Adventurous Couple

A barefooted dreamer with sand in all her favourite shoes. 

East Coast based adventurous couples and portrait photographer for the unscripted moments in life. Specialising in capturing your wild journey of a story. 

For the laid back, madly-in-love a little bit of this and a little bit of that couples who don't usually find themselves in front of a camera but are game to give that adventure a try - I promise, it will be as natural and honest as possible.


Hey! I'm Catherine Johanna Dunlavey


Hey you!

I'm Catherine! I’m a frequent wanderer in the Scottish Highlands and  basically just a guest in my own bed. You can usually find me wandering cities and mountains with a flask full of coffee and my soon-to-be hubby or road tripping on the isle of Skye. There’s a good chance I’ll be wearing girlfriend collective leggings (by that, I mean a 110% certainty). My love language is laughter and I love making people smile and recognize their worth. I don’t need walls to make me feel at home, the warmth of the sun or a body of water will do just fine.


I specialize in capturing all the special in-between moments, the delicate touches and tender kisses, the silly smiles and big belly laughs, the warmth and the electricity, and the unscripted honest connection, that will make your hearts skip a beat, and your eyes tear up (just a lil’) when you revisit those moments years from now. I photograph couples in environments with which they have a personal connection; places that are near and dear. For me, Scotland has my heart but I’m stateside for the moment and excited to travel to wherever your adventure is (especially if almond milk latte’s are in abundance).

My goal is to meet you wherever you are! Not sure where to begin? Drop me a message and I'd love to start learning about you to help you decide the best way to document and capture you two! Right here!



Learn more about me!

sweet nothings

"The best thing about Catherine is that she’s personable. This was our first photo shoot and it was the best experience we could have had. Her kindness and warm appearance allowed us to open up and be ourselves on camera. She created an atmosphere that captured genuine reactions of laughter and love."

- Marie & Jeffrey

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