Monthly Archives: May 2012

Trash The Dress with Nikki.

I had the most wonderful opportunity to finally do a session I’ve wanted to do for awhile.  It’s called a “Trash the Dress” session.  A very popular session with brides after their wedding day is over.  Will you ever wear your wedding gown again?  If not…have some fun with it.  Contact me for more details…

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  • ElizabethMay 30, 2012 - 12:07 pm

    Catherine, these photos are stunning! I wish I did something like this with my wedding gown. I don’t think it would fit be now. 🙁ReplyCancel

  • ElizabethMay 30, 2012 - 12:07 pm

    Catherine, these photos are stunning! I wish I did something like this with my wedding gown. I don’t think it would fit be now. 🙁ReplyCancel

  • MarkMay 30, 2012 - 12:44 pm

    Wonderful images.ReplyCancel

  • MarkMay 30, 2012 - 12:44 pm

    Wonderful images.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaMay 30, 2012 - 1:04 pm

    Catherine these are so lovely. Beautiful lighting and the bride is gorgeous. Awesome work.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaMay 30, 2012 - 1:04 pm

    Catherine these are so lovely. Beautiful lighting and the bride is gorgeous. Awesome work.ReplyCancel

  • JulieMay 30, 2012 - 3:24 pm

    Nikki your photos are as beautiful as you. Great job Catherine!ReplyCancel

  • JulieMay 30, 2012 - 3:24 pm

    Nikki your photos are as beautiful as you. Great job Catherine!ReplyCancel

  • MargieMay 30, 2012 - 6:40 pm

    I LOVE LOVE this whole concept and these pictures are wonderful. I especially like the black n white with the flowers in color!! Great job!ReplyCancel

  • MargieMay 30, 2012 - 6:40 pm

    I LOVE LOVE this whole concept and these pictures are wonderful. I especially like the black n white with the flowers in color!! Great job!ReplyCancel

  • PatMay 30, 2012 - 7:26 pm

    Awesome job, beautiful model. Good shoot for sure.ReplyCancel

  • PatMay 30, 2012 - 7:26 pm

    Awesome job, beautiful model. Good shoot for sure.ReplyCancel

  • Daphne EllenburgMay 30, 2012 - 9:17 pm

    What a fun shoot. Beautiful lighting for a beautiful bride.ReplyCancel

  • Daphne EllenburgMay 30, 2012 - 9:17 pm

    What a fun shoot. Beautiful lighting for a beautiful bride.ReplyCancel

  • NikkiMay 31, 2012 - 12:08 pm

    This was such a great day! I had so much fun and I would recommend doing something like this to anyone. Yes, the water was freezing but it made it all worth it in the end to see all the amazing pictures you took. 🙂 Thanks again Catherine, I couldn’t have made these memories without you!ReplyCancel

  • NikkiMay 31, 2012 - 12:08 pm

    This was such a great day! I had so much fun and I would recommend doing something like this to anyone. Yes, the water was freezing but it made it all worth it in the end to see all the amazing pictures you took. 🙂 Thanks again Catherine, I couldn’t have made these memories without you!ReplyCancel

  • SharonJune 1, 2012 - 6:43 pm

    Catherine, these are so beautiful and I love this idea!ReplyCancel

  • SharonJune 1, 2012 - 6:43 pm

    Catherine, these are so beautiful and I love this idea!ReplyCancel

  • JannelJune 4, 2012 - 11:37 am

    Very Beautiful …….Breath taking Images.ReplyCancel

  • JannelJune 4, 2012 - 11:37 am

    Very Beautiful …….Breath taking Images.ReplyCancel

  • AdrianJune 23, 2012 - 9:03 pm

    These pictures came out absolutely amazing!! I can’t believe how beautiful my girl looks!! I love all of these pictures!!ReplyCancel

  • AdrianJune 23, 2012 - 9:03 pm

    These pictures came out absolutely amazing!! I can’t believe how beautiful my girl looks!! I love all of these pictures!!ReplyCancel

Revolutionary Day in CT.

This past Friday, the 5th grade at Windermere School in Ellington participated in an all day affair to experience what life might have been like for the early colonists during the time of the Revolutionary War.  The American War of Independence which took place during the years of 1775-1783.  The students have been studying the…

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  • SuzanneMay 27, 2012 - 11:23 am

    These photos tell quite the story for the kids and adults alike. Thank you Catherine for taking these. Great memories.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaMay 28, 2012 - 8:36 am

    What a wonderful documentation for a very significant time in history and mostly for the kids. Beautifully done Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • Theresa DaSilva GentileMay 28, 2012 - 9:22 am

    So glad you captured this day…the kids all had a fantastic day! Your pictures are incredible!!ReplyCancel

