Jana Cruder
Photography, Los Angeles California United States
 
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Contact details
2633 Lincoln Blvd.
#357
Los Angeles, CA 90405
Tel: 310 8979212
Brief Summary
Jana Cruder is a multi-faceted woman, she is inspired by art, people, locations, stories, light and contrast. She is a dedicated yogi and loves nature and travel. Simply put Jana loves to create images. Her dream is to travel, shoot and make her living doing so. Jana's purpose is to lead an inspired life and to inspire those around her. She is not your average photographer. She is a unique visual communicator, a highly tuned problem solver and a true artist combining her skills, passion and experience makes Jana's approach to your project like no others. She is a natural story teller who loves understanding who and why before communicating the message. Jana desires to collaborate with passionate creative individuals, companies and brands who are making waves and contributing to the greater good. Jana specializes in photographing people on location, although perfectly at home in the studio she loves the mystery and discovery of a beautiful location. Her unique ability to connect with each subject in front of her lens and make them feel at ease calling forth their true selves makes Jana's imagery page stoppers. Jana has been creating images since she was 14 years old. Born and raised in rural Pennsylvania, she realized her passion early and spent her high school years in her home-made darkroom and she has been honing her skills ever since. Jana's company Jana Cruder Photo + Motion client list includes clients from fashion magazines like Harpers Bazaar to Commercial work for clients like Discovery Networks and Wells Fargo Jana's excitement to create images and motion films radiates on set. From large multi day advertising productions to corporate and editorial assignments she and her team are committed to making each shoot run smoothly and the imagery unforgettable.

Jana currently splits her time between NY and LA and is available for commissions worldwide. 
Clients
MENS Health Magazine
HARPERS BAZAAR China
ELLE China
ESSENCE Magazine
Ocean Drive Magazine
EURO RSCG
McCann Erickson
SK+G Advertising
R+W Advertising
ABC Studios
Action Press Germany
Prevention Magazine
Angeleno Magazine
BL!SSS Magazine
Chatelaine
Complex Magazine
Crystals Magazine
Fashion IZ Black Magazine
Fitness
Gotham
INKED
LA Canvass
LA Confidential
Ladies Home Journal
MAXIM
Milk Magazine
NailPro Magazine
Obagi Skin Care
Orange Coast Magazine
PEOPLE
RODALE
Sandow Media
SEVEN Magazine
Shasa
US Weekly
UFC Magazine
Vegas Rated Magazine
944 Magazine
Charlotte Sparre
Cristophe of Beverly Hills
CVS
Denim of Virtue
Direct TV
Discovery Networks
Disney
DUFFIE Jeans
EGO SOLEIL
KORE Swim
MGM
TARA KIWI
TIME INC.
Vdara Resort & Spa
Wells Fargo
YAHOO!
ZOOEY Magazine
 
Awards and Recognition
AWARDS
2014 – Published American Photography 30
2013 – Artavita Curators Choice
2012 – Emerging Focus Top Finalist
2012 – Silver Eye Center for Photography Fellowship
2006 – Hottest New Talent – American Photo
2004 – Addy Award
2003 – Published American Photography 18

EXHIBITED
2013 – JoAnn Artman Gallery - Laguna Beach, CA
2013 – Gallery 446 - Palm Springs, CA
2013 – iam8bit Gallery - Silverlake, CA
2013 – Photo L.A. International Art Exposition – Santa Monica, CA
2012 – Bubble Lounge – New York, NY
2012 – Barneys New York – Las Vegas, NV
2010 – Brett Wesley Gallery – Las Vegas, NV
2006 – Red House Gallery – Venice Beach, CA
2003 – High Falls Gallery – Rochester, NY 

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