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Barbara Bourne has been a professional photographer for 40 years. The focus of her commercial work is architecture, interiors, food + wine and lifestyle images for the design-build, wine, and hospitality industries. Living in Sonoma County near the Russian River Barbara is surrounded by redwood groves, vineyards, horses, and the Pacific Ocean which inspires and informs her landscape photography.

Bourne Canvas Art offers Barbara’s landscape photography and abstract paintings in a variety of sizes and surfaces. Her studio and gallery are based in Healdsburg, CA.

Two volumes of Barbara’s work have recently been published; Camera Girl, Volumes 1 & 2 document the arc of her career from the age of 22 in Washington, D.C. where she got her start and how she navigated being a female in a field dominated by men. Barbara’s books aim to motivate young women who want a career in the arts find their own path, and she enjoys presenting her work and her story at public speaking events. She makes both California and Medellin, Colombia her homes.


Barbara Bourne

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I provide commercial photography in a clean and bold style. My work has a strong focus in architecture & interiors, lifestyle, food & wine. I am available for assignments in California and on location throughout the country and abroad.


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Barbara Bourne’s new books showcase mesmerizing street photography of the 1980’s Washington, D.C., where she got her start and her commercial and architectural work spanning 40 years. Her story as a professional photographer in a male-dominated field aims to inspire others.

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Barbara Bourne Photography announces two volumes of her work:

Camera Girl, Volume 1 : Capital Moments

Camera Girl I: Capital Moments

Camera Girl, Volume 2 Concrete Blonde

Camera Girl 2: Concrete Blonde

Camera Girl: Capital Moments includes 100 black and white images of Barbara’s amazing street photography in Washington, D.C. during the 1980’s.

Camera Girl: Concrete Blonde follows the arc of Barbara’s 40-year career as a professional photographer. She discusses the development of her business practices and how her versatility in an ever-changing industry has kept her in the game.

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Camera Girl 2: Concrete Blonde Now available on Amazon.