About Bud and Kim

Bud Thorpe and Kim Buccheri are full time photographers and educators based in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA.  They are the brains behind Kimberly Sarah Photography where they specialize in fine art pet portraiture.

Both Bud and Kim are accomplished photographic educators equally at home in the studio or on location. Bud has  been a working artist for over 30 years, and Kim, being a lady, does measure time in decades publicly. 

In 2006, Bud founded SOPHA (The Studio of Photographic Arts), a 6,000 square foot rental studio and photographic center in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA.  SOPHA offers local photographic programs to area photographers emphasizing hands on instruction and experiences. 

As an educator, Bud has taught hundreds of workshops to thousands of photographers in the art and business of photography. He is a frequent guest speaker at leadership events such as the UNH Leadership Conference.  

Bud is a former college professor and hospital director and for over 34 years, worked as a paramedic serving many area communities.

You can reach us by email below.  Our studio address is 15 Merrill Street, Manchester, NH 03103. 

If you are in the area and would like a tour of our studio, please contact us for an appointment. 

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