Amelia Dowd is a young photographer actor/photographer from Brisbane, Australia with a penchant for taking portraits that are deftly lit, well-styled, and effuse a candid sensibility that makes a viewer feel like they're looking at snaps taken by a friend on their digital camera.
Looking through Amelia Dowd's portfolio it's hard not to be struck by her incredible use of lighting. She skillfully uses natural lighting as a prop to bring out gorgeous shots of her models' faces, each of them young, bohemian, and fashionable.
One thing is clear from Amelia Dowd's selected portfolio -- her future in fashion photography is bright.
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