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It is always such a great honor when people from my “younger years” contact me to document important events for them. I attended high school and played on the soccer team with Allyson’s sister, Sara. When Allyson & Dave contacted me about photographing their wedding, I was just thrilled! It’s awesome to be there for the next step in their story.:)

Once again storms and rain threatened all day and even though the ceremony was moved indoors in anticipation of a big storm, the {quick} rain shower held off until the reception was well underway. Botched plans aside, the one thing that I do love about stormy days are the AMAZING sunsets we can get! Perfect for delicious sunset portraits.

Enjoy some of my favorites from Allyson & Dave’s beautiful wedding at The Old Lantern. I just love all the lemony details!! Their slideshow is at the end if you prefer something spiffier.  Be well, Kathleen

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Allyson’s white peony bouquet was just amazing! So delicate and elegant. A perfect backdrop too!

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Congratulations Allyson & Dave!! It was such a pleasure to work with you, your family and your friends.

To enjoy more of Allyson & Dave’s wedding day, check out their slideshow below.:) Be sure to leave them some love in the comments section below. Couples love seeing who has checked out their wedding feature!

Thank you to the awesome team of vendors, family, and friends that helped to make Allyson & Dave’s wedding day picture perfect!!

Getting Ready Location: Courtyard Burlington Harbor | Ceremony & Reception Location: The Old Lantern | Photography: North Photography LLC  | Music: Top Hat Entertainment | Florist: Family Friend | Officiant: Jason Lorber, JP | Catering: The Old Lantern| Cake: The Old Lantern | Hair & Make-Up: Full Spectrum Salon | Invitation Suite: Paperless Post

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  • July 29, 2015 - 5:43 pm

    Patti Holmes - Allyson and Dave you are a beautiful couple! Seeing you so happy is a thrill! Wishing you many, many years of wedded bliss!

    The pictures are outstanding!

    Best Wishes,

    PattiReplyCancel

  • July 30, 2015 - 9:08 am

    Lynn Bixby - Allyson and Dave – Such beautiful pictures!! Wishing you many years of happiness!

    LynnReplyCancel

  • July 30, 2015 - 11:29 am

    Beth - Allyson and Dave,
    Loved seeing the pictures! They are wonderful!! You are a beautiful couple! Wishing you many, many years of Happiness!
    Best wishes,
    BethReplyCancel

Melissa & Rich brightened the 4th of July this year with their fantastic wedding day! Hosted at the beautiful Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm in Vermont, we dodged the potential of raindrops the whole afternoon. Alas, the weather was in our favor and it was a beautiful day for a fabulous couple. Wait until you see the fantastic prop Rich brought along!! Enjoy their slideshow at the end.:)And CONGRATULATIONS again to Melissa & Rich. Be well, Kathleen

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Melissa’s sister, mom and dad helped her get ready. A family affair! It was really sweet how they each helped. north_photography_vermont_wedding_photographer_2015__0983north_photography_vermont_wedding_photographer_2015__0984

Rain rain, go away! We have a First Look to do today!

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Rich’s first love with his new love!

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The best of both for you Rich! Va-va voom Melissa!!!

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Their wedding cake from La Brioche was a work of art!

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Melissa’s dad’s toast had everyone in stitches!

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Party on!

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Congratulations Melissa & Rich!! It was such a pleasure to work with you, your family and your friends.

To enjoy more of Melissa & Rich’s wedding day, check out their slideshow below.:) Be sure to leave them some love in the comments section below. Couples love seeing who has checked out their wedding feature!

Thank you to the awesome team of vendors, family, and friends that helped to make Melissa & Rich’s wedding day picture perfect!!

Location: The Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm | Photography: North Photography LLC  | Music: Friend  | Florist: Petals Floral Design | Officiant: The Vermont Parsonne: Annie Alexander-Kramer | Catering: The Quechee Inn| Cake: La Brioche | Hair & Make-Up: Christy Wong | Favors: Sugarbush Farm

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  • July 27, 2015 - 9:34 pm

    Mary (Mom) - Mel and rich,

    Your photos really capture the wonderful day of your wedding. It was a beautiful wedding and enjoyed by all. Kathleen did an amazing job capturing all of the many special moments.ReplyCancel

    • July 27, 2015 - 9:50 pm

      Kaht - Thank you Mary! You’re so sweet. :) It really was an amazing wedding!ReplyCancel

  • July 28, 2015 - 2:53 pm

    Lexi - Amazing photos! Really enjoyed looking at them and reliving the day! Thanks Kathleen and congrats again Mel and Rich!ReplyCancel

Jessica & Chad’s wedding was an awesome event that took place at the charming Whitcomb Barn. A fantastic celebration that lacked in nothing and was full of laughter, good times, and overall, a ton of love!! With a color palette of purples, blues, green and grey and some good old country flair, a beautiful wedding celebration came together for a fabulous couple. Enjoy some of my favorites below and check out their slideshow at the end.

