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harrisburg family photographer

YOUR HARRISBURG Family Photography Experience



Let's remember the little things

"We regret getting family photos." SAID NO ONE EVER.

Family photos hold a timeless significance that goes beyond the present moment. They're a treasure for your children, grandchildren, and a legacy that lasts forever. Before you know it, your little ones will be starting their own families. Freezing these precious moments in time is key. Imagine looking back at the memories your family created each year as you grow older. That's why capturing your family should be an experience that's genuine, joyful, and true to who you are!

As your Harrisburg Family photographer, I'm here to offer you a delightful and stress-free family experience (filled with cheesy jokes and belly laughs, of course).I want those heartwarming memories to forever live in your heart – the gapped tooth smiles, the delicate grip of their little fingers wrapped around yours, the warmth of their presence snuggled in your embrace. I want you to etch in your mind the image of your son's eyes crinkling with laughter, or the way your daughter gazes lovingly at her daddy, filling your heart with an explosion of pure joy.

All you need to do is show up and be yourselves, and I'll take care of the rest. Let's create timeless family moments that capture the essence of your unique bonds and the love that envelops your family. 

Let's kick off this chat! I'm eager to learn all the details—from the number of people joining your session to the season of life you're currently in and the things your family loves doing together!

Reach out, and let's dive into the vision for your session. We'll discuss what you'd love to capture, find the perfect date for you, and lock it into the calendar. Get ready, because the fun is just getting started!

1. say hi!

Once you're all set on my calendar, we'll dive into planning your session! Pick your preferred location type—whether it's a scenic open field, serene forest, my Harrisburg photography studio, or any other choice—and I'll assist in finding the perfect spot.

I've got your back when it comes to choosing the perfect outfits for your session! We'll chat about what to wear, explore the colors that complement each other best, and I'll guide you on how to rock your session with style. Let's make sure you all look fantastic! 


I'm here to be your guide every step of the way, ready to assist and support you. Feel free to ask any questions that come to mind, knowing that I'll always be here for you. You're not alone in this incredible maternity journey—I've got your back!

3. ask me anything

The moment has arrived—your session is here! Get ready to feel like absolute rockstars, you and your family. Fun is at the forefront of our family sessions. While I'm committed to capturing all those must-have family photos, I also want to ensure you're laughing and having a blast. We'll play some games, maybe determine the family member with the stinkiest feet (for a good laugh!), and just enjoy a great time together. Let the fun begin!

4. your session

Hooray! Your session is officially wrapped up! Anticipate your proofing gallery arriving within a week of the session. Once you've dried those happy tears from seeing your beautiful family, you can pick your favorites for digital download.

5. your photos






The Family Process

it's more than "just family photos"

This is your family's legacy. I'm not in the business of giving you some fleeting memories that will be lost to a failed hard drive or simply forgotten 10 iPhone releases down the road. I'm bringing back the tradition of lining your walls with priceless heirlooms that your children's children will gaze at as they bound down your halls every Thanksgiving. Let's trade the peel & stick photo albums that tarnish over time for heirloom masterpieces that will keep your family young and vibrant, at least in print, for generations to come.


Love, Laughter, Connection


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There is nothing quite as priceless as a memory. Photos only become more valuable as each year passes by. With a solid 5 star rating on Google, families agree that a session with me is a one of a kind, memorable experience that results in gorgeous photos of their children & family.

To book your family session, you'll need to pay a session fee and sign a contract. This fee includes my time and expertise as your photographer, ensuring a safe environment, and access to my studio and wardrobe. Keep in mind that prints and other products are available for purchase separately.

Family sessions start at $600


Session fee covers my time, talent, use of props/wardrobe
Artwork & product purchases are an add on and not required 



Kate has such a wonderful gift of capturing touching moments amidst chaos. She connects beautifully with kids and creates a relaxing session. From all of her guides to support your location choices, and help on organizing 10 very different people to coordinate outfits, Kate answered every question timely and effortlessly to make the entire experience wonderful. Highly recommend!


I can't recommend Kate McCord Photography enough! Not only are her photos amazing (which you can clearly see on her website), but what you don't "see" is the ease in which she takes the photos. She is professional but relaxed, which certainly helped my family of 5, which included my 4-legged son, feel at ease during our session. Thanks so much, Kate!


Kate is the best, hands down! We have tried several photographers in the area looking for the right fit. I knew within the first few moments of working with her that she was "it!" Not only was she kind, genuine, easy to work with, and never rushed us…but her work is absolutely stunning!!


Kate is amazing! She was so good with all my kids and made it a fun experience. Her photos are unbelievably beautiful, and I will definitely use her again going forward!


Always amazing photos of our boys to cherish. Even if it’s just them running around, Kate captures normal moments in our life and makes them beautiful!


AMAZING! No other words. Kate went to great lengths and was able to get breathtaking photos of my almost 2 year old daughter (who was doing everything but cooperating)! 1000% recommend. You will not be disappointed!


Our experience with Kate has been amazing. She was great with getting our 5 month old to look at the camera, how to sit/stand and interact with each other. Professional but laid back and made us feel comfortable. We will definitely be back for more family pictures in the future!


Kate was awesome during our photos. She didn’t mind the fact that my toddler would have rather of been playing soccer. We can’t wait to see the rest of pictures. We haven’t had the best luck with responsive photographers in the past so hearing from Kate every time I had a question was amazing! If you are looking for a photographer I can’t recommend Kate enough.


Kate is always the BEST! From her fantastic personality to her high quality work, you can't ask for a better photographer!

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