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I'm Catherine Crane, an Equine and Senior Portrait Photographer based in Virginia Beach, VA. Grab a cup of coffee or glass of wine and enjoy viewing my latest work, browsing resources for photographers & equestrians, and getting a peek into my life!

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Senior Portraits with goats-24_blog

Catherine Michele Photography captured senior portraits with goats and specializes in senior portraits with pets and animals. She also loves photographing equestrians. Senior Portraits with Goats I was beyond excited when Anna contacted me asking if I would do senior portraits of her with her three goats. I didn’t even hesitate and said HECK YES! […]

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Hampton Roads Equine Photographer

Catherine Michele Photography is a Hampton Roads Equine Photographer specializing in capturing the bond between girls and their horses. She also loves photographing high school senior portraits and pets. Hampton Roads Equine Photographer Izzy, in typical horse lover fashion, wanted her senior portraits taken with her horse, Player. Of course I was delighted to do […]

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Virginia Beach Horse & Dog Photographer

Catherine Michele Photography is a Virginia Beach Horse & Dog Photographer specializing in creating artwork with your pets, especially horses and dogs.   Virginia Beach Horse & Dog Photographer   Alyssa is not only one of Virginia Beach’s amazing riding instructors, she is also a rider and animal lover herself. When I found out she […]

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equestrian senior session

Catherine Michele Photography specializes in equestrian senior portraits – capturing the bond between girls and their horses while documenting this special time in their life.   Equestrian Senior Portraits   Equestrian senior sessions are one of my favorite types of sessions to shoot. It combines two types of sessions into one and I love documenting […]

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virginia dog photographer

Catherine Michele Photography is a Virginia Dog Photographer who specializes in equine, dog, and senior portraits.   Virginia Dog Photographer   Jennifer was wanting portraits done with her boyfriend and two dogs in Virginia Beach. She was open to suggestions for locations so I recommended the beautiful Pleasure House Point off of Shore Drive. There […]

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virginia pet photographer

Catherine Michele Photography is a Virginia Pet Photographer specializing in capturing the bond between people and their pets, as well as fine art pet portraits. Virginia Pet Photographer When Tamara contacted me about creating a Christmas card photo of her furry children I was in love with the idea! She knew it would be a […]

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pungo equine photographer

Catherine Michele Photography is a Pungo equine photographer who specializes in capturing the bond between horse and rider. Check out Whitney’s session below.   Pungo Equine Photographer   I was so excited when Whitney reached out to me about wanting a portrait session with her horse Max. She also wanted to create a fine art […]

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the trainers that built me

Catherine Michele Photography is a Virginia equine photographer. She is launching a passion project, “The Trainers that Built Me”, to shine the spotlight on our riding instructors who go above and beyond the call of duty.   The Trainers that Built Me     Winners Announced!   and the winners are… Ashley Ford Gayhart Jade […]

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equine portraiture

Catherine Michele Photography is a Virginia Beach photographer specializing in equine portraiture and capturing the bond between equestrians and their horses.   Equine Portraiture   I was so excited when Beth and Grace reached out to me about setting up an equine portrait session for their most handsome guy Cruz! I have known these two […]

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Catherine Michele Photography specializes in photographing equestrians and their horses. “Life without horses…I don’t think so!”   Life without horses…I don’t think so!   Have you seen this tagline or hashtag and wondered…wtf?! If so, read on and I’ll explain! I want to share my heart, my story, and my “why” behind my equine photography […]

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equestrian + dog engagement session

Catherine Michele Photography is an equestrian + dog engagement session photographer located in Virginia Beach, VA   Equestrian + Dog Engagement Session   If you have had an equestrian session with me, there is a good chance you have met Danielle – aka the best assistant/ear-perker/dress-fluffer/hair-fixer/prop-mover ever! She recently got engaged so of course, we […]

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heart horse contest winner

Catherine Michele Photography, an equine photographer in Virginia, announces the heart horse contest winner. A contest held to win a photo session of you and your heart horse!   Heart Horse Contest Winner   Every year I plan to give back in some way to my horse community and for 2021 I decided to host […]

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