I got to shoot this gorgeous girl last summer, right as I was leaving for Scandinavia for the summer, and of course, got too distracted to post a blog! Ugh! But it’s her birthday, so what better time to post and get to say Happy Birthday, Cami!! You are truly more beautiful inside than out, and I know your parents are so proud of you!! Continue Reading ->
Have you ever admired magazines or even Victoria’s Secret catalog? Have you ever thought you had a chance at looking like that? Well, you do! And you can! And Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to give it a shot! Give your guy a gift like none other. Or better yet, give yourself a gift, an amazing day of playing dress up, getting pampered in hair and makeup and the stunning photos you’ll have afterward. Continue Reading ->
This is Jaime, an amazing mom of two boys, yes two, with autism, a gorgeous wife to a really cool guy who happened to win the Today Show’s hot dad contest, founder of the organization Auptimism, which hosts fun and inventive playdates for kids on the autistic spectrum and their entire families here in Los Angeles, and most important, a beautiful friend to my son and me. One of the reasons I think Jaime is so great is that we share our outlook. Continue Reading ->
So lately I’ve been getting back into fashion. And so much about it brings me back to where I started – on the other side of the camera. Thinking about poses, thinking about models I want to work with, or stories I want to create, I keep thinking back to shoots that I’ve done. I instagrammed a shot of my old portfolios last week. I was doing this for a long time, so I collected a lot of photos, tearsheets, catalogs, and portfolios as I worked in different cities and with different agencies. It feels like a lifetime ago, yet yesterday. But all this time later, it is kinda fun to go through the old boxes and look through stuff. And it gives me tons of ideas! I thought I’d share a couple of my faves…
Mary is stunning. Her age is, well, ageless. But if I told you her age, you wouldn’t believe me. And again, Mary has that inner glow and a quality that exudes beauty and glamour. That is one thing that I think makes the beauty photograph. You have to have the right lighting, know how to see someone’s angles, but then when you make someone comfortable and let them be themselves and shine through, I find that’s when you get that “great” image.
My name is Kristina Bant Jenkins. I am a photographer, writer, model, marathon- runner, devoted yogi, designer of awesome PacificSUP boards, Dane in California, creator of THISisAutism™, founder of Aut2bFit™, and… mom to THE coolest boy there is… who happens to have autism.
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