The Experience

What I care about the most is the real life experiences of my clients. After having photographed approximately 400 weddings, what I have come to value more than a collection of posed images (don't worry...we will have some of those, too!) is a collection of images that represent a day full of joy, real moments and good memories.

Over the past decade as a photographer, I've realized it's not uncommon for only half the couple to be more excited about photography than the other...my goal is to make you both happy. 

Photography Centered Around Authentic Experiences

I am that in between mix of traditional and modern, flexible and assertive, posed and unposed. I am constantly striving to create a photographic experience unique to who you are and photographed in a way that makes you feel the most comfortable.

My goal is for the photos to represent exactly who you are so that when you see the images you feel like yourselves in them. Let me absorb all the nerves and uncertainty that can sometimes come along with being photographed and create a collection of images that tell the story of you!

explore the work

Ceremony Location: St Marys Assumption | Reception Location: Il Mercato New Orleans | Event Planner: Elizabeth Burkhardt Events | Catering: Joel Catering | Florist: Bees Wweddings | Wedding Cake: Chasing Wang | Wedding Dress Designer: Romona Keveza at Wedding Belles | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Jenny Yoo NYC | Getting Ready Attire: BHLDN | Wedding Shoes Designer: Stuart Weitzman | Bride’s Hair: Ali Vasquez Hair | Makeup: Melissa Vaccaro | Groomsmen Apparel: Perlis New Orleans | Reception Music: Rockin Dopsie Jr and the Zydeco Twisters | Event Rentals: Lovegood Rentals | Stationary: Seniman Calligraphy

windsor+geoff

New Orleans, Louisiana

Ceremony + Reception Location, Catering + Cake: Ritz Carlton New Orleans | Florist: Bella Blooms | Wedding Dress Designer: Lazaro from Bridals By Lori | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Jenny Yoo | Wedding Shoes Designer: Badgley Mischka | Bride’s Hair: Hair By Ginger | Makeup: Melissa Vaccaro | Groom’s apparel: Luca Falcone | Groomsmen Apparel: The Black Tux | Ceremony Music: New Orleans Classical and Jazz | Reception Music: Groovy 7 | Videographer: Studio Vieux Carre | Stationery: Scriptura | Earrings: Mikimoto | Event Planner: Elyse Jennings | Event Rentals: Event Rentals | Transportation: Unique Transportation

samantha + hayden

Ritz Carlton New Orleans

Prep Spots: Pontchartrain Hotel | Ceremony + Reception Location: Felicity Church | Event Rentals: Perrier Party Rentals | Caterer: The NOLA Food Project | Florist: Herbivore Floral Designs | Wedding Cake: The Royal Cakery | Hair: Ali Vasquez | Makeup: Lynna Vo | Transportation: Alert Transportations | Ceremony + Reception Music: Nola Dukes Band | Second Line: Kinfolk Brass Band | Stationery: Minted | Videographer: Wedding Lens

tess+ chris

Felicity Church, NEW ORLEANS

Ceremony Location: Camellia Garden | Reception Location: Pavillon of Two Sisters | Catering: New Orleans City Park | Florist: Meade Wenzel | Wedding Cake: Swiss Cakes Nola | Wedding Dress Designer: Anne Barge at I Do Bridal Couture | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Amsale Bridesmaids and Blush by Hayley Paige | Getting Ready Attire: Piyama Bridal | Wedding Shoes Designer: Betsey Johnson | Bride’s Hair: Hair by Ginger | Makeup: Ashley Sievert Beauty | Groom's Apparel: @samuelsohn | Groomsmen Apparel: Tuxedos to Geaux | Reception Music: BRW | Videographer: Carriage Films | Transportation: Bonomolo Limousines | Event Rentals: Unique Weddings Nola | Stationary: Paper 'n Things BR

jennifer + bahnsen

pavilion of two sisters

Ceremony Location: Immaculate Conception | Reception Location: NOPSI | Event Planner: Lula Belle Weddings | Florist: Antigua Floral | Wedding Cake: Lalou Bakery | Getting Ready Attire: BHLDN | Wedding Dress: Lazaro Bridal from Bridal Boutique | Shoes: Lauren Conrad | Bridesmaid Dresses: The IA Couture | Bride's Hair: Beth Washington | Makeup: Makeup by Melanie | Groom's Apparel: Suit Supply | Groomsmen Apparel: Royale Oak | Reception Music: The Real Compozitionz | Event Rentals: Party Mosaic | Transportation: Bonomolo Limousines | Stationary: C Glori

