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krystal

Krystal's distinctive style is a unique balance of fine art, documentary and timeless portraiture. She has a trained artist's eye for beauty and composition with a finely-honed talent for creating stunning portraits while capturing the true emotion and beauty of the day. She uses both medium format film and digital cameras for weddings and has been photographing weddings since 2005. Currently, she has shot over 200 weddings. Krystal is a graduate of the University of Montana’s Fine Art Department where she received a BFA in Fine Art specializing in photography and a minor Media Arts focusing in digital film making. She is a Southern Weddings Blue Ribbon Vendor. Her studio is located at The Parlour at Manns Chapel in Chapel Hill. Her recent published work has been featured in Style Me Pretty, The New York Times, Southern Bride, The Knot, Chapel Hill Magazine, Nashville Life Styles, Carolina Weddings and Weddings Unveiled. She lives in Chapel Hill with her husband Maximilian Kast and their daughter, Saskia. Maximilian is an Advanced Sommelier and the South East regional sales manager for a wine importing company, which imports wines from all over the world. 

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lead photographer

Krystal's distinctive style is a unique balance of fine art, documentary and timeless portraiture. She has a trained artist's eye for beauty and composition with a finely-honed talent for creating stunning portraits while capturing the true emotion and beauty of the day. She uses both medium format film and digital cameras and has been photographing weddings since 2005. Currently, she has shot over 200 weddings.

Krystal is a graduate of the University of Montana’s Fine Art Department where she received a BFA in Fine Art specializing in photography and a minor in Media Arts focusing in film making. She is a Southern Weddings Blue Ribbon Vendor. Her studio is located at The Parlour at Manns Chapel in Chapel Hill.

She lives in Chapel Hill with her husband Maximilian Kast and their daughter, Saskia. Maximilian is an Advanced Sommelier and the South East regional sales manager for a wine importing company, which imports wines from all over the world. 

WHO WE ARE

- Francis Bacon 

"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery."

In my precious free time, you will always find me with my most favorite loves. 

01. I NEVER SKIP

FAMILY TIME

Nothing beats the Big Sky! While I greatly miss Montana, I take every opportunity to visit home to see my family, friends, mountains and open skies.

02. i am from

MONTANA

While I spent wasted years hating and fighting my hair, I now embrace my curls. 

03. I'M KNOWN FOR

CURLY HAIR

On the Fort Peck Sioux and Assiniboine Native American Reservation, near the border of Canada. 

04. GREW UP ON A

RESERVATION

He is passionate about life and everything that I do. He is my biggest supporter and makes me a better person. 

05. i love

MY HUSBAND

THINGS

FAVORITE

a few of my

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