I’m Crystal and I’m so happy you stopped by!
Image above taken by Mariah Mazanek
I am just going to start out by telling you the most important piece of information about myself..
I am surrounded by the most amazing people in the world! My husband and our adorable kids! They are so so amazing and I adore all of the moments spent with them. They seem to fly by so fast, I don’t want to miss a single one.
So, with that in mind, I apply the same principles when I photograph my clients weddings and families. My goals are simple.. I want to capture all of the moments because they fly by so fast! Especially on a wedding day…
I’m a romantic.. and I love using this to capture moments of love. Whether it is applied to a mother bonding with her new baby, families playing together or a couple cuddled up together in each others arms on the most important day of their lives. I enjoy it all so much!
I love being there to capture the day between you and your loved one(s). I try to make your experience with me as seamless as possible. So, I get a feel of who you are and I am either a loud, joke-making friend or I am a quiet fly on the wall. Ultimately, I want your pictures to represent you and who you are as a person in that moment. I want you to be yourself. Completely and unapologetically….
Thats what I love and if thats what you love lets meet over coffee or wine (Pino is my favourite) either in person or on FaceTime and see if we are a good fit. I am based out of Peterborough Ontario, but I LOVE LOVE LOVE to travel! I especially love to shoot a variety of new locations. I would also love to be friends on Instagram @crystaljessup !!
A few more things to know about me...
I have two amazing children, a girl, Ella and her little brother, Hunter. And I have the most incredible husband who has been extremely supportive of my passion for photography and how much of my time I dedicate to it. (which is a lot)
I recently completed my degree in Psychology (so exciting!)
I watched the minimalist on Netflix and have since been trying to purge everything extra in my home. It feels so good to get rid of things!! But I have my limits.. I enjoy decorating and will never be a true minimalist. So I follow the belief that if it adds value to my life, it stays.
I have figure skated since I was walking and loved every second of it. I still try to skate as much as possible now. I enjoy singles and skate with an amazing group of girls doing synchronized skating… love it!!
I am a lover of Muskoka coffee, getting lost in a good book, chick flick or romantic movies, fun with friends and the sound of the rain during the night or when I wake up early in the morning. Listening to the rain while drinking coffee is probably the most relaxing feeling in the world.
I am also a huge fan of wood burning fireplaces, that smell! Sometimes I will say I am cold at the cottage just to create my own excuse to start a fire.. just for the smell.
Thanks again for stopping by! I would love to hear from you!!