While Jacquie’s photographic life began in a world of high speed & spectacular action, shooting the thrill of sport bike racing across Canada, she soon learned the value of embracing several genres of photography. Inspired by the challenge to really see the beauty that surrounds us, Jacquie loves the challenge of creating photographic art that evokes an emotional response and leaves a lasting impression.
“It’s such an honor to join so many of our nation’s greatest creators to represent this amazing country. What a thrill to be part of the 2021 team – I am enamored with the talents of the people I’m surrounded by!”
As our world fell hostage to the restraints of a global pandemic, an unwanted solitude and feeling of abandonment engulfed our everyday lives. Here, a once bustling downtown city center sat vacant of all signs of life. I stood alone, surrounded by these towering structures and felt their longing to be remembered; to be embraced.
An enthusiastic tussle between a lone eaglet and a pair of ravens ensued at the base of a nearby tree. I moved slowly to capture a clean line of sight when this magnificent creature flew into my peripheral. The massive wingspan unfolded and he shifted into his chair to assume a watchful position. His mere presence forced rapid resolve and he resumed a methodical scanning of the kingdom laid out before him.