Branden J. Stanley with cameras

About the Curator

Branden J. Stanley is a life-long camera enthusiast, who grew up in a small town on the west side of Indianapolis, Indiana. Part of a small Catholic home schooling family, Branden began his fascination with the visual arts as soon as he could hold a camera. Attending Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, he graduated Cum Laude with a degree in video production.

Today, he presides as the Director of Photography at Emmy-Award-Winning Chicago production company, Spirit Juice Studios. Branden combines his extensive knowledge of modern cameras in the photographic and cinematic realms with his love of fine craftsmanship, analogue culture, and the cameras from the golden age of photography.