Bachert Sneak Peek {Lewistown, Pa} Family Photographer

This beautiful family came into my life just a little over a year ago. I can’t even begin to describe how incredibly blessed my family is just by knowing them. From Adam spending a Saturday with my husband helping hang drywall, or dropping off a meal for us when we were having a difficult few weeks, to Alexis sneaking coffee and donuts on our doorstep on a rough day…

Thank you for your friendship, sweet friends. It’d be pretty lonely doing life without you.

Enjoy your sneak peek! ❤

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Miller Family Sneak Peek {Millersburg, Pa} Family Photographer

This beautiful family was such a joy to photograph!  Mom had responded to my model call a couple of months ago and let me tell you… I’m so glad she did because they made my job so incredibly easy!  Thank you so much for such an amazing evening, guys!  Enjoy! ❤

Interested in a family session?  Email me at info@katiebingamanphotography.com.  I’d LOVE to hear from you!447a5747-copy-adv

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McKee Sneak Peek {Lewistown, Pa} Children’s Photographer

I first met Camden when he was just 14 hours old!  He was my very first Fresh 48 session.  (You can view those photos here.)  I cannot believe he is ALREADY one!  I feel like I was just at the hospital meeting and photographing him!

While he gave us a run for our money during his session, we got some really great images and I’m so excited to be sharing these! Enjoy your sneak peek! ❤McKee_52 copy

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Mommy & Me Limited Edition Sessions {Lewistown, Pa} Photographer

Calling all Mamas out there!!!  Let’s be honest for a moment.  Aside from “selfies” from your cell phone… when was the last time you were in a photo with your kiddos?  A few months… over a year?

Seriously, figure it out for a moment… I’ll wait.

Now, when was the last time you’ve actually printed out one of those photos?  Has it been even longer?  My guess is it probably has been.

There are two things I’ve been discovering over the last few years since I began my own business.  Women are very self conscious about being in front of the camera.  And don’t get me wrong… I understand that.  But if you knew how many times I’ve heard “after I lose some weight”…

Let me tell you something…

Your kids don’t care what your pant size is… they want you in those memories with them.  Here is a FANTASTIC blog post from another photographer about just this.

The other thing I’m discovering: people rarely print their photos.  It gets put in a drawer and on their to do list.  Sometimes it happens but more than likely, it doesn’t.  More often than not, the photos end up on Facebook wall and Instagram feed but not on the walls of your home.

Ladies, we have got to start doing better at this.  We need to make a conscious effort to get in those photos with our children AND we need to print those memories.

Twenty years from now… do you want to be showing your kids photos on your Facebook wall or on the walls of your home? 

Mommy & Me LI Session 2016❤ I’m so excited to be offering these sessions again this year. Email me to book your appointment!  ❤

Creative fee includes:

20 minute session

In-person viewing of your gallery within 3 weeks

3 – 8×10’s of your choice

3 watermarked, web-ready images for social media use

Necklace with your choice of image (see image below)

Option to purchase more prints and products

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A bittersweet day…

Today there is an appointment on my calendar that I won’t be able to make… Not because I don’t want to be there but because she was called home to Jesus on Easter Sunday… just one week before our scheduled session.

I was so looking forward to seeing her again, photographing her with her pigtails/pony tail, capturing those big beautiful eyes…

The week leading up to Easter Sunday I had been keeping an eye on the weather to make sure it would be a good temperature for her and planning what poses I would do.  I was even debating buying a new lens I’ve been wanting to get for over a year just so I could capture the very best photos for her and her parents.

On Sunday, when I heard what had happened, I broke down.  Why couldn’t I have rearranged my schedule, I wish I would’ve known this was going to happen…

…If only… if only…

Today, the day of our appointment, I’m now going to a different location but I’m going with the same little girl on my mind and with my camera in my hand…

You see, I’m meeting up with a couple hundred people… people’s whose lives have been impacted by this little life and we are going to celebrate her and show her parents what an inspiration they have been to us and how much we love and support them.

Today, one little girl may be absent but she will never be forgotten…

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Sanderson Sneak Peek {Lewistown, Pa} Cake Smash Session

Ella’s momma and I have been planning her one year session for several months.  A few days before her session the weather wasn’t looking too favorable for travel.  We decided to reschedule and it’s a good thing we did because that’s when we got the blizzard!  I have to say, I was kind of disappointed we had to reschedule because I had been looking forward to this session.  However, my girls really did enjoy playing in all of the snow.

Finally, two weeks later we did Ella’s session and, while she really made us work for smiles, she did an AMAZING job!

Happy birthday, Ella!  I had so much fun with you!

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King Sneak Peek {Lewistown, Pa} Maternity Photographer

I am so bad about blog posting!  While I was cleaning up my mess of a desk today because I thought I lost a check I hadn’t deposited I remembered it has been months since I blogged.  Side note: My desk is now super clean and I DID already deposit that check… I really need an accountant and an assistant. 😂

Have I ever mentioned how organized and a little OCD I was before kids.  Not only have they stolen my brain cells but my energy to be organized….

Anyway… here is the first session up to be blogged!  I went to school with Melanie and we reconnected after I moved back from Arkansas a few years back.  Her daughter and my daughter, Genesis, are about the same age so we’ve been having play dates the last couple of years.

During one of our girls’ play dates, I brought her down to my studio and we had a little fun.  (My mom was generous enough to stop by and hang out with the kids… so I guess it was kind of a mommy play date. 😂)

Here’s just a few from our session including an impromptu bestie session with our girls. ❤ Enjoy!

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These girls are two peas in a pod! ❤