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KLK PHOTOGRAPHY: Photography by Kristi Klemens & Paul Bennett

"This is my dream, my passion, my gift. Every day I continue to be amazed at the opportunities that we have today, as photographers - the ability to capture love, a moment, a story, a spirit and a life within a single photograph. I strive to capture your love for one another along with your inner light. I want to tell your story, and with all of this, I hope to create a unique piece of art within each image." - Kristi Klemens

Kristi Klemens of KLK Photography is an award winning, internationally known photographer with a studio in Southern California. Her husband, Paul, works beside her on weddings, portraits and commercial work. They create a dynamic team as they provide two different perspectives at every shoot. Together, they offer two styles of photography, including fashion-forward editorial as well as elegant romance. They use their passion for love, life and beauty to capture creative, natural and timeless images. They work closely with their clients to reveal their inner light and their attention to detail helps to create their distinguished style. Paul & Kristi share their love with international travels by providing photography all around the world.

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This couple had one special request that brought me outside of my comfort zone – to shoot film.

But this challenge gave me a gift I will forever be thankful for.

I stopped shooting film when I moved to California and the digital age began almost 10 years ago…

I love digital – instant gratification, don’t we all?

Though I love digital and still get butterflies in my stomach and tears in my eyes often while photographing couples,

 there was just something different when I picked up my film camera.

With the first frame, I could feel it, a small spark had lit back up inside me…

it almost brings tears to my eyes, because it was a gift I would have otherwise forgotten.

A gift of trust, uncertainty, anticipation, hope.

All of this in a single frame…

I realized this is what my clients feel when they hire me.

The trust they put in me makes me so determined to do the best job possible,

to keep striving to become a better photographer with every photo I take.

Thank you lovebirds.

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Allie & Dan’s wedding is at Pelican Hill, can’t wait to work with some of my favorite team members -

including the ladies of A Good Affair Wedding & Event Production!

See some previews of the big day on our INSTAGRAM!

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