Jackie's Story I endeavor to respond to my urban, rural and domestic and travel landscapes in an authentic way. While at the same time reflecting on the past and all the influences I have had. Accepting the continuing challenges of showing work, I will endeavor to keep true to myself and enjoy life to the fullest. I have shared many important experiences of my life, through … [Read more...]
Jackie has over thirty years experience within the arts. Her interest began with photography at the tender age of 16. Her art practice then shifted to ceramics and painting gaining an Associate Diploma in Fine Arts. Returning to photography throughout the next fifteen years she worked within the industry as a darkroom technician, freelance photographer, wedding photographer, commercial photographer and photojournalist, learning her craft. In 1996 she began work as a teacher of ‘Fine art’ photography at Illawarra TAFE, Goulburn. Now as an art photographer she combines her art practice with teaching and as a presenter in workshops and seminars internationally. Jackie is a Director of Queenstown Centre for Creative Photography in Queenstown New Zealand where she conducts photography workshops with her husband Mike Langford. www.qccp.co.nz. She has a close association with Canon New Zealand and Canon Australia. The Canon company have had a very positive influence in my career. I use Canon 5DMKIII and a wide range of lenses. She is a Canon Master Photographer. All my life experiences have modeled me into a person who is ‘happy in her own skin’.