Hello! My name is Rachel.
I am a fourth year undergraduate Graphic Design student at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. My artistic interests lie in the visual arts: graphic design, illustration, photography, videography, and animation.
I have practiced portrait photographer for six years, both in a high-end studio setting as well as freelance. I have extensive experience photographing various types of portraits, but I specialize in senior portrait and wedding photography.
I have been studying Graphic Design at the University of Minnesota for 3.5 years. I have studied typography, symbols, color, illustration, printing techniques, and many other aspects of graphic design that help to make a great designer.
I have also practiced wedding videography as a second shooter for dozens of events over the past two years, I have practiced illustration for the majority of my lifetime, and I am currently learning to animate using After Effects.
As a graphic designer, I focus on communication and conveying a given message through powerful yet minimal graphic and typographic handling.
My photography work focuses on capturing a special moment in time, no matter the occasion; and creating a beautiful, timeless image.
Illustration has always been a skill I excelled in, and since learning new techniques through the College of Design, I have been improving constantly.
I am comfortable with both studio and natural lighting, digital and analog photography, and many Adobe Creative Suite programs such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, and Lightroom.
WORK WITH ME
I am professionally trained and experienced in senior, business, family, and wedding portrait photography and would love to capture something amazing for you.
I have been learning and improving my craft in Graphic design for five years. I can design successful graphics that both look great and make the desired impact, and would love to help you improve your branding or achieve any other design-related needs.
I am constantly learning and improving my skills in other areas such as illustration, animation, and videography.
Get in touch with me using my contact form with any questions. I look forward to hearing from you!