Ingrid Forster is a Toronto-based documentary photographer, visual storyteller, and artist. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Concordia University and a Master of Arts in Photographic Preservation from Ryerson University. She is currently pursuing a second Masters degree in Digital Media, focusing on digital storytelling.
Ingrid has been making images since she was old enough to hold a camera and is proficient in both film and digital photography, as well as historical photographic processes. With several years of teaching experience, she is also an enthusiastic photography educator and enjoys sharing her knowledge on the creative and technical aspects of the medium and its fascinating history.
Ingrid’s personal work explores a variety of themes including memory, identity, place, community, and the natural environment, as well as issues facing indigenous peoples continually impacted by settler-colonialism. She also enjoys documenting her travels, encounters, everyday life, and capturing the nuances of light.
Ingrid approaches commissioned work with great attention to detail, creativity, and a discerning eye for light.