While Canadian landscapes continue to inspire her, Julia now focuses on capturing candid human behaviors. Influenced heavily by the whimsical street photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson and the …

… wedding photography of Emin Kuliyev—with whom she recently studied in New York City—Julia dedicates each of her shoots to the process of drawing out the essence of her subjects. She combats the camera-shyness of clients and bashful poltergeists with casual conversation and her bubbly personality. Though Julia happily welcomes clients into her studio, nature’s call frequently beckons her to lug her equipment outside for fresh-air shoots around the city.