Here’s the story of a thrift shop gown and a shoot pulled together in minutes. Katie is my lovely associate photographer and assistant. She is the one who keeps my overactive imagination in check, so I can focus and create beautiful and unique imagery. During our most recent destination wedding to North Carolina, we decided […]
During the last snow event, Clarissa and Alex decided to brave the elements. We knew the snow would likely melt the next day due to a warming trend, so we quickly set up their Winter engagement session for that evening. The warm glow of the sun at dusk created a truly romantic vibe, and was […]
Kait and Eric’s story all started with a Rubik’s cube. Kait is freakishly good at Rubik’s cubes, and one day at work a yellow piece flew off. She was on the floor searching for the missing piece when Eric walked up. The rest is history! Their wedding was the perfect amount of fun and romance. […]
This brave couple ventured out into a snow storm for their session, and the results could not be more romantic! They braved bitter temperatures, wind, and snow; all while be dressed glamorously! Winter sessions are some of my favorite, because everything is so otherworldly and ethereal.
Shelby and William are a real couple who are very eclectic in nature. Although this was a styled elopement, we wanted to stay true to their vibe. We decided on a celestial theme because of Shelby’s obsession with the moon. The 8ft moon alter was custom built by my team. Since we wanted this “elopement” […]
You’ve been browsing the galleries, hopefully oohing and ahhing over some of the imagery. Ever wonder what it’s like on the set of a shoot with Kristen Mittlestedt? This post is dedicated to giving you an exclusive behind the scenes look at the award winning photographer running with her crazy imagination; creating the dramatic imagery […]
Back in October I had the honor of photographing the Cover shoot for WeddingDay Magazine’s Winter 2018 issue. In the Windy City, Chicago, we explored the rooftop of the Kimpton Palomar with a team of amazing vendors. The skyline was to die for, and we could not have asked for better models or weather! I’m […]
It happened. The moment you’ve been dreaming of since you had your first kiss, the love of your life just asked you to marry them. (Cue the champagne popping!) You’ve been blinded by the sparkle, and every lovey-dovey emotion is coursing through your veins. You’re engaged! Now what?! Tell your loved ones first! I […]
These two love birds invited me into their home for a mini lifestyle love session. We decided to embrace the season, and bring all the romantic warm winter vibes by cuddling up by the fireplace. There was something so intimate about this session, and I couldn’t be happier that I was the one to capture […]
After chasing the golden sun, we hiked to Kissing Falls. With the weather recently dipping low, the falls became icicles, creating a romantic ice cave!