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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!

If you know me or have read anything on this website, you know motherhood is a theme that’s always on my mind. Being a mom is the most important role for me. Throughout my journey, I’ve loved seeing how motherhood is different for every woman. Yet there are universal truths too.   I’ve studied motherhood […]

Motherhood Sessions 2019 {Loveland Studio Mommy and Me}

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Family photography is one of the best ways of documenting growth and change in your kids and your family as a whole throughout the years. I adore seeing clients year after year and looking back on how their love for each other and bonds change from year to year. I met this family for the […]

Family Photos in the Foothills of Fort Collins

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You’ve gone through the hard work of finding a photographer that you love and you’re so excited to have beautiful family photos that show your family connecting and in love. Now comes the tricky work of deciding what to wear for family pictures that will be gracing your walls for years to come. For our […]

Dressing Moms | What to Wear for Family Pictures in Fort Collins, CO

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The thing about cliches is that they exist for a reason. Before having kids I heard people say over and over “Time flies” “Children grow so fast” and “Don’t Blink” and while I thought I understood, I didn’t. I’m not sure I fully understand now even how fast time truly moves. My kids are 4, […]

Don’t Blink – Fort Collins Family Film + Photos

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“Your first child makes you parents; your second makes you a family” Mama shared this quote with me at their session and it totally set the mood for Saxby’s newborn photos. Snuggled up on the studio bed looking down at their newest little family member, you could feel the love and pride oozing out of […]

Becoming a Family {Saxby, Loveland Newborn Pictures}

Loveland newborn pictures becoming a family

Sweet baby Reese came into the Loveland studio shortly after he turned 6 months old. I absolutely adore this age!! Babies are so smiley and happy and haven’t quite reached that stranger danger zone just yet. Reese was no exception! He was happy as can be to show off his new skills sitting up unassisted […]

Reese’s Milestone Portraits {6 Months Old}

The weather in Colorado can be so very unpredictable! We had Hadyn’s 2 year old portraits scheduled for the middle of March, a bit closer to her birthday but the weather was just not the best and spring really hadn’t sprung! So we tried again in April. The forecast called for rain after 8pm so […]

Loveland Children’s Milestone Photos, 2 Year Old Portraits

I’ll be taking a maternity leave for a good chunk of the summer to spend time with our newest little boy when he arrives. I love the color and warmth of spring though and want to make sure you can get your family photos in before my little break! Spring Family Mini Sessions will take […]

Spring Mini Sessions!

I’ve known Bonnie for a few years now and so loved getting to know her family. It’s clear she and Brycen were made for each other. Happiness, joy and love oozes out of them and shines brightly in their sweet little Lucy. I loved watching her mommy and daddy making her grin and her trying […]

The Smith Family {Fort Collins Family Photographer}

The Votruba family was the winner of my annual birthday contest this year! We did their family photo session near the end of October and the colors and weather could not have been more beautiful! Reagan brought her A game and was full of personality for every shot. I love making these little ones shine […]

The Votruba Family {Fort Collins Family Photographer}

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