Kristina Bastien: Unveiling Love Stories Through the Lens
- Author: Natali Grace Levine
- Reading time: 1 min 59 sec
- Publication date: 07/27/2023
- Updated: 07/27/2023
Meet Kristina Bastien, a passionate wedding photographer who has harmoniously combined her social work and special care counseling background with her love for capturing beautiful moments. Drawing on her experience working with individuals in special care, Kristina has cultivated a deep understanding of human connection and the power of meaningful relationships, which she skillfully translates into her wedding photography. Each shot she takes is a testament to the genuine emotions and intimate moments that make each love story unique.
Embarking on a Photographic Journey
Launching her journey into wedding photography in 2016 and going full-time in 2020, Kristina has since honed her craft, weaving together her understanding of human emotions with a refined and luxurious photography style.
Kristina’s photography style is luxurious and refined. She crafts romantic, timeless, and vintage-quality photos to cherish for years to come.
The Art of Capturing Moments
Kristina's approach to her craft is as varied as it is refined. Working with both digital and film equipment, and even Super 8mm, she adapts her tools to the day, the couple's style, and their vibe.
Post-processing: Retaining Authenticity
Centering her post-processing on preserving the authenticity of the moments captured, Kristina subtly adjusts lighting, colors, and tones to create a timeless and romantic look. The aim is to enhance the images without altering their authenticity, ensuring that the photographs truly reflect the love shared during the special day.
The Joy of Photography
What do you enjoy most about being a photographer?
"The privilege of capturing and preserving precious moments of love, joy, and connection. It brings me immense fulfillment to witness and document the unique stories and emotions of couples on their wedding day."
Working with Clients: A Personalized Approach
Kristina's approach to working with clients is rooted in open communication, active listening, and understanding their unique visions and desires. This collaboration enables her to tailor her approach and capture their desired outcome, providing a collection of photographs that truly represent their love story.
What is your comfortable weddings count per year?
"I comfortably handle 20 to 25 weddings and elopements per year."
Bespoke Packages for Clients
Working closely with clients, Kristina is able to customize packages to meet specific needs, ensuring every couple's unique vision is brought to life in the most stunning way possible.
Tips for Clients
Embrace who you are and be present in each moment. By surrounding yourselves with positive energy and trusted allies, you'll create a relaxed and joyful atmosphere that will allow your true essence to radiate.
Traveling for Love
Yes, Kristina does do destination weddings! With a love for locations boasting a rich historical heritage, vibrant art scene, majestic mountains, and most importantly, a deep connection between the couple, Kristina is ready to capture love stories in breathtaking locations around the world.
If you're looking for a wedding photographer in Montreal who can truly connect with you and bring out the best of your love story in photographs, look no further than Kristina Bastien.