After growing up in New York City and traveling the world, Lynn Denny became long time resident of the village of Lamy, New Mexico in 1982. She is the mother of three young men and wife to a woodworker.
Lynn grew up in New York in a household of art, her kitchen was a darkroom. Her father was a Communications professor at Columbia University and she grew up witnessing great conversations and collections of artists. This inspired her to continue the tradition of photography and film.
Lynn attended S.U.N.Y Binghamton for 2 years, then went onto Friends World College in Kenya E. Africa and Apeiron Photo School. Her focus of study was Anthropological Film and Documentary photography . When she moved to Santa Fe she attended the Anthropology Film School on Canyon Rd.
She has photographed and traveled extensively in Iran and Kenya and lived and photographed Mali, West Africa for 2 years.
She started working in black and white film, and for the last 6 years has begun the transition to Digital Color Photography, Her focus has moved from photographing people and culture, to subjects that are healing to her. "I try to capture the healing strength of the water". She has been focusing on the capturing the grounding nature of the earth, water and sky. Her vision is to show how photography can translate into visual meditation. What she had been traveling around the world to find. she found "right under my feet".