I love you and I like you
Helping you solve the wedding day puzzle from beginning to end
So, you’re getting hitched. Obviously, you’re excited, elated, and ready to do this thing… but maybe you need a little guidance on what to do and how to do it. Booking a professional that has all these answers at their fingertips through years of experience is one of the best decisions you can make to create the easiest and carefree planning process possible.
My process in 6 simple steps
- Contact me to make sure I’m free on your date or better yet, let’s pick a day together!
- We will set up a time to chat on the phone where we will get to know each other and come up with the perfect plan to celebrate your day.
- Wedding day prep: prior to your wedding day we will discuss details over a few phone calls and make sure that your wedding day will be as seamless as we can make it.
- Before you know it, your wedding day is here! You won’t even notice I’ve got a camera in my hand. Just enjoy and be present on your day.
- After the wedding, you’ll receive a sneak peek gallery shortly after your day and then your entire wedding day gallery will be in your inbox before you know it!
- Receive your images, download, backup, share and enjoy your photos forever!
We don’t know how to pose for a camera; we’re so awkward. Can you help pose us?
This is probably people’s number one concern when they talk to me about shooting. And believe me, you’re not alone (hi, it’s me). I’m often asked how I get people to relax with a camera in their face, and my answer is always the same: to be comfortable in front of the camera, you need to be comfortable with the person behind it.
I’ve always been a quiet person by nature and it’s led me to observe people closely. Every session is different and every couple is different; so of course, every session is catered to fit each couple’s needs, personalities, and relationships. This comes naturally to me through years of experience, but also because of who I am. Our time together just feels like we’re just hanging out—and this is exactly what I want your session and wedding day to feel like: easy, fun, and memorable.
We don’t want to feel rushed. How should we schedule our day?
Walking into this process can feel a bit overwhelming, but that’s why I’m here! It’s a big help to have someone guide you as you set up your day to run smoothly for everyone: for your guests, your vendors, and the two of you (not to mention for your pictures, too!).
Every timeline is different and should be structured towards what each couple wants, what they need, and what their priorities are. Once we connect, I’ll custom build a timeline to fit your individual wedding day needs.
We’re struggling to make everyone happy while planning our wedding…
Over time, I’ve discovered that keeping everyone happy during the wedding planning process is difficult for many couples (especially for people pleasers like me). But in the end, here’s what it comes down to: if there’s one thing to not be a people pleaser about, it’s this! You’ll hear that a lot, but take it from a professional: make this everything you want it to be without getting stuck in the opinions and comments of anyone else!
Of course, in planning your timeline and guest accommodations, there’s a lot to keep in mind. I can help with offering advice as to what to provide, what to do, and when to do it to create the best experience overall for everyone. Start simple, and build YOUR wedding day from there.
I’m not just your wedding photographer: I’m everything you need.
Relationships, especially this one, is all about trust. My goal throughout this process and into photographing your wedding day is to build that trust with you, so that when the day arrives, you know I got your back. I want you to be 100% certain that no matter what happens, you have someone who knows what they’re doing at your fingertips at all times. To me, this is one of the biggest and most important parts of my job.
Elopements starting at $2,000 & Weddings starting at $4,500
Have more questions? Want to set up a time to chat?Contact Ya Girl
Words From The People
Because real humans said these nice things about me
Marnie + Jeff
Ruthanne + Demetri
Frances + Luke
Marnie + Jeff
When working with Kirsten, anxieties immediately melt away. Kirsten is truly gifted in making people feel comfortable and beautiful in their skin. Her flexibility, vision, and calming personality are just a few qualities that make working with her so enjoyable and genuine.
Kirsten did both our engagement and wedding photos. I don't think there could ever be a better person for the job. My husband and I are so grateful for the gems we now have to represent our wedding day so clearly. Kirsten has a special way of capturing these little moments in between the poses — the moments where reality lives. Her choice of colors, angles, and perspectives are remarkable and create such unique experiences through pictures. We look at our photos and can embody that moment, whether in laughter or tears, excitement or anticipation.
Kirsten also works at lightning speed. We were delighted to see sneak peeks in just a few days, with the entire package not far behind. I would recommend Kirsten time and time again. She is a wonderful person with a special talent. And she has a cool dog too.