Name: Kristen Watson
Occupation, location: Kristen Watson Photography, Denton
Birth date and place: Sept. 12; Bedford
Family: mother, Dana Stanton; stepfather, Todd Stanton; father, Scott Watson; and grandparents LaRue and Sam Dyess
The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: being given the opportunity to have a glimpse into other people’s lives and being able to capture it for them.
My business philosophy is: “Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”
If I could, I’d be a: Time or National Geographic magazine photographer.
I’m so sick of: people who say they can’t.
The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: my grandmother, J.K. Rowling, Jesus and myself in 30 years.
My hobbies are: photography, reading, watching Netflix and listening to good tunes.
The last book I read was: Insurgent by Veronica Roth.
I wish I knew how to: program computers.
My worst habit is: biting my nails.
Nobody knows I: own an acre of land on the moon.
The person I most admire is: Elizabeth Watson, my grandmother who passed away from lymphoma.
My guilty pleasure is: anything Harry Potter.
I drive a: Nissan Cube.
I’d like to be driving a: Lexus.
My favorite restaurant is: P.F. Chang’s.
I’m happiest when: I finish a project with a wonderful product.
If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: I would go on an extensive online shopping spree.
If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: extend the bus routes.
When I retire, I plan to: travel the world.
Community activities: photography and social media intern at the Denton Chamber of Commerce, North Texas Sweetheart, National Professional Photographers Association, North Texas Daily staff photographer, stage manager for UNT’s College of Music.