A bit more
about me…

Learn a bit more about the details, passion, and story of Katrina Nelson, principle photographer and owner of Windfirm Photography.

“If a day goes by without my doing something related to photography, it’s as though I’ve neglected something essential to my existence.” – Richard Avedon

Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.– Berenice Abbott

My style is photojournalistic and genuine – focusing on natural moments.

I’ve partnered with Action in Africa to develop a program to include photography in the curriculum, teaching children about documenting the fleeting moments in life.

Did you know that I hike every day of the year? If you catch me out on the trails, be sure to say hi!

“Trading in her sneakers for her mountain bike.” – Post Independent

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi

“Live Creatively”

I come from a rather large family of 7 that has grown into 22, so I have always been surrounded with so much love and emotion.

“Be in love with your life. Every minute of it.” – Jack Kerouac

As a logger’s daughter from Michigan, my dad had instilled my work ethic: dreams don’t work unless you do, be kind, compassionate and keep pushing forward.

These kids from Action in Africa warmed my heart and melted it. They showed me love, laughter, and happiness like I have never experienced.