Congrats! You’re engaged! This is one of the most special seasons in your relationship and it deserves to be celebrated with the ones you love most. I put together this guide to plan the perfect engagement party with the help of my friend Sarah, San Luis Obispo Wedding Planner at Embark Event Design. I know […]

VIEW THE POST

I have been using the Prose custom hair routine for almost four months now and I absolutely love the results from these products. Usually, I am not one to rave about my self care. My product selection is rather simple and minimal, actually, but these products are too good not to share! Having struggled with […]

Prose Custom Hair Routine by Kirsten Bullard Photography

VIEW THE POST

When you meet a business owner who is the sweetest person who pours her heart and soul into what she does, you can’t help but love her work. This is how I feel about Lisa, owner of Shop BEpresent, a local brand that offers curated, custom gift boxes. I had the opportunity to create brand […]

VIEW THE POST

Jayne and James is a local handmade jewelry brand with beautiful custom pieces. I wanted to support them during this time by offering my San Luis Obispo brand photography services. Not only are these jewelry pieces one-of-a-kind designer quality, they are handmade with love on the beautiful California central coast, home to owners Juliann Jayne […]

San Luis Obispo Brand Photography for Jayne and James by Kirsten Bullard

VIEW THE POST

What better time than right now to support fellow businesses and the amazing work they are creating? Raina with Fête & Quill is an amazing central coast wedding calligrapher. Not only is she a talented artist with impeccable taste, she is a successful business woman with the most generous heart. With Mothers Day around the […]

VIEW THE POST

Almost two years have passed since Shane and Sienna asked me to be their wedding photographer. Since then, we have been fortunate to share many beautiful memories of their engagement session, their white barn wedding at Willow Creek and now celebrating their precious baby girl. We spent the morning in San Luis Obispo catching up […]

Family session with baby girl at Mission San Luis Obispo photographed by Kirsten Bullard

VIEW THE POST

We were so fortunate to have Amber Lynn Photography document these family portraits for us in June. Trace was just four months old. Looking back on these images reminds me how much has changed this year. There has been so much growth literally and figuratively. Stetson and I have experienced some of the hardest moments […]

Kirsten Bullard Family Portrait in the garden by Amber Lynn Photography

VIEW THE POST

When a recent day trip to Big Sur consisted of driving for 5 hours with my husband and wandering the California coast for the rest of the day without service, it really forced us to pause and helped me rest. There was room to breathe. There was room to actually spend an hour on a beach, eating cheese and crackers and talking about traveling and baby names. There was time to stop for hours while we wandered the rocky bluffs and I practiced filming. My creative heart was so happy!

VIEW THE POST

This lovely family of four brought their Au Pair along for their family portrait “mini” session. We spent about twenty perfectly-timed minutes taking photos before it started raining on us. The kids were so relaxed in front of the camera they made my job seem effortless. I let them surprise me with their silly faces and creative poses and they loved it!

VIEW THE POST

One of my favorite things about doing portrait sessions with young families is every moment is unpredictable. What three-year-old wants to sit still and smile at the camera for minutes, after all? With limited time and light, as well as the distractions that arise with little ones, family sessions have become a rewarding challenge for me. 

VIEW THE POST

Grab Your Preset

Grab my free mobile preset and learn how to bring your personal photos to life with bright, natural edits.