the value of online reviews

1655550_10153926669160456_1681459957_o_stompedOver the past few months I’ve been lucky to get to travel to some awesome US cities – mostly for work purposes but also with a bit of fun!

  • In January I traveled to Phoenix, AZ for the annual Imaging USA Conference hosted by PPA (which I am a proud member of for the past 3 years).


  • In March I traveled to Las Vegas for the worlds largest photography conference hosted by WPPI. It’s basically an opportunity for all of us photogs to totally geek out on all the new camera equipment and meet our idols in the biz.


  • And in April I traveled to Los Angeles to visit my best friend and do a little wedding planning. She is getting married at the end of the month and I am her maid-of-honor! It’s going to be so different being in front of the camera at a wedding – I’m excited!

But you know what I realized after visiting all three of these cities?

I found myself using my smart phone to look up local businesses and check out their customer reviews.  Almost every time I needed to find a good boutique, restaurant or bar I would make my decision based on how many stars the business received on Yelp or Google.

Since then I’ve made it a habit to leave reviews whenever I visit a new spot because I experienced first hand how valuable those reviews are! Just doin’ my part to help my fellow consumers out there!

If you can relate to the value of these reviews I would be so grateful to read

a quick review from you on my Yelp, Facebook or Google page!

Kellie Coughlin Photographer’s Google Places Page

Kellie Coughlin Photographer’s Yelp Page

Kellie Coughlin Photographer’s Facebook Page

One Year | Wylder

One of my favorite parts about being a wedding and portrait photographer is getting to bond with my clients. I love capturing these milestones in their lives and helping them remember these special moments forever. I feel that some of the strongest bonds I create are when I get to document a family through their Baby’s First Year. Watching them grow from nervous, soon-to-be parents at their maternity session all the way to glowing, proud Mom and Dad at the One Year session fills my heart with so much joy.

Wylder’s mom contacted me just over a year ago when she was 8 months pregnant and we scheduled her maternity portraits for just a few days later. When sweet Wylder arrived they invited me over to their home to capture his newborn portraits and I was so excited to visit them again a couple weeks ago while we celebrated Wylder’s first birthday!

Now they have a forever collection of beautiful portraits documenting their family during the first year of their handsome little son’s life!

I can’t believe it’s already been a year…

Wylder | One Year Portraits from Kellie Coughlin on Vimeo.



Mini Sessions | Mother’s Day

Introducing Mother’s Day Mini Sessions…

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Mini Sessions are available through Mother’s Day May 11th, 2014.

Appointments have limited availability and will fill up quickly.

Email me or call to schedule your session!  303-669-0700

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A few extra notes:

  • Mini Sessions are $99 for a scheduled 30 minute session at Kellie Coughlin Photographer’s studio, a personal online gallery of retouched images and (1) complimentary 8×10″.
  • Sessions are pre-paid via Square Market and are non-refundable.  If circumstances arrive where we can’t shoot at your scheduled time, we will reschedule.
  • Additional prints, digital files and photo gifts are available for purchase after you session.
  • At the end of your session we will schedule your Premiere for 10 days later.  At your Premiere we will view your retouched images and talk about how you’ll decorate your home with your beautiful new portraits.
  • Feel free to bring a couple different outfits to wear during your session. We’ll review the outfit choices before we shoot and choose which will be best.
  • I have partnered with a makeup artist and my favorite local hair salon for these mini-sessions.  Their services can be added on to your Mini Session Package.  I highly recommend investing in professional hair & makeup for these precious portraits.

Print and Photo Gift Prices:

  • Gift Prints: 4×6″ – $9 each  |  5×7″ – $19 each   |  8×10″  - $29 each   |  (8) wallets – $29 each
  • Albums start at $89, Canvas Prints start at $55
  • At your Premiere we will view my wide selection of Photogifts and their pricing.
  • Hi Res Digital Files are $50 each OR all files for $550