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Kat's Photography

Capture a Moment with Kat's Photography, photos by Kat Stiennon. Kat is a Madison area local photographer, who has a Bachelor's Degree in Art and Classical Humanities from UW-Madison. Stiennon photographs with her heart. She specializes as a freelance dance, theatre, yoga, and beauty photographer. Kat also has experience in photographing sports, nature, engagements, and events. Her photographs have been used commercially. As well as, being a fine art photographer. 

 

It was love at first sight when she got her 1980s Fisher Price camera. Since then, photography has been a big passion in Kat's life. Her joy of capturing movement, comes from her former years as a dance student. Kat's knowledge of aesthetics, and her faster than average reaction time, produces beautiful photographs.

 

Kat Stiennon's photos have been featured by Madison Ballet, Encore!, Magnum Opus Ballet, Central Midwest Ballet Academy, Tutu School Sun Prairie, Move Out Loud, Capital City Theatre, Madison Capitols Hockey, Make-A-Wish Wisconsin, St. Ambrose Academy, CulturalOyster, Middleton Times, Fitchburg Star, Isthmus, Madison Magazine, The Capitol Times, Wisconsin State Journal, WMTV 15, WKOW 27, WISC 3, The Camera Company, Sunroom Cafe, TnT Coffee and Cafe, Goodman Center, Pyle Center, UW Hospital, UW-Health American Center, USHL, NHL draft, Portland Stage Company: The Theatre of Maine, Portland Magazine, Broadway World, Russian Pointe, Louise Apparel, Brown Girls Do Ballet, New York City Ballet, Shutterbug Magazine, Monochrome Awards, International Photography Awards, and used by Floating Point FX in the movie "Patriot's Day."  


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Contact Kat's Photography

Text 608-438-7313,

email kat@kats.Photography,

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testimonials


testimonials


Testimonials and Accolades

  International Photography Awards- Honorable Mention

International Photography Awards- Honorable Mention

"Kat remarkably captures the beauty and energy of dance in her photography. It's as if you are sharing the stage with the dancer." - W. Earle Smith (Artistic Director of Madison Ballet)

 

"Thank you (Kat) for a wonderful photo shoot! Magnum Opus can't wait to do more with you." - Abigail Henninger (Artistic Director of Magnum Opus; Former Company Member at Madison Ballet) via Instagram

 

"(Kat) knows how to photograph dancers." - Molly Luksik (School Director of Central Midwest Ballet, Inc; Former Company Member at Madison Ballet)

 

“Beautiful photo! You can see her personality so clearly!” -  Carolyn Averill (Vice President Board of Directors at Central Midwest Ballet, Inc) via Facebook

  Monochrome Awards- Honorable Mention

Monochrome Awards- Honorable Mention

 

"This photo shoot was so much fun." - Kristen Hammer (Company Member at Madison Ballet) via Instagram

 

"I had a wonderful time with you today Kat!" - Kelanie Murphy (Company Member at Madison Ballet) via Instagram

 

"You made my night. Thank you, Kat." - Catherine Rogers (Company Member at Madison Ballet) via Instagram

 

"This is so awesome! Thank you!" - Elizabeth Cohen (Former Company Member at Madison Ballet; Director of Encore!) via Instagram

 

"Glorious!" - Bjorn Bolinder (Photographer at Find a Light Photography; Former Company Member at Madison Ballet) via Instagram

 

"Exquisite." - Shawn Lent (Social Practice Dance Artist and Manager at In the World) via Facebook


  Featured by New York City Ballet, in their #withballet social media campaign

Featured by New York City Ballet, in their #withballet social media campaign

"We highly recommend booking Kat for your audition photos! Fun shoot and love the photos! Kat Stiennon, you really captured her."

“Love these shots!” - Rebecca Powell via Facebook

 

“Wow! Thank you for this lovely headshot, Kat.”

“When I look at these pictures, the only word that comes to mind is, WOW. Is wow even really a word? Thank you, Kat.” 

"Your work takes my breath away, Kat!" - Kendra C Thompson via Facebook

 

“Wow… Just, wow.”

“This are crazy good!” - Michelle Chui via Facebook

 

“Love this shot.” - Kim Stalker-Herron via Facebook

  Featured by Shutterbug Magazine.

Featured by Shutterbug Magazine.

“Kat, you did a fantastic job with this shot.” - Jane Duchemin via Facebook

“Beautiful.” - Tana Wenkman via Facebook


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special thanks


special thanks



Special thanks to everyone who has supported Kat's dream to be a photographer.


  Photo Credit: Tara Gimmer Photography

Photo Credit: Tara Gimmer Photography

Kat's Favorite quotes:

Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.
— Imogen Cunningham
You Don’t Take a Photograph, You Make It.
— Ansel Adams
Unless you photograph what you love, you are not going to make good art.
— Sally Mann