samantha + patrick

immaculate + nopsi

Bride’s Prep Spot: The Roosevelt | Ceremony Location: St. Mary’s Italian Church | Reception Location: Latrobe’s | Event Planner: Valerie Gernhauser; Sapphire Events| Caterer: Latrobe’s | Florist: Kim Starr Wise | Wedding Cake: Melissa’s Fine Pastries | Event Rentals: Luminous Events | Wedding Dress Designer & Boutique: Town and Country | Wedding Shoes Designer: Valentino | Bridal Accessories: Alexander Wang clutch; Louloute hand chain | Bride’s Hair and Makeup: BLEU | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: BHLDN | Getting Ready Outfits: Plum Pretty Sugar robes| Ceremony Music: New Orleans Finest | Reception Music: After 8 Band | Stationery: Kristina Eaton | Videographer: Studio Vieux Carre

katherine + Mark

st. mary's + latrobes

lindsey+ jim

nottoway plantation

morgan+ mike

city park

raenell+ michael

french quarter

samantha

marigny opera house

kristen

ALUMNI GARDENS

Lindsey

nottoway Plantation

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You've been scrolling social media and photography websites and you've finally landed here. You might be channeling a lot of thoughts and input right now : your parents, a friend/family member who has already been married, your fiance', and of course your own preferences for personality, style and aesthetic for your wedding photography! I hope that you are feeling a connection here and that we can take the next step toward working together!

You have just landed on my website...

The Process

Because I'm a perfectionist and people pleaser at my core; I want to you to want to work with me as much as I want to work with you! In my mind, that's a perfect fit!

If you are connecting with the work and are interested in a personal, custom experience...let's start the process.

You Feel A Connection With the Images...

The Process

Because client communication is such a big part of my process, once you reach out via the contact form I would love to set up a one-on-one phone or digital call! I want to know your wishes and your feelings regarding the photography of your wedding! You are welcome to include your fiance, parent(s), or wedding planner in this meeting! This is a great opportunity to discuss details and any questions
you may have.

We Connect One-on-One...

The Process

It's not very often you come across an analytical creative, but if you are looking for one...here I am. Once you have chosen to work together, I am here for the journey. I am happy to make vendor recommendations, suggestions on timeline and work together with your other vendors to make the absolute best day possible for you. I want to make sure all your needs are met and that you are signing up to receive a stellar client experience.

Your Photo Journey Begins...

The Process

I will always communicate with you regarding photo planning/ideas and photo lists before and during your wedding events. I truly believe this level of communication has a positive impact on your final images! I want to translate your memories into your most treasured photographs. My hope is that you look back on this experience with gratitude for choosing to work together and I will be grateful for you as well! 

My Promise to You ...

The Process

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

It's a daunting thing to choose a photographer for your wedding day, inviting someone into the most precious and intimate moments of your life. Catherine made that decision so easy! Not only is her work GORGEOUS, but her personality was like a breath of fresh air (even in the stressful moments!) She did all of the thinking for us! Our photos were perfect and I highly recommend working with her! 

- Tess + Chris

catherine is organized, assertive, and on top
of every detail!

KIND WORDS FROM PAST CLIENTS

The reason I choose Catherine from was not from any recommendation; it was from the beauty in her photos and how well she was able to capture an emotion. Our images will keep me smiling for years to come. I would ABSOLUTELY recommend her! Not only is she talented but she has contagious energy that makes her truly enjoyable to work with.

-Amanda + Griff

Her images give me all the feels and I’m excited to have such amazing photos!

KIND WORDS FROM PAST CLIENTS

Our wedding planner initially referred Catherine to us. After seeing her simply amazing work, I immediately KNEW that I wanted to use her for our wedding. That was solidified after speaking with her over the phone and then of course meeting her the day of our event! We had an usually large wedding party and we love that she made everyone feel important! Catherine is an incredible person! We are so grateful for her work and I would highly recommend her over and over again. 

- Katherine + Jonathan

she is genuine, professional and great to work with!

KIND WORDS FROM PAST CLIENTS

For investment details and availability, please send a message using the contact form. We accept a very limited number of weddings each year; collections start at $4900.

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