North Carolina photographer Annell Metsker

Annell Metsker,  At Play on Lake Glenville

Annell Metsker, At Play on Lake Glenville

North Carolina artist Annell Metsker presents her beautiful photography.  This Charlotte artist discusses her photography and process in creating her works.  artGuide Magazine is pleased to offer our readers insight in Annell Metsker's photography.  Enjoy!


Annell combines photography with digital painting and oils to create images that evoke the soul of her subjects and portray mood and emotion. Whether she is creating a portrait, landscape, or figurative work of art she uses the beauty and mystery of light and shadow and the rhythm of motion to captivate the viewer. She works intuitively to reveal beauty and authenticity. She finds her creative muse in her art studio on Lake Glenville, near Cashiers and Highlands, NC where the peacefulness and energy of the mountains inspire her paintings.  She has a successful portrait studio in Charlotte, NC, specializing in heirloom portraits of children, families, and women.                            

Annell has received many state, regional, and national awards from Professional Photographers of America, Kodak, Fuji, Professional Photographers of North Carolina, and Burrell Imaging.  She earned the Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsmen Degrees from PPA and was twice named Photographer of the Year by PPNC.  Her art has been exhibited and published across the US and Canada and it hangs in many private collections.  She has studied with some of the most renowned photographers and artists in the US and Europe and continues her studies in her dedication to creating innovative artwork for her clients.

Annell L Metsker, M. Photog., Cr., PPA Certified, F. Ph. Charlotte Studio 704. 847.8281. Cashiers Studio 828.743.5784. Cell 704.996.0559.