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I'm Catherine and I'm so happy you're here. This blog a journal about our lives, travels, and the amazing families we get to serve. Stay a while and say hello!
One of the wonderful aspects of friendship is that when your friends experience something great in their lives, you have the opportunity to share in their joy and celebrate alongside them. The Peterson Family maternity session was exactly that for me because they are personal friends of mine. They will soon be a family of […]
After a long and arduous winter, there’s nothing more delightful than the beautiful blooming buds on the trees. That’s why I chose Ya Ya Orchard for my outdoor spring mini sessions. Here, you not only get to capture the blossoming trees, but also enjoy a stunning mountainous backdrop. Ya Ya Orchard offers many options for […]
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. What better way to show your appreciation for your mom than by giving her beautiful photos of her and her family? A Mother’s Day mini session is the perfect opportunity to capture the love, joy, and tenderness between mothers and their children. Light and Airy Mother’s Day Mini […]
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 […]
In this gallery you will find many kiddos with LOTS of personality. It’s pretty amazing that even as a newborn we can start to see aspects of their little (or big!) personality begin to appear. As children grow and interact with others, their personalities continue to evolve. These fun personality portrait mini sessions that took […]
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 […]
The beauty of the world around us constantly inspires me as a photographer. It consists of special moments that we share with the people we love. As I look back on my photo sessions, there are always a few that stand out in my mind as truly memorable. One such session took place on a […]
The holiday season is a time for coming together with those we love and celebrating the joy this season brings. One of the best ways to capture and remember these special moments is through family portraits. As a Northern Colorado family photographer, I have had the pleasure of capturing the joy of the holiday season […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rocky Mountain National Park brings in more than 4.4 million visitors a year. The Zdroik family has come to visit three times now. This particular time, they did a family session at Moraine Park. This is personally my favorite place in the whole park, so I was excited to do a shoot here. ROCKY MOUNTAIN […]