Julia Cumes is a South African-born photographer based on Cape Cod, MA. She’s passionate about storytelling and capturing real moments of human connection as well as expressive portraits. Her favorite projects are focused on women and girls and the struggles they face around the world as well as wildlife conservation and she has worked on stories with these themes both locally and internationally. Over the course of her career, Julia has photographed for magazines, newspapers, humanitarian and wildlife rescue organizations, businesses and private clients. Her work has appeared in publications such as the Boston Globe and New York Times and as well as a variety of other national and local publications.
“I strive to create photographs one can’t turn away from … photos that are powerful and capture in a unique way this extraordinary world we live in.” – Julia Cumes