Virginia’s work brings together art and industry. She enjoys both and responds to commercial briefs with the same approach she takes in her personal work, holding the strong belief that every type of work nourishes and enriches the other. To this end, she holds both a Masters in Fine Art with Distinction from Massey’s school of Fine Arts, Wellington NZ and an Honours Degree in Advertising and Editorial Photography from UCA, Rochester England. VWJ specialises in creating real images out of staged/set up situations. Her images are characterised by an incredible sensitivity and dignity towards their subject. Making them considered and crafted, whilst retaining a very natural, visceral / tactile feel.