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I just LOVED Jessica’s wedding gown! So elegant and absolutely perfect for her.

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Congratulations Jessica & Chad!! It was such a pleasure to work with you, your family and your friends.

To enjoy more of Jessica & Chad’s wedding day, check out their slideshow below.:) Be sure to leave them some love in the comments section below. Couples love seeing who has checked out their wedding feature!

Thank you to the awesome team of vendors, family, and friends that helped to make Jessica & Chad’s wedding day picture perfect!!

Location: Whitcomb Barn | Photography: North Photography LLC  | Music: Top Hat DJ | Florist: Family Friend | Officiant: Groom’s Uncle | Catering: Tatros Catering | Cake: Groom’s Aunt | Hair & Make-Up: Bride’s Aunt | Chairs & Linens: VT Tent Company 

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  • July 29, 2015 - 8:54 pm

    Nancy and Fred Little - Beautiful memories of a very special day! So happy we could share that day with you. We love you both.ReplyCancel

A darling wedding to kick of the warmer months! Cynthia & Lloyd were married at the beautiful Grand Isle Lake House on a perfect afternoon. The colors, details, laughter and love were a joy to photograph! Enjoy some of my favorites below along with their slideshow.

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A beautiful family!

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This panoramic of Lake Champlain is going to look awesome in their album!!

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The toasts were heart warming and funny. Cynthia’s children, Mira & Nick, even performed a song! You can hear it in the slideshow.;)

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To enjoy more of Cynthia & Lloyd’s wedding day, check out their slideshow below.:) Be sure to leave them some love in the comments section below. Couples love seeing who has checked out their wedding feature!

Thank you to the awesome team of vendors, family, and friends that helped to make Cynthia & Lloyd’s wedding day picture perfect!!

Location & Catering: Grand Isle Lake House | Photography: North Photography LLC  | Music: Dayve Huckett Trio | Florist: Just Weddings | Officiant: Laurie Jordan 

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  • June 3, 2015 - 8:22 am

    Cynthia Packert - Kathleen, you have truly captured the spirit of the day! Your photographs are spectacular. We are so happy you where are photographer, and you were so easy and fun to work with. Thank you thank you thank you!ReplyCancel

  • June 3, 2015 - 11:58 am

    Carrie Wiebe - Oh, this brought tears to my eyes!! Beautiful!!ReplyCancel

  • June 3, 2015 - 7:42 pm

    Audrey Looes - What a beautiful album to remember your very special day! You both look fabulous and we wish you many years of happiness. The flowers were all beautiful, especially your bouquet. And Mira & Nick’s performance – priceless!ReplyCancel

  • June 3, 2015 - 11:06 pm

    Terry McElroy - I loved the photographs – what a beautiful bride and a spectacular dress! And where did Mira get that voice! I’m so happy for you and Lloyd.ReplyCancel

  • June 8, 2015 - 3:27 pm

    Just Weddings - LOVE! Kaht your photos are so full of emotion! I love it all! Beautiful wedding for a lovely couple. So honored to have been a part!ReplyCancel

A quick share from Cynthia & Lloyd’s beautiful wedding at the Grand Isle Lake House last weekend. It could not have been more perfect a day for such a sweet couple and family! More to come.

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Florals by Just Weddings and henna by Heartfire Henna.

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  • May 29, 2015 - 8:28 am

    MK - LOVE!ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2015 - 9:05 am

    Cynthia Packert - These are gorgeous–you really have captured the love and happiness. Can’t wait for more!
    CynthiaReplyCancel

  • June 2, 2015 - 9:43 am

    Carrie Wiebe - These photos are sweet and vibrant. A beautiful reflection of those precious moments.ReplyCancel

Recently I was nominated by one of my Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep families to be the Volunteer of the Month. NILMDTS is an an infant bereavement photography program that has over 1600 volunteers worldwide that donate their time and skill to families experiencing the loss of a baby. There are 4 of us in the greater Burlington area alone. It is an honor beyond words for me to receive this just as it is an honor to be able to make photographs for these babies and their families.

Thank you so much Rachel & Dan for recognizing me in this way. I am so glad to have met your sweet Jack. He will always have a special place in my memories.

nilmdts_logo1 March 2015 Volunteer of the Month
This nomination was sent in by a family Kathleen Porter served in Vermont.

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Here is the family’s story in their own words:

“We learned of NILMDTS through social media and thought it was a nice organization, but never expected to have need of its services. A couple months later we discovered we were expecting our second child, and by mid-pregnancy, we were told he would never live. I immediately thought of NILMDTS and found and contacted Kathleen – the area coordinator.

