photo by clauphotography
Carolina Bonnelly, better known to her friends and loved ones as “Bonnelly,” is a lomographer, photojournalist, and filmmaker. She was born in the Dominican Republic and has made Miami her home since 1983. She graduated from Florida International University with a B.A. in Liberal Arts and later studied film and photography. In 1997, she founded Bonnelly Productions and Bonnelly Films, dedicated to wedding and documentary film making with a cinematic and poetic approach. With a passion for reflection photography, she has now embarked on a new journey documenting everyday life through her “imaginary reflector” and iPhone. Bonnelly’s latest exhibition, called “La Feria,” features her nighttime Polaroid and Instant Photography work. A frequent contributor and presenter, Bonnelly has also been invited to participate in various workshops throughout Miami and Spain.