AmericaShotFashion and creative photography of Leighanne Deeney

My name is Leighanne Deeney, and I am a 19 year old aspiring creative and fashion photographer out of Northern Colorado. I have been passionate about photography for the past 3 1/2 years

My name is Leighanne Deeney, and I am a 19 year old aspiring creative and fashion photographer out of Northern Colorado. I have been passionate about photography for the past 3 1/2 years (running my own business for 4 years this summer).

I have always been passionate about art, which I get from my dad’s side of things! I think I really connected with photography when I took up the task of doing a portrait series my senior year of high school called “The Unfinished Project.”

This series portrayed people how they really were, and that the way they act or dress is not all there is to them. They had to finish the statement, “I am more than…I am…” I took over 70+ images for the series, of all ages and genders, and they were displayed in one of the main offices in my high school for all visitors to see when they came in. Since the completion of this project I have started another project entitled “The People Project” which is based off of HONY, if you will, and pictured will be all the faces of the people I encounter over the course of this year. Also since the completion of my first series, I did my first 365 project which gave me great insight and realization that I loved photographing people. I have done everything from families, to babies, to weddings, portraits, fashion, and conceptual portraiture, but nothing grabbed me quite like fashion and creative photography. I used to do a lot of conceptual images (poorly haha), and though I may not like the way I do them personally photographers such as David Talley, Karrah Kobus (who I had the extreme pleasure of meeting), Joel Robison, and Ted Craig are HUGE inspirations to me.

In manners of fashion portraiture, photographers like Joseph Newell, Brian Storey, Chris Lambeth, Jorden Keith, and half a dozen others just light my fire to keep bettering myself at this art medium. I am currently studying photography and business at the University of Northern Colorado, so art is a daily experience for me, and it never gets old. I love being inspired. I love getting dipped in different forms of media. I love it all! I don’t think it’s absolutely necessary to go to school for art in order to be an artist, but I do enjoy all the extra knowledge I am getting, whether I use it in the future with my career or simply for my own personal work. And everyone around me has always been so supportive of my work and I think that is a big reason why I am so passionate to continue down the road of photography; I have so much to learn and I am by no means a professional and maybe I never will be! But my hope is that I get the ability to photograph models and clothing and work with great teams of people. That may be 10 years down the road or 30, but what matters is that it IS down the road, and I am determined to get there. There is always competition, but I do my best to never compare myself to them, I compare myself to me. All I can do is my best! Professional career or not, I will still be there behind my camera doing what I love!

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