Lynda Lester - photographer info
With her camera, Lynda Lester factors the natural world down to its bare, intricate essentials, producing black and white abstract images that capture hidden perspectives and unconscious emotions.
Lynda’s photographs have been featured in numerous exhibitions in galleries and museums across the USA and around the world, including the Consulate of France in Los Angeles, CA; Mulvane Art Museum in Topeka, KS; Witte Museum in San Antonio, TX; Gallery 825 in Los Angeles, CA; Gallery Ann in Seoul, South Korea and Club Curitibano in Curitiba, Brazil. Her work has earned a number of professional awards. She was honored in the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008 Black and White Spider Awards, receiving overall 15 nominations, Second Place and Honorable Mention in the Abstract category, and Second Place in the Nature category.
In 2006-2007, Lynda and her photography were featured in a Nikon camera commercial airing throughout Europe. The commercial showed her in action, capturing photographs in the field, as well as spotlighting some of her abstract photos. Her work has also been published in several calendars, books and posters featuring award-winning photographers.
She studied commercial photography at the prestigious Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where she received a faculty award in her first year, and her diploma in 2003.
Lynda credits her background in music and dance with inspiring much of her photography. She was born in Dallas, Texas, and currently resides in Wellington, New Zealand.