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Jess Kamens Photography: Biography Photographer Rochester NY

Learn about how I began Jess Kamens Photography, my traveling experiences, my inspirations and favorite things in life and ended up back with fellow photographers in Rochester NY.

B&W picture by Nick de Toth Photography
Portrait by Tomaš Zahumensky Photography

Portraits by Abigail Chopel Photography
yes. that kid with the camera is me.
 

ME

"I've been all around this world." ~JG
I began in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado
I was raised in Rochester, New York.
As an adult, I lived in Slovakia, Ireland, New Zealand, Thailand, Germany.
I have finally returned back to Rochester with my little daughter.

I enjoy talking, connections, interesting conversation and playing. Kids make me laugh! I am a teacher, musician, traveler and lover of people. Tell me a story...

 

MY PHOTOGRAPHY

My work personality can be described as calm, yet extremely thorough and organized. I am subtle, but do not miss a moment. I enjoy capturing that look, moment, expression or smile that should not be missed. I am stubbornly dedicated to excellence and your satisfaction. It is important that you are not concerned at all so that we can enjoy our time together.

 

My style as ever-changing… crisp, but organic and natural, light-focused. I have two very different worlds that exist through my camera.

The first: I search, experiment, express and chase after moments on the street, through the woods, or throughout a new country, in order to capture a picture that will show/tell my story of adventure and interactions with people and the environment.

The second: I am given the honor of telling someone else's story. While working on those commissioned works, I encounter a fun, different and wonderful task - to express, through my lens (or eyes), what others are experiencing… their story.

As an Art teacher of 14 years, I can't think of a better combination of artistic expression, both aspects very different, and very rewarding. I enjoy NEW: new places, new people, new moments in time, new ways of visual storytelling and new ways of seeing life.

 

WILL I TRAVEL FOR WORK?

Absolutely. Travel is my passion so I welcome inquiries from far and beyond! I am available to travel worldwide (anywhere!) from my home base in Rochester, New York. I speak English and German!
 

WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW MORE?

Other things I like:   ·   computers   ·   traveling   ·   meeting people   ·   playing music   ·   splashing in puddles   ·   penguins   ·   teaching   ·   conversation   ·   hiking   ·   laughing   ·   trees   ·   electronics   ·   stickers   ·   skiing   ·   quiet   ·   hammocks   ·   sleeping   ·   my tent   ·   teaching   ·   children   ·   drums   ·   mountains   ·   rain   ·   my daughter   ·   my dog Timber   ·   good veggie food   ·   a real smile   ·   plants   ·   broccoli   ·   green   ·   fire   ·   fall leaves   ·   tofu   ·   snow   ·   smoothies   ·   floating in water   ·   sunshine   ·   rice   ·   tea   ·   spontaneous trips   ·   typing   ·   rings   ·   cheese   ·   dancing   ·   cakes   ·   movies   ·   books   ·   pretzels   ·   sparkling water   ·   mint   ·   new...

 

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL FEATURE (MARCH 2019)

Thank you to the Rochester Business Journal and Nicole Sheldon for the lovely feature!

 

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