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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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Little girl holds her new sister and looks at the camera while laying on the floor

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Denver Indoor Newborn Session | Rademacher Family

The Rademacher Family was thrilled to welcome their new baby girl to the world! It’s a surreal feeling to bring another baby home. Suddenly your toddler seems like a teenager compared to the tiny infant in your arms. This big sister was so proud of her new sibling and was a dream to work with. […]

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Mother kisses the cheek of her five week old baby

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Indoor Colorado Newborn Session | Boulder, CO

Everything about this indoor Colorado newborn session was a dream. The Hengemuhle family welcomed me right into their aesthetically pleasing home. Their woodland nursery made for a perfect photo shoot setting, and we also utilized other well-lit places in the house. Their little boy, just five weeks old at the time, was a perfect angel […]

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Big sister kissed her swaddled newborn brother during a musical themed newborn session

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Musical Themed Newborn Session | Dame Family

This musical themed newborn session was a joy to capture. Every member of the family found themselves obsessed with their newest arrival. This lovely family opened up their bright home for light and airy indoor newborn photos. Their home was cozy and inviting, and what made the session extra special was the guitar we incorporated—the […]

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These are my top 5 programs that I cannot live without as a family photographer

Education

Programs I Can’t Live Without as a Family Photographer

This blog is to inform start-up family photographers of the top 5 programs I can’t live without to run my business. My tag line on Instagram is, “Helping family photographers reach their first $50k without living on IG or leaving another night of the week.” This begins with having the right foundation of programs that […]

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Little newborn baby poses in a swaddle with a bow on and eyes open

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Winter Indoor Newborn Session | Westminster, CO

One of my favorite aspects of a newborn session is the people I get to incorporate. Typically, in a newborn session we all know who the star of the show is, and rightfully so. Yet, the cherished memories extend beyond just the newborn; they encompass all the loved ones who share in this significant moment. […]

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Precious newborn baby girl sleeps with smile on her face and hat with ears on her head

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Precious Newborn Baby Girl | Frederick, CO

Is there really a better way to bring in the New Year than by welcoming a precious newborn baby girl into the world? I’m sure that is exactly how the Miller family felt! If you are wondering what our session was like, imagine sitting in the living room with good friends. The conversation flowed so […]

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Head shot of a newborn baby during Schwartz Family Newborn Session in Fort Collins, CO

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Schwartz Family Newborn Session | Aurora, CO

Step into the home of the Schwartz family, where cuddles and giggles take center stage. This Schwartz family newborn session was a real-life fairytale, set against the backdrop of their comfy, sunlit haven. Their tiny newborn, the star of the show, filled every corner with her sweet presence. The familiar surroundings made everyone feel right […]

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Baby girl swaddled for Peterson Family Newborn Session in Fort Collins, CO

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Peterson Family Newborn Session | Fort Collins, CO

When was the last time you held a newborn in your arms? Whether it was your own or even someone else’s, it’s hard not to notice the little details. The dimples in their tiny fingers, the little rolls on their arms, and the cutest toes you’ve ever seen (probably the only time we’d describe toes […]

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Mom and dad share a kiss while holding their newborn baby during outdoor photos during Red Rocks Family Session

Family

Red Rocks Family Session | Red Rocks Open Space, Colorado Springs, CO

Summer seems to be flying by! It’s hard to believe that it is already July. I am in the midst of capturing families with nature’s beautiful summer backgrounds. This Red Rocks family session was taken by my associate, Danielle. If you are familiar with Colorado, you might be thinking of the famous Red Rocks located […]

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Swaddled baby girl sleeping with a headband on with a white background for Conklin Family Newborn Session

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Conklin Family Newborn Session | Longmont, CO

Newborn sessions are in all actuality a fairly recent trend. I’m in my thirties and it wasn’t common for my mother’s generation to have a photographer come to your home and take a variety of pictures and poses captured in a cohesive style. While commemorative pictures were always taken, they needed to be developed to […]

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Dad and mom stand together looking down at their swaddled newborn at Sugarhill Studio in Longmont, CO with Catherine Chamberlain Photography

Newborn

Newborn Session Preparation Tips | Sugarhill Studio in Longmont, CO

Photographing a newborn is an incredible privilege, and I understand the immense trust parents place in me to capture their precious memories. Recently, we had the pleasure of hosting a newborn session at Sugarhill Studio in Longmont, Colorado. While I also offer in-home sessions, there are some important considerations to keep in mind when preparing […]

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