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!

Greetings, wonderful readers! Join me as we dive into the details of Courtney and Charles’s family maternity session, capturing the essence of love, laughter, and a touch of elegance. As a seasoned family photographer, I had the pleasure of working with Courtney, Charles, and their adorable son Cayden (1 1/2 – view his Belly to […]

I am thrilled to share the beautiful story of a recent family maternity session, a heartwarming session that unfolded against the backdrop of my professionally lit studio in Greenwich Connecticut. As a professional newborn and family photographer, it’s always a privilege to document the anticipation and joy of growing families, and this darling family was […]

reclining pregnant mama with red hair, wearing jeans

I‘m so excited to share this gorgeous maternity session in the studio, today! The day I captured this pretty collection of images for Alice was so fun, and right away I couldn’t wait to see the photos out of my camera. First of all, Alice was the perfect subject. Second, there were just so many […]

Happiness looks good on Sandra and Andrew. This lovely couple recently welcomed their gorgeous little girl, Taylor, into the world, so it’s no wonder that they can’t help but smile! Sandra and Andrew’s love story started 9 years ago, when they met through mutual friends, and you can see that that love has only grown […]

Words can’t express how full of joy I was watching my dear friend Michal on her journey of motherhood. Thanks to this blog, you also were able to see her first maternity session with me, her first daughter as a newborn, and now her maternity and newborn sessions with her second daughter. I love looking […]

The journey from maternity to birth is one that usually isn’t walked alone. There is often the loving spouse walking alongside the whole way, supportive friends cheering us on every day, and family that will drop everything to help at a moment’s notice. This is especially true for Jennifer, and I had the wonderful opportunity […]

Not all photographers have the pleasure of following the journey a woman takes through motherhood, but I had the wonderful privilege of capturing a part of Armida’s journey. She and her husband Erik chose one of my Belly to Baby Packages, which includes a maternity session and a newborn session. We had a wonderful time in […]

Newborn sessions are my passion. So when this wonderful family from Stamford, CT got a hold of me to book their session, I was very excited to capture their special joy in my Greenwich, CT studio! Talking with parents Sandy and Julio made it clear how much they loved their new daughter, and how much […]

Over the moon dad and mom with firstborn, a baby boy, swaddled in delicate baby blue fabric for newborn portrait session

 There’s nothing like watching a friend you’ve known for years finally get something they’ve always wanted. That’s what I was able to experience when Peter married Natalia, and when they had their first child together. Peter has been my personal trainer for 8 years (I met him when my daughter was only 1!). I remember […]

Smiling mommy, daddy and big sister posed with baby girl with white flower headband swaddled in champagne wrap for newborn portrait session

A wonderful delight of mine is in seeing a family that is tight knit and woven together with love – so try to imagine how elated I was to capture this beautiful family in their maternity and newborn sessions! This wonderful four-piece lives in Westchester, CT, and ended up choosing my Belly to Baby Package, […]