I'm Karissa. I am a California based photographer documenting stories for non-profit organizations and wedding couples. I believe that everyone has a story worth telling and I look for moments, candid or inspired, that honestly and authentically represent the missions and relationships of the people I work with. I absolutely love what I do and love sharing what I have learned along the way with others! 


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Tromso, Norway

In the winter of 2017, I had the great opportunity to travel to Norway to work with several companies to document their companies stories. When I returned I worked with LA Travel Magazine to provide a quick guide on visiting Tromso. Here is a taste from that article: “On an early February evening, my best […]

June 12, 2018

Documentary, Slow Living, Travel

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Northern California Styled Shoot at Shark Fin Cove

  When I learned that I was going to be heading up to Santa Cruz for the weekend, I immediately knew that I wanted to put together a styled shoot. This coastline in Northern California is so spectacular, I had to capture this part of the world with a bridal look. The landscape helped to […]

July 24, 2017

Nature, Travel, Wedding Photography

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Martha’s Vineyard Photo Diary

  Sometimes there are those moments in life that catch you off guard; places you go and people you’re with that seem to perfectly align in a way that makes you want to take a mental snapshot of that moment and time. That’s how I felt most of our time in Martha’s Vineyard. When our […]

July 13, 2017

Nature, Travel

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