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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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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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  Happy hump day and almost end of July! I have some exciting news to announce today! I have decided to do a little rebrand and rename my business to:   Catherine Michele Photography!       This is something that has been on my mind for a while, but with the craziness of this […]

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Chesapeake VA equine photographer

Looking for a Chesapeake VA equine photographer? Catherine specializes in capturing the bond between horse and rider as well as dog owners and their pups.   Chesapeake VA Equine Photographer   I was SO excited when Cassie booked a session with her two ponies and little pup. I had done photos for her before a […]

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virginia beach dog photographer

Looking for a Virginia Beach Pet Photographer? See Catherine Crane Photography’s work below of a girl with her Rottweiler.   Virginia Beach Pet Photographer   Maureen contacted me about getting photos with her dog, Ana, who has histiocytic sarcoma, a rare cancer with no cure. Ana has gone through chemo and now the cancer is […]

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Chesapeake horse photographer

Looking for a Chesapeake horse photographer? Catherine Crane Photography specializes in capturing the unique bond between girls and their horses. See Alexa and Miss P’s session below.   Chesapeake Horse Photographer   Alexa is no stranger in front of my camera. Before I moved to Washington I photographed her with Rosco, Miss P’s much bigger […]

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Best Virginia Equine Photographer

Looking for the best Virginia equine photographer? Check out Catherine Crane Photography, specializing in capturing the bond between girls and their horses.   Best Virginia Equine Photographer   I am so excited to share this blog post! This session was so awesome for so many reasons. Julia and Cissy have been together since they were […]

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virginia beach senior photographer

Catherine Crane is a Virginia Beach Senior Photographer specializing in documenting the special time in senior’s lives as well as specializing in equine photography for people and their horses.   Virginia Beach Senior Photographer   Katherine wanted a quick beach session to document her college graduation. She had the cutest dress that went perfectly under […]

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Virginia Senior Photographer

Catherine Crane specializes in Virginia senior portraits around coastal Virginia and beyond.   Audrey’s senior session was such a dream. We had gorgeous light and perfect weather, plus her outfits were so cute and she was a natural in front of the camera! We met at a location about halfway between the two of us […]

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Norfolk Academy Senior Portraits

You might recognize AJ from his first senior session we did in the fall. Since sports were on hold because of COVID-19 in the fall, we decided to do Norfolk Academy senior portraits as his second session when he would have his lacrosse uniform and gear. Thankfully restrictions lifted and we were able to get […]

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suffolk equine photographer

Catherine Crane Photography is a Suffolk Equine Photographer based in Virginia Beach but travels all around Coastal Virginia, Northeast North Carolina, and beyond! Find more information on booking your own equestrian session here.   Rachel & Milo Rachel and Milo are the sweetest pair with such a close bond. I absolutely loved capturing photos of […]

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