You’ve decided to hire a family photographer. You are about to have that amazing feeling that comes from being seen, accepted and celebrated just as you are. But, between here and there is a big decision: Who will you hire? It’s important that you find the right person.

How to Find the Right Family Photographer for You

Here are four of my favorite tips for summer 2022.

Summer Photo Tips

Two kids playing on the playground.

If you are not reading this on your smart phone, I bet your smart phone is within arm’s reach! And, that phone probably has an impressive built-in camera. With that camera riding around in your pocket all day, why consider professional photos for your family? Good question!

Why Hire a Professional Photographer when Your Phone Camera is with You All the Time?

You’ve thought about getting professional family photos taken, but something is holding you back. I get it. Many of my clients felt that way before they booked. One of these four myths might be holding you back.

Four Myths about Professional Family Photos

I recently submitted my second round of Vermont Minimum Course of Study (MCOS) forms for home school. Along the way I’ve learned some ways to streamline the process and to make my life less stressful.

Vermont MCOS Tips

Your family photo session needs to be a time to capture gorgeous family photos. I also want you and yours to be very comfortable at the session. So, there are lots of non-photography steps I take along the way.

How I Ensure a Relaxed Photo Session

I recently submitted my first Vermont EOYA (End of Year Assessment). I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the process is not that hard! These simple tips will get you through it painlessly too.

Vermont EOYA Tips

Carving precious time out from a family reunion for photos is an investment that will pay dividends for generations. And, with the right photographer, it will actually be one of the most enjoyable parts of your time together.

Five Reasons to Hire a Family Reunion Photographer

Managing challenges we face personally, in our work and with our families can be hard. One of the places I turn for inspiration and ideas is books. Today I’m sharing three books that have inspired me lately.

Three Books that Have Inspired Me Lately

Today I’m sharing three easy ideas for childhood photos from infancy through the teen years. These are photos I would include in any photo session, but you can capture them on your own too.

Three Annual Must-have Childhood Photos

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Kate Farrell is a professional lifestyle family photographer based in Williston, Vermont, serving the greater Chittenden County area including Williston, Richmond, Jericho, Underhill, Hinesburg, Huntington, Charlotte, Shelburne, Burlington, South Burlington, Winooski and Colchester.