A huge thank you to all the couples and families who I have worked with since I began this photography business in 2004. It has been wonderful working with all of you and making so many friends through my work.

- This blog is filled with sneak peeks and slideshows from all of my weddings and photo sessions.
- To get a little glimpse into my family life and see some of my personal pictures and what I'm up to lately, visit bykrista.com.

NOTE: I am no longer booking new weddings at this time. I am still booking family photo sessions on a limited basis.
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looking back and moving forward

As I look at all the beautiful couples below and think back over the past six years, I have so many wonderful memories. I have been so overwhelmingly blessed to be part of all of their weddings – some family, some friends, some strangers who I now call friends. Taking the leap to start my photography business was so scary, but it was one of the best things I ever did. I set out to do something and I did it. I wanted to shoot weddings and I did. Lots of them. All along, I have said that I truly believe God brought each and every couple my way and I’m so thankful for that, because I have worked with some of the most special, kind, thoughtful, beautiful people in this world.

Over the past couple of years, though, the business has slowed way down for me and I have spent a lot of time searching and praying and asking God why. This year, I have put a lot of my focus on my family and spending time with my kids, who really took a backseat more often than I’d like to admit because of all the time devoted to editing photos. I have felt for a while now that this little business of mine may have run its course. This post has been such a long time coming, so here it is … I am officially stepping back from A Picture’s Worth photography. I’m embracing my kids, my husband and our life as it is right now and turning my attention to other things. There will always be a love of photographing weddings and I’m leaving that little place in my heart open to the possibility of doing this again someday, but I truly believe this is the right decision for me at this time.

THANK YOU so much to all of my wedding couples. Thank you for choosing me to capture your most important day. And to the dozens of families whose pictures I took along the way, too. It’s been such fun getting to know all of you. THANK YOU all from the bottom of my heart.

I will be keeping this blog up indefinitely since so many couples’/families’ pictures are here, so feel free to browse through all the posts. I may check in every once in a while, so keep me on your RSS feeds and Google Readers just in case. 🙂

Happy New Year!

merry christmas

from my family to yours.

baby katie

My dear friend Cherish asked me to take a few pictures of her sweet baby Katie this weekend. This first one was taken with a white sheet for the background and I took a tip from Rebecca Cooper’s blog and used paper from Heather Ann Designs Love Birds kit for the overlay. Turned out really cute!

Here are a few more of my favorites. 🙂

kelle + chris | slideshow

Here are more pictures from Kelle + Chris’s wedding reception at Historic Locust Grove in Louisville, Kentucky. Enjoy the show!

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kelle + chris | first dance

Working on Kelle + Chris’s wedding pics and had to share this series from their first dance. LOVE it!

Next up … their slideshow!

kelle + chris | historic locust grove, louisville ky

Spent the weekend in beautiful Louisville, Kentucky for my best friend Kelle’s wedding reception at Historic Locust Grove. Wonderful weekend with friends and family. Lots more pictures to come!

my sweet niece

Got to see Scarlett this weekend. Love this sweet girl!

kelle + chris engagement | louisville

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A couple weeks ago, I visited my bestest friend Kelle at her home in Louisville, KY. It was a wonderful weekend. So great to spend time with her and her fiancé Chris, hang out, see their city and talk about their upcoming wedding. They are flying to Aruba for their nuptials (wish I could fly there right along with them) and then will have a big reception at Locust Grove in Louisville in October. Can’t wait!

We took a few engagement pictures while I was there. Here are a few of my favorites:
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Love you guys! Can’t wait for October! 🙂

happy independence day!

Jake and I recently watched the HBO series “John Adams” and we loved it. We highly recommend it. I thought I would share this clip from the series of the voting and reading of the Declaration of Independence.

THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE from the series “John Adams”:

So proud to be an American!!! Happy 4th! “God save our American states!” 🙂

sara + darrell | wedding slideshow

It was so hard to narrow down pictures for Sara + Darrell’s slideshow. There were so many great moments throughout the day. Here are some more of my favorites.

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