Growing up in New Orleans, my grandmother threw many parties for her society friends and family. We kids would run around, play hide-and-seek and cause general mischief. Once I got a real  camera, I turned it (with encouragement) on the guests and began my lifelong love of documenting all the people and moments that matter most. Especially the parties!

Since then, I’ve worked all over the world as a photojournalist and photographed hundreds of weddings and elopements. I earned a master's degree in digital photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York and spent a year on a Fulbright grant in Germany. (Und ja, I am fluent in German.)

I spent the last 15 years documenting Brooklyn Changing, which garnered press coverage from Architectural Digest and the "Today" show.

Because I like history, I live in a 100-year-old home just outside of New York City with my husband, daughter and ginger rescue cat, Prince Harry. When not photographing weddings, you can find me learning to box, refinishing old furniture and trying to keep my garden alive. 

Kristy at a rehearsal dinner, June 2022
Credit: Lana Rowe