Captiva Florida Wedding
Naples, Florida Wedding
Captiva, Florida Wedding
St. Pete Wedding
Casa Ybel Sanibel Wedding
Coconut Point Hyatt Wedding
South Seas, Captiva
Casa Ybel Resort Wedding
Captiva Island, Florida
Pink Shell Resort Wedding
Captiva Wedding
Des Moines Wedding
Fort Myers Beach Wedding
Sanibel Island Wedding
New Orleans Wedding
Casa Ybel, Intimate Wedding
Tarpon Lodge Wedding
Captiva Island Wedding 2
South Seas Resort Wedding
Naples Wedding
South Seas Island Resort Wedding
Fort Myers Wedding
Chicago Wedding
Naples Wedding 2
Los Angeles Wedding
Tween Waters Wedding
Wedding on Captiva
Casa Ybel Resort Wedding Day


Hello! I'm Krista, I'm the very fortunate photographer behind all of these weddings and portraits.

First, a few professional facts:

  • I hold my Bachelor's Degree in Photography from RIT in New York
  • I have been photographing weddings and families full-time for over 20 years in Southwest Florida
  • I photographed my first wedding when I was in high school and have since photographed over 1,000 weddings
  • I have photographed weddings in 19 different states and 8 foreign countries
  • My work has been featured in dozens of National wedding magazines and online publications

As for me personally, my biggest hobby is actually photography too. I have had a camera somewhere close to me since I was 5 years old and have never professionally done anything else. I grew up in Pennsylvania and my husband is from Iowa so I frequently find myself between those two areas (and often photographing weddings in PA and IA), but I have actually lived in Fort Myers now for the greater part of my life. 

Outside of photography, I'm a huge fan of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (former sideline photographer here), I have a pretty extensive cactus collection and a huge love of show tunes and theater. I'm also a volunteer-aholic. I'm a mentor with the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools and the Florida Take Stock in Children program where I work with high school students every week. I am a sponsor and volunteer for Big Arts on Sanibel Island. I have worked with UNICEF, including advocating for the organization on Capital Hill in Washington D.C.. I have started a church ministry to welcome new people into the community, I have led several photography summer camps and I have offered my photography skills to countless other charities and non-profit organizations. I love any opportunity to meet and help people, which is definitely just one more reason why I love being a wedding and portrait photographer too.

I have a wonderful family. My husband and I have been married for five years (destination wedding in the Bahamas, so I personally know wedding planning from afar). Together we have a wonderful blended family with a crew of daughters. I also have two amazing pups, Vannie (a tiny yet vocal Chihuahua) and Lyla (a wannabe hunting dog/Weimaraner) who are my furry family. Check out #VanGoes to see the adventures of Van and Lyla (because of course I had to make my dog his own hashtag!). There's also a fun feature on The Daily Dog Tag blog, with my two loves!

My other obsession is travel. I will get on an airplane to go anywhere on a moment's notice. I love that destination weddings have me hopping time zones too. My first Caribbean wedding back in 2006 had me hooked on destination weddings and I think I've just kept my bags packed ever since. I have photographed weddings in St. Lucia, Barbados, Bahamas, Mexico, Nevis as well as all over the United States. I have actually made it a personal goal to photograph a wedding in every state so don't be shy to reach out even if you are planning your wedding in Alabama :)