Kristina creates bold portraits and relatable narratives for publications, non-profits, and brands. Her work is imbued with empathy, humor, light, and warmth. She endeavors to honor heroism, hard work, resilience, and hope, and is often drawn to the offbeat and unexpected moments of everyday life. Kristina approaches editorial, commercial, and personal projects from the same ethos.
Featured by APM Reports, Brigitte, CNN, Condé Nast, Consumer Reports, EatingWell, Financial Times, Glamour UK, H&R Block, Inc. Magazine, National Parks Magazine, New York Times Magazine, NPR, Smithsonian, This Old House, Wall Street Journal, Wild Turkey Distillery, Whisky Advocate, and Wine Spectator.
Kristina hails from Chicago and is currently in Seattle. She studied art history, communication, and design, earning a B.F.A. in Visual Communication. For a decade she built a successful career as a freelance designer, art director and art producer, while cultivating her interests in cinematography, poetry, and Jungian psychology. She was ultimately drawn to photography, starting her career as a freelancer for Chicago area newspapers before venturing south, to Nashville.
Kristina specializes in portraits, reportage, and documentary photography and is available for assignments in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and Central America.
UPDATE February 2021: COVID-19 safety protocols include masks, social distancing, frequent hand and equipment sanitizing, following CDC guidelines, following current state and local guidelines, and working solo or with a smaller crew.