Catherine Talese is a freelance photography director and art buyer. She began her career at Interview Magazine before becoming an assistant agent at Art + Commerce. She moved on to become the Photo Editor at Absolute Magazine, GQ, and Men's Living among others. She counts Anthropology/Urban Outfitters, NPR's This American Life, Knopf and Random House as clients, and is a board member of J & L Books and The Society of Publication Designers.

Her work has been recognized by American Photography, Communication Arts, and The Society of Publication Designers.

Catherine received her bachelor's degree in photography from Bard College, and is an avid and working photographer.