Kristín was born and raised in Aspen, Colorado. After growing up surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, she attended Connecticut College where she recieved a  BA in International Relations. 

She attended the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine and has a certificate in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism from the International Center of Photography in New York. 

In 2011, she attended the Eddie Adams Barnstrom XXIV workshop.

Clients include the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Mashable, The Denver Post, GOOD and Aspen Magazine. 

When not driving around the remote roads of Iceland, Kristin can be found skiing in the mountains around Aspen. 

Kristín is based in Aspen, Colorado and Reykjavik, Iceland and is available for assignment.