She had a 45 minute trip in and did not want to miss the potential of catching Jack alive. She appeared during the final stages of labor, and if I hadn’t been informed, I never would have known. She moved quietly and seamlessly among the medical staff, capturing intimate images of our final steps in the journey of carrying our son.

The respect and care she showed toward Jack and our family holds such meaning to us. The process left Jack’s body battered, bruised, and broken- Kathleen was able to offer us an edited photograph through email the night we left the hospital so we had something beautiful to balance our mental images of his tiny body. Unknown to us at the time of delivery, Kathleen actually did TWO NILMDTS sessions at the hospital that day. She drove in during early morning to provide photographs for another family and stayed through the afternoon to do a session with Jack. The poise and grace she demonstrated throughout our time with her speaks to her character. I vividly remember her kind smile and sweet demeanor as she interacted with us.

Recently, I tried to attain vital and legal records of our son, Jack. The state of Vermont does not issue any type of legal documentation for a still birth. The ONLY proof of my son’s existence are the photographs done by Kathleen and provided by Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep. These images and memories are priceless.

‘Thank you’ cannot begin to encompass the amount of gratitude my family has for your organization and the volunteers like Kathleen. Because of these photographs, we have a tangible memory of Jack we can share with his big sister and any future siblings. God bless each of you for all the work you do.”

 Congratulations Kathleen!  Please accept our sincere thanks for being such a wonderful volunteer. We appreciate you! 

If any photographer or retouch artist is interested in volunteering for this amazing program, you can reach more and sign up here.

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  • July 27, 2015 - 9:49 pm

    suz - How incredibly sad it must be to witness this behind the lens. I can only imagine how calming you are to families in such a tragic time. What a special testimony.ReplyCancel

Warm and cozy is a great way to describe Chris & Nikki’s wedding day. Yes, it was a typical chilly Winter day in Vermont and there were a few goosebumps, but between the roaring fireplaces, the cozy barn, beautiful scarves & mittens, the intimate setting, and a beyond fabulous custom coat, the day was perfectly warm and cozy. The Red Clover Inn blew the socks off all the guests with their amazing 5-course meal and a trio of talented musicians entertained with beautiful music throughout the evening. It was a wonderful kick-off to the 2015 wedding season!

Congratulations Chris & Nikki! It has been a real joy to get to know you both over the past few months. Your playful natures, beautiful love, and thoughtful organization always put a smile on my face. Thank you for choosing me!

Enjoy a few of my favorite images from Chris & Nikki’s wedding day.

 Chris helped Nikki get ready. It was really sweet and a definite change from the norm.

Per a special request I dusted off my medium format film camera to play with some film! Unlike digital it definitely took a little time to pause, meter light, compose in reverse, manual focus and then actually take the picture, but I am pleased with the results.:)Film is and always will be so delicious!

The barn at Red Clover Inn is really nice for a smaller wedding ceremony. They had a heater to keep is nice and toasty.

It was such fun watching the kitchen at Red Clover Inn whip out these amazing dishes! They do chef wine pairing dinners which I definitely need to check out!

The snow started falling just as dinner started. Luckily all of the guests were staying onsite or nearby because the roads became messier as the night went on. It did make for a beautiful portrait though! Winter romance at its finest.

Congratulations Chris & Nikki! You two are tops in my book.:)To enjoy more of Chris & Nikki’s wedding day, check out their slideshow below.:) Be sure to leave them some love in the comments section below. Couples love seeing who has checked out their wedding feature!

Thank you to the awesome team of vendors, family, and friends that helped to make Chris & Nikki’s wedding day picture perfect!!

Location: Red Clover Inn | Catering: Red Clover Inn |Photography: North Photography LLC  | Pianist & Singers: Jonathan Andre & Aimee Rose| Florist: Faris Farm Flowers |  Cupcakes: Snowflake Cupcakes| Make-Up & Hair: Hair by Holly| Officiant: Greg Trulson | Piano Rental: Frederick Johnson Piano | Stationary: Invitations by Dawn | Transportation: Gramps Shuttle | Sound Equipment Rental: Dark Star Productions | Scarves: Quality Fleece

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  • January 23, 2015 - 5:37 pm

    Deb - Beautiful! Congratulations! Best Wishes for a happy and healthy life together!ReplyCancel

  • January 23, 2015 - 6:34 pm

    Cara - omg! The pictures are amazing! And that weekend was so much fun! You both looked amazing!ReplyCancel

  • January 23, 2015 - 9:59 pm

    Suz - You know how I love a winter wedding. Amazing details! Love the cuff links and the lace on the back of her dress. Stunning photos Kaht — truly!ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2015 - 5:06 pm

    Dawn - STUNNING winter wedding!!!!ReplyCancel

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