"Kelsey is a talented and cheerful Santa Barbara-based wedding and lifestyle photographer. I enjoy Kelsey's work because it captures the moments-of, and the moments-in-between." ~Leslie Lewis Sigler
"OMG, no joke, people are still mentioning our amazing photographer everywhere I go. One family friend watches our video over and over and over again just because she loves it so much...said she watched it over 30 times! ...as does her friend who has never met us" ~Shana Olson
"Kelsey was so great to work with! She was very professional during our wedding, but at the same time made us feel so comfortable at a time when we really needed it since there was so much attention on us. She is an awesome person and I highly recommend her photography services." ~Lauren Long
"I'm in love with all of the images you captured last time, and feel really comfortable with you as a photographer." ~Liliana Rauh
"Kelsey Crews is a talented photographer who is great to work with, super professional and will make you smile." ~Kristin Fraser Cotte
Destination Wedding Photographers | Santa Barbara Photography | from Kelsey Crews-
If you ask me, life is too short not to have a positive attitude. I'm a mid-western, small-town girl from Indiana, though my love of photography has led me all over the country. My photographic career began years ago, in the darkroom. I use that to approach each wedding with an artistic eye. I love capturing real emotion and fun moments of spontaneity. I know beautiful images can happen naturally and comfortably. I like getting to know the bride and groom so that I can put them at ease, and approach their wedding appropriately.
I really care about the end result. I become invested in my clients weddings, and I look at each wedding like it's my own. I know what goes into planning each detail, and I remember how important the photography was to me on my wedding day.
Aside from creating imagery that lasts a lifetime, my favorite part of shooting a wedding is being able to help it go as smoothly as possible. There is nothing better than helping a bride relax on her wedding day.
My photography is fresh, organic, simple and classic. I have a photo-journalistic and artistic style, while still making sure I get the shots that make mom and grandma happy. I love creating work that captures the unique feel of each wedding. I want the bride and groom to look at the images and better remember each moment because of them.