JJ Ignotz is an established, award-winning and multi-faceted photographer in New York City, ready to photograph your Love, Life and Business. JJ photographs out of Studio 806 her studio space in Chelsea and has been running her own photography business there since 2008. JJ has photographed for NYC institutions such as the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Fresh&Co, Murray´s Bagel, Uncommon Schools, Hallmark and Scholastic as well as a myriad of other businesses. In editorial work she has photographed for Jenny Yoo, The Groomsman Suit, Rhone Apparel and Fair Harbor Clothing. JJ has photographed hundreds of events, weddings, engagements, artists portraits, and head shots for a range of clients including Janelle Monae, Jason Mraz, Wonderama, J. Mendel, Roma Torre, Sierra Boggess, Leo Ash Evens and Elmo. Her work has been featured on busses, buildings, banners, and media ads nationally.
JJ first picked up a camera as a tween after finding a camera in her parents closet and went on to become a cum laude graduate of Ithaca College where she studied cinema and photography with a minor in marketing. JJ is effervescent, enthusiastic and is always looking through her viewfinder finding the next story at home and all over the world. When not capturing moments or travelling JJ can be found with friends or tending to her 30+ plant children in her NYC apartment. JJ also is known to throw and block punches as a competitive boxer, she has competed at Foxwoods Casino and Barclay´s Center for the finals in the Golden Gloves competitions where one of her matches was covered in the Daily News.
JJ´s breadth and depth of experience in a variety of fields allows her to tailor the vision of any shoot specifically for all of her clients. Whatever needs capturing whether it be your Love, Life, or Business, JJ will make the experience fun and professional resulting in images that are beautiful and full of personality.