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bride wearing sparkly wedding dress in rose garden in reno nevada holding a fan taken by katherine krakowski reno lake tahoe photographer

// Old Money + Secret Garden Inspired Feeling like a Disney princess in a rose garden interlaced with old money was vision I had for my next styled bridal collab session – it came out as that and more! I reached out to Jen, who has modeled wedding gowns from AW Bridal for me previously […]

Timeless + Enchanting Rose Garden Wedding Bridals Session x AW Bridal x Erin of The Craft Collective

champagne glass with black bow for new years eve on coast with ocean in background

// Being Intentional During Seasonal Transitions As the seasons gracefully transition, there exists an opportunity for personal reflection. It invites us to reevaluate our routines and embrace the potential for growth. Being intentional during these seasonal shifts involves a mindful consideration of our goals, values, and overall well-being. It all makes that next season more […]

Living Intentionally During Seasonal Transitions

Couple walking down the stairs in downtown reno at courthouse

// Makiah + Franklin Romance Movie Makiah reached out to me with her vision of wanting to do an engagement session in downtown Reno while her and her fiance Franklin visited one weekend to tour some wedding venues. Makiah and Franklin are originally from Chico, California, located just under three hours west of Reno. I […]

Downtown Reno Nevada Sign, Courthouse & Rooftop Engagement Session // Makiah + Franklin

wedding couple holding each other on beach during bridal photos after elopement taken by katherine krakowski lake tahoe reno photographer

// I Love You To the Beach & Back After Haley, Taylor, myself and my husband hung up our FaceTime call – We instantly felt as though we’ve known each other for years! I was hoping that they would reach back out letting us know that they would like to move forward with me capturing […]

Haley + Taylor // South Lake Tahoe California Private Residence Elopement + Beach Wedding Bridal Portraits

family of four walking through wildflower meadow

// in the embrace of wildflowers My heart! Brit contacted me inquiring about a family session with her husband and three daughters. I am the oldest of three daughters (there was four of us – our youngest sister passed away when she was a baby) and I immediately felt connected knowing how special these photos […]

Pure Bliss // Dreamy Documentary Style Family Meadow Lake Tahoe Mount Rose

indian bride holding bridal bouquet from galena forest flowers at steamboat hotsprings in reno nevada taken by katherine krakowski photographer

Raghavi Anand // Raghavi is constantly traveling around the world and currently lives on the East coast. One morning, I woke up late at night with an extra fire to work on my next styled session listed in my journal – an Indian bridal session. I began thinking if I knew any of my friends […]

Modern Indian Bride | Reno Nevada Steamboat Hot Springs Bridal Styled Session

couples popping champagne on canoe in lake with mountains and sunset in background

// Love Story Shooting a session in a canoe has been on my list and I knew that is what I wanted to try to execute as soon as AW Bridal reached out about the Janet gown! It’s a show stopping mini A-line gown with eye-catching strapless puff sleeves and a princess corset style sweetheart […]

Love Boat // Modern Romantic Canoe on Lake Reno Nevada Elopement Engagement Session x AW bridal

family of three with son holding each other in northern nevada desert taken by lake tahoe reno photographer katherine krakowski photography

//Oasis Bound Jen submitted an inquiry for a desert family session and my heart skipped a beat! Desert family sessions are always such a vibe and I love to watch how much fun each family ends up having in a simple desert! Jen, her husband Brandon and son Emmett live in Roseville, CA and she […]

Family Session in the Northern Nevada Desert

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Lake Tahoe Sand Harbor Beach Senior Photos — YES please! I was so excited when Jessica reached out to me about her senior photos at the lake! BIG congratulations to her for her acceptance into TCU! With all the snow and winter storms we’ve received this year, looking at the weather report for the month […]

Beach Daze // Senior Graduation Lake Tahoe Nevada Portrait Session

couples cuddling on couch in lingerie at home in reno nevada by katherine krakowski lake tahoe reno photographer

These two lovebirds are the best! So adorable and the sweetest people. I am so thankful for this session and to have had the opportunity to play around with more cinematic vibes! There are a few B&W Polaroids, color film and digital shots. This was a super casual shoot and I didn’t really have any […]

Romantic In-Home Intimate Cozy Couples Reno Nevada Cinematic Session // Digital + Film