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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 […]

mom and dad holding belly during maternity session in Northern Colorado


Rocky Mountain National Park Maternity Session at Sprague Lake and Moraine Park | The Riley Family

This beautiful maternity session at Sprague Lake and Moraine Park was a joy to capture. When Christine reached out to me about working with them, I was elated because I personally know this couple. Maternity sessions are always a very special season of life to photograph, and this was no exception. Christine is a radiant […]

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Father’s Day Mini Sessions at Golden Ponds | Longmont, CO Family Photographer

A few weeks ago we celebrated all the amazing dads out there on Father’s Day! In honor of Father’s Day I decided to host Father’s Day Mini Sessions (for the whole family) at Golden Ponds in Longmont, CO. I was so excited to pay tribute to the dads and take a moment to recognize all […]

Family portrait session by CO photographer Catherine Chamberlain


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 […]

Family style guide | Tips for styling your family photos by CO family photographer Catherine Chamberlain Photography


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 […]

Longmont Co Family Photographer captures vibrant Golden Ponds family photos


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, […]

family of four in Northern Colorado


South Mesa Trailhead Extended Family Session | The LaPoint Family

You might remember a few of these family members from a blog I published recently! I captured the LaPoint family in the fall when their grandma was visiting from out of town. A few weeks after that wonderful Buckingham Park Family Session in Boulder, CO, I captured more of this beautiful family while the husband’s […]

mom with kids and nephew during family session captured by Longmont CO Family photographer


Golden Ponds Fall Family Portraits | Longmont, CO Family Photographer

 A stunning fall day, not a cloud in the sky, warm weather, an absolutely gorgeous mountain view, and a beautiful, fun-loving family … as a photographer, it doesn’t get much better than that! The Perna Family’s Golden Ponds Fall Family Portraits in Longmont Colorado checked off each of those boxes. For mid-October, it was a […]

Red Truck Mini Sessions in Loveland, Colorad


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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