Bambi Cantrell

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Bambi Cantrell

World-renowned wedding and portrait photographer Bambi Cantrell is one of the most decorated and celebrated professional photographers of our time.


Bambi Cantrell is one of the world’s most decorated and sought after professional photographers of our time. In 2004 Ms Cantrell was named "Icon of Imaging" by Microsoft Corporation. In 2007 she was named “One of the 10 best wedding photographers in the world” by American Photo Magazine and in 2009 she was the first woman to be honored with the prestigious “Golden Eye” award from the Russian Federation of Professional Photographers. In 2011 Bambi Cantrell was named “The most influential photographer of the year” by Photo Focus online magazine. In 2014 Bambi became one of the elite Nikon Ambassadors, and was a recipient of the prestigious Double Master of Photography awarded by Wedding Portrait Photographers International.

Clients include: The Estee Lauder Family, Metropolitan Bride Magazine, legendary basketball player Gary Payton, and members of the Royal Family, Dubai, UAE, Steve and Jackie Sheanen, former owner of Rangefinder Publishing, Skip Cohen and family, former President of Hasselblad USA.

Bambi is virtually a household name in the photography industry, as known for her talented vision behind the camera as she is for her outgoing and charming personality. Clients love how expertly she captures their true-to-life emotion with images that are filled with life and beauty. Whether it’s a wedding, an engagement session, a traditional portrait sitting or a boudoir style session, Bambi approaches every photo shoot with the same goal in mind: to produce interesting, flattering images for her clients which reveal both their inner and outer beauty.

She is a regular speaker for international photography conventions around the world and has authored three best-selling books all published by Random House. With over 25 years experience photographing some of the most elaborate and exclusive events—Bambi has developed an eye for elegance, glamour and panache.

PIX Talks

Tuesday Oct. 6, 1:45 – 2:10 PM • Expo stage

Wednesday Oct. 7, 11:15 – 11:35 AM • re:FRAME stage

Session 5.4.