Hello!

My name is Catlin and I am obsessed with storytelling.

(This is where you all say "Hello, Catlin" like we are in some kind of support group)

I was a bit of a wallflower in school (lets be honest, I still am) and could often be found reading or writing short stories.

I fell in love with photography after my class started a chapter on Modern History that had real photos of the stories being told. I took a journalism class and fell even harder. (Eat your heart out Nicholas Sparks).

When it came time to graduate and start thinking about college and what I wanted to do with my life, there really was only one answer: Photojournalist. 

There was one, teenie - tiny, problem with that though; to be a good photojournalist you kind of have to go to (and get in the middle of) lots of conflict...and I have an aversion to getting shot at. 

That sparked the idea to just follow my friends around and tell their stories; then that knocked over the dominoes in my head and I realized that those stories are just as important as the ones in Time Magazine. In a lot of ways, they're more important. The small moments in our lives are what shape who we are.

I love the way a couple looks at each other when the other one isn't watching; the way a mom holds tightly to their toddlers arm while looking at fish in a river. 

When I'm not being a professional people watcher, I still have my face in some kind of story. I have a slight obsession with TV, Movies & Comic Books so if you know what a fandom is...we'll get along just fine. 

Music is another form a storytelling and I believe you can tell a lot about a person by what is on their playlist. My top 5 right now? Sam Hunt, Eminem, Strome, Charlie Puth and Five Finger Death Punch...yeah, you can say I have a bit of an eclectic taste.

I married my high school sweetheart the day I took my SAT and we've been married almost 10 years. I have an older sister that I am very competitive with (although she has no idea) and we bought a duplex so my mom can live with us (but not with us). We could totally be a sitcom!

Shoot me a message and tell me your story!

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It only took 8 years for my husband and I to get our photos professionally taken

It only took 8 years for my husband and I to get our photos professionally taken

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This is me and my older sister...I think this image pretty much sums up our relationship perfectly.

This is me and my older sister...I think this image pretty much sums up our relationship perfectly.