Jale Fancey was given a camera on her birthday, at the age of 14, a Kodak instamatic, and she started to take photos then eventually graduating in her 20s to an Olympus OM-1 film camera. Her main focus were flowers and macro photography and taking photos of her family. When her older son came along, she shifted her focus to him and took many photographs of him, working on her baby photos. In 2006, she was given a digital point and shoot, a Panasonic Lumix. She was taking landscapes, flowers, and a little bit of people photos. In 2009, she graduated to a Canon EOS Rebel XTi DSLR.
Her main focus now is landscapes, with some flowers and portraits for a mix.She is always learning new tips and ways of taking photos and experimenting with the new techniques.
Jale Fancey was born in Ankara, Turkey, and at the age of 10, her family moved to Canada and settled in Toronto, Ontario.She now resides in Sarnia, Ontario. She belongs to the Sarnia Photographic Club and has been to several Photo tours and workshops. Her passion is photography and writing. She is also a member of the Lambton Toastmasters, where she is developing skills in leadership and in speaking in front of groups, which used to terrify her. She has her own bookkeeping business and is also a licenced, real estate salesperson. But, she always finds time for her first passion, photography.
Her dream is to travel extensively and take in the beauty of this earth a picture at a time and share her adventures in her published books.