style

Style + Inspiration = Vision To take control of your own photography, you must set aside time to figure out what you want to say.  To do this, make some decisions before you start photographing anything. Don’t just start shooting and expect to see something you were dreaming of creating. 1) Write down your objectives for the image or series of images. I get ideas from reading that draws me in or some journaling I have done. Sometimes I’ll just write down words to get the thoughts flowing. 2) Create a mood board with quality images, illustrations and words that …

water nymphs

Water nymphs is a series of underwater images created for a fabric design company.

The Baker

I had the pleasure of working with Amusement Park Brands and Signature Kitchen Suite on their ongoing series of webisodes…

Adventurous, Escapist, Generalist & Enthusiast

Yep, that’s me. I just took an Enneagram test for fun. I don’t really like tests, being boxed in and defined. But, I have to admit this is too darn accurate. Now what? I guess it’s really good to stay mindful of my strengths and limitations. The following defines me so well. It all sounds so great but being spontaneous and free-spirited isn’t easy–especially when you are the mother of an Aspie. Ideally I would have stuck to my dream of being an adventure travel photographer. I’m still pursuing adventure travel and photography but they are still quite separate-at least …

Business Branding

Creating a cohesive vision for your business is so important to stand out from the rest of the crowd. Branding is sending a message about your business in a way that illustrates a mood, feeling, tone, with the intention of conveying a consistent message. When people think of your business, …

A Big Milestone

Our recent voyage to Two Harbors on Catalina Island was a huge milestone for us as a family. We’ve been dreaming of sailing with the kids on our new to us Kelly Peterson 46 for over two years. Health issues, recurring boat system problems, and lack of enough time and …

Thresholds Exhibition

I have been selected to exhibit a large collection of my photographs taken between 2006 and 2018 inspired by the “Village by the Sea” where I grew up. The photographs are from various series’ expressing freedom, discovery, vulnerability, and boundaries. Please SAVE THE DATE for the opening reception for my …

Summer Photo Camps
for Kids

“Your children can learn photography from an award-winning, internationally published fine art and commercial photographer. Kristianne has been a photographer for 27 years and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography at Cal State University Long Beach. She has created advertising photography for LG – Signature Kitchen Suite, …