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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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Mini Session

Golden Ponds Fall Mini Sessions in Longmont Colorado

Golden Ponds fall mini sessions seem to be a client favorite. I can definitely see why. Between the stunning golden trees, beautiful ponds, and the faint view of the mountains range it’s ideal. It simply provides a variety in backdrops, and with this variation there is bound to be something for everyone. Golden Ponds Fall […]

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Fall Minis

Boulder Colorado Fall Mini Sessions at South Mesa Trailhead

Boulder Colorado Fall Mini Sessions When I think of fall, I think of warm drinks, fun layered clothing, hot soup, and of course—changing leaves. There truly is nothing like the bright, vivid yellow of the aspen trees against mountainous backdrops. That is why I love Colorado Fall Mini Sessions so much! And since it is […]

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Mini Session

What can you expect from Mini Sessions?

When you hear the term “mini sessions”, what do you think of? The definition of a mini session can vary from photographer to photographer. So, what can you expect from mini sessions? Let me explain what it is and what you can expect when you arrive for a fall mini session with Catherine Chamberlain Photography […]

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cake smash session family picture in Buckingham Park CO

Family

Buckingham Park Cake Smash Session Boulder, CO

Not everyone wakes up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, but Nico sure did! This early Buckingham Park cake smash session was momentous because it captured a very special milestone for the Agnello family. While commemorating Nico’s first year of life, it also marks an end to the baby stage. That is why I didn’t want to miss […]

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Family

Boulder CO Summer Family Session at South Mesa Trailhead | The Gooding Family 

I recently had the pleasure of connecting with this sweet and beautiful family while they were visiting Boulder, CO on a family vacation. They were here from Texas and wanted family portraits in the beautiful Colorado scenery! We headed to South Mesa Trailhead for their Boulder, CO Summer Family Session! I knew this location would […]

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Buckingham Park Double Family Sessions

Family

Buckingham Park Family Sessions in Boulder, CO

Today, I am switching it up and sharing two amazing families that I had the pleasure of photographing back-to-back at Buckingham Park in Boulder, CO. It is pretty typical to schedule mini sessions back-to-back, but I don’t normally do full sessions like that. This was a special situation as both of these amazing families had […]

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Tips to Include your Dog in Family Photos

Family

8 Tips to Include your Dog in Family Photos

If you have a dog, your family photos might not feel complete without them there! Trust me, I know animals are a treasured member of the family. I’ve put together 8 tips to include your dog in family photos to ensure that both you and your dog are happy during your family session.  8 Tips […]

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Boulder CO Spring Family Session at South Mesa Trailhead

Family

Boulder CO Spring Family Session at South Mesa Trailhead | The Faires Family

I am so excited to share my recent Boulder, CO spring Family Session at South Mesa Trailhead featuring the Faires Family! This was a last minute session, but oh my gosh was it beautiful! Sometimes those last minute sessions turn out to be the most amazing. Grandma was in town visiting and the family wanted […]

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Family style guide | Tips for styling your family photos by CO family photographer Catherine Chamberlain Photography

Family

Top Family Styling Tips | Family Photography Tips

As a family photographer, I know that it can be stressful for my clients when they are trying to style and coordinate outfits for their family. The larger the group, the more stressful it can be. I wanted to help my clients get ready for their family photos and take away the stress associated with […]

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Northern Colorado Top 10 Locations for Family Photo Sessions

Family

Northern Colorado Top 10 Locations for Family Photo Sessions

When it comes to picture locations, Colorado has no shortage of beautiful natural scenery.  With such a stunning landscape all around, it makes for some amazing photo backdrops! Today, I will be highlighting my Northern Colorado Top 10 Locations for Family Photo Sessions! Between the mountain views, gorgeous river settings, and lovely open fields, there […]

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grandparents with all their grandchildren during Fall Extended Family Session by CO family photographer Catherine Chamberlain Photography

Family

Fall Extended Family Session | The Wise Family

I love capturing extended families. Family is such an important part of my life and I never want to take it for granted. It’s fun to look back on pictures with my kids and see the memories we have created, both with our immediate family and with their grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc. Needless to […]

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