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Taylor Class of 2020 | Raleigh Senior Portraits Photographer

Amazing Taylor!  As bright as the sun shines in the summertime, so much fun to be with and photograph!

Fun fact – have known this beautiful girl since preschool days, and she may or may not given my daughter a hack-haircut while playing barber shop at age 3 haha!

I was thrilled when her Mom reached out for senior pics, I adore this sweet girl so much.  We began in the studio with hair & make up, and then captured some magazine style portraits in her stunning prom dress.  An 18×24 framed print hangs in their foyer!

Next we head out on location downtown Raleigh.  Taylor is so vibrant and fun, we truly had the best time laughing all around downtown.  Such a joy to photograph!

We ended Taylor’s shoot in the most perfect field during the last light of day, the golden hour.  Taylor blew me away, just wait until you scroll down to see the pics.

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Thank you Taylor & Missy for the BEST day!

xo  Kathy

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George Family Portraits | Raleigh Portrait Photography

As the saying goes, time flies!  I first photographed these beauties Spring of 2013, pre-studio days.  Jenn and I connected again, as she needed an updated head shot AND family portraits!  She decided this would also be the perfect way to celebrate the beginning of her daughter’s senior year of high school, with a love & laughter filled girls morning out 🙂

Simply adore this family, kind and true, through and through.

We began in the studio with hair & make up for all three.  We captured some fresh & beautiful head shots for Mom, and individual portraits for everyone.  Have the three of the girls together for portraits was absolutely stunning, and their beautiful souls shined right through to my lens.

Enjoy the portraits, and be sure to scroll to the end to see some fun behind the scenes.

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A few fun behind the scenes pics …

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Only a handful of session dates left available for 2019!  Click the Contact tab above if you’d like to talk about a session, consultations are always complimentary!

xo

Kathy

 

 

 

 

 

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Stroud Portraits | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

How fortunate am I to have such beautiful and kind clients!  These gorgeous ladies came to the studio for new head shots and family portraits together.  There was no shortage of fun during this girls morning out!

We photographed individual portraits as well as beautiful legacy portraits together.  It was the best celebration!

Sweet Miss Jane.  Jaw dropping southern beauty.  So witty & clever, now I know why her daughters are so spectacular.

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xo Kathy

 

 

 

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Frances Class of 2019 | Raleigh Senior Portraits Photographer

Meet Frances!  Class of 2019 Cardinal Gibbons graduate.  Lucky me, have known Frances since elementary days, and have enjoyed her and her parents company for many years now.

Frances’s senior portrait session was one for the books!  We had to change dates a few times due to the crazy wet spring weather we had, but this day was perfection.  We had so much fun cruising around downtown Raleigh and capturing these beautiful portraits of her.  Her family joined us, and if you scroll to the bottom, you will see one of the family photos I captured of them!  (Separate post coming for the family photos)

And the golden hour sunset was perfection!  We ended her session in a field that I found by accident (behind a car parts store lol) and she danced and laughed, and shared all of her joy with me.   Frances is one incredible young lady, and one of the kindest people that I have the pleasure of knowing 🙂

A huge congrats to Frances, who will be heading to NC State this Fall!!  GO PACK!

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One family photo for now… so much love in this photo!

xo

Kathy

 

 

 

 

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Girls Morning Out Photo Shoot |

Today I share with you images with you from one of my favorite shoots to date, keep scrolling & you’ll see why.

This family won my Mother’s Day Portrait Session giveaway back in May, and I’m so glad that they did.

One INCREDIBLE Momma, raising three equally incredible daughters.  I am so honored to have captured these portraits for them, for all time xo

As you can tell from the behind the scenes phone snaps, this photo session was nothing short of fun & happy memory making !

Beautiful Sara came to the studio first, by herself, for a little pampering with professional hair & makeup.  Dare I say it’s been a while since she’s had some time to herself like that …

Then her gorgeous girls arrived, received age appropriate hair & make up, and we captured some gorgeous portraits

Wardrobe & backdrop change, and we photographed more timeless family portraits.

 

Thank you Sara & your sweet family, for spending an amazing day with me!

xo

Kathy

*NOW BOOKING Portrait Sessions through March 2018*

Consultations are free, send me and email and let’s schedule a chat!  CLICK HERE to Contact Kathy

 

 

 

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Raleigh Family Portraits | The Hoopers

Summer’s almost over & it’s time to do some blogging catch up!

I have been photographing this sweet family for 5 years now, I adore them all SO much!  Incredibly fun, so loving &  connected.  What an incredible legacy Mom is creating for this family, portraits to cherish for generations.

This studio session was just for the kiddos – we grabbed a few *rare hours that all three kids were home from camp this summer (BIG brother wasn’t able to make it to the spring session) , knowing that it would be even more difficult during the school year to have the time.

 

xo

Kathy

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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 so much.

What an incredible legacy Mom is creating for the family.  (And a very special blog post to come ;))

This year, Grandma joined us for a three generations portrait, dream come true!  The prints are a surprise, I will be sure to share after Mother’s Day!

 

We had so much fun photographing legacy family portraits, as well as some individuals for the kids modeling & acting portfolios.

 

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Kathy

 

 

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Mother Daughter Portraits and Head Shots | Jen & Tina

Oh, this photo shoot!  I am over the moon to share these images with you today.

Jennifer is a rock star Mom,  fellow member of Vend Raleigh, as well as a Beauty Counter Consultant,  She contacted me  for new head shots.  When Jennifer found out portrait sessions include hair and make up for one OR two, she decided to bring her Mom along.  The last time they had portraits together was many years ago.

I wish I had the words to describe how fun & special this session was.  I suppose that’s why I take pictures, instead of words.  Let’s just say I am smiling while typing this…  I have two new very good friends, that have new memories and portraits to last forever 🙂

We captured head shots for both women, and then some contemporary portraits alone, and of course together.

Just look at all of this beauty!

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xo

Kathy

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Mother Daughter & Family Portraits | Raleigh Portrait Photography

Last Summer I had the privilege of photographing Kim’s new head shots & a few gorgeous dress portraits.  You may remember her photo shoot HERE.

Kim brought her family back to the studio to start the new year off with family portraits, as well as celebrating her daughter’s entry into the ‘double digit’ age!

The girls came to the studio first, and had their hair & make up makeover, while the boys were out running errands.  Girl time – always a treat!

This young girl was such a joy to photograph – so much personality, spice & all around sweet heart!  She loves her Momma and her family with such passion, just so incredible to see 🙂

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Happy Birthday Miss M!!!!

Thank you Kim & family for a wonderful day.

~Kathy

 

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50 and Fabulous!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my sweet life long friend!!!!

I have been wanting to photograph my friend Erin for a long time now, and I knew her 50 and fabulous birthday would be an excuse she couldn’t turn down! Thrilled to have this birthday girl in front of my lens.  And as lucky as I am, one of her sisters was able to join us.  AND her beautiful amazing mother, celebrating her 80th birthday!

What an incredible day & honor it was to photograph these moments.

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Of course we began with a champagne toast!

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This next series of portraits… the epitome of a true mother/daughter loving bond.

Nothing like a little lipstick kiss on the forehead 🙂

 

Thank you for coming to Raleigh for your photo shoot xoxo

 Kathy

 

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