  • SharonMay 30, 2012 - 6:37 am

    What great photos of a great event!ReplyCancel

  • Donna M.June 2, 2012 - 9:51 am

    Wonderful photos. I enjoyed looking through them all. The kids looked like they really enjoyed the day and it’s nice the school does this type of event for them.ReplyCancel

Up Close with Ally

Project 52 ~ Week 20 Theme for this week’s challenge “Closer.” I enjoyed the challenge this week. I tried something new to get this image…can anyone guess?  It’s fun and easy and if you look CLOSER you may figure it out. It’s three pieces of mirror taped together to make a triangle.  My model and…

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  • asmplelifeMay 26, 2012 - 7:42 am

    what a great idea! looks fantastic =]ReplyCancel

  • asmplelifeMay 26, 2012 - 7:42 am

    what a great idea! looks fantastic =]ReplyCancel

  • SharonMay 26, 2012 - 10:00 am

    This is awesome and so creative, I love it!ReplyCancel

  • SharonMay 26, 2012 - 10:00 am

    This is awesome and so creative, I love it!ReplyCancel

  • JulieMay 26, 2012 - 4:21 pm

    Cool shot!ReplyCancel

  • JulieMay 26, 2012 - 4:21 pm

    Cool shot!ReplyCancel

  • AnastasiaMay 27, 2012 - 6:35 am

    Catherine, It doesn’t seem to matter what your subject is – you seem to make each one a masterpiece!ReplyCancel

  • AnastasiaMay 27, 2012 - 6:35 am

    Catherine, It doesn’t seem to matter what your subject is – you seem to make each one a masterpiece!ReplyCancel

  • CatherineMay 27, 2012 - 6:49 am

    Anastasia, That is one of the nicest compliments I have ever gotten. Thank you very much for your kind words. They truly mean a lot to me.

    I thank all you ladies for such nice words. I greatly appreciate them.ReplyCancel

  • CatherineMay 27, 2012 - 6:49 am

    Anastasia, That is one of the nicest compliments I have ever gotten. Thank you very much for your kind words. They truly mean a lot to me.

    I thank all you ladies for such nice words. I greatly appreciate them.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaMay 28, 2012 - 8:39 am

    How creative! Love this idea and Ally made for a super cute model. Nicely done Catherine.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaMay 28, 2012 - 8:39 am

    How creative! Love this idea and Ally made for a super cute model. Nicely done Catherine.ReplyCancel

Ferns…they come up a winner!

Project 52 ~ Week 20 Theme for this week’s challenge “Patterns.” This week’s challenge brought me outside to my gardens.  It was another week of rain on and off and things were looking very bright…and green!  My gardens are starting to fill in very nicely and I love some of the ferns in them so…

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  • IrelaMay 20, 2012 - 11:18 am

    Wonderful focus, intense color. Another great interpretation. Congrats on your feature. Well deserved.ReplyCancel

  • IrelaMay 20, 2012 - 11:18 am

    Wonderful focus, intense color. Another great interpretation. Congrats on your feature. Well deserved.ReplyCancel

  • JudyMay 21, 2012 - 1:43 pm

    This is so rich and has such depth. Nice job!ReplyCancel

  • JudyMay 21, 2012 - 1:43 pm

    This is so rich and has such depth. Nice job!ReplyCancel

Little Miss N.

What a wonderful time I had with little Miss N. while she tip toed through the daffodils trying to find the most perfect ones to pick for her Mom.   With all smiles it warmed my heart as I captured these moments.  Here’s a sneak peak just for Mom.  Enjoy!

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  • Jennifer T.May 18, 2012 - 2:17 pm

    Catherine these are so beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer T.May 18, 2012 - 2:17 pm

    Catherine these are so beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Bette McDonaldMay 18, 2012 - 5:11 pm

    Catherine..again you captured the moment!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Bette McDonaldMay 18, 2012 - 5:11 pm

    Catherine..again you captured the moment!!!!ReplyCancel

  • JulieMay 19, 2012 - 11:23 am

    Wonderful.ReplyCancel

  • JulieMay 19, 2012 - 11:23 am

    Wonderful.ReplyCancel

  • SharonMay 20, 2012 - 7:22 am

    Catherine, just another amazing group of photos. Love them all.ReplyCancel

  • SharonMay 20, 2012 - 7:22 am

    Catherine, just another amazing group of photos. Love them all.ReplyCancel

  • AleinaMay 20, 2012 - 9:22 am

    She’s so adorable and super photogenic. These are great 😀ReplyCancel

  • AleinaMay 20, 2012 - 9:22 am

    She’s so adorable and super photogenic. These are great 😀ReplyCancel

  • linda guastamachioMay 27, 2012 - 12:21 am

    Very nice. I believe you have a real eye for children’s photography. Love the hat. Very cute.ReplyCancel

  • linda guastamachioMay 27, 2012 - 12:21 am

    Very nice. I believe you have a real eye for children’s photography. Love the hat. Very cute.ReplyCancel