Amanda was born and raised in St. Catharines, Ontario. She completed a BFA in Photography from Ryerson University in 2010, during which she studied a semester abroad at Napier Univeristy in Edinburgh, Scotland. Following graduation, Amanda undertook a four-month internship with Canadian Geographic Magazine.
Amanda spent 2011 photographing 1812 Reenactments in Southern Ontario for Canadian Geographic Magazine. Her 1812 Series was published in the 2012 Summer Travel Edition of Canadian Geographic.
In 2013, Amanda was an on-set photographer with Wild Canada Productions capturing images for their interactive book app. The four-episode series Wild Canada aired on CBC's The Nature of Things March 13, 2014.
Select limited editions of Amanda's work, beginning in March 2014, are now represented and sold through Artzila.
In 2015 Amanda relocated to British Columbia, taking the opporunity to begin a new project about the Canadian Experience and journey of self.