Baby Photography, Family Portraits, Maternity Photography, Newborn Photography, Portrait Photography, Senior Photography, Wedding Photography

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What’s going on for 2019 here at Karrie’s Photography.

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Winter 2019/2020.  December-April.   

Illustrative Documentary Lifestyle Sessions

Changing the way we document our lives.

In Home or at Geer’s Family Tree Farm 

What are Illustrative Documentary, or Lifestyle, Sessions?  These are sessions that remove the stress of sitting and posing with a backdrop and a lot of props.  They incorporate the real family dynamics into your sessions by capturing emotional moments, laughing, snuggling, walking, running, and playing.  They also capture details of the session such as what everyone’s wearing or holding hands or eyes, hair, and feet.  These sessions also stray away from the “Say Cheese” and Smile Era.  Capturing a heartfelt expression for a memorable and realistic experience is the goal.

Illustrative sessions document the natural surroundings and location of the session in a subtle yet artistic way such as your home, neighborhood, favorite park, city street or a rustic farm.  Backdrops and tons of props are not the focus of these sessions.  Rather an authentic simple environment meant to enhance the setting.

I love photographing Lifestyle sessions so much because there’s no pressure to sit and pose or smile at the camera.  These are becoming my favorite sessions because children are happy and parents are stress free.  Its also so rewarding to capture natural emotional moments between family members.

Photographing in your own home can be comfortable and cozy for all involved.  Weather you have a new baby at home, are baking cookies with the kids, or just snuggling on the couch with popcorn these moments can be so fun to share together and keep as portraits for the family.

Geer’s Tree Farm in Griswold is beautiful in the winter.  The lighting is fantastic and there are a variety of scenes to work with including Lovely Lanterns, Blankets, Pine Trees, and Rustic Barns.

Book Your Winter Session

Winter Portrait Sessions

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Spring/Summer 2020 May-September

Garden Glamour Sessions 

Harkness Park Waterford, CT

After a long winter you will be waiting to get out and enjoy some fresh air, flowers, greenery, butterflies, and birds.  Garden Glamour Sessions are great for Maternity, Newborns, Babies, Children, Seniors, and families.  They are held in the evening two hours before sunset to ensure the best possible natural light for your portraits.  Add a Beach Session by choosing the Sweet or Dream Collection.

Book Your Garden Glamour Session

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Fall 2020 October

Foliage Portrait Session 

Ledyard Saw Mill

The Ledyard Saw Mill is a stunning rustic setting with a little pond and park.   These Sessions are only available for a week or two in October but are very popular because the leaves change quickly in New England and the storms come and go blowing the leaves off the trees.

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Children’s Books

I wrote and published my first Children’s Book!  It’s so sweet and absolutely adorable.  I was inspired by all of my baby and children’s portraits and wrote about a dozen children’s poems.  I thought they would make great picture books for children and my first one is complete!  For details on where to buy it head over to the Book Page

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Weddings:  We are booking 2020 Weddings.  Weddings Page  Wedding Blogs

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I do Travel so for Sessions outside Connecticut please CONTACT me.

I can’t wait to capture and create gorgeous portraits for your family, making history as you make it!

Karrie

Baby Photography, Family Portraits, Maternity Photography, Newborn Photography, Portrait Photography, Senior Photography, Wedding Photography

Basic Invite Partner

I have some exciting news!  I have been asked to partner with Basic Invite and featured on their Blog!

I love their stationary and invitations so much.  They are of such high quality, color, and clarity I just want to look at them all day!  Whether your looking for shower invitations, baby announcements, business cards, thank you notes, stickers, or stationary they have it all.

Want more great news?  When you book your session with Karrie’s Photography you will receive 20% off your Basic Invite order plus Free Shipping!  What could be better?

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See this entire Baby Session over on the Blog Garden Sitter Session

 

Portrait Photography, Wedding Photography

Elegant Garden Wedding

How Elegant is this Gorgeous Garden Wedding?

This Sweet Couple followed their dream and actually got married in Big Sur, CA.

When they got back to their Hometown in the Cozy New England Corner of the world they had a wedding reception for their family and friends to celebrate their marriage.  And what a celebration it was.  Their family threw them a Beautiful Backyard BBQ with gardens, games, speeches, dancing, dinner, and of course cake! Anyone can tell how loving and supportive their family and friends are of their vows to love each other and start a new life together.

I felt privileged to be a part of their Special Day and wish them all the happiness they deserve in their future to come.

 

 

Visit our Wedding Page and Wedding Blogs

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I just had to share this action shot I captured of the Groom’s nephew playing wiffle ball in the gardens.  Too Cool!

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Twilight Portraits

Wedding Photography

Can you tell the last half of the wedding portraits were taken after Sunset and into Dusk? Twilight Portraits are a fun genre of wedding and portrait photography.  Typically great portraits are taken during the Golden Hour which is an hour before sunset.  Then comes Sunset, Twilight, Dusk, and Night.  After the sunsets there is still enough light during Twilight to capture really cool photos.  Then comes Dusk and then Night where if you have a pretty good flash system you can still get great portraits even in the dark believe it or not.  Also the Moon is still letting off a good amount of light which is why everyone loves taking photos of the moon.

Check out some more of my Twilight, Dusk, and Night Portraits below.

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Upbeat Contemporary Wedding

Set in the Downtown New London Waterfront of Connecticut this wedding was designed with a contemporary beach theme in mind.  The turquoise and black lanterns mixed with orange and white flowers set the perfect romantic evening around this fun-loving couple’s special night.  However, at the end of the day this wedding was all about FUN! They were more excited about their guests having fun, then their formal portraits.  They managed to make time for romantic piano portraits and urban styled outdoor photos before everyone danced the night away.  They also helped me embrace an appreciation for the true art of documentary photography.  I loved catering these wedding photos to the special couple, the family, their friends, and all of their personalities combined.  Photographing according to the energy of the crowd personalized the wedding gallery for this bride and groom.  I was privileged to witness such an energizing evening with loving family and friends supporting and honoring these newlyweds.