About Cathleen

 Photographer:  Cathleen McGrath


Cathleen is an award-winning, published portrait and event photographer.  She has been freezing moments and honoring memories for over 30 years.

Cathleen creates the space for people to be themselves.  Her mission is to show you what your loved ones see when they look at you.  To provide photographs that will take you back every day to special moments in your life when you felt proud, silly, funny, beautiful, cool, creative, connected and loved, through the medium of wall art and/or albums.

“I love people.  I love connecting and making people happy.  It’s what lights me up.  I look forward to creating something with you.”



We have worked with Cathleen on several occasions now over the years. From a family of 14, to just our small family to a surprise engagement shoot. Time and time again she delivers exactly what we are looking for. We are so thankful to have her make our family memories come to life! – K. Ocampo

There are many great photographers. However, there are only a few great photographers with the vision, imagination, and experience to produce truly memorable photographs. Cathleen is one of those few.  – S. Zeidman

Excellent work, highly skilled professional. One of the best in the business! – Leo Key

Cathleen’s portraiture work is delightful. The use of light, depth of field, and background coloration in the framing bring out the subject in a way that is vivid and present to the moment. Best of all, there is a very spontaneous, natural quality to her photographs that enables her to capture her subjects in settings that are joyful and relaxed. – Sonia Balcer

I would definitely recommend Cathleen because her creativity in everything she does.  Her photos are both fun and beautiful. – Ruth Barnes

Cathleen is one of my favorite photographers. She not only captures the moment, but the essence of the subject. I have known Cathleen since we were kids and I have watched her artistic abilities grow and flourish.  She is absolutely one of my favorite photographers and I recommend her highly! – Matthew Leum

Cathleen is a fabulous photographer and is extremely professional. – Cheryl Woodson

In addition to her superb technical skills as a photographer, Cathleen has a great sense of what will make each photograph meaningful to her clients. – S. Steward

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