Category Archives: Personal Stories

2017 Industry Gratitude Blog

Every year I sit down to reflect on KKP’s accomplishments and learnings, much of which could only beView full post »

How Quitting Gave Me My Life Back | A Working Mom’s Fitness Journey

Today marks 365 days since I quit.  In September of 2016, I was sick of looking at myself in the mirror, hoping I wouldView full post »

My Return to Maine | A Photojournalist’s Unforgettable Journey Continues

“Most folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” -Abraham Lincoln As I embarkedView full post »

Big Reflections in a Short Year

While people often start to muse at the end of the calendar year about achievements and missteps, we’reView full post »

Industry Gratitude Blog – 2016

As I’ve grown up in the photography industry, one thing has become clear: none of us would be successful withoutView full post »

Losing the Postpartum Chub: How I Lost 13lbs in 13 weeks

As every woman who’s carried a child knows, losing the postpartum baby weight is HARD.  Some women miraculouslyView full post »

Witnessing Recovery as a Mom, a Clinician, and Photographer

Seven years ago, I told my parents I would be giving up a masters degree and years of clinical work as aView full post »

Top 10 Things I’ve Learned in 9 months | Karen Kelly Photography

Today, Wyatt Shea turned 9 months old, and I figured it’s time to take a minute and give him his blogView full post »

Roots Photography Workshop |A Photojournalist’s Unforgettable Journey

On a chilly New England afternoon at the start of May, I made the drive up to Stockton Springs, ME to begin a week-longView full post »