Brandon Ruffin

Brandon Ruffin

Brandon Ruffin is a photographer, Web-3 futurist, award winning filmmaker, and writer based in Oakland California.

Currently a Leica Ambassador, heĀ  fell in love with the visual medium over 17 years ago. Brandon currently works on a research team in the area of Computational Photography at Google pushing the capabilities of AI, machine learning and traditional photography.

Brandon finds himself drawn to stories that dissect humanity, most often through the world of portraiture and reportage. Brandon has given lectures at academic institutions such a Cal Berkeley as well as instructional workshops inside tech spaces such as Apple, VSCO, and Google.

Brandon has a passion for working with marginalized communities and in neighborhoods that are often overlooked and underrepresented.

Brandon is a contributor for publications such as Rolling Stone, New York Times, and the SF Chronicle.

A founding member of OAKSPC (Oakland Street Photography Club) and Cameras and Coffee

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Brandon Ruffin

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Cameras and Coffee with Brandon Ruffin

Cameras and Coffee with Brandon Ruffin presented by Leica Camera.

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