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    Welcome to the brand new blog for Kaptured by Kristen Photography! Here you will find sneak peeks from recent sessions, announcements about specials and upcoming events and of course my daily graces. Check back often and leave a comment to let me know you were here!

Spring minis 2016!!

Spring minis are here! Minis are for up to 5 people – immediate family only. My mini sessions are not themed with props – they are shorter lifestyle sessions perfect for getting a few updated shots for the walls, a birthday invite, updated head shot etc. Use the links below to secure your spot or if you’d like to redeem a pre-paid/free mini for a slot shoot me an email!

Saturday, March 5th (UCLA)


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Sunday, March 6th (south bay – location tba)


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Sunday, March 13th (am – Gum Grove Park Seal Beach)


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Sunday, March 13th (pm – Brookside park Pasadena)


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Saturday, March 19th (Malaga Cove Library)


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Sunday, March 20th (Los Encinos Park)


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Sweet baby boy

This was my first time meeting this gorgeous family – I was so nervous for their session because mama is a photographer herself and wanted some pics with her boys. We had to reschedule once so their sweet boy was a little older than my average newborn but he cooperated so well for the session – sleeping for part and giving us lots of smiles the rest of the time. Big brother is so handsome and was so sweet with his little brother. I ended up loving almost every image from this session – was so hard to narrow down a few to share!

graces . . .

1. Plugging along at my 365 project! Determined to keep at it till the end and make a book!

2. Just finished The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up and have started kon maring my house – already feeling less stressed over the rooms that have been decluttered – highly recommend!

3. The memory card I washed in my pants pocket yesterday was empty – thank goodness!

4. When we tell Ellie to do “ojitos bonitos” she bats her eyelashes at us – so so funny!

5. An afternoon of board games with my little guy yesterday

48 hour sale!!

Valentine’s Day is coming and a photo session makes the perfect gift for your sweetie! From now until Saturday at noon you can purchase a discounted full session w/25 files or a two hour party for $50 off – buy two and you’ll get an additional $25 off! If you missed the chance to lock in party rates before the end of the year and have one coming up this is your chance to snag one at a discount!


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Contact me with questions or if you’re purchasing as a gift and need a certificate:)

Slides and ducks!

I have been to this park many times but have never really explored it before – during this session this cute little guy helped me find some awesome slides and a cute little boat that was perfect for duck watching:)

graces . .

1. Christian seeks out the sample carts at Costco now – pretty sure I didn’t need to feed him dinner after his haul on Thursday!

2. Dinner dates with good friends after a busy few months!

3. Ellie took two steps yesterday! Pretty soon we will be chasing her around!

4. Well on my way on my 365 project – decided to switch over to my iphone since it’s more convenient so will have to make an effort to take more pics of Ellie on my big camera

5. Ellie’s Easter dress has been purchased thanks to Well Dressed Wolf – I’m serious mamas – check them out!

Head Shot Mini Sessions

Saturday, January 30th (am – Pasadena City Hall)


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Saturday, January 30th (pm – south bay – Malaga Cove plaza)


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Sunday, Feb 7th – Pasadena City Hall

Sunday, Feb 14th – Malaga Cove Plaza


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Saturday, Feb 27th – San Juan Capistrano


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Sunday, Feb 28th – Holmby park


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**pricing is for one person – if you’re needing to book two slots for siblings you will receive $100 off – please email me if two slots needed!

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