Jaquilyn Shumate is an internationally-published photographer with a decade of experience in weddings, portraiture, editorial and commercial photography. Her approach to photography balances the aesthetic elements of fine art with the documentary mindset of photojournalism. Originally from Southern California, Jaquilyn was educated in fine art and formed as a mixed media artist, which continues to influence and inform her photography. Jaquilyn maintains a daily visual diary that highlights life in Tacoma with her two children and husband of 10 years. Her passion for a balanced, simple life is enriched by her love of music, gardening, biking, reading, and nature.