Hey, I'm Kristen.
Based in the East Austin neighborhood, I’m the photographer behind the Studio K10 moniker.
I’ve always been an artsy kid. When I was 8, I wanted to be an animator. When I was about 13, I got my first point and shoot and entertained the idea of being a photographer. I got a Wacom Bamboo tablet when I was about 14 and wanted to be a comic book artist. I took a ton of art classes in high school, worked as a front desk executive at a dance studio in college and thought I’d be a professional ballroom dancer. But I borrowed a friend’s DSLR for a regional competition and that was it for me. I bought a DSLR and have been photographing ever since.
I’ve photographed it all – weddings, non-profit events, family portraits, large conferences in Palm Springs, campaigns for a small movie theater chain, small business’s products and published editorials. Nowadays, I stick to what I love – fun portraiture and brand photography with a splash of event coverage for networking events for female-owned businesses.
As pictured above, I’ve got a funny and beautiful grey kitten, Frannie . I cry over puppies (Corgis, most specifically), love a good neon sign, am a fan of Korean dramas, French cinema and Spanish music and talk with my hands a little more than I should. I’m constantly trying to improve and learn my trades even better, so challenges are welcomed rather than shied away from. I believe in community over competition and encourage questions and growth within our fellow colleagues.
If I sound like someone you wanna work with, let’s get coffee sometime!
Ready for some super fun portraits? Want to showcase your awesome products? Maybe you’ve got an event coming up that you want to remember forever? Drop me a line and we’ll get chatting!