Self Portrait - June 2019

Self Portrait - June 2019

I believe I’m drawn to film photography because of it’s imperfections. The way I’m drawn to people. In the same way I find their imperfections beautiful.
— Schaun Champion

About the Artist

Schaun is a natural light photographer and cinematographer currently based in Baltimore, MD and Brooklyn, NY who specializes in portraiture, commercial and social documentary. Tying her love of music and vintage film & photography, she seeks to create unique and classic imagery through her art.

Using both DSLR and analog film cameras she captures life with bold and moody palettes helping her to illustrate the drama in the familiar. Quiet observations allow her to explore themes of diversity and nostalgia.

Working with Public Figures, Reality TV Stars, Independent & Grammy Winning Musicians, as well as friends, neighbors and strangers on the streets around the world her journey has lead her to develop the youth travel photography program, A Looking Glass Project.

Additionally, her work has been featured in Essence, xoNecole, Baltimore Magazine, Downtown Columbia Arts & Cultures Commission Travel Noire, Spotify, EyeEm Collections, Getty Images, Blavity, Bustle, The Baltimore Sun, WBAL Baltimore, Soulbounce, and TheBmoreCreatives.