Project Description

Cyndi Finkle on Julia Margaret Cameron

Cyndi Finkle tells us the story of 19th century photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, a woman whose revolutionary eye changed the way we think about the camera lens. During a time where photography was a rigid and sterile craft, Julia shrugged off criticism of her technique to focus on how the images made her feel. Listen to Cyndi explain how Julia Margaret Cameron changed her life!


Director: Julie Hébert
DP: Sevdije Kastrati
Editor: Farrel Levy
Producer: Courtney Graham
Co-Producer: Jill Klein
Sound Recordist/Mixer: Lorita de la Cerna
PA/Photographer: Tegan Molloy
PA/Photographer: Kimberly Tompkins

More About…

Cyndi Finkle


Cyndi Finkle is a multi-entrepreneur who has traveled the world as a photojournalist, fed crews on television shows such as Hell’s Kitchen, Wipe Out and The Biggest Loser, owns an art studio that offers camps and classes for kids and adults, and owns a cafe in Hollywood called Coffee + Food. She and her husband Temple like to build things and have renovated several homes across the country, including their current loft in Hollywood. Their 15-year-old daughter Sullivan makes life extraordinary.

Julia Margaret Cameron


Julia Margaret Cameron was an iconoclastic photographer remembered for bringing art and expressiveness to the new science of photography.

Book: The Art of Photography by Mike Weaver, Norman Rosenthal, Daniel Wolfe (Yale University Press), Photo of Julia Margaret Cameron by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (1870). Portrait by George Frederic Watts between 1850 and 1852, National Portrait Gallery, London.