Hello, I'm Karen Kahn. Welcome to the Looking Up Photography blog, showcasing highlights of  client sessions, and useful information for your next session. Stay a while and enjoy!

The Deleary family is my most photographed client! From their engagement session to their civil wedding ceremony in Greenwich, to their maternity session for their first born, newborn session of their first born, baby milestone session, cake smash session, two family sessions, and then maternity session for their second born, newborn session for their second […]

As nature paints our surroundings in breathtaking hues of red, orange, and gold, I am thrilled to announce the availability of my exclusive Family Foliage Sessions in Greenwich, Connecticut. There is something truly magical about photographing families and little ones amidst the splendor of fall. The crisp, cool air, the rustling of leaves beneath your […]

As a professional family photographer, there are certain sessions that touch my heart and soul, capturing the essence of love and togetherness. The Lautersztain family beach portrait session was one such cherished experience. Against the backdrop of sun-kissed beach grasses and gentle waves, I had the privilege of freezing moments of joy shared between this […]

I was so excited and honored when this family was referred to me by the wonderful web reviews from my regular clients! This is an amazing family who wanted to be captured as they are, with their unique personalities and qualities on full display. The vibe of their family ensemble is the epitome of New […]

family of four sitting in the sand and grass on a Connecticut beach

Okay, I’m just going to say it – I don’t think I could live anywhere that’s completely landlocked. I can’t imagine not having the ocean nearby! • Some of my best memories revolve around the beach. Collecting shells … splashing in the water … shallow pools of water to explore. Even making sandcastles you know […]

newborn baby girl making a silly expression

The summer is full of fun, and lots of babies. I’m sure you’ve been to a few baby showers over the past few months! It seems like baby showers, backyard parties, and extra special get togethers are even more meaningful this year! Well, add another celebration to the list because that’s how I roll. I […]

I have been so excited at the thought of sharing this classic yet fun family studio newborn session! This session is proof that inspiration can come from anywhere (even the family dog). I loved this amazing family and the fact that mom Jackie wanted to include their small dog in the shoot. I always want […]

chunky newborn baby sleeping sideways in a farmhouse style basin lined with a chunky blanket

Baby season is a thing, and it’s upon us, friends! I have photographed so many newborns in the past few months! And let’s be honest – there isn’t anything that brings people together quite like an adorable new babe. I’m sharing a recent, spring studio newborn session to show you just some of the amazing […]

newborn baby girl loosely swaddled in neutral knit blanket

A new month means an adorable studio newborn session! This cuteness is brought to you by my clients Sue and Brian. Sue approached me with a beautiful concept, and I was all in. I couldn’t wait to arrange all the details. It ended up being a darling neutral floral, and simply styled session with the […]

newborn baby boy with the sweetest face, lying on a white blanket

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of planning and capturing this stupendous family newborn session for a family celebrating the birth of their newest family member, Teddy! We had so much fun celebrating this cutie and the rest of the family as well! Teddy’s mom Lori had a beautiful, coastal inspired vision that we […]