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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! Read more...

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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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new york equine photographer

New York Equine Photographer – Catherine Michele Photography is based in Virginia Beach but also travels!   New York Equine Photographer   Elizabeth and Cooper’s equestrian session was so much fun, especially because these two have such a great bond! Cooper is off the track and Elizabeth has been doing a great job with him! […]

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horse photographer in virginia

Catherine Michele Photography is a horse photographer in Virginia. Horse Photographer in Virginia It’s been much too quiet in my little corner of the internet while I’ve been working nonstop behind the scenes. Now that things have slowed down for the moment, I wanted to revisit sessions from 2021 that I never had the time […]

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corolla wild horse portrait

For anyone still Christmas shopping, I thought it would be fun to do a post with some gifts for horse lovers! Not that there is a lack of things that riders want…but there aren’t a whole lot of things that are on the cheaper side that are affordable for gifts. Here are some cool things […]

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Senior Photographer in Virginia Beach

Catherine Michele Photography is a senior portrait photographer in Virginia Beach serving all of Hampton Roads!   Senior Photographer in Virginia Beach   Caitlin’s senior portraits were so much fun and I loved that she wanted to start at American Brew, a cute little coffee shop on Shore Dr in Virginia Beach. We had a […]

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Catherine Michele Photography is a Chesterfield Equine Photographer who also specializes in high school seniors.   Chesterfield Equine Photographer   Ainsley’s senior photo session was awesome, especially because it was my favorite kind of senior session – an equestrian senior session! We did her portraits at River Road Riding Club in Chesterfield, VA where she […]

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virginia beach equine photographer

Catherine Michele Photography is a Virginia Beach Equine Photographer who also specializes in high school seniors.   Virginia Beach Equine Photographer   Kylie’s senior photo session was so much fun, especially because it was my favorite kind of senior session – an equestrian senior session! We did her portraits at Roseoldian Farm in Pungo where […]

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senior portrait photographer in virginia

Catherine Michele Photography is a senior portrait photographer in Virginia, specifically Virginia Beach, serving all of Hampton Roads!   Senior Portrait Photographer in Virginia   Anastasia’s senior portraits are some of my favorites! She wanted an urban setting with some greenery and color thrown in and we found just that as we walked around Downtown […]

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dog portrait session

Looking to book a dog portrait session for your best friend? Check out this session from Catherine Michele Photography below of a couple with their two dogs.   Dog Portrait Session   This beautiful couple wanted photos with their dogs, especially since one of them is diagnosed with a terminal disease. It was important to […]

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best places to shop for photo outfits

Looking for the perfect photo session outfit?   I have compiled a list of all of my go-to online shops, as well as specific dresses, that will help you look your best for your portraits! Here are the best shops for photo outfits. I’d love to hear your favorites in the comments below!   Best […]

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