Empowering every day women & men to look and feel their very best.

 It’s not your job to be photogenic or good in front of the camera.  

I will guide you and direct you every step of the way.


recent sessions

  • Fifth Year | Raleigh Family Photography

    Yes, this is the fifth year I have had the privilege to capture these beautiful smiles! You  may remember their fun portrait session from last year. I love this family s...

  • Raleigh Senior Portraits | Linnea Class of 2018

    This girl!  This photo shoot! One of my favorites to date 🙂  I knew this was going to be a fantastic photo shoot right away.  Linnea is so brilliant, and so talente...

  • Raleigh Head Shot Photographer | PrimeMD

    I asked frequently ‘do you photograph men’.  And the answer is yes! Dr. Joe Hummel came to the studio, with two of his staff, to update head shots for their ...

  • Raleigh RTP Head Shot Photographer | GSK

    Last month this group of incredible women came to my studio for what we’re calling ‘Portrait Palooza’! The initial contact was for a group photo –...

what clients are saying

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  • CLASS OF 2019✨
It’s time to book your senior portraits!!
3 summer spots left, and booking Fall too. 
All senior sessions include professional hair & make up, multiple locations and wardrobe changes... it’s so much fun!
DM or email me for more info: kathy@kathyhowardportrait.com
#kathyhowardseniors #northcarolinaphotographer #raleighphotographer #raleighnc #thetwelfthyear #wakecounty #seniorportraits #seniorstyleguide #seniorpictures
  • When is the last time you loved a photograph of yourself ?  I invite you to experience a magazine style photo shoot with me.  A day just for you, to relax, put the world aside and celebrate you ✨
Be pampered with professional hair and make up, I will pose you and guide you the entire time.  You will leave the studio feeling empowered & gorgeous!
Contact me for complimentary consultation :
HMUA @winkhairandmakeup .
#kathyhowardportrait #raleighnc #raleighphotographer #raleighportraitphotographer #magazinestyleportraits #existinphotos #celebrateyou
  • Happy 15th to my Sweet - E❤️
Bright, funny, kind, always making us proud!
Love you to the moon and back xoxo
#happybirthday #lovemydaughter #okaystopgrowingnow
  • Good times with family, isn’t that what it’s all about ?☀️
Back from an amazingly peaceful & unplugged 4 days in the hills ... wishing a belated belated Fathers Day cheer to mine & all the great ones I know!
#mountainstream #thegorge #gottalovenc #welovenc #familytime #happyfathersday #iphonex
  • Summer is for mountain vacations ☀️
Looking forward to heading back to our special place, where we have taken the  fam for over a decade.  We unplug, read, relax, reconnect, swim & tube in the most beautiful gorge in our wonderful state ! And yes, cold beer too ☀️
See ya in a few days...
#summervacation2018 #ncmountains #welovenc #mountainstream