hey, y'all!

welcome to my blog

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...



browse by




For Photographers



Horse Lovers

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! […]

open post

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 […]

open post

Chesapeake Virginia Equine Photographer

It felt SO good to be back in my element capturing girls and their horses now that all of this virus craziness is starting to come to an end. Even better, I kicked off my post-virus sessions with some dream clients! When I first arrived at the farm in Chesapeake, Virginia I knew this was […]

open post

virginia equine photographer

Faith and her horse Noah were so much fun to work with for Faith’s equestrian senior session in Chesapeake, VA. She wanted a fall look for her photos with her adorable Thoroughbred, and I love how they turned out. Faith rides at Steadfast Farm in Virginia Beach, but Noah is being leased out at a […]

open post

Elizabeth and Carl were recently married on their gorgeous farm in Ashland, VA. They definitely wanted their animals in their portraits but knew it would be too hectic the day of the wedding so we captured some bride and groom portraits with their horses and dogs just last weekend. Thankfully we had absolutely perfect weather […]

open post

Megan and Gypsy’s equestrian portrait session was a dream! After rescheduling a few times because of storms, we finally had an absolutely perfect evening for their photos. Megan had been wanting pictures with her horse for a while and her parents gave her this session as a birthday present (best birthday present ever if you […]

open post

horse putting nose on girls cheek as she kneels

I couldn’t have ended my Virginia sessions any better way. Morgan and her horse Leo were amazing in front of the camera for her equine senior portraits. I was so thankful she was able to reschedule from Sunday to Monday (the last day I was in Chesapeake) since Sunday had rain in the forecast. Luckily […]

open post