Portraits Archive

Bea in the River | NH Children’s Photographer

A few nights ago Bea and I decided to take a walk down to the river.  The light was beautiful, we were both in good spirits, and it just seemed like a fun thing to do. She threw on her favorite fancy dress and we braved the poison ivy, bugs and snake (gah!) and had the best time together.  We laughed and talked and splashed around in the river. We imagined fairies and left them some surprises.  Because, sometimes, you just need to put everything aside and do what makes you happy.

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XO~Kate


Mini Sessions at the Library | NH Children’s Photographer

Every year I schedule a mini session day for a local charity of some kind. This year I decided to give to our amazing local little library.  Our family loves this library and it plays such a huge role in our little community.

The mini sessions took place throughout the day in the library and it was so much fun to see all the adorable kids and families.  It was supposed to be a spring day but we got 15″ of snow the day before!!  I am constantly amazed at the beautiful children that surround us and the big personalities that go with them!  Some of these kids I have been photographing since they were born and I just love seeing them grow.  Here are a few of my favorites from the day.  It was really hard to choose!

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XOXO~Kate


Spring Mini Sessions | NH Children’s Photographer

The weather is starting to change and I am super excited to announce my spring mini sessions coming up on April 2nd!   The proceeds from the sitting fees will benefit the Mont Vernon Friends of the Library and the portraits will be taken in and around our adorable little library.   I will have a white studio background set up inside for portraits and if it’s nice out we can go outside for additional portraits as well.  Please email me at kate@preftakesphoto.com to schedule your session.  I am so looking forward to seeing you and helping out the library!

 

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XO~Kate


Maris | NH Newborn Photographer

Meet sweet baby Maris. He is just one week old and lives on Bella Luna Farm with his parents, Noni, and an assortment of farm animals including sheep, rabbits, chickens, ducks, and cats. He fits right in and is already loved beyond measure.  He has the brightest eyes and most adorable little hair swirl on his forehead.  Here are a few of the photos from our visit last Saturday.

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Welcome to an amazing family, little Maris!

XO~Kate


Our Four Faces

Every year since Bea was born I have photographed my kids in January together in exactly the same way. I always love going back and comparing their faces and seeing how much they have changed.  Teeth come and go, faces thin out, and smiles mature. This time we got it in just under the wire because Bea had to have stitches (well, glue actually) in her eyebrow right before Christmas and we’ve been waiting for it to heal.  We also made the joint decision this year to start photographing them sitting up together.  I had the kids lay down initially because Bea was so little but now it seems unnecessary as they are so grown up!

Asa is 12 now. The typical first born who is our high honor student and so responsible. He is also incredibly caring and empathetic to others. I am honestly most proud of that.  His kindness and sincerity are limitless.

Finley is 10.  He walks the line between the older child and the middle child, depending on the day. Finley has always been an extremely passionate child, no matter what he is doing. He puts his heart and soul into all that he does and I know this quality will take him far in life.  He is also my dance party partner.

Atticus continues to be the comic relief in our family.  This almost 8 year old is always busy; whether it be building forts, creating objects, experimenting with science projects….he never really stops.  He makes us all laugh and it’s hard to say no to that sweet little face.

Beatrix is 5 and becoming such a fine young lady! She is writing her numbers and letters and loves to draw and paint.  She is the ultimate observer and it’s impossible to get anything past her keen eye. She has a passion for animals and loves little things.

So here they are, getting so big!

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