oh hey there!
I'M JESS DONNELLY!
An emerging conservation filmmaker, photographer, content creator and social media marketer with over a decade of experience.
I've got big dreams and even more drive! I'm obsessed with Nutella, yoga pants and puppies.
Read on for the rest!
get to know me a little better!
MY QUIZ RESULTS
1. THE BEST TITLE I HAVE IS:
a. Girl Boss
c. Adrenaline Junkie
d. Wannabe Karaoke Superstar
e. All of the Above
2. SOMEDAY I WANT TO:
Visit all 7 (new) wonders of the world
Great Wall of China (China), Christ the Redeemer Statue (Rio de Janeiro), Machu Picchu (Peru), Chichen Itza (Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico), Taj Mahal (Agra, India), Petra (Jordan), The Roman Colosseum (Italy)
3. DRINK OF CHOICE:
c. Martini (shaken, not stirred)
d. Rum and Coke
4. MY CHILDHOOD IDOLS:
Lara Croft & Indiana Jones
5. ON MY DAYS OFF, THE FIRST THING I DO IS:
Binge watch Netflix
6. IF YOU COULD EAT ONE FOOD FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, IT WOULD BE:
7. THE BEST PART OF TRAVELLING IS:
a. Learning about other cultures
b. Meeting new people
c. The food, obviously!
d. Exploring new places
e. All of The Above
8. I'M HAPPIEST WHEN I'M:
9. THE BEST PLACE TO STAY IS:
a. Luxury Hotel
b. Cozy Cottage
c. Unique & Unusual Accommodations
d. Camper Van
10. I CAN'T WAIT TO GO BACK TO:
South Africa & Croatia
I didn’t always know what I wanted to do, but I always knew it would be something creative.
Like most young adults, I felt a bit lost in my early twenties. To cope, I booked a ticket to Europe and spent a glorious Summer snapping photos of coastal towns and filling up on firewood pizza and wine.
Little did I know, those photographs would win me a once in a lifetime experience...
with a mega travel influencer! The next Summer I ventured out on a 10 day trip with Yacht Week to sail along the coast of Italy, alongside one of the most successful women in the travel influencer space. It was a dream come true! I soaked up every bit of creative knowledge I could from her and came back home with a mission.
I upgraded my camera, invested in editing software and began learning all I could about photography.
I didn't stop there. I expanded to my creative skillset to include:
Social Media Marketing
Drone Photography and Video
I’m driven by that same creative spark I discovered while sailing the Italian coastline, only now I want to create for you!
Let me know what you need and I'll do everything I can to exceed your expectations.