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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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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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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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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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Apple Orchard Mini Sessions at Ya Ya Orchard

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Apple Orchard Mini Sessions at Ya Ya Orchard | Longmont, CO

It has been pretty windy in Colorado this year. More so than usual. Thankfully, the day of these Apple Orchard Mini Sessions at Ya Ya Orchard in Longmont, CO only a lovely, gentle breeze greeted us. In addition to the perfect weather, every family I photographed looked amazing as usual! Not only that, but the […]

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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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family of four sit in tall grass during Fall Family Mini Sessions in Longmont Colorado

Family

Fall Family Mini Sessions in Longmont Colorado

Fall is always my busiest season! Not only is it absolutely GORGEOUS outside with the fall colors painting a beautiful backdrop, but everyone wants updated photos for the upcoming holiday season! In addition to the annual Christmas cards, photos can also be turned into a variety of heartfelt, memorable, keepsake gift items that are perfect […]

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Red Truck Mini Sessions in Loveland, Colorad

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Christmas Red Truck Mini Sessions | Loveland, CO

Each year, the season leading up to Christmas is usually crazy busy! This year was no exception, as I offered a few different Christmas Mini session options! One was a studio option, which you can view here!  The second mini session option was my personal favorite: the Christmas red truck mini sessions!   Christmas Red Truck […]

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mom and dad kiss their daughter on the cheek during Sugarhill Studio Christmas Mini Sessions

Christmas Minis

Sugarhill Studio Christmas Mini Sessions | Longmont, CO

Sugarhill Studio located in Longmont, Colorado is a favorite of mine! They are always incredibly accommodating and have amazing sets! Their Christmas set up is no exception! Upon walking into their beautiful studio, you are welcomed with tall ceilings and lovely natural light streaming in through the large windows. The fully decorated studio radiates Christmas […]

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