Deddeda Stemler is an award-winning, professional freelance photographer and photojournalist based in Tofino, BC, British Columbia, on beautiful Vancouver Island, on the West Coast of Canada.
Deddeda specializes in travel, photojournalism, documentary, editorial, and commercial photography.
She is currently accepting assignments worldwide.
Deddeda’s photos have appeared in major newspapers and magazines worldwide including National Geographic Adventure, Time, New York Times, Lonely Planet, Scientific American, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Living, Globe and Mail, Reader’s Digest, Photo Life, Chicago Tribune, National Post, Toronto Star, Seattle Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Province, Macleans, Photo Life, Surfer, enRoute, Westworld, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Dogs in Canada, Cottage Life, Coastlines, Canadian Biker, Canadian Geographic Travel, Canadian Business, Hemispheres, Holland Herald, and Photo Life, to name a few.
She also shoots for the national news wire services, Canadian Press (CP), and Associated Press (AP), as well as corporate clients such as Tourism Victoria and production stills for film and television.
Deddeda has a professional diploma in Photojournalism and Journalism from the Western Academy of Photography in Victoria where she was awarded “Best Photojournalist”.
Deddeda was selected for the Magenta Foundation’s “Carte Blanche” book project, a compedium of the best Canadian photographers.
Deddeda loves to travel and explore the world. She has been to Thailand, Nepal, India, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Dominican Republic, the Arctic, the Cook Islands, Scotland, Spain, France, Indonesia, Peru, Chile, Egypt, Jordan, and the Philippines.