Kelby and Steve | Winter Engagement

It’s hard not to fall in love with these two. They are sweet and funny and just downright adorable. I had so much fun in the snow with them, and their two dogs, taking pictures and laughing.  Their hot cocoa picnic is just about the cutest thing I have ever seen (besides Kelby’s crinkle nose smile and big brown eyes) and I love everything about this shoot.   SO looking forward to their wedding this summer!

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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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June | Nine Months

It’s been way too long since I’ve posted on here.  Life gets crazy through the fall months and then the holidays arrive and it takes me weeks just to recover from it all. But, I am happy to share a few photos of my adorable niece who just turned nine months old and seems to get cuter every single day.  I love this age. Babies are so full of personality and smiles and so thrilled to be discovering everything around them. It is absolutely adorable to watch their movements and little hands working to pick up the tiniest objects.  June has the sweetest way of comforting herself by sucking on her two fingers.  My sister is an amazing mom and June is the luckiest little girl to have the parents and family that she does. No wonder she’s always happy.

Here she is, little Miss June at nine months.

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XOXO~Kate


Lisa and Jeff | Elm Bank Wedding

Lisa and Jeff’s romantic travel themed wedding was held at The Gardens at Elm Bank on a rainy October day.  While disappointing at first, the rain made the day so cozy and intimate and we got a small window of time where we could go out and take a few portraits on the beautiful grounds.  Lisa was absolutely stunning in her gown and I adored her color palette of soft purples.  It was the perfect compliment to the warm fall background.  There was so much love and happiness present at this wedding and we loved photographing it.  Without a Hitch coordinated the day perfectly and I don’t think anybody wanted to the night to end.  Congratulations Lisa and Jeff!

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XO~Kate


Family Fun | NH Photographer

It’s hard not to smile when you are around this family.  They’re super sweet and really fun.  I love all the close connections between them all. The hugs, the giggles and the snuggles.  Adorbs.

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XO~Kate