Author Archives: Kate Guertin

About Kate Guertin

Kate Guertin is a portrait photographer and owner of Sweetest Things Photography, specializing in newborns, children and families and based out of Central, Massachusetts. Former corporate marketing rep and mom-tographer turned pro, she is a young wife and mother of a beautiful little girl, Charlotte and a serial Netflix watcher. You can usually find her cleaning up yogurt spills, editing in sweatpants and adventuring in the aisles of Target looking for new photography props!

It’s not all the time that I show the back of my camera to the client BUT…sometimes with the loud, boisterous, child scolders, you have to let the image do the talking! The backseat photographer-mom enters the scene. Keeping control on a photo session is tough, y’all! When Mom Takes Control…and Won’t …

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What’s worse than a potential client turning you down for another photographer? A potential client telling you that you’re too expensive? A potential client saying they’ll book “possibly in the future”? A ghost. A ghost by definition is a person (in this case a potential or existing client) who inquires and initiates …

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If you’re a business owner you will eventually encounter this uncomfortable situation, saying the two scariest letters you’ll ever have to with a client… N. O. Saying “no” to a client can put you in a really awkward, sticky situation. It’s almost never fun but there’s definitely some great ways to help …

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Want to dive head first into cake smash photography? Here are our tips and tricks for achieving those sweet and savory images! Have you heard of the term “Cake Smash”? This type of 1st (or even 30th!) birthday photo shoot has become a fun way to capture all of the excitement of …

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Getting ready to jump head first into maternity photography?! Read on for our 13 secrets to success! Maternity photography is such a beautiful opportunity to capture the glowing mom to be right before the arrival of her new baby! You have the opportunity to make her feel like a million bucks, but …

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Wondering how to really knock the socks off the parents during a Fresh 48 session? Look no further! Check out our 14 tips and tricks to nailing your next session! A Fresh 48 session can be daunting! You know you have a limited amount of time, and both mama and baby are …

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