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AMERICANOGRAPHY
Portraits
Friday
Oct052018

The Boyer's Family...

What a wonderful evening in Menemsha I had with this adorable Family! The Boyer's were on vacation on the Island all the way from Canada, but I actually went to school with The Mom of this cute clan! It was so great to see you again and meet your family! Thank you for choosing me to capture your vacation, it was such a pleasure! I hope I get to see you all again on your next visit!

xoxoxo ♥ Kristen

Tuesday
Oct022018

The Lamarca Family 2018!

What an incredible evening we had up in Maine photographing the Lamarca Extended Family! The light and the sky was just breathtaking and it was such a joy to see Amanda & Tim again and to meet their adorable twins!!! You might remember Amanda & Tim from their wedding photos and Island Weddings Magazine Cover photo! Now they have the sweetest family of four! Thank you to the entire Family for having me up to your house and choosing me as your Family Photographer!

xoxoxo ♥ Kristen

Monday
Oct012018

The Phillips-House Family 2018

For the Phillips-House Family Portrait this year we had a wonderful time at the Beach Plum Inn where a "few" years back now Amy and Joe tied the knot! It was so nice to walk around the grounds with their beautiful boy and reminisce about their wedding day, the evening light couldn't have been more dreamy! Thank you guys for another great portrait session, I'm so glad we were able to connect and shoot at the Beach Plum Inn! I hope to see you again next Summer!!!

xoxoxo ♥ Kristen

Thursday
Sep272018

The Chmielewski Family 2018!

It was such an incredible end to a very hot Summer on Marth'as Vineyard! We squeezed in a great family portrait Session at the Edgartown Lighthouse just before Labor Day with this adorable family whom I know you'll recognize from the last 2 years. Their little girl get's smarter and cuter every time I see her! And thanks to her Uncle she also always looks fabulous for their Family Portraits! Thank you guys for another great photo session, I can't wait until next year!

xoxoxo ♥ Kristen


Saturday
Sep222018

The Dempsey Family 2018...

Last Year when I photographed the Dempsey Family in Vineyard Haven, they were almost ready to have their third child, this Summer I got to meet the little guy and Oh my goodness do these parents make cute babies!!! I enjoy photographing families so much, not just because we get to run around on the beach and have fun playing but also because I get to witness and capture them growing and changing, it is such a wonderful thing! I actually had the pleasure of photographing Patrick & Amanda's Wedding years back on the Allen Farm during quite an intense and beautiful stormy day! Their oldest was an adorable little girl at the time, I just can't believe what a beauty she has grown to be! Jack, their middle one is such a hoot; I'm thinking potential comedian actor! I loved all of his expressions so much I just had to make a collage! I can't wait until next Summer when their littlest one will be running around too! Thank you all for another wonderful Portrait Session!!!

xoxoxo ♥ Kristen


Saturday
Sep222018

The Wolozin Family...

I know you'll recognize this Awesome Clan... I had the pleasure of photographing Becky & Lou's Wedding in Aquinnah a few years back and since then I've been lucky enough to photograph their growing family since Sammy, their absolutely adorable little boy, came along. Now they are expecting their second baby and I just can't wait until next Summer's portrait to meet and photograph him or her as the newest addition to the Family! Thank you all for another fun portrait session!!!

xoxoxo ♥ Kristen

Saturday
Sep222018

The Dunphy Family 2018

The Dunphy Family is back for another wonderful Summer Family Portrait! This year we had fun romping around at Owen Park Beach and I had the pleasure of meeting their newest, absolutely adorable,  addition to the family. Their girls are such cuties! Thank you guys so much for allowing me to capture your family again this Summer! I hope to see you all again next Season!

xoxoxo ♥ Kristen

Tuesday
Sep182018

Chatham Family Portrait

It was so great to see the Mandel Clan again and meet their new additions this Summer on the Cape! I first met this great family at the Mandel-DeSantis wedding of Kate and Chris, who are now an adorable family of 4! I've had the pleasure of photographing the Mandel Family every few years since the wedding, it's so awesome watching their Family grow and capturing all the love that they've created. Thank you all so much for allowing me to photograph your family, it's such a pleasure!

xoxoxo ♥ Kristen

Tuesday
Aug212018

Gabe 2018!!!

It's the 9th year of photographing this young man's portrait session, and it's always a pleasure! We have photographed it all over NE and this year we were back on the Vineyard. We went to Squibnocket to check out the new bridge, what a great spot and a beatiful morning! Gabe is such a sport and so is his Mama! We even went over to Alley's to get some fun porch shots and some "local flavor" in our photos. It was so good to see you all again, as usual! We joked about how I will photograph Gabe until he's out of High School and then one day maybe even his wedding! How amazing would that be, and what a fun photo journey to post about. Stay tuned for next year's photos!

xoxoxo Kristen

Tuesday
Aug212018

The Doherty Family 2018

The Doherty Family is back for their 2018 Family Portrait Session and this year we walked down to the beach. This family is utterly adorable and such a pleasure to photograph. It also happens to be Julie & Brian's 10 year Wedding Anniversary which I had the pleasure of photographing. It is always amazing watching couples blossum into families and then seeing each child grow. We added a new addtion to our portrait session this year; Henry! Another wicked cute baby; you two make stunning children! I know I've said this before but, once my baby is born I will be asking Julie and Brian for parenting advice!!! I can't wait to see you all again next Summer!!!

xoxoxo Kristen

 

Monday
Aug202018

Will...

