Member of the Week KrisD Mauga

This week’s featured member is KrisD Mauga of Krashing Motions Photography and KrashSets  from sunny Long Beach , California.

Kris is a triple threat in the business, she is an amazing mom and wife, an uber talented photographer and she also runs her own preset and design company. Feel like you’re an underachiever now?? Plus, all of this was just accomplished in the last four years.

KrisD is known for her fun and real moments between couples. I asked her what she loves to photograph and where she gets her inspiration from, she answered, ”  I love capturing couples engaging with each other and being in the moment.  I am inspired by the real moments, their interaction with each other.  I deem my style as editorial journalism.  I am inspired by editorial photography and street photography.  With these inspirations, I feel I am able to capture work that is unique and powerful.”

KrisD started her photography business in 2008 and her design business this year.  Although she is still fairly new to the industry, I asked her if she could go back in time and give herself some advice what would it be? She said, ” Embrace your failures as the stepping stones towards success.”

Of course, as photographers we always want to know.. Hey what’s in your bag? KrisD replied, ” For every day 7D 50 1.4/, 20 2.8 LED Video light, batteries & cards, iphone. For weddings 7D, 5D MarkII, 35.14, 50 1,4, 135 2.0, lens baby composer, 60 2.8 macro, 580 ex II, 2 back up flashes, 2 led’s (of course card n batteries) h2o, energy bar, 5 hour energy, and iPhone.”

Thank you so much KrisD for sharing your beautiful imagery and your spunk with us.

As I mentioned before, not only is she a great photographer she also runs a successful preset and design company called KrashSets. Check out some of the before and afters using her presets.

KrisD is being very gracious and wants  to share her amazing presets and designs with us. Exclusively for Adoramapix members you, can save 25% off items from her store KrashSets through Sunday at  midnight.  To save 25% simply enter the code: adorama25 before checking out.  Also,  one lucky reader will receives 3 sets of KrashSets ($99) value — all you need to do is comment on this blog post and you’re entered to win! Winner will be announced next Wednesday.

If you would love to see more of her work you can check out her website at Krashing Motions. Also, feel free to stalk her on Twitter or simply stop by her Facebook page KrashingMotions and Like her.

But wait, there is more — don’t forget about her design services KrashSets.  You can also find KrashSets on Twitter and Facebook! Let her know Adoramapix sent you!

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