Kirsten BethmannOwner Kirsten Lewis Photographer
Kirsten is a photographer based in Denver, Colorado however her work takes her around the world annually for photo commissions, speaking engagements and teaching opportunities. It was her 3 classes on Creative Live that ignited a global interest in her documentary approach to photographing families, specifically Day In The Life sessions as an alternate to the family portrait. From India to Colombia, Australia to Kazakhstan, Italy, Mexico, Turks and Caicos and London, Kirsten has brought her love of real life moments to over 30 countries in the last decade. In 2018, along with business partners Jenna and Tristan Shouldice, Kirsten launched the Documentary Family Awards, a photo competition that celebrates the very best pictures that highlight families in their everyday life worldwide. In 2019 the organization, which streams the final judging live for the public, received over 13k entries between 3 awards cycles.