Meet the artist
I’m Bethany Joy! I am a photographer, designer, and podcaster. I create art and encourage others to do the same. Everything I do is to make others seen & celebrated. Welcome, get in here, and share your creativity with me by subscribing to my free newsletter Seen & Celebrated. Book a commissioned portrait session or get to know me more by listening to The Creativity Cure.
Each portrait I make is a unique expression of art. I believe you are unique and your personalized art and experience should be the same!
Crafting with Quality
Each session is a handcrafted experience. I use historic references, modern techniques, special equipment, and careful post-processing to ensure a quality experience!
Connected to Community
I was raised in Baltimore, MD. I have interned with our local museums and small businesses and studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art. I love to encourage others to get to know their neighborhood small businesses. I aim to include other artisans in the process of making my work.
Things I Love!
- Fine art
- Calming candles that smell amazing
- All things natural hair
- My faith
- Time with my husband and daughter
- Classic fashion
- Singing obnoxiously in the car
- A good podcast on a rainy day
- Locally-made beauty products (shea butter and oils)
- Natural medicines
- Any app that makes life easier
- Books on design and marketing
- The Devil Wears Prada
- Therapy podcasts
- Small business podcasts
I’m not crazy about
- Neon colors
- Fake farm style
- Cool tones
- Harsh contrast
- Horror movies
- The mall
I recently re-branded to a more authentic version of Bethany J. Photography. Read all about it here.