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Hi I'm Kristen!

I am a sentimental romantic who loves life’s little luxuries. Alone time, fresh flowers, date nights with my husband, handmade gifts and strong cocktails fill my life with joy. My personal experience with motherhood has inspired me to focus on photographing families, newborns and small children. 

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The Fount Collective Publication {Calgary Newborn Sessions at Home}

It is an honour to have an article showcasing one of my favourite Calgary newborn sessions on the Fount Collective. I love flipping through this blog and publication because it features many talented photographers and artists. These artists inspire and push me to be a better photographer. As a Calgary photographer who focuses on newborn…

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Lakeside Maternity Shoot: Susie and John

I love documenting peoples lives in the places and spaces that are most significant to them. A month ago, I photographed a lakeside maternity shoot for Susie and John. The session took place at their family cabin up at Lesser Slave Lake. The cabin is everything a lakeside retreat should be. It’s rustic, cozy and…

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Five Calgary Made Kids Clothing Companies You Will Love

This may surprise some of you, but there are tons of fabulous Calgary based entrepreneurs making beautiful Children’s clothing. Up until a month ago, I really had no idea what was out there. It turns out, that I just didn’t know where to look. These days, Instagram is my go-to resource for discovering Calgary made kids clothing….

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Baby Duncan {Calgary Newborn Photographer}

Rochelle contacted me about her Calgary newborn session a month after her son was born. He was still in the NICU at the time and we bonded instantly. We talked about our birth stories and how surprised we both were when our babies came early. We talked about the ups and the downs of the…

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  • Bre - Roch these are just beautiful!!! Congrats little mama! 💙ReplyCancel

  • Noelle - Awe Rochelle. These pics are adorable. He is perfect!!!ReplyCancel

  • Susie - More please!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah - Amazing pictures. Love the Popoffs!ReplyCancel

  • Rochelle - Kristen was amazing, and very flexible when we first began talking we couldn’t pick a date due to our nicu stay and when we were finally able to she worked around our crazy schedule! She also made sure that we had a voice in the photos. Loved working with her and would recommend her and her services to anyone. It’s crazy to look back and see how small he wasReplyCancel

  • Wendy - Love!ReplyCancel

  • Kelsie K - Awww the photos with the puppy are so precious. Beautiful session.ReplyCancel

  • Christine - So. Incredibly. Sweet! Love the 2nd image SO much. And can we just take a moment for that dog?! Beyond adorable post! Great job Kristen!ReplyCancel

  • Laura - Simple, sweet and natural.  I love these so much! ReplyCancel

Why I Shoot Film

People are often surprised that I shoot squirmy babies and unpredictable toddlers on film. Film is expensive and often involves using older cameras and manual focus. Film can also feel unpredictable. You can peek at the back of your camera to check and see if your photo has turned out. Despite these limitations, I am…

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