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Family & Brand Photographer Santa Barbara

Natural, authentic family photography & lifestyle photography for creative, women-run brands

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FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY

A family photo shoot with me is an intimate and fun experience focused on capturing the authentic heart and soul of your family. I’ll never pose you awkwardly or ask you to say cheese. Set against a comfortable, nature backdrop of your choice or in your own home, your shoot will reveal your unique family bond, each person’s distinct personality and connection to one another. It will produce a collection of beautiful, heirloom photographs you’ll be proud to hang on your walls and pass down to your children someday.

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BRAND PHOTOGRAPHY

I offer custom, lifestyle photography packages to women-run brands anywhere along the creative spectrum, and whether you’ve been in business for years, months or are still in the dreaming phase. For retail shops and clothing lines to stylists and bloggers to interior designers and yoga instructors and all other passionate creatives in between, my photos are meant to enhance your visual storytelling and online presence.

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Hi. I’m Kelly.

I’m drawn to the beauty of authentic, human interaction and connection. I strive to make strong, emotive images that are interesting and rich with natural light. When I’m not behind the camera, you’ll most likely find me at the beach with my best group of girlfriends, a gaggle of little kids and ice cold rose’. I love being outdoors, hiking, traveling, reading, healthy eating, my morning coffee, a clean home and homemade soup. I’m a wife and mom to these two pictured here with me: Isaac (18) and Francesca (8). My consummate inspiration!

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Blog.

March 22, 2019 || “Twenty years after touching down in Hawaii for the first time, I got to go back again last month with the same girlfriend I’d traveled with when we were teens. Unlike that time though — landing in Maui penniless, hung over and (probably still) high from the warehouse rave we’d partied at the night before (SF in the 90s!) — we had our kids in tow and somewhat of a proper agenda. Look what growing up does, guys…”

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Client love.

“I wish there were more than five stars. As a young father of a young family, we’ve done lots of photo shoots with professional photographers. Wedding, engagement, newborn pictures, the list goes on. Out of all those experiences, Kelly is by far the most professional, most talented, creative, artistic and overall amazing photographer we’ve ever worked with. Her ability to make my wife and I feel comfortable and happy was incredible, but her ability to engage our two-year-old was profoundly special, something I’ve never seen before. She brings out the best in her subjects and her work is masterful.” - Seth

Based in Santa Barbara.

Serving the Central Coast and the World.