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Not long after graduating from the University of Virginia, Janie Osborne discovered Montana on a spontaneous cross-country road trip.

Twenty-four years later, Janie is based in Bozeman with her husband and two children and photographs regularly for national titles and commercial clients.

Janie's images have been featured in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, 

The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Travel + Leisure, Getty, BBC, Associated Press, Parenting, Food & Wine, and many others. 


Recent highlights include a New York Times Climate project in Montana and North Dakota

(one published image below), updates to personal photojournalistic projects, and several New York Times feature stories.

















Recent Photojournalism Projects:

The American Way

We Are Family - Butte, Montana


New York Times feature stories:

"Let the Stream Run Through It," 2018

"Hooking the Dinosaur of Fish," 2018

"Oksana Masters's Road from a Ukrainian Orphanage to Paralympic Stardom," 2018

"A Muslim American's Homecoming," 2017

"In North Dakota, Boom, Bust and Oil," 2015

“Can Montana’s Smith River Survive a Nearby Mine?” 2015

"On the Trail of Nabokov in the American West," 2016

“A Rookie’s Road Trip Through Montana, Wyoming and Idaho," 2015

More Cover stories on Published page

Janie is as passionate about capturing the coal-town culture of Colstrip, Montana as she is about embarking on a six day raft trip assignment down the Grand Canyon ("Rafting Through the Grand Canyon in Vintage Style") as she is about collaborating with commercial clients on food and product imagery for web sites and social media.


To every project, Janie brings her broad range of professional skills and story-telling talents. For more information, or to set up an individual consultation, call 406.581.1927 or email janieo@montana.com.