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Extended family pose for light and airy outdoor photos


Creating a Cohesive Look: Tips for Styling Your Extended Family Session

I had the pleasure of working with an amazing family recently at Hildebrand Ranch Park in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. The family wanted to capture some special moments for their mom’s Mother’s Day and birthday celebration. With a new park to explore and a beautiful family to work with, I knew this session was going to […]

Mom squats down and hugs her daughter during minis with Catherine Chamberlain Photography in Northern Colorado

Mini Session

Elevate Your Business: Why a Comprehensive Style Guide is a Must-Have for Clients

On a picturesque day in Colorado, these recent Garden Mini Sessions were nothing short of magical. With a clear blue sky overhead and a gentle breeze to keep the day comfortable, the weather couldn’t have been more perfect. My associate photographer captured the essence of each family’s unique dynamic against the lush backdrop of blooming […]



The Importance of Print

I’m not sure there is anything more precious than a tiny newborn! I was so privileged to capture this special period of time in their life. But this was not the first major event I’ve captured for the Sharp Family. I also took their first child’s newborn photos which you can view HERE. They’ve also […]

Family pose together while looking at the camera at Ya Ya Orchard in Longmont, CO


How to Capture the Best in Children during a Photoshoot

When it comes to kids, you never know what to expect. They almost demand that you expect the unexpected. As a photographer, you have to be creative, which often includes being quick on your feet and thinking outside of the box. I’ve learned a trick or two during my time as a family photographer, and […]

Mother and her two kids pose for Mother's Day photos at Sugarhill Studio in Longmont, CO with Catherine Chamberlain

Mother's Day Minis

How to Coordinate Stylish Family Looks

In our last blog, I unlocked style secrets tailored for mom. This week, let’s dive into coordinating colors and blending outfits for the whole family. The essence of how to coordinate stylish family looks lies in the art of breaking up colors and shades. Gone are the days of uniformity, where everyone blends into a […]

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


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 […]

Little girl poses with Santa during Sugarhill Studio Santa Minis in Longmont, CO

Mini Session

Sugarhill Studio Santa Minis | Longmont, CO

Nestled in the town of Longmont, Colorado, these Sugarhill Studio Santa minis captured the essence of the holiday season. From the giggles of the kids to the smile on Santa’s face—each photograph reflected the spirit of love and pure joy. My goal was to capture the magic of the Christmas season in every photo, and […]

Husband wraps his arms around his wife as they pose for light and airy studio photos during Christmas mini sessions

Christmas Minis

Cozy Southwest Christmas Minis | Sugarhill Studio, Longmont, CO

The beginning of December allows you to really think about what is truly important during this Christmas season. Being together with those we love is one of the greatest blessings we can have. Whether it is family by blood or friends we consider family, Christmas cheer wouldn’t be the same without someone to share it […]

Family of three pose for McIntosh Lake fall minis with Catherine Chamberlain Photography

Mini Session

McIntosh Lake Fall Minis | Longmont, CO

I don’t think I will ever get over the beauty that surrounds the fall season. Colorado, in particular, offers a whole host of stunning locations that serve as perfect backdrops for capturing the essence of autumn. Recently, I had the pleasure of capturing these McIntosh Lake fall minis. The resulting photos truly showcase the breathtaking […]

Mother holds her toddler boy upside-down for outdoor fall family photos with light and airy photographer Catherine Chamberlain

Fall Minis

Golden Ponds Fall Minis | Longmont, CO

These delightful mini sessions went smoothly thanks to all the fantastic families I had the pleasure of working with. The autumn weather cooperated perfectly and allowed me to capture these eye-catching outdoor family portraits right here in beautiful Longmont, Colorado. These Golden Ponds fall minis bring out the vibrant colors of the trees along with […]

Baby boy sleeps soundly while swaddled for this in-home Colorado newborn session with Catherine Chamberlain Photography


In-home Colorado Newborn Session | The Ertel Family

Holding a brand-new baby, especially while they are sleeping, gives you time to examine all their tiny, distinct features. Every newborn is born with a unique fingerprint. These distinct patterns are formed during prenatal development. This individuality is established by the end of the first trimester and remains unchanged throughout their life, making it a […]

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


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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