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I'm Kirsten! Mom, wife and photographer born and raised in the midwest. I'm all about travel, tacos & hanging out with my dogs. 


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How did I become a wedding photographer? This question is asked all the time but not just by my clients. My friends, family, vendors and even complete strangers wonder how on earth I chose this as a career and the answer just may suprise you. It wasn’t a big dream of mine and honestly it […]

    Wondering where to begin with your camera? Looking for some photography tips to help you get started? You’re not alone! I remember exactly how overwhelming it felt trying to learn my camera just so I could get a few good photos of my little guy. It’s ridiculous how much information you have to […]

  About a year ago a friend of mine asked if I wanted to watch the northern lights with her. Of course I said yes because I have never seen them before and I’m always up for an adventure. It took a couple of chilly nights and late night adventures before we finally had the […]

      So you have the camera, lenses, lighting and all the practice, now your wondering what to wear as a wedding photographer, right? Wonder no more.  I remember searching blogs, Pinterest and the good ole google machine when I first started shooting, wondering what the heck should I wear?! (cue the last minute […]

    Sometimes, when you least expect it, your soul mate shows up out of nowhere and steals your heart. Bri and Mike met when they were out with friends. At the time Bri wasn’t interested, she was a busy mom to her beautiful little girl. Seven years later, Mike vowed to continue to love […]

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