Based in Los Angeles, CANolwen (she/her) is a photographer & director born and raised in the suburbs of Southern California. As a first generation mixed race, Latinx, queer woman, her identity informs the type of narratives she leans into. Nolwen makes content that represents people she didn't see in media growing up.
Her approach to portraiture is to create a safe setting and allow people to feel comfortable with who they are. She meets people at the energy they’re at in the moment, never forcing anything.
Nolwen travels often to Colombia where her family lives. She speaks English, French and Spanish.
Contour by Getty Images
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