It's time for Senior Portrait Sessions again! Meet Will, we had fun running aroung Philbin Beach capturing these great shots. He's a natural! Thanks Will for being so easy to work with, and Martha for coordinating, it was great to see you again!


xoxoxo Kristen


Monday
Aug202018

Wolff Family Portrait 2018

You'll recognize this Adorable Family from many Summers of fun Family Portrait Sessions. These two brothers are the absolute cutest around, I just love seeing them every year and watching them grow. Thank you all for allowing me to photograph your Family Portrait again this Summer, it was a pleasure as always!

xoxoxo Kristen

 

Monday
Aug202018

Sadie Newborn Portrait...

It was such a pleasure to photograph another Wahl Baby. Sadie is absolutley adorable and so are her parents! Thank you to all three of you for such a nice photo session, and to Morgan & Dustin for getting us together. I hope to see you all again soon, maybe a big family portrait next Summer on the Vineyard!

xoxoxo Kristen

Monday
Aug202018

Walsdorf Family 2018!

The Walsdorf Family is back and we had a wonderful portrait session up on a bluff in Chilmark above Stonewall Beach. This Clan is expecting a new member soon, and we took a great Cousin's shot with the baby bump, so adorable! Thank you all for another fun Summer Family Portrait! I hope to see you all again soon and grab some Surfing shots!

 xoxoxo Kristen

 

Monday
Aug202018

Menemsha Morning Portrait...

Menemsha Mornings are amazing in August, and the Kimi Family and I had a blast running around the beach and capturing shots of their little ones. Even Great Grandma joined us. Thank you all for another wonderful portrait session, it was so wonderful to see you all again and meet your newest addition. I hope to see you all again next Summer! 


 

xoxoxo Kristen

Friday
Jul272018

The Sweeny Family...

I Love photographing large families together! It is so fun to see how different members interact and watch all the love that surrounds them. I was so happy to have the opportunity to meet this amazing Clan. See for yourself just how fun they all are! Thank you all for choosing me to capture your awesome Family!

I hope to see ypou all again next Summer!

xoxo ♥ Kristen

Wednesday
Jun272018

Congratulations Dana & Wayne!!!

What a fantastic wedding for a beautiful couple. The day couldn't have been better or the feeling of love more prevailing. It was so much fun and so inspiring watching these two say I do, the love they have for each other made even a sunny day brighter. Dana & Wayne I wish you nothing but happiness in your marriage and your life together. Mazel tov! 

xoxoxo ♥ Kristen

 

 

 

Wednesday
Jun272018

4th of July Cake Smash!!!

Ava is 1 year old!!! An American Beauty born on the Fourth of July! To celebrate Ava's Birthday her wonderful Mama, Mary, got her an awesome red, white and blue cake and let her go at it for her 1st Birthday! It was adorable and none of us could stop giggling! I love "cake smash" photoshoots, especially this one! Thank you guys for letting me capture these absolutley adorable and super fun photographs! Happy Birthday Ava!!!

xoxoxo ♥Kristen

 

Monday
Jun252018

Baby Bump Love...

It was such a pleasure to photograph these two Love Birds out on Makonikey last week! They are expecting their first little bundle of joy late this Summer and so excited! I have to say that it was extra wonderful for me to photograph their Maternity Portrait because I too am expecting my first in Autumn, it just brought a whole new special life to the art, knowing what it's like to be "expecting". Thank you both for choosing me to capture such an exciting and wondrous time in your lives!


xoxoxo ♥ Kristen


Wednesday
Jun132018

Congratulations Ashley & Mark!!!

What an amazing weekend of Love, Friends & Family to celebrate the Marriage of this Gorgeous Couple, Ashley & Mark. Within a picturesque Barn, nestled into the rolling hills of Chilmark, we heard countless stories of the wonderful friendships and love Ashley and Mark have created within their lives thus far while dining on lobster and Chilmark Chocolates. It was a beautiful night only to be topped by the Wedding Day in Historic Edgartown. These Love Birds spoke their vows in the Whaling Church to the sound of rain on the brick sidewalks, before enjoying a festive cocktail hour at the Fisher House with a traditional Chinese Lion Dance performance. We ended the night on the harbor, in the Edgartown Yacht Club, where we Dined and Danced the night away! Thank you Ashley and Mark for being so wonderful and including me in capturing your amazing day! I wish you all the happiness that life can bring!

 THE REHEARSAL...

THE WEDDING DAY...

xoxoxo ♥-Kristen