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Image by Amy Anaiz
Amy is an Intimate Editorial Wedding Photographer based in New York.
Image by Christin Armstrong
Christin Armstrong is a children and family portrait photographer based in Houston, Texas. She’s also the Executive Director of Mocha Kid Magazine.
Image by Terri Baskin
Terri Baskin is a published wedding photographer based in the DMV.
Image by Ty Bello
Ty is a multi-talented photographer and singer based in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a master of light and storytelling and has been creating stunning portraits for the past decade.
Denise Benson Photography
Image by Denise Benson
Denise Benson is a branding and portrait photographer and photography coach based in Rock Hill, SC.
Image by: Creative Soul Photography
Kahran is half of the dynamic husband and wife team of Creative Soul Photography. With over 7 years of working with hundreds of children, families, and brands, they specialize in lifestyle photography and authentic, visual storytelling.
Bethany Branch | Bethany E. Photography
Image by: Bethany Branch
Specializing in Maternity, Birth Story, Newborn, and Children Located in Mckinney, TX.
Image by: Cyndi Brown
Commercial and Celebrity Photographer based in Dallas, Texas.
Mary Brown is a wedding, portrait, event, and commercial photographer, covering the New York and New Jersey area.
Travel, Portrait and Event Photographer based in Brooklyn, NY
Melificent focuses on the experiences within the Pan-African Diaspora.
Ashley is a cinematographer & wedding photographer based in Florida.
DeAndrea Carroll is a natural light photographer from Hearne, Texas
Image by DeLisa Carol
DeLisa is Brand Photographer, Educator, and Business Coach.
Image by: Alrinthea Carter
Alrinthea Carter is a fine arts photographer, focused on the abandoned spaces of the American South.
Image by Dana Cole
Dana a commercial and fashion photographer in Oslo, Norway. Dana is also the Executive Director of Cole Magazine.
Image by Tomayia Colvin
Tomayia Colvin is high school portrait photographer based in Houston, Texas!
Kim Craven Photography
Image by Kim Craven
Weddings and Lifestyle Photographer based in Goose Creek, SC
Kiyah is an engagement/wedding photographer based out of Atlanta and DC.
Elle Danielle is an attorney-turned-photographer based in Nashville, TN.
Event photography and natural light environmental photography Children, Adults, Seniors and couples. Photographer in DMV
Image by Jehan Daugherty
Jehan is a portrait photographer based in Columbus, Ohio.
Image by Arekah Dunlap
Arekah is a fashion photographer located in Tennessee.
Image by: Yagazie Emezi
Yagazie Emezi is a documentary photographer from Aba, Nigeria.
Image by: Danielle Finney
Danielle Finney is natural Light Photographer and Instructor based in Washington, D.C.
Image by Mecca Gamble
Mecca Gamble is a published wedding photographer based in Atlanta, GA.
Image by: Charlene Geffrard
Charlene Geffrard is an amazing senior portrait & family photographer in Tampa, Florida.
Photo by M Harris Studios
Michelle is an award winning wedding photographer based in the DMV.
Sachel Harris of Sachel Samone Photography
Image by Sachel Samone Photography
Sachel is a legacy portrait photographer specializing in capturing the spirit and love of women and couples over the age of 40. Based in Navarre, FL and Anchorage, AK.
Image by ELLE GOLDEN PHOTOGRAPHY
LeiLani (“Elle”) is a fine art wedding and portrait photographer specializing in medium format film and a full line of heirloom products. Based in Atlanta and Northern California.
Image by NIESHA LANAE GRAVES
Nisha Lanae Graves is a Commercial PhotograpHER, in Dallas, TX specializing in Lifestyle, Weddings, & Maternity photography.
Image by Cierra Johnson-Hicks
Cierra Johnson-Hicks is a Wedding and Portrait photographer based in New Orleans, LA
Latasha Haynes of Ike & Tash
Image by Ike & Tash
Tash is a half of a husband and wife photography team based in Tacoma, WA. Tash is also the founder of Blink Conference.
Sasha HollowaySasha is a Visual Artist + Biz Blogger residing in South Atlanta, Georgia.
Image by Catherine Holmes
Catherine is a body positive natural light and female portraiture photographer in Norfolk, Virginia.
Image by Jacque Jackson
Jacque is a documentary family photographer, filmmaker + educator in Houston, Texas.
Image by Eliza Jane Photography
Courtney Cobb of Eliza Jane Photography is an international destination wedding photographer based in Los Angeles, CA
Photo by LaJune King
LaJune is a portrait photographer in Fresno, Texas and creator of the Know Your Beautiful campaign to inspire inner beauty and build the self esteem of young women.
Amber Knowles – The Amber Studio
Image by The Amber Studio
Amber Knowles founded The Amber Studio with the purpose of capturing real love. The Amber Studio offers wedding photography & portrait services in the DFW Metroplex, throughout Texas, and in special destinations.
Image by Latoya Dixon Photography
NITASHIA JOHNSON, is a Commercial Photographer / Design Instructor, in Dallas, TX.
