Jeanny is a photographer, filmmaker, storyteller, and a lover of life. She keeps one foot in New York City and the rest of her belongs to the World. She specializes in travel, portraiture, and ethnographic photography. She has a passion for photographing people and cultures that express their devotion to the divine through rituals and celebrations in different forms. Her work has appeared in magazines and is in private collections. She also directs and produces documentaries and programs for television. She has worked as a director/producer and director of photography for major networks including National Geographic, National Geographic Wild, Discovery Channel, MTV, TLC, Animal Planet, Showtime, and A & E. Her projects have taken her throughout the US and to far flung corners of the globe. She is constantly inspired by all the people she meets who greet her with openness and a desire to share their stories and lives.
Jeanny recently published a fine art photography book, Retratos do Recôncavo, which was shot entirely in the interior of Bahia, Brazil. The book contains portraits of prominent women of the region who are healers and priestesses, residents of all ages, landscapes, and still lifes.