Tell Compelling Stories with Your Photographs
Shooting a compelling story isn’t easy, and in a world that is vying for your attention at every turn, click, and scroll how do you make your photographs and ultimately the stories you want to share stand out. Taylor’s talk will cover ideas for shooting with the final medium in mind, the technical gear choices that can make a story pop, and editing for mood. She’ll walk you through her process from the moment an assignment comes into your inbox, to the final projects selects, with a bit of the time at the end for a Q&A.
is a full time photographer based between Victoria and Vancouver British Columbia; originally from Toronto, ON. Photography has taken her across Asia, and South America lugging too much gear through the Canadian Rocky Mountains to the Scottish highlands, Patagonia, The Sub Arctic. She has fired the shutter thousands and thousands of times – almost a decade of very well documented years.
Travel is what sparked her interest in photography, but it is telling stories of people, the planet, adventure, and culture that keeps her interested. She has a passion for subjects within the realms of science, natural history, and conservation with a dose of travel. Her work has a distinct polished documentary feel.
Taylor works on a variety of editorial, commercial and reportage style assignments with companies and organizations that share a vision for sustainability and an appreciation for story. Including: Hasselblad, Lufthansa Air, The Narwhal, Simon Fraser University, Destination Canada, Grey Goose, Canada C3, Guardian Labs, and Yeti.
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