Meet Our Photographers: Jan Volquez


Isabel Luna - 01/11/2021 - 0 comments

Jan Volquez

On-Site Photographer at Secrets Cap Cana

Jan Volquez is an on-site photographer at Secrets Cap Cana in Dominican Republic who has a knack for capturing his subjects when they are most relaxed and ready to have fun.

Read on to learn more about where Jan’s passion for photography began and his advice to couples who are looking to have a photoshoot.

Portrait of Jan Volquez, on-site photographer at Secrets Cap Cana

Where are you from?

Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.

How did you get started as a photographer?

A friend thought I would be a good fit and suggested that I get into the photography industry.

How long have you been a photographer for?

I´ve been a professional photographer for 4 years now.

Shot of a couple embracing on the stairs by Jan Volquez.

What is the most rewarding part of being a photographer?

Being able to get the best out of our subjects through the camera lens and making great moments last forever.

Shot of a newly wed couple embracing in front of the ocean by Jan Volquez.

What does photography mean to you?

Photography is a way to apply all the passion and creativity that I was born with while getting to know wonderful people and cultures.

What is your favorite style of photography?

My favorite style is wedding photography.

Group shot of a bride and her bridal party on the beach by Jan Volquez.

Where is your favorite location to photograph?

My favorite location to shoot is definitely on the beach.

What is your preferred piece of equipment?

Lights!

What is your favorite part about working with Adventure Photos?

Adventures Photos gives me the chance to get to know a lot of people which inspires me to get better and better.

Shot of a couple on the beach taken by Jan Volquez.

What was the most memorable photo session or wedding you have captured?

A wedding of a couple from to different cultures and countries who had different traditions and preferences. It was challenging but in the end we had such a diverse range of photos and I learned a lot.

Portrait of a bride in front of a mirror getting ready taken by Jan Volquez.

What is your favorite photograph and why?

A couple photoshoot I shot for Kevin and Rachel. It was their first time ever getting professional photos done and we had such a great time.

Portrait of a couple embracing and laughing taken by Jan Volquez.

How did you begin working with Adventure Photos? What hotel are you currently working at?

A friend of mine recommended Adventure Photos to me.

Close up of a happy couple taken by Jan Volquez.

How do you make clients less nervous during a shoot?

Telling jokes and talking about something they know, to make them forget about the stress of being in front of a camera.

Fun couple's beach photoshoot captured by Jan Volquez.

If you could give advice to clients prior to their photo session, what would it be?

Dress in something comfortable and come to have fun with us. I can assure you that you will get super cute memories!

Are you looking for a photographer to capture your wedding or engagement? Contact the team at Adventure Photos today.

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