frank lu.ca

Hey, I'm Frank (he/him) & I have been a Photographer & Graphic Designer living and working in Kamloops, British Columbia for the past six years.

I graduated from the Digital Art & Design program at Thompson Rivers University & I have since developed good working relationships with a variety of local companies.

In the off chance I'm not off wandering with my camera, you'll find me listening to records, working in my studio, sifting through any & all sorts of printed matter, or enjoying a quality beverage (these days, usually made by an Okanagan winery).

For my work, I draw inspiration from ordinary and unassuming places, emotional connection & ambient light. My photographs evoke a sense of nostalgia and are formed on the basis of using only natural light, while my design practices are generally a combination of postmodern influence & minimalism.

I am currently looking to expand my photography portfolio to include creative portrait, branding & commercial work & am exploring new opportunities to work with like-minded people. 

If that criteria sounds like something you might be interested in, please get in touch, or even just come say hello!

Photo credit: Stacey Owen          


Features

Publications

Print

◆ "Small Victories" Book: Booooooom.com – published November 2020

◆ British Columbia Magazine:  2020 Calendar – June 2020

Online

◆ Montecristo Magazine: Indie Okanagan Winery Rigour & Whimsy Wears its Personality on its Sleeve – published July 2021

◆ Booooooom's first Photo Print Swap: Booooooom.com – November 2020

◆ "Magic Hour with the Pen-F": OlympusPassion.com – published July 2020

◆ Photo Inspiration: The Stories Behind The Images – Vol. I: Olympus Passion eBook – July 2020

◆ "Magic Hour with the Pen-F": Olympus Passion Photography Magazine – Issue #27 – August 2019


Exhibitions

Solo

◆ "Memories of Light" solo exhibition, TRU Visual Arts Program: Amplified Gallery, Kamloops, BC – Fall 2020

Selected Group

◆ "Privacy Settings" REpublic Gallery, Kamloops, BC – July 2018



Testimonials

"Frank did an extraordinary job of understanding the style we were looking for. 

We had a simple wedding and wanted to spend a very short amount of time taking staged photos. 

The number of beautiful images that came out of that session and from the candid images he took throughout the day truly blows me away. 

He is friendly, down to earth, professional, and easy to work with. 

We could not be happier with the final photos and with our experience. 

Thank you, Frank, for capturing our day so perfectly." 

– Heather


Instagram

To keep up to date with my most current work, follow along with me on Instagram.

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