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Episode 183: Snapshot of Strength: Jess Wilson's Cancer Journey and Creative Pivot

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Photo of photographer, Jess Wilson, on a turquoise background with daisies and the title, Jess Wilson's Cancer Journey and Creative Pivot

Picture Perfect Pivot



Jess Wilson was diagnosed with thyroid cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a seasoned photographer with 20 years of experience, she was faced with the challenge of continuing to work while protecting her health.  She had to get creative and innovative. 


She discovered the power of remote photography sessions to capture stunning images for clients worldwide. These days, Jess also juggles homeschooling her grandkids while running her business.  Her resilience and determination are astonishing.


Through her journey, Jess learned to become her own advocate when working with doctors, and to prioritize self-care while setting personal and work related boundaries.



Learn more about Jess Wilson and follow her on Instagram.


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