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LAUREN KIRKHAM

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enjoy a preview of the M Family’s Saratoga Springs Family Session!

oh little miss milly you were such a dream to photograph.  from your mothers impeccable design skills (she’s incredible–she can pull so many things together into one room and make it look perfect!) and the sweetly pink scene to your fantastic mellow demeanor throughout our session it was simply perfect.  milly’s mom came to me […]

These two warned me that they were going to be “super awkward adults” in front of the camera…. what you’ll see in the images shows just the opposite.  not only is their home super cute – but they are the opposite of awkward!  the anticipation of a baby is unlike anything you can ever experience […]

ok ok… so its 3 days before Christmas and you still haven’t gotten that beautiful shot of your kiddos with the blurred Christmas lights… look no farther! I’m going to share some SUPER easy tips to help you achieve this image so you can remember these moments forever.  Christmas is one of my absolute favorite […]

These people right here… and especially this mama… shes amazing.  last year, when miss Amelia was turning one – her mama reached out to me to use a gift certificate she had received when Amelia was born.  Little did I know that I was about to meet one of the best people I know!  Amanda […]

oh goodness… i can’t even contain myself with these two.  first of all – i was lucky enough to WITNESS their engagement (lucas is my cousin and proposed after he sang a beautiful song to michaela at a family party!!!!), and then they asked me for engagement photos so of course i was thrilled.  we […]

I met Ella’s parents way back in August for their maternity session.  I love love love photographing an expecting couple – and then coming back for their in home newborn session!! This couple had some really amazing and meaningful locations for both sessions.  Their maternity session took place on Kate’s parents property – and we […]

just over 2 years ago i trekked out to western new york to photograph this dude’s big bro jack, and this fall i went back out there to introduce ben to my camera!!!  i’m especially thankful to this clan because i’ve know their dad for quite a while (he even spent a summer living at […]

You may recall seeing this beautiful family on the blog a month ago when I finally got their maternity session up… now their sweet girl is rapidly approaching two months old! It’s crazy how fast time goes even in the beginning.  Baby Camille joined her family right on time, and she is the perfect addition.  […]

what do you love to do with the images from your professional photography session?  i am a firm believer in printing – print is the only way these memories will last forever, the only way our children will be able to carry on our family legacy and the only guarantee.  i think back over the […]

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