About Teresa K

I’ve been married 22 years now (oops, my age is showing!) to my ride or die, my forever date, my lover and my best friend Tim.  And trust me when I say that I truly know and appreciate love for exactly what it is – a crazy, unpredictable, magnificent roller coaster of a ride that no one can ever prepare you for.  Together we have two beautiful children who have shown me what it is like to walk around with your heart trapped outside of your body.  I believe in love and marriage (for everyone), in toughing it out when things get rough, in family, in God, and in the power of the human spirit.

A sultry image of me by Stacy Reeves – don’t be fooled by the fancy though, I am not afraid to get down and dirty for the shot!

I’m an extrovert, a dog AND a cat person (with backyard chickens too), a foodie, a music nerd, an avid art collector, and full of love and positive energy.  When I’m not shooting weddings on the weekends you can find me on my Triumph Bonneville cruising through the California back roads and when the winter comes I’m up in the Sierras on my snowboard with the fam.  I’m traditional but not a conformist, and my cup is half full…every single day.

I’ve been into photography for as long as I can remember; but, it wasn’t until 2008 with the purchase of my first DSLR that I really started to pursue it as a profession. Once I saw the power of the images I was creating, there was absolutely no turning back. 

I approach my photography from a very personal place.  For me, the photographic experience is all about connection.  I believe that within these connections we all have with each other there is beauty and truth to be found and experiences to be claimed and documented.  By capturing these moments we can be forever reminded of the most precious things in our lives through the form of a photograph or a series of photographs that tell a story.

As a true optimist, I see beauty in everything around me.  Although true beauty may not always be conventional, it is always honest.  Presenting that beauty and honesty in the form of a timeless photograph is among the best feelings I’ve ever experienced.  It gives me satisfaction that is beyond description.

Photography is my passion and sharing that passion is something I feel blessed to do every single time I pick up my camera.

If you want to know even more about me, be sure to friend me on Facebook. I’m an open book and truly enjoy keeping up with my clients: past, future, and present! You can also check out some of my personal posts on the blog, there you will find stories of my travels, my family, and life in general.

 

Jonathan

Jon’s reaction to one of my many HILARIOUS jokes – seriously, I’m a funny girl.

 

Jon is my full time photography partner in crime and second shooter/lighting assistant on your wedding day.  He’s a groomsman wrangler, a light slinger, a photography ninja, and all around laid back, super cool guy.Jon has a gift for technical details and is a lighting genius. He approaches his work with a level of passion and dedication that makes him the perfect collaborator for amazing images.  We have been shooting together for years and made the partnership official in 2012.

Jon shoots the boys getting ready and I shoot the girls. During the rest of your wedding we are working as a team to capture all the different perspectives of your day. This means not just you two as a couple, but your family, friends, and guests as they react to moments (and have their own as well).  Jon also assists with lighting for the romantic portraits and family formals as needed, and creates reception lighting for amazing, cinematic images any time of day, indoors or outdoors.

You’re going to love him.  Seriously, I can’t imagine a wedding day without Jon.  And as soon as you meet him, I guarantee you will feel the exact same way!

 

 

 

Aimée

 

Meet Aimeé, the Queen of editing!  A master of the digital darkroom, Aimeé knows how to bring out the best in every photo like no one else.  Since 2014, each and every image wedding image from Teresa K photography is brought to full potential through her work.  Her ability to create perfectly matched skin tones and her mastery of color is truly a gift.  I cannot imagine my business without Aimeé!

I absolutely embrace the concept of doing what you love in this world; and, Aimee has an unmatched passion for reflecting the best in people.  As someone who has been in the wedding industry as long as I have (10 years at last count), she knows the importance of consistency in your wedding images.   Her attention to detail ensures that every image you receive is a beautiful reflection of your wedding day.  Timeless, traditional, with a touch of trend to keep you on point.

Your moments shine even better once Aimeé applies her magic touch to your wedding gallery, your album orders, and those carefully picked images for the blog!  She may be behind the scenes, but I promise you can feel her love for what she does in your final gallery.  Her extra touch really does make a difference.

 

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