P H O T O G R A P H Y   F O R   C O U P L E S   &   F A M I L I E S


I love to photograph people who believe that sweet friends and family, good food and cheer, and the simplest of blessings are what make life so abundantly rich.

 

the importance of a photograph

I think it's safe to say that most people recognize the importance of taking pictures and the value an image holds, especially for future generations as time passes by. Photos give us a window into the past, as a real-life time capsule, almost more precious than our actual memories themselves. We want to remember our present, so we take pictures. We know we'll one day appreciate our past, so we take pictures. And we want to be remembered in our future, so what do we do? We take pictures.

 

Pictures give comfort, draw emotion, inspire smiles, solve crimes, determine winners, evoke feelings, jog memories, enlighten our senses, tell stories, and create art, allowing people to see the world through someone else's perspective in a way that only a photograph can.

 
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It's pronounced "Keer-stin". 

I've been called Kristen or "Kur"stin my whole life, so if you mess it up, that's ok, I'll still respond... :)

So  I've been married to my husband Tyler since August of 2010. We met in church when we were 6 and 7, grew up about two miles from each other, and rode the bus together through high school. We were super close growing up and over twelve years ago, realized we were meant to be more than friends. I'm a dog-mommy to Baxter who just turned five, and we all live an our cute and cozy little pink house, just over the Maryland line in Hanover, Pennsylvania.

Am I what you're looking for? :)

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DOCUMENTARY STYLE WITH ARTISTIC DIRECTION & the slightest bit of structure

I want the moment to unfold naturally without the inauthentic and awkward posing, but even models need a bit of guidance sometimes. We'll photograph in the prettiest most dreamy light we can find, and make the absolute most out of each moment we share together.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DANIELLE & ED

Thurmont, Maryland | Springfield Manor Wedding

AMY & JEREMNY

Stevensville, Maryland | Chesapeake Bay Beach Club Wedding

BRITTANY & DAVIS

Union Bridge, Maryland | Dairy Farm Wedding

KATIE & JOSH

Stevensville, Maryland | Chesapeake Bay Beach Club Wedding

KATELYN & CARLOS

Lancaster, Pennsylvania | Riverdale Manor Wedding

AMANDA & JOE

Thurmont, Maryland | Springfield Manor Wedding