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Family portrait session by CO photographer Catherine Chamberlain

Education

Mini Session vs Full Session: Which is Right For You?

Some may be wondering what the difference is between a mini session vs a full session. More than that you might be wondering which one is right for you. Today we are going to take a look at both sessions. I’ll provide an overview of both minis and full sessions so that you have all […]

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family hike at the Arches National Park in Moab Utah during family vacation

Personal

Moab, Utah Family Vacation Recap

Today I wanted to switch it up a little and share all about our recent family adventure! Over Easter weekend our family headed to Moab, Utah for family vacation along with my oldest of three brothers and his family. They are from Seattle and have never visited Moab before! Since it has been on their […]

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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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extended family session at Moraine Park in Rocky Mountain National Park

Family

Rocky Mountain National Park Family Session | Maczko Family

I had the most wonderful family session at Moraine Park in Rocky Mountain National Park featuring the amazing Maczko Family! Kendra and her husband Jonathan are local business owners in the area. Kendra and her husband own Blue Wing Chiropractor in Longmont, Colorado. I met Kendra at a local networking event for local women business […]

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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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Longmont Co Family Photographer captures vibrant Golden Ponds family photos

Family

Golden Ponds Family Portraits | Longmont, CO Family Photographer

I had the greatest time capturing this sweet family for their vibrant Golden Ponds family portraits. Mom and dad, Courtney and Adam, met me at Golden Ponds in Longmont, Co, with their adorable dog, Ginny, and their sweet little guy, Emmette! I couldn’t get enough of this precious baby boy! Emmette is six months old, […]

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twin brothers hug during Boulder Twins Club Mini Sessions at Jim Hamm Nature Area in Longmont, COBoulder Twins Club Mini Sessions at Jim Hamm Nature Area in Longmont, CO

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Boulder Twins Club Mini Sessions at Jim Hamm Nature Area in Longmont, CO

In December, I traveled to the Jim Hamm Nature Area in Longmont, CO to capture the Boulder Twins Club Mini Sessions!  Gina contacted me from the Boulder Twins Club to see if I was interested in capturing mini sessions as a fundraiser for the Club! I was thrilled to be able to capture these moments […]

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Family

Buckingham Park Family Session in Boulder, CO | LaPoint Family

My recent Buckingham Park Family Session in  Boulder, CO was amazing! Amber reached out to me to schedule a session when she knew her mom was going to be in town for the first part of November. I love when we are able to grab special moments between families. However, capturing family members who don’t […]

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couple hug in field while mom holds sunflowers during maternity shoot

Maternity

Majestic View Park Maternity Session in Arvada, Colorado | Jane + Ryan

I am thrilled to share Jane and Ryan’s Majestic View Park Maternity Session in Arvada, Colorado. It was an absolutely gorgeous fall day when we headed to Majestic View Park for their Maternity shoot. There was still smoke from the wildfires that could be seen in the distance, obscuring the lovely view of the mountains […]

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Family of four during CO in home session

Newborn

In-Home Newborn and Family Session in Erie, CO | The Coffman Family

Capturing the Coffman family for their In-Home Newborn and Family Session in Erie, CO was an absolute delight! I met the family through a mutual friend who referred me, which is always the biggest compliment! The session ended up being last minute, but I was thrilled that we were able to schedule a time that […]

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family photo with dog

Family

Golden Ponds Family Session | Colorado Family Photographer

This family session took place at Golden Ponds! There are many places I love to take photographs in Colorado but for a local option Golden Ponds is one of my favorites. It provides so many different looks: ponds, dirt paths, trees, tall grasses, waterfall, bridge, woods, etc. When the Alicia reached out about family photos, […]

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baby eating cake

Cake Smash

Longmont Cake Smash Session | Hudson’s First Birthday | Boulder Family Photographer

When Megan reached out to me about wanting to do a cake smash photo session for Hudson’s first birthday, I was thrilled. I knew the perfect spot: Jim Hamm Nature Area. Capturing little kids, especially a one year who gets to eat cake, is so fun. Their expressions of pure joy make me smile every […]

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