Winter Photoshoot Tips & Tricks

Have you been considering a winter photoshoot but are like, β€œnahhh too cold, too gray?” Let me share some winter photoshoot ideas, information, and inspiration that may change your mind. πŸ™‚

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Kristen's Field Notes

Come along for the ride and read this botanist-turned-photographer's "Field Notes" from photoshoots, tips and tricks for clients, as well as Hazelton Family Adventures.

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Hi, I'm Kristen!
I'm an award-winning senior portrait and family ' 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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Classy and comfortable senior portraits!
Capturing those fleeting moments one snap at a time.

This was such a fun photoshoot in downtown Pleasanton!! While Livermore, CA is my home base on the west coast, I’m delighted to photograph in other areas as an East Bay Area and Pleasanton CA senior photographer. There are so many cute Wild West touches to downtown Pleasanton. We found an old hitching post for […]

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These clients requested their summer family photos in Lindberg Park in Oak Park, IL! Besides the convenience of such a close location for my clients, I love that the Park District of Oak Park works to have an area with native plants at each of their parks! It’s so nice to be able to get […]

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Hey friends, I’m delighted to share this gorgeous senior photos session taken in Niles in Fremont! We joked, since this senior is a big Harry Styles fan, that we were going to channel that vibe and have a “Harry Styles in Niles” photoshoot! When I was throwing out location ideas for this senior: golden hills, […]

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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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ISFP plant mom and caffeine opportunist  

I'm an award-winning senior and family 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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