Jaime Kowal Photography

Jaime is an experienced educator, speaker and workshop facilitator.

She began her journey in photography in 2000 as a course assistant at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, and consequently has spent hundreds of hours in the most inspirational and educational environments learning from some of photography's great modern masters, including Macduff Everton, Joe McNally and Jay Maisel.

With an extensive background in theatre, music and television, she is comfortable on-screen, on-stage and in front of an audience. She studied for many years with the Ottawa School of Speech and Drama, affiliated with the National Arts Centre, and has been awarded a Performer's Certificate from the Trinity College of London.

She been fortunate to have led fantastic travel and photography destination tours with Sacred Earth Journeys, including an incredible tour to the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.

Please email for inquiries and bookings.

Recent Workshops and Events

Woodbury University School of Architecture, Los Angeles
Guest Jury Member
April, 2013

Vancouver Foundation's Generation Green Photo Contest
Guest Jury Member
May, 2012

Vision Vancouver Annual General Meeting
Guest Speaker, discussing the concept of photography & perception in relation to sustainability.
May 24, 2012

City of Vancouver Ideas Slam
Guest speaker highlighting Vancouver's commitment to sustainability through past, present and future in partnership with The City of Vancouver’s Sustainability Group, Mayor Gregor Robertson & CBC
October, 2010

Photography 101: How to Create Powerful Images for your Organization
Speaker at annual BIABC Conference 'Let Your Spirit Shine'
May 28, 2009 Vancouver, BC

Photography and the Divine Feminine: A Photography, Storytelling and Self-Publishing Workshop for Women
Workshop Leader with Sacred Earth Journeys
March 2009, Vancouver, BC

Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon - A Photographic and Spiritual Journey
Educator and Tour Leader, 10-Day Travel Tour with Sacred Earth Journeys
November 2008, Bhutan

The Art and Craft of the Portrait
Educator, APAC Photographic Seminar
October 2008, Abbotsford, BC

Waking Up the West Coast: A Celebration of Individuals and Organizations Committed to Healthy, Green Living
Speaker, Green Living Show
February 2008, Vancouver BC

Careers in Communication
Guest Speaker, Simon Fraser University
January 2008, Vancouver BC

Waking Up the West Coast: 1 Year Anniversary Party
Host & Facilitator, YWCA of Vancouver
October 2007, Vancouver, BC

The Portrait: Capturing Authentic Expression
Educator, APAC Photographic Seminar
October 2007 Abbotsford, BC

Waking Up the West Coast: Healers and Visionaries Launch Party
Moderator and Host, Catalyst Publications Book Launch
October 2006, Vancouver, BC


"Jaime did a fantastic job to satisfy everyone's needs and answer questions. She was always available for personal advice. I learned a lot and I am very grateful for this." - Ghislaine Grasser, Bhutan participant

"Jaime, thanks again for all your hard work and efforts putting the trip together, putting the lectures together, and being an overall awesome group facilitator. I learned a lot of new and great things about photography from you during the trip, and you certainly inspired me to pick up my camera more often." - Christine Hwang, Bhutan participant