Grand Canal, Venice, Italy, black and white photography

About Jacqueline LaRocca Photography

“I’m watching and wondering feeling something from long ago”  Clannad

Jacqueline LaRocca, fine art photographer, Black and White Photo Prints
Jacqueline LaRocca

Jacqueline LaRocca specializes in black-and-white and infrared photography, capturing dramatic images worldwide, spanning Europe, Asia, and the United States of America.


As a fine art photographer, she is drawn to landscapes and historical sites and is passionate about preserving their history for future generations. To support historic preservation efforts, Jacqueline often photographs places that may be at risk of disappearing one day. Additionally, Jacqueline donates to multiple non-profit organizations that share her dedication to historic preservation.


Jacqueline also enjoys capturing the magic of mother nature, creating ethereal images of earth and water. Jacqueline, a talented artist, possesses a keen eye for detail and a profound appreciation for the beauty of nature. She revels in capturing the enchanting essence of mother nature through her lens and transforming it into breathtaking works of art. Her images are not just photographs but a glimpse into a mystical world where earth and water merge to create a mesmerizing vista. Jacqueline’s skillful use of light and shadow adds depth and dimension to her work, making her photographs dreamlike. With her innate ability to capture the fleeting moments of nature, Jacqueline’s artistry evokes a sense of wonder and tranquility in the viewer.


Jacqueline’s journey into photography began many years ago when she discovered the work of British photographer Simon Marsden. Simon Marsden was famous for his black-and-white infrared photographs of castles, ruins, graveyards, and other mysterious places. Seeing Simon Marsden’s work inspired Jacqueline to study and learn infrared photography.


Specifically, infrared photography is a technique that involves capturing images using infrared light instead of visible light via the use of infrared film or a converted infrared camera. Infrared light has a longer wavelength than visible light and thus is not visible to the human eye. The effect of infrared turns greens to whites and creates dynamic contrast.


After years of self-study, Jacqueline enrolled in the professional photography program at the Washington School of Photography in Bethesda, Maryland. She traveled to Thailand, Europe, and the United States upon graduation, capturing black and white and infrared images.


Originally from Bethesda, Maryland, Jacqueline lived in New Orleans and Dallas before returning home to settle in picturesque rural Carroll County, Maryland. Overall, as a fine art photographer, Jacqueline is committed to capturing natural beauty and preserving the history of our world through photography.


Jacqueline’s images are widely recognized, published in various media, and exhibited in juried art shows. All of her pictures are available for purchase and license. Additionally, you can view Jacqueline’s affiliate website dedicated to her exploration of ghostly and haunted places at www.hauntedtraveler.com.

Bridge over troubled water at Belvoir Park Forest, infrared black and white landscape photography by Jacqueline LaRocca
Bridge over troubled water at Belvoir Park Forest, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Tilghman Island Willow Trees, Eastern Shore, Maryland , infrared
Tilghman Island Willow Trees, Eastern Shore, Maryland
The Duomo in Florence, The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiora, Italy, fine art, black and white photography
The Duomo in Florence, Italy



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