Christy Martin Photography » My Life... clients, family & specials!

  • Christy… The Girl Behind the Lens

    Every great success story starts with a dream. For me, my dream was to always have a camera in hand and a great story behind every shot. In Kindergarten, it was bringing my camera to Show N’ Tell when everyone else brought toys. In middle school, it was getting to know the employees at my local photo lab. In high school, it was an essay I wrote about my 'dream job' of being a photographer.

    I have been truly fortunate to watch my lifelong passion of photography bloom into a career and source of happiness in my life. Part of that happiness comes from my love of children and embracing that in my business. My adoration for kids allows me to engage them in a way that makes sessions feel more like a play-date! Whether it’s chasing them around trees or fields, chatting with them about their favorite flavor of ice cream or watching them laugh while I make a funny face, I find it truly uplifting to be a part of their world.

    In the same way that every picture tells a story, so too does my blog. I use it to capture pieces of both my professional and personal life. It includes client session photos, engaging stories behind those clients, and even little glimpses into my own family, friends and interests. The curls in my daughter's hair and the cool rock my son found are just a few of the things that inspire me every day!

Category Archives: PERSONAL

New York Girl’s Trip

For my mom’s birthday, my sister and I thought it would be SUPER FUN to do a GIRL’S TRIP! We wrote her a poem for her special day and, before we knew it, our backpacks were loaded and we were getting dropped off at the airport! I knew we would have a blast together, but […]

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Kelli & her crew…

Kelli’s my girl. We met in kindergarten. (Here’s that photo I took of her when I brought in a camera for Show-N-Tell!) She was so sweet to drive F-O-R-E-V-E-R away to come see me. I’m a bit sentimental, but I loved taking her kid’s photos on the land between my parent’s and grandparent’s house because […]

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Beautiful Girls Retreat

I’ve had the awesome opportunity to be a chaperone at Beautiful Girls Retreat for the past 2 years. And what a BLESSING it has been in my life! This year, I’m even MORE excited to get to share my passion for getting in God’s Word! Each year, I’m blown-away at how EVERY.SINGLE.DETAIL (speakers, lessons, crafts […]

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Candy to the Rescue!

I have a VERY SHORT list things I’m pretty GOOD at doing: Loving-on DOGS Dipping anything in home-made Ranch dressing Quality time with my peeps These are just a FEW, but here’s some things I’m NOT good at doing: Sweeping floors Cute hair & trendy outfits DECORATING (x 100,000,000!) But I DO know how to […]

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Camping (Yurt-style!)

With ALL the things that my family LOVES about camping, there’s still a couple of {BIG} factors that always seems to keep us stuck at home. By the time Matthew finishes his work day, there just doesn’t seem to be a lot of extra time to drive for hours, find our camp site then proceed […]

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Simple Selfie Solutions!

While all my classmates brought in their stuffed animals and plastic toys for “Show & Tell,” I stood in front of my kindergarten class with a camera. Thirteen years later, while my high school friends were researching a professional photographer for their senior photos, I was busy searching Wal-Mart for a cheap tripod and trying […]

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Colorado Springs (Quick-Trip TIPS!)

Let’s be totally honest…Matthew LOOKS for reasons to visit Colorado. Recently, although there were plenty of available cars nearby for him to choose from, the specific one he wanted just happened to be sitting in his favorite state. Hmmmm… With only a few days of summer remaining, I was not surprised, but OVER-THE-TOP-EXCITED when he […]

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