Photo by Amy Anderson

Photo by Amy Anderson

Bernadette pollard

Environmental Portraiture :: Documentary :: Editorial Culture + Travel

Bernadette crafts portraits and reportage (digital, film and multimedia) for editorial publications and documentary projects, centered on people + story + place.

"My focus lies in documenting the subtle simplicity of life from within. I hope to communicate the dynamics that I witness from a place of great intimacy, while not neglecting to leave room for the spontaneous."

She also produces and co-hosts The NO APOLOGIES Project podcast, featuring intimate conversations about pivotal moments in the lives of women.


Bernadette is based in Minneapolis, MN and is currently available for assignment w/ travel. ::  +1 (612) 208-9202  ::  @dettesnaps


Features / exhibitions

2017 The Kalish Workshop selected attendee

2017 Social Documentary Network feature, "Immigrant: Pit Master"

2016 Magnum Photos Workshop, long format documentary with Matt Black, selected attendee 

2015 Darkroom Gallery feature, "Reveal" Exhibition, Essex Junction, VT

2015 MN State Fair Fine Art Exhibition finalist, "Samantha on Her Farm", Saint Paul, MN

2014 Mpls Underground Film Festival official selection, "Stars" music video, Director

2012 9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine International Photo Competition finalist, Americana category "Samantha on Her Farm"

2006 Official selection, “The Fens” short film, Producer. Woods Hole Film Festival, Woods Hole, MA; The Big Island Film Festival, Waikoloa, HI; The New Filmmakers Series, New York, NY; The SoWa Indie Fest, Boston, MA; Indie Fest Independent Film Festival and Market, Chicago, IL; Boston Film Night, Arlington, MA; New England Film and Video Festival, Boston, MA