Juana Rafaela Photography

Photography – Connecticut

Juana Rafaela Clarke is a self-taught photographer who has had a lifelong interest in photography. Born in San Fernando, Trinidad, Juana was introduced to photography at a young age by her father, who taught her how to compose photos and capture light using his assortment of 35mm manually adjusted cameras. Over the years she maintained a keen interest in photography, but it was not until her son gifted her a Nikon D80 SLR camera on her 50th birthday that she developed a professional interest in photography and has pursed it as a serious hobby since 2010. Currently her work can be identified in specific categories: landscapes, lifestyle portraits and macros of fauna and flora, printed on several medium including: canvas, metal, archival paper and acrylic. Juana lives in Connecticut, USA with her husband of 39 years, Gary Clarke and works in Health Care Finance & Administration.