Downtown Livermore Senior Photos

I love these senior portraits we captured! I’ve been doing this family’s school portraits for years now and it’s always a pleasure to photograph them.

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Hi, I'm Kristen!
I'm a senior portrait, family, and couples' photographer based out of Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I love sunshine, cacti, chocolate chips, and a great cup of tea - but most of all I love photographing joyful clients. :)
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Welcome back this week for part two of these beautiful engagement photos at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California!! After a quick outfit change we made our way down from the gardens to the lake, and got even more beautiful variety for their 2-hour engagement session! Engagement Photos at Lake Merritt in Oakland California Starting with […]

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It was a true pleasure to be chosen as this client’s Livermore Senior Photographer! She came across a previous client’s shoot and wrote to me saying, “That! I want that!” More photos in Livermore’s iconic vineyards? Yes, please, sign me up!! I’m also so pleased to say that work from this photoshoot was published in […]

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I was so happy my clients chose me to be their engagement photographer when we were back in the Bay Area over Thanksgiving! We lucked out with absolutely stunning weather for late November and the location we chose, The Gardens at Lake Merritt, was gorgeous and had SO much variety! So much variety, in fact, […]

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Seniors

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Families

As a mom, I know that our time with our kids is precious, fleeting, and occasionally frustrating. I promise your photo experience with me will be frustration-free.

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Planning a surprise proposal or an engagement session? Or maybe bridal portraits or an anniversary session? I'm your girl!

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ISFP plant mom and caffeine opportunist  

I'm a senior, family and couples' photographer based out of Oak Park, IL and Livermore, CA, serving Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm a former plant biologist, a mom to two wonderful kids, a wife to one awesome nerd, and a lover of weird plants, sunshine, and chocolate chips.

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