International Women's Day: Jade Keshia Gordon on breaking through barriers

Jade shot singer Tallia Storm for a creative editorial using her Canon 24-70mm lens and Broncolor lighting (Image credit: Jade Keshia Gordon)
Meet the photographer

Jade Keshia Gordon

(Image credit: Jade Keshia Gordon)

London-based photographer Jade works with fashion and beauty brands, bloggers, and Manfrotto and Lastolite. Her career highlight so far was a 2017 campaign for Nike Curve shooting two plus-size influencers.

When I caught up with photographer Jade Keshia Gordon from her desk space last year in a studio in Peckham, London, there were lots of things I wanted to ask. Our conversation was recorded in the wake of the first Black Lives Matter protests, and Jade was planning her talk at The Photography Show: 'The Dos & Don'ts When Shooting A Black Model'.

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.