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Welcome, friend! I'm Kate. I married my high school sweetheart over 10 years ago and we have three curious and imaginative kids. You'll find motherhood stories and ideas here, along with gorgeous photos and videos!

This sweet baby just turned one and I’m finally getting her newborn session blogged! I loved photographing baby M at just a few days old. Mom and Dad brought her to my downtown Loveland Studio for her first baby photo session. These moments during a newborn session are so special. There is so much love […]

Loveland Studio Newborn Baby Pictures

newborn baby tushy up pose with gauzy cover and pink floral headband on gray backdrop

Did you know you can get candid lifestyle photos without having to have the perfect home or even having to clean your house? This sweet family contacted me wanting some more natural poses and interactions with their newborn baby boy. I am always happy to have a new baby in the downtown Loveland, CO studio! […]

Loveland, CO Lifestyle studio newborn

It has always been my favorite season, so I might be a little biased, but summer is truly the best time for family photos in Northern Colorado. Yes, fall is typically touted as the time of year to get your pictures taken but as a photographer with 10 + years of experience, I’m going to […]

Why summer is the best season for family photos in Northern Colorado

family playing in the poudre, fort collins, co

One of the very best parts of being a newborn photographer in Northern Colorado is watching families grow! I have had the pleasure many times over of seeing two people become parents for the first time and then to see them come back to my downtown Loveland studio with new little loves! I met this […]

Two little men and a lady [Northern Colorado Newborn Pictures]

After years of avoiding glitter mini sessions (OMG THE MESS!), I jumped in with both feet and had the best time! The mess is totally even worse than I thought it would be but 100% worth the joy on the faces of the kids in front of my camera! Oh, and their mamas were thrilled […]

Glitter Mini Sessions 2022

When you are expecting a baby there is so much change! Getting ready for late-night feedings, prepping your nursery, buying car seats, and celebrating with baby showers. Of course, your body is changing too. The crazy thing is, each pregnancy looks different on you. For me, I carried each of my three babies completely differently! […]

Northern Colorado Maternity Photography in Studio

You know that posting to social media, writing those blog posts, and sending out emails will help drive customers to your website and ultimately get them buying and raving about you. But all the content creation can get so overwhelming! What do you want to say? What picture goes with that? When should you post?   […]

Small Business Content Creation Sessions

Work/life balance is one of those terms that totally gets under my skin. Work is a part of my life and life is a part of my work. They don’t balance each other out, more they exist in and of each other. The real challenge people are talking about with work/life balance though is using […]

3 Ways to Effectively Manage Time as a Work From Home Mom

Do you ever notice that you are writing the same emails over and over again? One of the best things I’ve done in my business to save time and create a better customer experience is write canned emails. Canned emails are saved responses you can easily tweak and send over and over again to each […]

6 Canned Emails Every Service Business Should Have

I am back in the studio and on location shooting this year. My outdoor availability is limited, especially for fall. I am taking all precautions to make sure sessions are as safe as possible.

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