Della specializes in atmospheric landscapes and cityscapes of California. Having grown up in Marin County, California, she has always had a fascination with and passion for the awesome beauty of nature and the intersection of urban and natural landscapes.
Della first picked up her parents' vintage Nikkormat camera and took a printing and developing class at age 12, and was hooked from her first roll of film. She continued to focus on black and white photography while attending Marin Academy. After a hiatus from photography while attending college, she bought a prosumer digital camera in 2004 when she moved to Boston.
"I was captivated by the city's many stunning contrasts: blunt and matter-of-fact to dignified and refined. Chilling ice and blazing heat. Ancient brick and sparkling glass. Educated and elite to working class. I was moved to capture Boston's unique beauty and atmosphere in my images and developed my current style, which I describe as simple, bold, and graphic, and with a bit of romanticism and nostalgia thrown in."
Della has since moved back to California and has graduated to a much larger gear bag. Della shoots primarily with Canon equipment: a Canon 5D Mark II, and her favorite lenses are the Canon 70-200L, Canon 24-70L and the 100-400L. Tiffen circular polarizers and Lee graduated neutral density filters round out the collection.
Della is a contributing photographer to Alamy and Acclaim Images. Her images have been published internationally in books, magazines, travel guides, hotels, postcards, greeting cards, calendars, websites, and public and private collections.
For customized work, stock, assignment, or other inquiries, you can contact Della at della.huff (at) gmail.com.
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