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Becky Jaffe

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A photographer and educator, Becky Jaffe exhibits her photography in over forty galleries and museums nationwide, curates multimedia exhibits in Bay Area galleries and greenhouses, teaches Art of Seeing courses for fine art photographers, and serves as a judge for the Northern California Council of Camera Clubs. Her photographs have been published in LensWork, SHOTS Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Bay Nature Magazine. She was the 2019 Artist-in-Residence at the UC Botanical Garden, where she teaches photography workshops that cross-pollinate the arts and sciences, using an artistic lens to study ethnobotany, ecology, and evolutionary biology. She is fluent in Spanish and has traveled to biodiversity hotspots in Haiti, El Salvador, Colombia, Cuba, Honduras, Ghana, Tanzania, and Madagascar. She has had the privilege and delight of serving as a lecturer for four international trips with Cal Discoveries Travel, including Japan, Australia/New Zealand, Panama/Costa Rica, and Egypt. She is an avid birder and kayaker, a botanical evangelist, and a brazen peddler of wonder. She welcomes the opportunity to share her passion for photography with her fellow travelers.

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