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Karissa E.

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Over the span of my 12+ years as a photographer, my journey has been marked by a relentless pursuit of mastery. I've delved into a myriad of online courses, absorbed knowledge from YouTube videos, pursued formal education through college courses, and consistently pushed the boundaries of my artistic capabilities. This perpetual quest for improvement is not only reflected in my commitment to continuous learning but also in my relentless exploration of innovative techniques and a dedication to upgrading my equipment. Photography, for me, is not just a skill; it's a dynamic evolution, an ongoing commitment to refining my craft and creating images that resonate with depth and excellence.

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Canon EOS 5DS


Canon EF Telephoto Zoom 70-200mm f/2.8L USM | Tamron - SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD Lens | Canon 50mm f/2.5 | Canon 35mm f/1.4







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What do you love about your job?

I cherish photography for its magical ability to immortalize fleeting moments and transform ordinary scenes into timeless narratives. Behind the lens, I find a profound connection with the world, interpreting its beauty through my unique perspective. Photography isn't just a craft; it's a language that transcends words, allowing me to articulate emotions, stories, and atmospheres. The process of capturing light and shadow, freezing instants that unfold into cherished memories, is an endlessly fulfilling endeavor. It's a journey that sparks creativity, fuels self-discovery, and provides a sanctuary where I can express my deepest passions. In every click, I discover a profound joy, making photography not just a skill but a soulful pursuit that brings me constant inspiration and peace.

What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?

As a photographer, my mission is to transform photo shoots into uniquely special experiences. Beyond the technical aspects of framing and composition, I prioritize creating a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere for my clients. By fostering a relaxed and authentic environment, I aim to capture genuine emotions and connections, turning each session into a celebration of the individual or collective story. I pay meticulous attention to personal details, ensuring that the essence of each subject shines through in every photograph. Whether it's a family, a senior, a couple, or an individual seeking headshots, I strive to go beyond merely taking pictures, aiming to curate a memorable and meaningful visual narrative that reflects the true spirit of the moment.

Awards, honors, and recognitions received

My journey in photography has been marked by notable achievements, including widespread recognition for a wedding I captured years ago, where the groom's choice of his grandpa as the best man became a heartwarming national news story. The acclaim wasn't just for the touching narrative but extended to the quality of shots that documented the emotional moments between the groom and his grandpa. Beyond weddings, my lens has also found its way into the dynamic world of competitive cheerleading. Action shots from these spirited competitions have graced the pages of smaller athlete magazines, adding another dimension to my portfolio. These accolades not only celebrate my skills behind the camera but also reflect my passion for telling compelling stories that resonate across diverse and meaningful life experiences.

A fun fact about this photographer

With a spirited background in competitive cheerleading spanning an impressive 13 years, my passion for athleticism and teamwork has been a defining element of my journey. Cheerleading isn't merely a fun fact about me; it's a testament to my dedication, discipline, and love for pushing physical and mental boundaries. The years spent perfecting routines, mastering intricate stunts, and fostering camaraderie within a team have shaped not just my agility but also my tenacity and commitment to excellence. Beyond the glittering uniforms and dynamic routines, my extensive cheerleading experience reflects my enduring pursuit of both personal and team goals, fostering a spirit of resilience and unity that resonates throughout my life and work.

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