best day ever or a couple about to add to your family, I am so glad you are here!

Getting Personal

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In my spare time, I like to pretend that I know things about interior design.  Decorating my home is one of my favorite hobbies!

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Virginia Tech is my second home. If you’re a hokie,
I already love you!

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I like extra sours in my vodka sodas (don’t knock it til you try it!) and if you have never had an undercurrent before,
we will have to chat!

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I am a dog person who fell in love with a cat. Tater Tot is my fur baby and is one of the best decisions I have ever made.

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My better half’s name is Ryan. He is my favorite Chickfila date, consistently the loudest person in any room and the reason for all of my laugh lines. Doing life with
him is the best!

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Where it all Began!

At 15 years old, I had no idea what the future held for me.  I just knew I had an opportunity to capture life altering moments as they were unfolding in my own home.  

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The Best Four Years

Virginia Tech gave me the best four years of my life and I am so grateful!

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Business & College

There is no rule book and most days I felt like I was failing, but businesses can take off in college!