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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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VA Equine Photographer

Looking for a VA equine photographer to capture the special bond between you and your horse? See some of my recent work below. Catie and Tony are the 4th and final pair I have the pleasure of sharing on the blog from my day spent at Pam Baker’s farm. Catie has been riding since she […]

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pictures with your horse

Looking for pictures with your horse? As an equestrian myself, I specialize in capturing the bond between girls and their horses. Check out my latest work below! Olivia & Etta were another pair I had the honor of photographing at Pam Baker’s farm in Bealeton, VA. These two were the absolute sweetest! Etta was such […]

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Bealeton Equine Photographer

Looking for a Bealeton Equine Photographer? See my favorites from Baillie and Sparkle’s senior equestrian session below. Baillie and Sparkle were another gorgeous pair I had the honor of photographing at Pam Baker’s farm in Bealeton, VA. Baillie has been riding since she was only 4 years old and is now a senior in high […]

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warrenton equine photographer

Looking for a Warrenton Equine Photographer? See my favorites from this equestrian senior session below. Shayna and Floyd were part of a wonderful group of girls and horses I had the pleasure to photograph at Pam Baker’s farm in Bealeton, VA. I’ll be sharing highlights from my time with all of them this week and […]

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I decided I wanted to try something different this year and offer an equestrian Christmas mini session to my horse friends! Tons of photographers offer mini sessions this time of the year to families, couples, and kids, but no one does it for equestrians and their horses! I headed out to shop to complete my […]

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virginia beach dog photographer

Keith contacted me as a Virginia Beach dog photographer to capture photos of his dog, grandson and himself on the beach. We had absolutely perfect weather for this evening session at Fort Story. I am so thankful that on some days my office is a place like Fort Story and it’s even better when it’s […]

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hampton roads senior photographer

I don’t get many Hampton Roads senior photographer inquiries for guys but I was so excited for AJ’s senior session on his family’s property in Chesapeake. He was a total natural and I had so much fun capturing senior portraits of him with his truck and in the deer stand. I love it when anything […]

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Virginia Beach Senior Photography

Looking for Virginia Beach Senior Photography? Check out my favoite photos from Mattie’s senior portrait session below. I am so excited to share these senior pictures of a close family friend! Mattie is the goddaughter of my dad and stepmom and I’ve known her since she was born! I cannot believe she is in her […]

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Virginia Beach is one of my favorite places to take senior pictures. When we scheduled Taylor’s senior session and they asked for location recommendations the first place that came to mind was Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach. It has the perfect mix of backdrops. Although it was a little hot on the day of […]

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Hampton Roads Equestrian Senior Photographer

These Hampton Roads equestrian senior pictures were so much fun! As soon as I saw Ripley grazing without a lead rope and behaving himself like a perfect gentleman, I knew this photo session was going to be a good one! I immediately fell in love with Ripley’s in-your-pocket, puppy dog personality, and Savannah was such […]

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specializing in equine photography

Maureen and Rose have such a special bond that I was so grateful to document. When Maureen contacted me about wanting a photographer specializing in equine photography to capture pictures of her with this sweet little mare, I knew it was going to be a good one. Thankfully we had a beautiful evening after all […]

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Frozen Themed Equine Session

For Brookelynn’s 4th birthday pictures she wanted to wear her Frozen dresses and get pictures taken with horses, so that’s what we did – a Frozen themed equine session! It was a crazy hot day but thankfully the temperature dropped a few degrees for our evening session. Brookelynn was such a trooper, even when the […]

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