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I'm Catherine and I'm so happy you're here. This blog a journal about our lives, travels, and the amazing families we get to serve. Stay a while and say hello!

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Family

Enjoy Beautiful Colorado Springs Charm

If you’ve ever thought about visiting or moving to Colorado, Colorado Springs should be at the top of your list! There is so much to do and see, you will love the beautiful Colorado Springs charm. As you can tell in the photos of this blog, Colorado Springs provides many different attractions that make for […]

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Close-up shot of an expecting couple at Highlands Ranch Mansion session

Maternity

Highlands Ranch Mansion Session | When Is an Ideal Time to Take Maternity Photos?

We recently had the pleasure of capturing a stunning maternity session at the Highlands Ranch Mansion. This iconic location, with its timeless charm and picturesque surroundings, provided the perfect backdrop for the radiant expectant mother. The session was taken by my talented associate, Rima, who has an eye for capturing the beauty and essence of […]

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Newborn

The Importance of Print

I’m not sure there is anything more precious than a tiny newborn! I was so privileged to capture this special period of time in their life. But this was not the first major event I’ve captured for the Sharp Family. I also took their first child’s newborn photos which you can view HERE. They’ve also […]

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Family of four pose under a huge, bright pink blossoming tree during and Outdoor Spring Family Session with Catherine Chamberlain Photography

Family

Kraemer Family Session | Denver Colorado

There’s something magical about an outdoor spring family session, especially in Denver, Colorado, where the pink and white blossoms create a breathtaking backdrop. My associate Stephanie had the pleasure of photographing the Kraemer family amidst these stunning blooms. The setting was absolutely perfect, with the vibrant colors of spring enhancing the light and airy style […]

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Family pose together while looking at the camera at Ya Ya Orchard in Longmont, CO

Spring

How to Capture the Best in Children during a Photoshoot

When it comes to kids, you never know what to expect. They almost demand that you expect the unexpected. As a photographer, you have to be creative, which often includes being quick on your feet and thinking outside of the box. I’ve learned a trick or two during my time as a family photographer, and […]

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Mother and her two kids pose for Mother's Day photos at Sugarhill Studio in Longmont, CO with Catherine Chamberlain

Mother's Day Minis

How to Coordinate Stylish Family Looks

In our last blog, I unlocked style secrets tailored for mom. This week, let’s dive into coordinating colors and blending outfits for the whole family. The essence of how to coordinate stylish family looks lies in the art of breaking up colors and shades. Gone are the days of uniformity, where everyone blends into a […]

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Family

Style Guide for Mother’s Day Photos

With Mother’s Day 2024 just around the corner, I wanted to highlight the part of my style guide specifically for her. Whether you are a lady taking photos by yourself or with your family, these principles will still apply. The cake smash session featured in this blog beautifully embodies the essence of my style guide’s […]

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Mom and daughter share a laugh with pink blossoming trees behind them in Denver, CO

Spring

Considerations when Location Scouting

Fellow family photographers, I’ve got some handy tips for you regarding considerations when location scouting. First off, let’s talk about lighting. You need to determine what would provide good lighting for the time of day you want to shoot. Find out if there is open shade for you to do longer minis because as the […]

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Family of four are featured in blog by Catherine Chamberlain Photography titled Newborn Photoshoot Wardrobe Guide

Newborn

Newborn Photoshoot Wardrobe Guide

Let’s talk about styling for cozy in-home newborn sessions. Think of this blog as a newborn photoshoot wardrobe guide. As a photographer with a light and airy style, pastels and soft hues tend to complement the gentle vibe of these precious moments. When it comes to attire, think coordinated rather than matchy-matchy. We’re aiming for […]

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Mom dad and big brother sit on the couch holding their newborn

Newborn

Newborn Session Safety Considerations | Catherine Chamberlain Photography

This blog is meant to educate you as a client regarding newborn session safety considerations. As a new parent, I want to help eliminate any safety concerns you might have during your light and airy newborn session. My lifestyle newborn sessions are taken in your home, so that probably already relieves any stress of having […]

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Mom and dad look at each other while holding hands with their daughter who is walking between them during a Catherine Chamberlain Photography Associates session

Mini Session

Catherine Chamberlain Photography Associates

Have you ever considered booking with one of Catherine Chamberlain Photography associates? One benefit of having a thriving photography business is the ability to offer bookings in more locations! I’ve been able to expand my reach and accommodate more families while still delivering the same quality of photos you’ve come to expect from Catherine Chamberlain […]

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Baby girl in a ruffled dress and headband sit posing for Catherine Chamberlain during a light and airy session in Denver, CO

Personality Portraits

Realm Studio Personality Portraits | Denver Colorado

These Realm Studio personality portraits are more than just black and white photographs; they’re windows into the colorful souls of children. During each session I aim to capture the essence of every child’s unique personality. From the silly giggles to the mischievous look in their eyes, these portraits serve as timeless reminders of the joy […]

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