Kari Paine Photography
As someone who feels awkward in front of cameras, I founded my business on the mission of creating authentic photos for queer people who aren't trained models. I take a photojournalistic approach while also providing guidance and tips to my couples to help them feel more natural in front of the lens. As a result, you'll spend less time posing with me and more time being present.
I take a limited number of clients each year so that I have enough time and energy to pour my whole heart into it. You know you'll have a dedicated collaborator and partner in this crazy wedding process with me. I'll help you navigate the industry's annoying heteronormativity and think of ways to make your day nontraditional, queer, and as 'you' as possible.
In addition to wedding photography, I am also a graphic designer for nonprofits and cause-based organizations. In my free time, you can find me reading books, biking around Detroit, or cooking with my wonderful partner Kate. Bonus points if you ask me about my dog....