I am so so humbled by these words and feel so incredibly grateful for all my amazing clients. They are truly incredible people and I am so blessed that our paths crossed in this way! My hope with these incredibly kind words, is that if you're a potential client you'll get an idea of what it is like to be in front of my camera whether its an engagement shoot or a full wedding day! Thank you again to these sweet couples who took the time to write these testimonials. I am one lucky girl. xxx
Jenny + Keaton
Kate, the "yes!" girl!
I asked her, would you be willing to travel an hour and a half away? "yes!" Would you be willing to shoot by a lake in the middle of December? "yes!"
Can you squeeze me in next week before my reception? "yes!"
Are you going to make me take off my coat now... "YES!"
Kate bent over backwards to make things happen and she over delivered on product. I've never been photographed before with my husband so we both felt a little insecure in gazing into each other's eyes with an audience, but she made us feel so comfortable. We laughed, we joked, and we shivered. All to capture a moment in time that we will cherish forever. The photos turned out better than I could have ever imagined, I am so thankful!
Emma + John
Kate was an absolute JOY to work with from the get go. From the moment we reached out to her, we were definitely in good hands. She set up a neutral meeting spot (Starbucks) half way between both our homes making it convenient to meet up and introduce ourselves, go over questions, and let her know our vision. Her bubbly and enthusiastic personality instantly connected my husband and I to her. For someone who wasn’t up on the wedding lingo, we would try and describe a few things we liked and didn’t and Kate was able to depict our entire vision instantaneously. We were hooked.
We communicated here and there planning times to meet, questionnaires to fill out, or just check in to ask logistical questions. She was NEVER overbearing with harsh due dates on forms, or booking our engagement shoot. Kate is incredibly flexible and willing to make what works for you work for her.
Our engagement shoot….now this is where we finally got to see her magic. John, my husband and I weren’t certain where we wanted to take these everlasting pictures, but Kate of course had thoughts. The conservatory. And boy was she right, it was simply breathtaking. Taking mushy gushy pictures in front of a complete stranger isn’t weird right? HA, well, we were defiantly anxious about it at first, then Kate just made us giggle and be ourselves throughout the entirety of the photo shoot. This made us realize how amazing she is at what she does, and allowed us to truly see her abilities shine.
Fast-forward a few months, many email exchanges, and check ins here and there, our big day was finally here! Kate was in communication with our wedding coordinator, but also made time to make connections with John and I thought out the day to let us know she was there for US. She bonded in person and though her pictures with my Bridesmaids, moms, and grandma in the suite as we got our make-up and hair done. She created a beautiful setting outside with my dress and veil. Took the golf cart over to the groomsmen suite and took some amazing action shots of them together laughing and getting ready, and finally, she made our group shots a time to remember.
As we got our jitters our, Kate captured John and I as we had our first look, where you can see the anxiety subside as we were finally with each other, while witnessing the tears and hugs of happiness as this day finally arrived. Her work is truly extraordinary.
The rest of the night, she wasn’t anywhere to be found…..any guest would say, but looking at all the unbelievable shots she got, she was everywhere. Candid, planned, unplanned, tears, joy, love, happiness, she honestly captured it ALL! We were blown away by what we were presented with. Wish we could do it all over again, oh wait, we can with our pictures!
I would highly recommend Kate to anyone who is looking for a laid back, passionate, can-do/will-do, talented, kind, flexible person to capture the wholeness of your special day, whether it’s your wedding day, engagement/save the date photo shoot, or proposal, she is your gal.
Amber + Alex
Kate is a talented photographer and an amazing human being! We had never met Kate in person before the day of the wedding (the photographer who shot our engagement photos fell through for the wedding itself), but we knew we were in good hands after our first conversation on the phone. The day of the wedding she spent the entire day with us and captured beautiful moments. She did a wonderful job shooting our wedding and we couldn't be happier with our experience. Kate is warm, kind, and knows how to put a smile on everyone's face, highly recommend!
Kat + Brendan
Kate the Great(est!!)
But really, she’s the absolute best. I was one of the lucky few to know how talented Kate was, possibly before she even did, when her sister first showed me some of her work. So practically the minute after we got engaged, once I could think about details rather than just bubbly excitement I thought “Maybe Kate will shoot our wedding!” I literally didn’t know any details, except I knew that she would be perfect, and she was even better than I imagined.
Your wedding day, engagement photos, or photo session is an amazing way to get lifelong memories that truly capture a special time, and it can be daunting to try to select “the right person” for your day - someone who listens to what you want, and encourages you to be yourselves and makes you feel at ease during couples shoots. Even if I hadn’t already met Kate I would have been comfortable with her taking some truly emotional, intimate pictures, and that’s what you want on your wedding day - someone who captures you as a couple, your big day, and all your joy.
She worked seamlessly with all our vendors, friends, and family to capture our big day in a natural, not-obtrusive, non-demanding way. Both my parents and my in-laws have said multiple times how lovely she was to work with and how wonderful our pictures turned out.
She is not put off by storms, hikes, extreme temperatures, shooting at places she’s never been, or working with anyone, from family members to other wedding vendors and volunteers. When my grandma wouldn’t take off her yellow glasses for family shots, Kate just rolled with it. When our flower girl tried to be in every picture, Kate was able to get the shots she wanted and keep a 6 year old smiling when she got told no. When cousins demanded an impromptu whole family photo everyone was organized, pictures taken, and dispersed within 5 minutes max - even with the distractions of cupcakes and dancing. In fact, she made such an impression on everyone that my sister just recently had Kate photograph her wedding too!
AND HER PICTURES! Literally the best. Luckily you can see some amazing examples on her site because there is no way I could begin to explain their amazingness. She is the vendor you dream of finding - easy going, friendly, bubbly, organized, progressional, and extremely talented. Her love for love, weddings, family, and her work is abundantly clear and comes across in all she does, and we feel so lucky that was able to capture our big day.