These large format, analog, black and white portraits are made with a Cambo 4x5 analog film camera; the negatives are processed and printed by hand in the darkroom.

If you’d like to book a portrait session, please choose from the following options and leave a note at checkout with your preferred dates. I’ll be in touch to confirm the date and time of our session, along with directions to the studio. Finished prints will be delivered via USPS within 3-4 weeks of your session.

Currently booking sessions the first and second week of May at my studio in Brattleboro, VT. If you’re interested in scheduling a session for an evening or weekend, please contact me with your preferred availability and I’ll do my best to accommodate.

Portrait Session + One 8x10 Silver Gelatin PrintThis portrait session includes one pose, with one 8x10 silver print of the resulting image.  

Portrait Session + Two 8x10 Silver Gelatin Prints This session includes two poses, with one 8x10 silver print of each image OR two prints of the same image.

Portrait Session + Framed 8x10 Silver Print & High Res Scan
This session includes up to three poses with 8x10 prints of the best images (up to four total prints), and a high resolution scan of the selected images. This session also includes a framed 8x10 print of your favorite portrait.

Candace Hope is a documentary photographer and creative producer living on the border of Southern VT & Western Massachusetts, on unceded territory of the Abenaki people (link to Native Land Map where you can learn whose land you are on). 

She studied photography at Phoenix College and The International Center for Photography. Her work has been published by The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Take Magazine, The Valley Advocate, and Imbibe Magazine, and has been exhibited at the Sharon Arts Center, the Vermont Center for Photography, and the Northampton Center for the Arts. She is a recipient of the Western Mass Creative awards for her work with SHOFCO, a humanitarian non-profit based in Nairobi, Kenya. A recent personal project, Ending the Silence: #metoo, was awarded a visual arts grant from the Northampton Arts Council and was exhibited at the Northampton Center for the Arts in October 2019.

In addition to her work as a photographer, Candace has extensive experience leading teams of designers, developers, illustrators, animators, copywriters and brand strategists to achieve award-winning outcomes on complex creative projects. She has managed teams working on websites, ad campaigns, capital campaigns, product packaging, brand identity, animation, and more.

Candace teaches digital media for the Vermont Governor’s Institute of the Arts each summer, and serves on the steering committee for Art Tech Nature Culture. She also serves on the Public Safety Advisory Committee in the town where she lives, and periodically volunteers on the development committee for the Vermont Center for Photography.

Drop a line if you’d like to collaborate on a project.

2019 Northampton Arts Council, Visual Arts Grant for Ending the Silence
2019 Western MA Creative Awards, Best of Show (Concept Development)
2019 Western MA Creative Awards, Gold x3 (Producer)
2019 Western MA Creative Awards, Judge’s Choice x3 (Producer)
2015 Western MA Creative Awards,  Best of Show, SHOFCO (Photographer)
2015 Western MA Creative Awards, Gold Award, SHOFCO (Photographer)

2019 @33 Hawley, Portraits of Pathlight, Group Show
2019 Northampton Center for the Arts, Ending the Silence: #metoo, Solo Show
2016 Vermont Center for Photography, Group Show, Juried Exhibition
2016 Sharon Arts Center, Group Show, Contemporary Works In, On, and Around Music

2016 Take Magazine
2016 Monadnock Ledger-Transcript
2015 The Valley Advocate
2015 Fast Company
2014 The Huffington Post

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