Heather Brincko

Name: Heather Brincko

Professional title: Photographer

Email address: hpb@hpbphoto.com

Portfolio link: http://hpbphoto.com

City: Seattle

State: WA

Bio: My most prestigious award so far is “Most Determination,” which I received in 1987 as a beginning-level gymnast. I drink massive amounts of tea every day, love rap music, traveling, and napping (an extremely rare treat these days). Daffodils are my favorite flower. I have them tattooed on me a. because I love them so much and b. because I like to face my fears (I used to be terrified of needles).

When I was little, my dad built a darkroom in our house and I loved photography instantly. I’ve also been really into art generally since… well, always.

My wacky grandmother, Gillian Hodge (insert her high-pitched, English accent), was a ceramic artist and all-around inspiration for me. To be honest, a piece of my artistic side died when she passed in 2001 and I had a hard time picking up a camera or paintbrush for a long time.

After ditching a high-stress career in IT 10 years ago, I started picking up my cameras again and created a photography business. I built a darkroom in my house and also started diving into digital. Not to sound cheesy, but I started to feel alive again.

My passion is documentary-style photography and have experience in a wide range of practice areas from weddings to newborns to products to celebrities. I'm committed to providing high quality, high impact, story-telling images and lending my expertise and talents in other areas to organizations and individuals doing good in the world.

Languages: English

Primary area of expertise: photography

Secondary area of expertise: digital marketing

Third area of expertise: project management, producing

Any additional skills or areas of expertise you would like us to know about: Online Advertising, Web Development, WordPress, Technology