For over a decade Sandra JK Pagan has been photographing her life’s journey. A self-portrait artist and commerical photographer, Sandra has added Steampunk and Cosplay to her already extensive portfolio of work. An avid film student, Sandra now captures images with her Canon 5D Mark II. Sandra brings an art photographers eye to the world of Steampunk and Cosplay, a world wrapped in fantasy, made tangible by her ever growing shooting style. Sandra is also the official photographer for Deadlance Steamworks.
A Short Interview with Sandra
Who are you and what do you do?
“Sandra JK Pagan and I am a photographer. I have been involved in photography for 25 years and the last 10 as a professional.”
Why do you do what you do?
“I do it because there is something about documenting life in photos that seems like a duty to me.”
What is your favorite piece of your own artwork?
“I honestly can’t pick a favorite piece of artwork. I have taken so many over the years that each one resonates with me differently.”
Who / What inspires you?
“I am inspired by the people around me. My best ideas come from observing my friends or spouse.”
What is your dream project?
“My dream project is really to open my own photo studio with the ability to allow for rehearsal space for bands…a creative space.”
What do you do when you are not creating?
“When I am not shooting I am often times editing.”