An Intrinsic Love for The Craft
Documenting Ancient Images Through The Lens
Mrs. Brandy Forrest is a Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Biblical Studies and Archaeology at Trinity Southwest University. She holds an M.A. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is a field archaeologist and Director of Pottery Processing for the Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project. She is an accomplished and passionate photographer specializing in artifact, architectural and site photography.
Brandy has served in numerous positions for the Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project, including Director of Planning, Square supervisor, grant writer and eventually becoming the Director of Pottery Processing. Further, she was the Director of Planning and Expedition Assistant for the Bible Land Expeditions.
Lastly, she has been a guest lecturer at Churches and colleges throughout the United States. Her lecture focuses on how artifacts and archaeology illuminate the Biblical world. She has presented a paper on this very subject at the 2011 International Society of Biblical Literature Meeting in London, England.
In the course of her studies in Biblical Archaeology, Brandy has recognized the importance of photographic documentation as viewed through the archaeological lens. She has a unique ability to document artifacts, site excavation and architecture in a thorough and artistically revealing manner.