These pages are filled with pieces of my work as a hiker, climber, graphic designer, photographer, and writer.


My hope is to inspire exploration, wellness, and conservation through awareness. 

Please enjoy!

- Katie Manz

              "to seek the sea with music or migrate to other climes in clouds..."

                                                                                                       - Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Allow me to capture you.

I'm a professional photographer trained in photojournalism, portraits, development, and public relations.

Currently I'm employed by GameFace Media and the North Cascades Institute

I've had work featured at the Mount Baker Film Festival, the Washington National Park Fund Annual Charity Gala at Benaroya Hall, and more. 


I'd love to help achieve your goals!

To work with me, please email 


A selection of my featured work online:

Contact me for freelance hire! 


Thanks to Vital Climbing Gym in Bellingham and Yosemite, I'm an excellent belayer and took second in the 2018 beginner girls boulderham competition, winning a scholarship for the American Alpine Institute, so stay tuned for upcoming adventures!​ 

I also support the following nonprofits:


Access Fund

Washington Trails Association

Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association

Washington Climbers Coalition

Washington National Park Fund 

Protect Our Winters

For more details on my background,

visit my consulting page!