Julie Markes is an experienced photographer that specializes in portrait and event photography. She received her BFA degree in photography from the University of Colorado at Boulder and then continued her photography studies at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Julie was a photographer at the Los Angeles Times and at the Associated Press before moving to Brooklyn, New York.

Formally trained in both photojournalism and fine art photography, Julie brings an artist's eye and a photojournalist's ability to all her assignments, from photographing children in their environment to photographing important events in people's lives.

The mother of two boys herself and a children's book author, Julie is very comfortable in the world of children. She is also a temple member and very familiar with the rituals surrounding a Bar and Bat Mitzvah.