Forest Schaefer is a freelance photographer and assistant based out of Grand Rapids, MI. She specializes in commercial photography and portraiture. Known for working with a sharp attention to detail and mastering the digital process, she is an indispensable element of studio shoots. Outside of work she loves returning to the look and feel of film for personal projects. While being based out of Grand Rapids, she often travels for work and fun–never leaving a camera behind. Originally born in Minneapolis, she lived in different states until settling in Michigan in her teenage years. She is a graduate of Kendall College of Art and Design and holds a BFA in photography.