Photo: Ethan Stone                                                                                                   Photo: David McColm

About Ilanna

Born and raised in Vancouver, Ilanna developed a love for adventure and the outdoors at an early age. Combining her passions of outdoor activity and photography, she shoots both editorial and commercial work, with a focus on action sports and lifestyle images. Ilanna has been described as an 'up-and-comer in the world of ski photography' by Freeskier Magazine.

"I’ve hired Ilanna to cover numerous events for me as a photographer throughout the years, and I can say without question that she is one of the most reliable photographers I’ve ever worked with, in terms of timeliness, professionalism, talent and positivity." -Jeff Schmuck, Forecast Ski Magazine & The Association of Freeskiing Professionals

Commercial Clients include:

Red Bull, The North Face, K2, Billabong, Mountain Sports International, Canada Snowboard Team, Whistler Blackcomb, Quiksilver/Roxy, Momentum Ski Camps, Rugby Canada, UBC Sauder School of Business

Editorial Clients include:

Forecast Ski Magazine, SBC Skier, SBC Resort Guide, Ski Canada, Downdays Europe, Snowboard Canada Womens Annual, Newschoolers Annual, Canadian Running, Yukon North of Ordinary

Articles & Interviews:

Five Badass Female Photographers You Should Be Following - Freeskier

Deep Winter Slideshow and Interview - SLVSH

Deep Winter Slideshow - Freeskier

Behind the Lens with Ilanna Barkusky - SBC Skier

Make Waves Move Mountains Photo Showcase - Transworld Snowboarding

Photo Gallery - The Inertia


Finalist - Deep Winter Photo Challenge - Whistler, BC - 2017

Best Illumination - Nine Queens - Serfaus, Austria - 2016


I am always looking for opportunities to create and deliver photos that inspire. Whether on the mountain or shooting a product look book, the opportunity to create images showcasing unique perspectives is what drives me.

Get in touch, I would love to hear from you!

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