British-born, Italy-based Sarah Ferrara has been a portrait, commercial and wedding photographer in Northern Italy for nearly a decade, specialising in luxury weddings and fine art portraiture, with occasional forays into fashion and advertising. She is WPPI Master and Judge, Winner of WPPI 16x20 2017 Premiere category, and in 2018 earned 1st place in the Portrait Teenager category, and 2nd places for In-Camera Artistry and Maternity Portrait. In 2019 she won 1st and 2nd place trophies in the mid-year WPPI awards, and 3rd place trophy for Boudoir at the WPPI 16x20 International Print and Film Competition in Las Vegas.
In 2019 she was named SWPP Fashion Photographer of the Year and Open Avant Garde Photographer of the Year, and in the 16x20 Print Competition earned 1st and 2nd places in the Classical Portrait division, and another 1st place for Fashion Portrait, placing 11 times overall. Her work in wedding, fashion and portrait photography has been featured online and in printed publications around the world, including Rangefinder (USA), White Sposa (Italy) and the cover and feature of Photo Professional (UK).
Sarah runs workshops and residential "portrait retreats" at her home in Lake Garda, Italy, provides private mentoring, and teaches advanced Lightroom and Photoshop techniques online to photographers around the world through her website fineartretouching.com