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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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newborn baby boy poses with hand on his chin while sleeping and swaddled during a lifestyle session with Catherine Chamberlain Photography

Newborn

In-home Colorado Newborn Session | The Trecartin Family

I think we can all admit life at times can be more fast paced than we’d like, so it’s essential to slow down and make time for things that are truly important to us. Friendship ranks high on my list. There is something so special about a friendship that starts in your teens and carries […]

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mother holds her baby girl against her cheek as they both look at the camera as Family Photographer Catherine Chamberlain captures their photo

Family

Cohen Extended Family Session at South Mesa Trailhead | Boulder, CO

From grandparents to cousins, aunts and uncles, extended family plays a vital role in our lives. Preserving those memories through photography is essential. Extended family can often be spread out, making it difficult to gather everyone together for a photo. But, when we do, it’s a special moment worth remembering. This blog features the Cohen […]

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family of four sits on rock formation at Garden of the Gods in Northern Colorado

Fall Minis

Garden of the Gods Fall Family Mini Sessions

One of the many perks of living is Colorado is the natural beauty and extensive opportunities to be out in nature. One location that makes the top of the list of “must sees” in Colorado is Garden of the Gods. In 1909, Charles Perkins‘ children, knowing their father’s feeling for the Garden of the Gods, […]

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Siblings stand with arms around each other for a Sandstone Ranch family session in the fall

Family

Sandstone Ranch Family Session Longmont, CO | Barnes Family

The beauty of the world around us constantly inspires me as a photographer. It consists of special moments that we share with the people we love. As I look back on my photo sessions, there are always a few that stand out in my mind as truly memorable. One such session took place on a […]

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Buckingham Park family session in Boulder, CO

Family

Buckingham Park Snowy Session Boulder, CO | The Wright Family

There’s nothing quite like a blanket of fresh snow to bring out the winter wonder in all of us.  The soft blanket of white transforms the world around us into a wonderland, providing a stunning backdrop for photographs. To capture the beauty of snowy weather it can be both a blessing and a challenge. The […]

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young twin boys look at Santa and each other while Catherine Chamberlain takes their photo at a Christmas social for a non-profit organization in Boulder, CO

Mini Session

Boulder Twins Club Winter Minis

Did you know that the world’s tallest snowman was built in Maine and used trees for its arms? According to Auroragift.com, “Olympia” was built in 2008, was over 122 feet tall, and made with over 13,000,000 pounds of snow. She is technically a snow-woman, and still holds the record today for being the tallest snowman […]

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Catherine Chamberlain Photography takes Christmas minis of toddler boy on a wooden chair

Mini Session

Cozy Farmhouse Christmas Minis | Sugarhill Studio, Longmont, CO

The holiday season is a time for coming together with those we love and celebrating the joy this season brings. One of the best ways to capture and remember these special moments is through family portraits. As a Northern Colorado family photographer, I have had the pleasure of capturing the joy of the holiday season […]

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Photographer Catherine Chamberlain captures lady with her dog in a red bowtie during Christmas mini session

Mini Session

Red Truck Christmas Minis | Louisville, CO

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Can you even read that without singing it?! Since it is finally December, we have full permission to blast those Christmas classics and put up the tree. Although no shame if you’ve already done that! These 15 families were certainly ready to kick off this holiday season […]

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fall mini session at South Mesa Trailhead family of four

Mini Session

South Mesa Flatirons Fall Mini Sessions | Boulder CO

Do you remember as a kid how slooooow time would go? Being told to wait even one minute was equivalent to waiting for eternity. I have found that the older I get, the faster time goes. Even when I try to “cherish every second”, “be present” and “live in the moment”, I still can’t figure […]

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Lost Gulch Overlook maternity session with hand under belly

Maternity

Lauren’s Maternity Session in Chautauqua Park and Lost Gulch Overlook

For many of us, high school is a time in our lives where friendships are very important to us. Some of our strongest relationships are formed around this time, but as the years go on it can become difficult to maintain those connections. However, if we put in the time and effort, those long-time friendships […]

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newborn session northern colorado mom dad baby

Newborn

In-home Colorado Newborn Session | The Schmid Family

Did you know that newborns typically sleep 14-17 hours over a 24-hour period according to the National Sleep Foundation? However, some newborns may sleep up to 18-19 hours, only waking every couple of hours to eat. As a newborn photographer, this makes my job a lot easier! A sleepy infant is easy to photograph. This […]

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Mom squatting down hugged by four children

Mini Session

Morning Fall Minis | Sandstone Ranch | Longmont CO

When you think of fall as a child, what do you think of? For me, growing up in Maine has made me appreciate the beauty that can be found in autumn just before winter sets in. Colorado’s bright yellows and changing colors during this season takes me back to my childhood growing up in New […]

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