Selena was born & raised in Puyallup, WA. She graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in Arts, Media, and Culture and a minor in education. She started her career as a Regional Business Development Coordinator for a national construction testing & inspection firm.
In 2008, Selena picked up her first “real” camera, a Nikon D90, and never looked back. After quitting her day job, Selena launched Cheval Photos, thus marking the beginning of her journey as a professional photographer.
Today, Selena specializes in shooting equestrian events as well as weddings, products, and portraits. As an equestrian journalist, Selena has been published internationally both as a photographer and an editorial writer.