Erin + Josh’s Edgy Louisiana Brunch Wedding
July 26, 2017
To the sweet sounds of the bayou
Let it wash right over me
It was an early Louisiana morning. I got up around 5 a.m. to be exact. As I was driving through the swampy area I couldn't help but think "...
I Give You My Full Permission to Pass on these Weird Wedding Traditions
June 7, 2017
I’ve got nothing against tradition. Traditions can connect us to our cultures, our faiths and each other, and that’s a beautiful thing. Some traditions are worth keeping alive, like annual trips to th...
So I Wrote A Book for Badass Brides
June 2, 2017
When you’ve photographed and attended as many weddings as I have, it’s impossible to avoid icky feelings about the wedding industry. It was in planning my own wedding that it really hit me: it’s a...
My 5 Favorite Broke Bride Wedding Hacks
May 22, 2017
You’ve booked the venue, hired the photographer (me, duh) and purchased the dress of your dreams. And now your budget is almost nonexistent. Don’t freak out, I’ve got you covered. Here are a few of my...
Urban Lifestyle Engagements with Bri + Jace
March 1, 2017
beauty & honesty
Bri asked if we could start their engagement session in-home, in their sweatpants. These are sweet, sweet words for me to hear. An in-home session is much deeper than just pretty...
Liz + Jordan Downtown Wedding Teaser
February 12, 2017
A trusting pair is not something I take for granted.
I overheard Liz say several times "I trust Kristen, let her make the decisions." several times throughout the day and while I love helping family ...
New Orleans Urban Engagements with Scott + Alex
February 10, 2017
Oh, you urban babes.
After we started their session at their rad wedding venue, Ace Hotel New Orleans, we then later explored the blocks throughout the warehouse district. They look totally cool and ...
A Beauty Routine from a Very Simple Girl
February 7, 2017
Let me start my saying I am no skin guru. Nor did I go to school dermatology or chemistry. I’m simply speaking from my experience and my decisions to make a change. Small, but significant changes.
January 9, 2017
I fall on the floor, down at Your feet
I know You want me here with my suitcase full of needs
Oh my heart is heavy, and my mind is full
I let go of my pride, and empty out my soul
I let go
Kristen + Brian’s Wooded Intimate Ohio Wedding
January 2, 2017
Ohio is most certainly for lovers.
This was my first out of state wedding by myself. I took a full day just to explore Cleveland and get a feel for the city. After landing, I stopped by duck-rabbit c...