KAREN BALLARD is an award-winning photojournalist and local 600 motion picture still photographer based in Los Angeles.

Entertainment clients include Warner Bros, Universal, Sony, Paramount, Netflix, CBS Films, Amazon, The Walt Disney Company, Lionsgate, HBO, and ABC Television. Editorial clients have included Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, Paris Match, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The Washington Post Sunday Magazine, and The Los Angeles Times among others.

Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Karen was based in Washington, DC, for 16 years, an accomplished photojournalist she covered major news stories at The White House, on Capitol Hill, the Middle East, and Haiti. In 2002 Ballard was embedded with the 101st Airborne in Kandahar, Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf for the ABC series "Profiles from the Frontlines" a Jerry Bruckheimer/Bertram Van Munster Production.

Karen is a full-time member of the Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers.


Karen Ballard

Karen Ballard Photography: Unit Stills / Photojournalist / Editorial Photographer

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Charcoal Book Club


Chris Suspect Day of the Dead Workshop

Day of the Dead Photography Workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico 2022 with Chris Suspect — Chris Suspect

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Momenta Photographic Workshops


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Making Photographs: Developing a Personal Visual Workflow

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