Meet Karen

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(((You can read all about me below, but the BEST and FASTEST way to get a sense of who I am is by checking out the video at the bottom of the page. However, be warned that I make no claims about the dancing you’re about to see. Photography is my talent and I guess we can’t have it all!)))

Hi, I’m Karen! Fun Fact: I began my photography career shooting black and white candids of Justin Timberlake, back in 1999 when he was the lead singer of ‘N Sync and I was an editor at Tiger Beat Magazine in New York City. I loved those shots so much that I switched careers to photography, studying at The New School in New York City and the Rockport College famous Maine Photographic Workshops program.

I am now an award-winning wedding photojournalist living in Sonoma County with 14 years of experience and thousands of weddings under my belt. I’ve been published in nearly all the major wedding magazines, both national and local, and I’m a multiple-year award winner of The Best of The Knot. I am available for weddingsoffbeat-bride-vendor-badge-2013anywhere in the Bay Area and take a select number of destination weddings per year.

I am the proud recipient of five image awards from the Wedding Photojournalist Association, a prestigious and highly competitive organization that celebrates the skill and art of wedding photojournalism.For more than a decade I ran my own successful wedding studio in New York City, shooting events and training many second shooters and assistants. I’ve recently relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area and I’m so excited to continue capturing the beauty and power of weddings here on the west coast.

karen-0017eI am naturally easygoing, friendly, and funny, but most importantly, I seem to have a natural knack for capturing the┬áunexpected moments that will make your wedding day come to life years after it’s passed. I seek those moments that are most real, honest, poignant, awkward, sexy, funny, and breathtakingly beautiful.

I love to stay in touch with couples whose weddings I’ve documented and I get enormous joy from seeing photos of their growing families.

I am a lover of goofy dancing, silliness, being a mama, and exploring the beautiful landscape of wine country! I love connecting with people, making beautiful images, and, of course, bustin’ a move on the dance floor while I shoot. ­čÖé

Click the contact button above┬áto see if I’m available for your date!
Ph. 707.978.0142
Email: karen (at) karenscape (dot) com