Jana Cruder is a multi-faceted woman, she is inspired by art, people, locations, stories, light and contrast. She is a dedicated yogi and loves nature and travel. Simply put Jana loves to create images. Her dream is to travel, shoot and make her living doing so. Jana’s purpose is to lead an inspired life and to inspire those around her. She is not your average photographer. She is a unique visual communicator, a highly tuned problem solver and a true artist combining her skills, passion and experience makes Jana’s approach to your project like no others. She is a natural story teller who loves understanding who and why before communicating the message. Jana desires to collaborate with passionate creative individuals, companies and brands who are making waves and contributing to the greater good. Jana specializes in photographing people on location, although perfectly at home in the studio she loves the mystery and discovery of a beautiful location. Her unique ability to connect with each subject in front of her lens and make them feel at ease calling forth their true selves makes Jana’s imagery page stoppers. Jana has been creating images since she was 14 years old. Born and raised in rural Pennsylvania, she realized her passion early and spent her high school years in her home-made darkroom and she has been honing her skills ever since. Jana’s company Jana Cruder Photo + Motion client list includes clients from fashion magazines like Harpers Bazaar to Commercial work for clients like Discovery Networks and Wells Fargo Jana’s excitement to create images and motion films radiates on set. From large multi day advertising productions to corporate and editorial assignments she and her team are committed to making each shoot run smoothly and the imagery unforgettable.
Jana currently splits her time between NY and LA and is available for commissions worldwide.