Welcome to Wildflower, my wedding + elopement photography company. I'm Karissa, a lover of all things adventure and nature. My husband (and sometimes second shooter) Mike and I spend most of our free time exploring, hiking, camping, and falling more in love with each excursion. Travel has been a huge part of our story, and if you've found your way to this corner of the internet, it's probably a huge part of yours, too. Over the course of my wedding photography journey, I have fallen in love again and again with couples' stories, sense of adventure, free spirits, and their unconditional commitment to each other. I feel like the luckiest person in the world each time a couple asks me to help capture the start of one their best adventure yet. I take great pride in being there every step of the way, from planning to permits,

wedding + elopement photography


from getting ready to hiking and holding flowers, from celebrating to bustling a dress. I love every single minute of it. I am not one to put you in awkward poses—I give light direction and prompts to capture the two people in the most natural and authentic way possible. For you, it’s less about the lens and more about the two of you in your best moments of togetherness. For me, it's about being there to support you and catch gorgeous moments along the way. I can't begin to tell you how honored I am to be considered as your wedding photographer! Let's sit down and get to know each other. I'm a big fan of coffee dates and face to face conversations. For those a bit further away, I love Facetime chats, too. I look forward to hearing from you soon!




-up to 4 hours of photography with two photographers
-online gallery & print shop with 350+ high resolution images
-USB with the full gallery of your edited wedding images
-printing rights
-discounted engagement session within California, Nevada, or Arizona.

-up to 8 hours of photography with two photographers
-online gallery & print shop with 700+ high resolution images
-USB with the full gallery of your edited wedding images
printing rights
-discounted engagement session within California, Nevada, or Arizona.


Couple & engagement Sessions

-2 hour session in a location of your choice that the two of you love
-online gallery & print shop with 200+ high resolution images
-USB with the full gallery of your edited images
personal printing rights




Weddings with Under 35 guests

Weddings with over 35 guests

"The photos are all so, so amazing. You really outdid yourself and I'm in awe at how you captured our day so beautifully."
-Anabel + Vincent

"We are absolutely over the moon with the results! We have received so many compliments on our photos, and we know they will stand the test of time. Truly, I could go on and on! We cannot recommend Karissa enough!"
-Kristin + Sean

July- Big Bear Lake, CA | The Grand Canyon, AZ | Antelope Canyon, AZ
August- San Francisco, CA | Alaska 
September- Alaska | San Francisco, CA
October-December- TBA

Travel is a huge part of who I am and what I do; being based in California gives me access to travel easily throughout the western states. Above is a list of some of my upcoming trips. I would absolutely love to shoot your upcoming wedding, elopement, engagement session, or couple session at a discounted rate while I'm there! However, if you don't see a time/location that works for you, no worries! I am always willing to travel to you!


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I'm a documentary and wedding photographer, a total space nerd, and lover of popcorn. I live with my husband in a quaint and artsy neighborhood in Los Angeles and we are all about nature, hiking, camping, road tripping, grilling out, and exploring. Most times, Mike is by my side as my main second shooter. However, he does work in the film industry and when he is unavailable I have my favorite trusted photography friends with me to shoot on the day. I have big frizzy hair and you'll often see me wearing it in a top knot. I like to do a dance where it bounces around... I call this the top knot trot. I'm a lover of Harry Potter, space, time, and all things fantastical. I believe in love and education above all and I try by best to live a sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle. OH! And I love bluegrass and americana music, so if you have any band suggestions, send them my way!

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Ready to start planning your wedding?

let's do this!

Let's grab a cup of coffee and chat in person or over facetime! I'm based in Los Angeles, California but travel is a huge part of who I am and what I do.  So no matter where you are located across the globe, I can travel to you to capture the start of one of the best adventures of your life.

Thank you!
we'll be in touch soon!