Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Brandall graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in fine art. Her studies focused on photography, painting and drawing. After graduation, she worked in various artistic capacities before settling on life behind the lens. She has been photographing people, places and things for over two decades. Brandall is also a licensed visual arts teacher.
Her career began with pets, then graduated to people. From there she picked up commercial and editorial work and well as weddings. Two of her lastest passions are food and travel photography. "I love assignments that are new and different. I really enjoy the fact that I learn something new on every single project I photograph. It helps keep me stay focused and passionate about all my subjects."
In 2010, her studio which she designed and had built, was completed and ready for clients. The studio is located on her 11 acre property just outside of Oxford, Mississipi. "It has been a dream come true having my own workspace. The studio being so close to home as been wonderful in helping me manage my work with my home life. Getting to design the space to suit my needs was fantastic...having a vision and seeing it come to fruition was an amazing experience."
" It is the greatest joy to be able to do something you truly love and make a living at it-not everyone can say that. Each time I pick up my camera, I am excited about what I see."
Her work has been featured in publications across the South: Mississippi Magazine, Portico, Social South, The Bourbon Review, Atlanta magazine, Memphis Magazine just to name a few. She is the offical photographer each year for the Southern Foodways Symposium held in Oxford, Mississippi. Her photos have also been featured on websites like Garden & Gun Magazine, Bon Appetite, NPR, MensHealth as well as many others.
When not behind the camera, Brandall is busy at home with her four teenage sons. Her other free time is spent volunteering at church and several other local non-profit organizations.