Meet JillDSC_0572-2

“The camera is the least important element in photography.” -Julius Shulman

I’m Jill R. Denbow and welcome to my website!  I’m a photographer specializing in fine art and real estate photography.


I’ve always had a passion for art and a fascination with photography. While my career path took me in a different direction, a couple of years ago I began to turn my fascination into a serious hobby. I have since taken my photographic hobby to the next level, launching Elements in Focus in the spring of 2014. What started with hand-made notecards given as gifts to friends and family has turned into a small business. I’m excited to begin this journey and hope you’ll take it with me, viewing my site often and telling your friends.


I love to photograph everything outside, including flowers, trees, water, barns (I’m enamored with barns!), buildings, wildlife and even bugs! I like to experiment with macro photography (hence the bug images) and enjoy working in natural light. Living in NC allows me the opportunity to capture all of these incredible images of nature.


Photographs are a great way to enrich your home or office space.  Photographic gifts are special and last longer than a box of chocolates (although I do love chocolate!).


I have also developed a passion for real estate photography.  There is something special about being a part of a home sale.  It’s a turning point in the lives of two families.  One looks at the images of their home with nostalgia for what they’ve had, and hope for its future sale.  The other looks at the same images trying to picture their family making a new life within those walls.  I will always do whatever I can to offer the most pleasing depiction of each home I shoot.  I am happy to work with both realtors and homeowners.


I aim to capture the charm and splendor of our natural surroundings in my photographs. I hope that by bringing these elements in focus, you’ll see the beauty all around you.


“It is as true today as it ever was: He who seeks beauty will find it.” -Bill Cunningham