Linnea’s website can be found at www.LinneaLenkus.com
Linnea Lenkus started her career first in front of the camera as a fashion model in L.A. and Europe 25 years ago modeling for such magazines as Elle, Freundin & Vogue.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Magna Cum Laude) which consequently helps her to tap into the human connection in her photography sessions.
From there she headed into a career as a commercial photographer and has photographed ads, celebrity portraits, and lifestyle images for many ad agencies, companies & magazines.
She is represented by the ubiquitous and prestigious stock agency, Stone, which is a Getty Images subsidiary.
In 1998 she decided to switch her path and move to the professional portrait photography world where her commercial lighting techniques and skills have translated well in elegant and sophisticated photography that have made her photo studios so popular.
She opened a portrait studio in Pasadena in 1998. In 2004 she opened a second portrait studio in Long Beach and in 2007 she opened a third portrait studio in Irvine, CA.
Linnea and her husband of 16 years are the proud parents of a precocious 6 year old boy, Dexter, and exuberant 4 year old twins, Ava & Maxwell.
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