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I am a prize-winning photographer who has the privilege of doing what I love — photographing the beauty of people. My images have appeared in both Canadian and International lifestyle, fashion, and art magazines, as well as other publications. Currently, I live in Victoria, BC, Canada, an incredible place to bring together my love of the outdoors and “people” photography.
I love the concept of change and transience: “It is precisely because it withers away that life shines so brightly.” Capturing moments of life as it is right now, and turning it into art, is something very meaningful to me. And I passionately believe that everyone and everything is beautiful – I love finding that beauty and bringing it out for everyone else to see too.
I have a special fondness for helping others see beauty in themselves, especially for women, many of whom struggle with seeing themselves as being beautiful. Here is what some subjects have said:
I also love capturing a subject’s personality. The honest expression of self is a fun challenge to capture and portray. Here are some more things subjects or their friends/families have said:
I am also committed to bringing you high quality and artistic photos. Excellence is important. I am constantly upgrading my skills and equipment, and I participate in local, provincial and national photography workshops and competitions. Currently I spend between 4 and 30 hours a week doing self-directed learning in photography, art, and editing. This shows in my work:
Time slips by all too quickly, and change is a constant. I love photography because it helps celebrate and commemorate the transience of life: capturing life as it is right now, and turning it into art. Celebrate someone special in your life today – get in touch with me using this form, or call me: 250–508-5617. I look forward to working with you to create that something special!
– Judy Bandsmer