Karen Schuenemann
Wildlife Photographer


Karen Schuenemann is an award winning wildlife and nature photographer. Her work has been shown internationally as well as in local exhibitions. She has led a variety of workshops, including to Bosque Del Apache, New Mexico, and the Tetons She teaches classes on wildlife and bird photography at several local camera stores. In 2017, Karen was recognized with the Honorable Mention Professional Photographer of the Year award in the National Audubon contest, one of the 5 top awards in this prestigious contest. In 2016 she was juried into the San Diego Natural History Museum as well as the show “One Hundred Years of National Parks: The West” at the beautiful G2 Gallery in Venice, California. She was awarded the Earl Veits Award from the Palos Verdes Art Center. Over the past few years a number of her images have received awards from the National Parks competition, NANPA, Audubon, as well as Best of Show from the Los Angeles County Fair and First and Third Place awards at the Orange County Fair. Karen has been the featured photographer for International Bird Rescue and she was featured in the inaugural edition of “Shadow and Light” magazine. One of her images was selected by Editor, David Schonauer, for an American Photo Magazine article. “Become the Voice of the Voiceless”, a juried show in Armenia, exhibited two of her bird images. Her work has been shown in numerous galleries, museums and venues in Southern California.