Award-winning multimedia photojournalist and visual storyteller Julie Branaman captures people and places with vivid distinction. Branaman shoots on her own and collaborates with her husband, James Branaman. Together, they show works in Tampa Bay art galleries, shoot weddings, embark on travel assignments and occasionally share exciting globetrotting tales in the Travelogues series. Branaman has served as managing photographer for 83 Degrees and has captured the familiar, the amazing and tragic for The Tampa Tribune, TBO.com and News Channel 8. Before living in Tampa, Branaman freelanced in the Seattle area, working on both national and international stories. She lends a hand to photography projects in the community and across the country, partnering with the Humane Society of the United States, The National Park Service and the International League of Conservation Photographers. In her free time, Branaman enjoys hiking, kayaking and snorkeling, allowing for opportunities to capture the great Florida outdoors stunning nature photography. Her recent MicroPhotography brings the viewer up close to plants and animals, revealing in stunning detail shapes and colors that may have never been noticed with the naked eye.