Carolee Beckham first picked up a camera in high school, but it wasn't until a few years later, while living in Paris, that she realized what an essential role photography would have in her life. She has lived all over the world including Alaska, Hawaii, Manhattan, Paris and Idaho, finally settling in Utah. She served a full-time mission to the Baltic States, primarily spending her time in Latvia. She currently resides in Utah where she has been adjunct faculty at Utah Valley University since 2012. She specializes in lifestyle and portrait photography and earned a Bachelors of Fine Art in Photography from BYU Idaho in 2008. She is a mother to three children, one of which is currently attending American Heritage.