Southeastern Center for Photographic Studies, Daytona Beach, FL
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Photo Associations & Memberships:
GUILD Member of Fotovisura
About Jennifer Kaczmarek
Jennifer Kaczmarek (b. 1973, Pensacola, FL) was raised in the Miami, Fort Lauderdale area. She received a Bachelors Degree in Architecture, Public, and Urban Affairs with a focus on Criminal Justice from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. Jennifer later went on to study at the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach, FL.
In 2011, Jennifer founded Love for Alyssa, Inc. after the self titled documentary work based on a little girl named Alyssa Hagstrom, who was born with arthrogryposis. Love for Alyssa was featured on CNN Blog, CNN Health, and CNN In America. In 2012, the project was a finalist for the Michael P. Smith Fund as well as selected as one of the Critical Mass 50. Inspired by Love for Alyssa, Jennifer founded Taking Focus, a 501c3 organiztion that supports photographers and videographers through fiscal sponsorships to peruse their documentary projects by using the art of photography, video, and online media to raise awareness and funds for those in need.
In January of 2015, Jennifer was accepted as a GUILD Member of Fotovisura.
Jennifer is a freelance photographer and resides in Palm Coast, FL, with her husband, three children, two dogs, and hamster.