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LAUREN KIRKHAM

welcome

choosing someone to photograph your family’s most intimate moments can be challenging!  it’s important that you are both on the same page, expectations are known and understood so that you can not only ensure the best experience, but you can feel comfortable thinking about the portraits you will receive. 1. What is your ideal session […]

This family is near and dear to my heart – I’ve documented them a few times the first time being when their little man was 6 months old (Jack and his dad wore Buffalo Bills hats for part of the session so we were all immediate friends!).   there is nothing more amazing than watching families […]

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 […]

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.  […]

it’s always fun to explore new locations for portrait sessions, but I’ll always have my favorites.  As we are rapidly nearing fall family portrait season I thought I’d share a few of a my favorite spots.  I’d love to get a few new spots on my go-to list so if you have new ideas let […]

you may remember seeing Carrie and Kevin’s maternity portraits a few weeks ago – on the most perfectly snowy afternoon…. and less than a month after we had their maternity session I was back photographing their new little love Brody!!! Every time I arrive at a newborn session I have to squeeze in a little […]

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