Victoria Linssen is an award-winning photographer and documentary filmmaker. Linssen’s passion and enthusiasm lie in visual anthropology, cultural awareness and nature conservation efforts worldwide.
Whether shooting for a small nonprofit venture such as the Santa Barbara World Dance Workout group, who donate all proceeds to fund women’s projects in third world countries, or creating fundraising awareness pieces for nonprofit organizations such as the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, Linssen brings a sense of intensity and sensitivity to all that she does. Linssen has a broad depth of experience working with nonprofit organizations and has most recently has worked with:
- The Olohana Foundation on the Big Island of Hawaii to bring about cultural awareness of ancient Hawaiian traditions and connection with the land through multimedia piece, Breath of Life
- Eco Earth Enrichment and the Chumash Indian Museum to bring awareness to children of the importance of taking care of our land and eating healthy nutritious foods as Stewards of the Earth
- Alchemy of the Heart to preserve Native American traditions that honor water as the First Medicine.
In addition to her photography and filmmaking background, Linssen has years of professional experience developing cross-channel digital marketing strategies Fortune 500 and Nonprofit clients, including:
Corporate Clients: Alterna Hair Care, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, British Airways, Epson, Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa, JW. Marriott Hotel, Kraft Foods, Mead Johnson, Nestlé Foods, Procter and Gamble, Unilever
Linssen is a graduate of the Brooks Institute of Photography in Ventura, CA. She won honorable mention in the Lucie Foundation’s 10-year anniversary of the 2012 International Photography Awards, reached the Semi-Finals for the Share the View photo contest sponsored by the Audubon Society of Greater Denver, December 2012, was a finalist in the International Portrait category for the 2011 Federation of European Photographers contest and has been published multiple times for Week in Pictures (a collaboration between the Brooks Institute and National Press Photographer’s Association.) Linssen has exhibited her work on the preservation of Hawaiian culture with the Vision’s Gallery in Ventura, CA, and her interpretation of human nature at Gallery 27 in Santa Barbara. She has also been published in the Ojai Valley News and Union Jack Newspapers.
Linssen is a member of multiple photography and documentary film organizations, including:
American Society of Media Photographers
International Documentary Association
National Press Photographers Association
North American Nature Photography Association
Women in Film
Women in Photography International
For more information or to book Victoria for an assignment, please email email@example.com or call 310-663-6358.