Having spent over seven decades of her life working animal care and training in zoos and wildlife centers, Carli is proficient at communicating with wildlife. This enables her to capture impressive pictures of animals in any situation you or your customer can consider.
She took her first darkroom class in a little cupboard in her high school, and she along with her very best friend spent their freshman year printing overdramatic photographs of each other in graveyards.
In 2011 her series Shake became a worldwide success, garnering her tens of thousands of website hits and putting her firmly on the map as a leading animal photographer. She presently lives in Portland OR with her husband Tim and her pets Norbert and Yushi as well as a rotating cast of foster dogs.