Digital Illustration by NITASHIA JOHNSON
“Self,”what love starts with. The publication series created to uplift men and women of color. Personal reflections included. (November 15th 2017)theselfpublication.com
Image by Leslie Kerhsaw
Leslie Kershaw is a lifestyle and documentary photographer based in Washington, D.C.
Image byKesha Lambert
Attorney & Wedding & Portrait Photographer
Image by Lynda Louis
Lynda is an Atlanta and New York based wedding & lifestyle photographer.
Image by Amber Marlow
New York based editorial wedding photographer. Local + destinations. NYC’s preeminent luxury elopement expert.
Also the founder of the Pineapple North Project, a digital platform for creative business owners that seeks to elevate the voices of women and PoC.
Image by Sasha Matthews
Maternity, Newborn, & Family Photographer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Image by Cheriss May
Cheriss May is a photojournalist based in Washington, D.C. (but travels)!
Image by Ruby Melton
Ruby is the visionary behind Brown Girls With a Camera and The Mint Conference.
Fashion and Wedding Photographer based in Raleigh, NC
Image by Tarji Smedley
Tarji Smedley is a lifestyle, commercial, fashion photojournalist based in Chicago. Her couture lifestyle photography brands are Bliss (weddings), Glow (maternity) and Narcissist (boudoir)
Image by Brianna Mills
Brianna is a travel, portrait, and headshot photographer based in Oakland, CA.
Image by Samia Minnicks
Samia Minnicks is a lifestyle portrait photographer
Located in Richmond, Virginia
Image by Nicole Mondestin
Nicole Mondestin Photography specializes in Editorial Portraits, Wedding & Lifestyle Photography
Located in Queens,NY
Image by Sharetha Monique
Sharetha Monique is lifestyle portrait and fine art photographer based in Charlotte, NC.
She has two business IG pages:
Image by Kimberly Murray
Kimberly Murray is a commercial and still life photographer based in Atlanta, GA
Image by Nadiya Nacorda / Imani Photo
Elopement, Wedding, Travel Photographer DC, NY & LA
Image by Oriana Koren
Oriana Koren is an editorial photographer and writer based in Los Angeles, CA.
Stacy is a brand photographer residing in the sunny state of Florida!
Tyrenda is a published for Weddings, Engagements, & Maternity Photographer in the Greater Bay Area, California.
Image by Tyson Pough
Tyson is a high school senior, wedding, and family portrait photographer in Dallas, Texas.
Image by Sheree Pratt
Sheree Pratt is a lifestyle/portrait photographer based in Charlotte NC
Kam Ridley, New York, NY
Image by The Kam-Era Photography “ Archiving Social Issues through Fashion Photography”
Image by Candice M. Roberts
El Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz, Spain
US born and raised. Currently traveling. Travel, lifestyle and family.
Image by Keda Sharber
Keda is a dance & portrait photographer based in Houston, Texas
Image by Miranda Drummond
Miranda Drummond is a portrait and wedding photographer based in Maryland.
Image by Toni Shaw
Toni Shaw is a portrait and commercial photographer out of Greensboro, NC
Image by Aneris Photography
Sirena Singleton is a destination wedding, lifestyle, and branding portrait photographer and educator based in Charleston, SC.
Image by Sorena A Photography
Sorena is a Portrait, Wedding and Event photographer serving the New Orleans Metropolitan.
Image by Angelica Smith
Angelica is a children’s portrait photographer in Louisiana.
Image by Tina M. Strickland
Tina Strickland is a portrait photographer based in Phoenix, AZ
Image by Dee Thompson Photoart
Dee is a published fine art architecture and event photographer in Washington, DC area.
Image by Tracy Turner
Tracy Turner is a Portrait and Event photographer based in the Orlando Florida area
Image by Takiyah Wallace
Takiyah is a portrait photographer in Dallas, Texas, and creator of Brown Girls Do Ballet.
Creative duo | We use portraiture and visual storytelling to examine identities and experiences within society.
Janina Wiggins – Blue Cheeze Photography
Image by Blue Cheeze Photography
Janina Wiggins is a natural light photographer based in Las Cruces, NM
Image by Lynsey N. Weatherspoon
Lynsey Weatherspoon is an Atlanta and Birmingham (AL) based commercial, portrait and editorial photographer.
Image by Lyndah Wells Photography
Lyndah Wells is a Wedding & Lifestyle photographer specializing in creative storying telling with an emphasis on the beautiful light and colors in The 700 Islands of The Bahamas.
About the Author:
Tomayia Colvin, is an international wedding and senior portrait photographer, best-selling children’s book author, and photography educator in Houston, Texas. She is the Leader of the Northeast Houston Tuesday Together Group and drives to make the community a place of where everyone is welcome. She is on a mission to celebrate diversity and work with conferences and workshop organizers to bridge the color division and to include voices that are missing from the photography industry. She’s the mom of two dynamic little people and is often busy shuffling kids from basketball practice to Cub Scouts. She lives for the car rider line, Dr. Pepper, and making blue jeans, Converse, and t-shirts the new business casual.
Tomayia has previously taught at WPPI, Imaging USA, United, The Focus Tour by Melanie Anderson, Turn It Up by the Academy of Wedding Photographers, The Revive Summit, The Professional Photographers Guild of Houston, and a host of others.
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