"Everything you do needs to be in service of two ideas.  Take better photos and show them to more people." 

I have no idea who said that, but I love it!

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who am I? 

Hi, I'm Kristin.

AKA:  Professional Light Chaser

kbedz, Kris, Kristi, Krissy, Kristin

I like snapchat.  Yep.  It's fun. Easy and I'm learning.  If you'd like to follow me, CLICK HERE.

I'm a West Texas Catholic girl.  NOW.  (I wasn't always.)  I live in Lubbock, Texas, and came here for love and never left. Yes. I married my college sweetheart and still buy bridal magazines.  I know.  I know.  SO DANG CHEESY!  But I can't help myself.  Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, Guideposts (gift from Mom) In Style, and Vogue grace my monthly stash as well.

I adore photographing emotional moments and actually consider that my drug of choice.  It's just addicting, watching people in love interact and enjoy life and each other.  When people are REAL, when they are naked to their emotions, when they show how they really feel?  It's just a wonderful thing.

We own a liquor store.  (The Bull Stop in Slaton, Texas) and no, I can't get you a discount on liquor for your wedding reception.  If you are in Slaton, I encourage you to stop and say hello.  If it's a Monday, there's a good chance I'm there.  We make a kick ass cherry lime.  Well, worth the stop.

I love movies, but I can't remember movie lines or jokes.  I like to hear them and you know when you get with your friends and you laugh until your tummy hurts?  That's my favorite thing to do.  We owned a video store, (think mom + pop style), for the first 22 plus years of our marriage.  (yes, I married at age 12.  -snort-)

Things I've watched and developed an addiction to:  Grey's Anatomy, Friday Night Lights, Sex and the City, Gilmore Girls, Call the Midwife, The Walking Dead, and yep.  I'll admit it, even The Kardashians.  I know, shaking my head in shame on that last one.  Oh, wait!  Friends.  I have the entire set on DVD.  Did I mention that we used to own a video store?  You know, back in the day.

I love the beach!  I grew up summers in Long Beach, CA and it's the one place on earth I feel totally at peace and relaxed.  There's always something going on inside my heart, my brain, my body.  The beach reconnects them all.  It's my happy place.  I don't get there near enough.

Music makes me happy.  I'm currently addicted to Apple Music.  Have you tried it?  HELLO!  Seriously worth the money each month.  Oh, and Podcasts.  My Favorite Murder is my "go to".  

I ADORE looking at people's photos.  Like really looking at them.  It's the first thing I do when I arrive at their house.  The walls, the books shelves, your wallet, your iPhone.  I just love hearing people talk about their photos.  In fact, keep scrolling and I'll share a few of my favorites.  I really need to hire a photographer to make some photographs of me and my family.   

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