MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - JAIME SEYMOUR-NEWTON
Originally from Wantagh, NY Jaime lived in Miami for 20 years before moving to NC 3 months ago. Jaime is married (25 years) and has 3 children in college and 3 rescue dogs.
Jaime’s degree in college is in communication/journalism but she always had a passion for travel, adventure and photography. After college, Jaime worked in TV Production in NYC, Jones Beach Theatre as a stagehand and on cruiseshiops.
In her mid 20’s, she started at Carnival Cruise Lines in sales/marketing before meeting her husband and having children. Her first photo job was while she was taking photos at her kids' soccer games when they were 5 years old. The league asked her to photograph all the players (over 600 kids). She has never turned back.
She has photographed most genres over the years but her passion is creating soulful portraits. She has volunteered her time in animal rescue for 20 years and has used her photography to help get homeless dogs/cats adopted.
Jaime joined PPA (Professional Photographers of America) 15 years ago and this coming January is receiving her Masters of Photography from PPA.
Jaime discovered the wonderful town of Hendersonville when she taught photography at Blue Star Summer camps and did branding photography for their site, which she updates every summer. Hendersonville is magical and she is so blessed to be living her dream of a peaceful mountain life.
Below are two of her photographs.