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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!

Most mom’s #1 photo request for baby #2 is a great shot of their kids together! Here’s how I get those treasured images!

Olivia {Loveland Studio Newborn Photos with a Sibling}

Loveland studio newborn photos with family

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Robin Hughes of Family Balance Yoga and Better Beauty with Robin. She’s a local multi-passionate entrepreneur with a focus on better health through mindfulness, exercise, and skincare. Did you know mindfulness and yoga are good for children of all ages too? We chatted about the benefits of […]

Family Balance Yoga and Better Beauty with Robin {Local Specialist Interview}

What is better than spending a gorgeous sunny evening with The Pilkington family (who obviously love each other)? Absolutely nothing! This family is so sweet, and their little boy is growing up so fast! I did Gauge’s maternity and newborn photographs. It’s hard to believe he’s two years old now! One of the absolute joys […]

The Pilkington Family | Dear Kate Studios Family Photographer

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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My newest niece Clara came to see me at 12 days old for her newborn baby pictures. She was due in early June and my other sister-in-law (the baby of the family!) was scheduled to be married June 15th! Clara’s big brother’s and sister all came in their own time, the latest being born the […]

Wellington, CO Newborn Baby Pictures {Baby Clara}

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

Fort Collins Family Film

I love when mom-to-be contacts me early in her pregnancy to start planning pictures. It’s so fun to share in the excitement of the new baby and also gives us time to plan the perfect sessions! I love customizing maternity and newborn pictures for each family! Caroline asked to include her first (fur)baby, Noosa and […]

Fort Collins Maternity Pictures {Noosa’s Baby Brother}

With each and every newborn photo session I do I fall more and more in love with my job. Part of it is that my own babies are not such babies anymore, so snuggly a brand new baby just a few days old bring me back to the days of doing that mom sway with […]

Loveland Studio Newborn Photographer {Grayson}

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