Photographers

Your gifts and talents can make a difference in someone's life. 
Find out how you can get involved today.

 

At Love Not Lost, we photograph people facing a terminal diagnosis to capture and preserve their memory for those they love. Our vision is to serve people nationwide, and to do so, we will need incredible, compassionate, talented photographers to volunteer with us.

 
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Apply

Apply to become a Love Not Lost photographer volunteer. We will review your application and share with you about what it means to serve with LNL. Use the button below to complete the application.

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Get Trained

Before sending you out on a session, we will invite you to attend our grief training retreat and have you shadow one of our existing photographers so you will be comfortable & prepared for any session.

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Volunteer a Session

You've been trained, now you're ready to make a difference on your own. We will coordinate with you to setup a session for an applicant who has been approved to provide a portrait session with their loved ones.

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Receive Care

What you experience during a session can be tough, but you're not alone. Through our photographer wellness network, you can receive the care you need to keep serving with Love Not Lost. 

 

Photographer Advocates

Some of the best photographers in the world support Love Not Lost and our mission to preserve memories and support people in grief.

Take a look at what they're saying...


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David Beckstead

David was named one of "The Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World" by American Photo magazine. He's a photographer, teacher, family man, lover of life and adventure.
@david_beckstead

“Often the giving nature of image making gets a little lost in the chaos of earning a living. Then we remember that we fell in love with photography because others so appreciated our work. Love Not Lost specializes in the art of giving unequivocally to those that need. I love the fact that photography can change peoples lives" 
 
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Joe Buissink

Joe Buissink photographs weddings all over the world and has over the years been a favorite wedding photographer among many celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson & Nick Lachey, Brendan Fraser, Kelsey Grammer, Hillary Swank & Chad Lowe, Christina Applegate, Jenny Garth & Peter Facinelli, Christina Aguilera and more. 

 
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Donal Doherty

Donal is a fine art wedding photographer, author and educator capturing love and serving the greater community of photographers across the globe. 
@donaldoherty

"Memories should be cherished. As someone who has lost both my parents I treasure the photographs of the great times we had together. I believe in what Love Not Lost stands for in helping other people to have cherished memories of their loved ones"
 

Ross Oscar Knight

Ross is a philanthropist, author, educator, and international photographer who loves using his gifts and talents to build community at home in Atlanta and worldwide.
@rossoscarknight

"As a parent and a photographer, I understand how capturing memories of our precious loved ones is so important. I whole-heartedly believe in the mission of Love Not Lost to show people how we can love them better. Together we can embrace difficult times as a community to strengthen our resolve."
 
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Jerry Ghionis

Jerry is widely recognized as one of the top wedding photographers in the world. He's a photographer, teacher, inventor, founder, and husband who loves life and bringing out the best in others. 
@jerry.ghionis

"There is no greater gift for a family than creating a beautiful portrait with their loved ones.  That becomes especially important when the time remaining with a beloved family member is preciously short."