Amanda is a Canadian-born visual ethnographer. Having grown up in a town of less than 200 people in northern Alberta, she's comfortable in small and unusual places. Amanda’s documentary work focuses on themes relating to culture and connection to place. She has also worked for Indigenous groups, government, and industry within the context of resource development and community engagement.
After completing a Masters in Intercultural and International Relations, Amanda began to cultivate her passion documentary photography. In 2018, she was named one of the 100 Top Emerging Photographers in the Flash Forward competition by the Magenta Foundation. She currently resides in Yellowknife, NWT, where she hopes to add more regional diversity to Canadian documentary-voice. She is also producer and co-founder of the Yellowknife-based Far North Photo Festival.