Jolly Sienda discovered her passion for photography while living overseas in Germany in 2003. She began her career with freelance photojournalism work for the European Stars and Stripes newspaper.
She lives with her family on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State, where she is constantly awed by the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.
Jolly works as a photographer shooting portraits and weddings, worldwide landscapes, and does commercial photography work.
Jolly has won recognition and awards from the Photographic Society of America (2018), Photographer’s Forum Magazine (Finalist 2007-2010), Parade Magazine (2006), Yankee Magazine (2008), “Capture Your World” (Ritz Camera 2007), “Walk on the Wild Side” (Arlington, Virginia Gallery Art Underground, 2013), and the Wildlife International Council for Wildlife and Conservation (2011).