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Meet Kristy

This is me…

Kristy Wolfe Photography Speaker Photo credit Dalystock
Photo credit: Karrie Daly of Dalystock

My experience as a medical mom lies at the heart of my passion for documentary style photography. Based in Canmore, Alberta with my husband and two sons, I have been telling stories through photography for the past 7 years. I am also an educator and speaker.

When my son Kane was born 8 weeks early in 2012, I had my camera with me during most of the 54 days we spent in the NICU. Six months later I began sharing my family’s story through images, photographing our time in the hospital during Kane’s heart surgery in 2013 and again in 2019.

My early career began with photographing Ronald McDonald House families. I have since worked with many medical families and am passionate about telling their stories both in and out of hospital, helping them see their strength and resilience.

I offer storytelling photography sessions for families and companies, as well as Pay It Forward sessions that can be gifted to medical, special needs, or palliative families.

My background as a teacher inspires my love for mentoring others. My most recent projects are about teaching others how to tell their own story through photography.

I share my family’s story in hopes that others can see that they are not alone. With my camera and my words, I want to create space for others to heal.


But friends, this is also me…

Kristy Wolfe crying while standing over her son's hospital bed following his open heart surgery at the Stollery Children's Hospital. Photo credit Slice of Love Photography
Photo Credit: Rhianna Sgardner-Meems of Slice of Love Photography

I am a medical mom…

"Transfer of Strength" Photo credit Slice of Love Photography
Photo Credit: Rhianna Sgardner-Meems of Slice of Love Photography

This is my heart warrior…

Kane entertaining himself during an echocardiogram at the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary.

This is my other warrior…

My younger warrior shooting his Two Brothers bow and arrow while camping.

This is us, The Wolfe Pack Warriors…

The Wolfe Pack Warriors photo credit Erika Mann
Photo Credit: Erika Mann of Two Mann

I share the story of our lives.
Partly, so our family can see us.
Partly, so other families can see themselves.
But mostly for me, because photographing, writing, and talking about our successes and challenges helps me to heal.

Here’s a little of what I’ve been up to during the pandemic…

Tell Your Story Through Photography by Kristy Wolfe

I want to help you tell your story.

I am based in Canmore, Alberta.

Please connect with me to discuss travel within Canada.