Linda Fern Schmiel lives in the Richmond Metro area and has always had a love of the arts. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from VCU with a major in painting and printmaking. She also has gone back to learn more about her passion of Photography at John Tyler Community College. She is currently a member of the Camera Club of Richmond, Virginia Professional Photographers Association, and the Professional Photographers of America. She has been awarded by the Professional Photographers of America the status of Certified Professional Photographer.

Every week, Linda is out enjoying photographing street photography, landscapes, nature, wildlife, architecture, and event photography. Her work also includes studio and on-location family portraits. She also creates conceptual art and enjoys exhibiting her work in local art galleries.