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Mom, dad, and two young daughters stand all together on a pathway at Fly’n B Park in Highlands Ranch, CO during the O’Toole Outdoor Family Session


O’Toole Outdoor Family Session | Fly’n B Park in Highlands Ranch, CO

What is your favorite aspect of outdoor photos? Mine is the optimal lighting. I also enjoy being able to use nature and incorporating that into memorable family photos. Having a variety of places to take pictures outside is something I love offering my clients, and recently I got the opportunity to shoot at a location […]

Dogs pose with their expecting parents at a Colorado Maternity Session in Boulder


Buckingham Park Maternity Session | Jysereid Family | Boulder, CO

Buckingham Park in Northern Colorado is an ideal setting for a maternity shoot. There was flowing water, a winding path, and a plethora of greenery. The color green evokes a feeling of hopefulness, responsibility, wealth, forgiveness, comfort and energy. This optimistic vibe that green brings to these photos is exactly what Marissa and Lars need […]

Mother in a beautiful long dress squats down cheek to cheek with her young son and they hold hands and post for the Martin Family Outdoor Session in Boulder Colorado


Martin Family Outdoor Session | South Mesa Trailhead in Boulder, CO

Last November, I had the pleasure of photographing a mini family session at the South Mesa Trailhead in Boulder, CO. As a photographer, I am always captivated by the stunning scenery this location has to offer. It was truly a pleasure to capture the Martin Family outdoor session at this scenic spot. Their son was […]

Little girl running to her dad for how to prepare kids for photoshoots by Catherine Chamberlain Photography


How to Prepare Kids for Photoshoots

Potentially, the only thing harder than settling on which photographer to use to capture your family, would be your family not cooperating on picture day. When spending good money on photos, the goal is to get the most out of them. In this blog we will discuss several pointers on how to best prepare kids […]

Northern Colorado couple looks at each other and share a moment with a mountainous background in Colorado


Boulder Snowy Mountain Session | South Mesa Trailhead

It is always interesting to see how fate can help determine the person we are meant to be with. That was the case for Travis and Alyssa. Neither of them are native to Colorado. Travis is from Michigan and Alyssa is from Louisiana. It may seem as though their paths would never have reason to […]

Oldest daughter looks up at her mother who has her arms around both girls in an open field in Colorado

Fall Minis

Windy Boulder Outdoor Mini Sessions

Wind is a challenging element to deal with as an outdoor photographer. Rain—well, that one you just have to reschedule or wait it out in Colorado. Windy conditions, however, can be both a blessing and a curse. You must determine if it will work in your favor or against you. On one hand, the wind […]

family of three pose at Buckingham Park Maternity Session


Buckingham Park Maternity Session in Boulder, Colorado

One advantage of living in Northern Colorado is the opportunity to take pictures outdoors. Nature provides a perfect backdrop. While a studio is very predictable and customizable, there is something about a great photo taken outside. This outdoor Buckingham Park maternity session was simply elegant. Family Photo Session in Boulder, CO Nicole reached out to […]

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


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 […]

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


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 […]

Buckingham Park family session in Boulder, CO


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 […]

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, “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 […]

Lost Gulch Overlook maternity session with hand under belly


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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