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Barbara Rusciano is a Fine Art Photographer that specializes in children. She was born in Brazil and moved to the USA where she built her family and home. Her photography journey started when her son was born. She bought her first DSLR, immediately set it to manual mode and never looked back. Barbara is well known for her dreamy outdoor images and dramatic studio portraits. Several of her images have been published in Fine Art magazines and various child modeling magazines. Barbara currently lives in South Florida with her husband and three children, who are her biggest inspiration.



Barbara shoots with:

Nikon D800
Nikon 70-200
Lens: Sigma Art 50
- I edit with a Mac and a Wacom Tablet.


Barbara is an award winning & published photographer. Some of her acknowledgements are:

2 Portrait Masters Silver awards
3 Portrait Masters Bronze awards
5th place TOP 20 Children's Portraits - Portrait Masters Awards
7th place TOP 20 Children's Portraits - Portrait Masters Awards


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