About Kristen, Kelowna Brand Photographer

I help female entrepreneurs just like you feel confident on camera with a really fun, photoshoot experience that will leave you feeling beautiful with images of yourself that you'll LOVE and can't wait to share with the world!
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Hi, I’m Kristen, Kelowna's personal brand photographer.

Before pivoting into personal brand photography I was a freelance graphic and brand designer for 15 years which gives me a unique perspective into creating images that you need for the purpose of marketing your business. I create images that capture the essence of your brand and still leave room for your message to shine.

As a brand photographer I had NO photos of myself.

I know how it feels when you're ready to show up in a big way as the face of your brand BUT you’re not comfortable being in front of a camera, and you probably don’t like how you look in your photos. That was me when I first started StoryCatcher Photography.

I had one photo of myself that I liked and I used it for everything. (no it didn't have a cocktail cropped out!). I knew that it was time to face my fear and hire a photographer so I found a local photographer whose style I loved and that resonated with my brand.

On shoot day I was (mom's spaghetti) nervous but gathered my girlfriends, my props, my outfits and the photographer and we had so much fun! I completely forgot (mostly) that I was in front of the camera. It was an eye opening experience and helped me better understand my client’s fears and how I can help them feel confident on camera too!


Work With Me!

I believe


  • When I’m taking photos of you feeling good, it makes the people who look at your photos feel good, too!
  • In straight talk, strong drinks, short emails, intuition and the Universe.
  • Every client is unique, and as you can see from my portfolio, I take great care to ensure my work reflects this.
  • There is enough abundance in the universe for everyone.
  • Everyone is photogenic.
  • Collaboration and building lasting relationships are the foundation of any successful business.
  • Attention to small details can make a big impact.
  • Every great photo begins with an even better story, I look forward to hearing yours!
  • With a positive mental attitude and a good cup of coffee, anything is possible!
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Fun facts


  • I LOVE vinegar, I put it on everything. I even add EXTRA vinegar to salt & vinegar chips! Yep. Not sorry.
  • Peanut butter and chocolate anything is my kryptonite.
  • I won a tattoo as a prize in a photography contest (and got my daughter’s name, Maya, tattooed on the inside of my arm!)
  • I have watched every single season of Survivor! (I mean, Jeff's dimples, right!)
  • Right after high school I went to college for fashion design and discovered that I really, really didn’t like to sew.
  • I have never had a cavity or a broken bone.
  • I read A LOT. Mostly self-awareness books peppered with a good novel that I can get lost in.
  • I put exclamation marks after (almost) everything I write!!
  • I LOVE hammocks! I had three hammock “reading stations” set up in the backyard of my last house.
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That's just pure magic!


I chose Kristen the moment I spoke to her on the phone, she was so professional, yet laid back, and explained the purpose and how-to of brand photography so clearly, I had complete confidence that she would “get me”. I hate having pictures taken and thought I’d be self-conscious, but the day of the shoot I felt like it was just her and I, no one else around. We were just having fun, while she was capturing fantastic images that represented my heart and soul. When I received my images, I was blown away – the woman in the pictures looked how I FEEL. That’s just pure magic.

Brigitta, Food Effects Nutrition
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