Wesley Schaefer Documentary Photographer


Wesley Schaefer

Wesley Schaefer is a multi-talented, world-class photographer. Wes enjoys walking between the worlds of journalism, documentary photography, and fine art. His fine art and documentary work have been featured in multiple art shows in Alaska and Washington, DC. His photojournalism work has been published in multiple news sources including The Guardian, the Fairbanks Daily-News Miner, Discovery.com, as well the Oxford University Press. He currently works as a product photographer for an antique lighting restoration company, while also working freelance for Demotix and Corbis Images. In his spare time Wes enjoys teaching photography to a variety of age ranges, as well as donating his time and talent as a photographer for the American Red Cross. Wes graduated from the University of Alaska with a B.A. in Photojournalism and is always up for a challenge. From the Ferguson riots, to the famous Iditarod Sled Dog Race, Wes can handle a variety of situations and conditions. He enjoys shooting digital, as well as film, including 35mm, 120mm, and 4x5. He’s always looking for something new so please don’t hesitate to contact him.
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