ABOUT ME

About Me

My name is Jude, a London-based photographer, campaigner and mother of 4 teenage daughters who tells stories – your story.

Click here to directly reach me, but if you want to know more, then read on.

My photography is about you, your personal story, your business, your product, your event.

It’s about your potential and how I help you visualise it.

It’s your uniqueness and how I capture it.

It’s your message for your business and how it reaches people.

It’s your product and showing how amazing it is.

That’s why my focus is on empathy, ensuring that when I work with clients your story is at the heart of my work.

And over the years, from graduating with a photography degree in 2018 from the London College of Communications, my work has been recognised for the humanity and compassion shown.

In 2019, I was shortlisted by the Wellcome Trust for its international Wellcome Photography PrIze 2019 for a portrait from my Best Days Of Your Life series. Best Days Of Your Life is a photographic project that seeks to explore and offer an insight and provide the means for discussion into the ‘epidemic’ of mental health issues that our society faces both locally and globally with the rise of self-harm among adolescents.

I’m a strong advocate for photo-therapy. During 2019 I presented my research on the beneficial attributes of this to audiences including the Royal Photographic Society symposium day in Bristol dedicated to photo-therapy.

From capturing family events through to raising awareness by shooting social documentaries, my ethos ensures the portrayal is always personal and meaningful.

As part of Brent 2020, the London Borough of Culture, I was commissioned to explore inter-generational family businesses. A Lifetime’s Work is an online photographic exhibition that celebrates and recognises the importance of family businesses in the London Borough of Brent.

Your personal image is important and by working together with me I can help you to confidently create your public persona.

With brands and products, I seek to understand your business. By doing this, it ensures I capture and translate your message so the audience develops a relationship and connection with your business, product or service.

I look forward to hearing from you and telling your story.

Testimonials

From: CEO, MDT International (captured training day)

“All arrangements went smoothly, both prior to the event and on the day itself. The images provided by Jude are are of excellent quality and captured the MDT training experience perfectly.

The session went very well, there was no interruption to the training day, which was very important and Jude managed to capture excellent images of our trainer, Paul, and the delegates while they worked.”

From: Romy Jacobsen (end of year school production photographs)

“Amazing to see the world through your lens Jude. You managed to capture not only the special moments but the feelings we experienced in those moments. Priceless! Thank you Jude xxx”

From: Aiysha Mirza (mother and new born baby photoshoot)

“We could not have asked for a more committed, professional and talented newborn photographer than Jude.

Having used numerous photographers before we can honestly say Jude is amazing, she made both baby and us feel so comfortable and wasn’t fazed by baby sick and wee everywhere.

Her passion and creativity is unbelievable she put so much love and effort into every single shoot leaving us with such beautiful picture, she went over and beyond our expectations.

Jude managed to capture the most precious moments of our daughter for us to cherish forever. Thank you Jude your the best!”

From: Damian Paviot (portrait photoshoot)

“Jude is amazing and I was really comfortable with her. It was a fun photo shoot. As well as her ideas, Jude listened to my ideas too and and a unique photoshoot was done. I’m really proud about what Jude was able to do for me. Thank you!”

 

 

Site credits

Thank you to the following:

Jude Wacks Website & Digital Marketing Strategy: Leslie Bunder
Jude Wacks Logo:  Tiphaine Guizard