Author: Kristy

ART & SCIENCE. + Photographer capturing your unique chemistry, living life set apart through holistic wellness, primal nutrition, & essential oils. +

Stillness and Balance – Family Portrait Photography in Bend, Oregon

This darling family was photographed on an exceptionally frosty freezing cold morning at Smith Rock. The frozen fog crystal formations reached out an inch from foliage surfaces. I arrived to this session days early because I had entered the date wrong in my calendar (oops). (Hey, there’s a first time for everything!) Two identical mornings. The first, […]


Heartbeats, baby – Bend, Oregon Mama & Photographer

I’m 35 weeks pregnant as of this weekend. The last eight months has flown by. I feel like I’m grasping onto each week to slow things down, but it’s not working. Each new week is faster than the last. New mamas, beware. I remember looking at what fruit size my baby was in the second […]


Little Baby Boys & Boy Moms and Dads – A Bend, OR Family Portrait Session

This little face make me giddy to have a boy. Never in a million years would I have thought I’d be an instant-mom of 2 kiddos within a year’s time. I never thought I’d be a boy mom for that matter. Did I emphasize “never” enough? #infertility #nohusband #keto #boymom. I’m going to have to […]


Empowerment: Jordyn & Aspen – Mama & Me Family Portrait Session in Bend, OR

Empowerment. Up until about 2010, we didn’t have a tried and true scientific or measurable definition of empowerment. So here’s what I came up with. “The process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights” (thanks, Google). Psychological empowerment has been described as a state of being: perceived […]

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