Photographer Rhayna C. explains why capturing life’s moments is so gratifying

Photographer Rhayna C. explains why capturing life's moments is so gratifying

Social media: @rhaynacphotography Favorite restaurant: Firebirds Wood Grill Favorite guilty pleasure: I like country music Favorite artist on repeat: Beyoncé Rhayna C. views photography through the lens of relationships and is developing a niche as a lifestyle, maternity, boudoir and family photographer. “What was once a hobby has morphed into something more gratifying,” the Pittsburgh, […]

Fashion, beauty and contemporary art: The eclectic style of Erica Génécé

Fashion, beauty and contemporary art: The eclectic style of Erica Génécé

Erica Génécé, the daughter of Haitian immigrants, is deeply inspired by her heritage and the African Diaspora. As a New York City-based photographer and filmmaker, Génécé has captured elements of history and heritage through the lens of her camera. Génécé states, she loves bringing strength, empowerment, and regality through photographs and film.” Through her imagery, […]

How Leslie Andrews found her purpose through photography

How Leslie Andrews found her purpose through photography

Artistry and creativity are in the eye of the beholder. Through the Creative Lens series, rolling out seeks to discover more about professional and up-and-coming photographers and their creative visions. This is Leslie Andrews’ story. Fashion and beauty photographer Leslie Andrews is originally from Milwaukee but is currently based in Atlanta. “I was at a […]

Photographer Jack Manning III’s vivid imagination defines his art

Photographer Jack Manning III's vivid imagination defines his art

Jack Manning III caught the photography fever at an early age. Now the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, native, who is based in Atlanta, travels doing what he loves. Manning is the mastermind of Jaxon Photo Group where he specializes in portrait, conceptual and wedding photography. Rolling out caught up with Manning to hear about and see […]

Photographer Holland Reid inspiring others behind the lens

Photographer Holland Reid inspiring others behind the lens

Former actress Holland Reid once posed in front of the camera. Now the self-taught photographer is making six figures working behind the lens capturing lifestyle and branded headshots. Rolling out spoke with Reid about her career. What inspired you to pursue photography? After spending 25 years in front of the camera as an aspiring actress, […]

Photographer Ron T. Young shares what inspires his creative lens

Photographer Ron T. Young shares what inspires his creative lens

Ron T. Young is a conceptual photographer with over 12 years of experience behind the lens. Young has photographed a host of notable subjects including Anita Baker, Ledisi, Robert Glasper, and Kirk Franklin. Young’s creative lens is best captured in relaxed environments, allowing the subject to embrace the camera to deliver the best photo. What […]

Photographer Crystal Chatmon capturing beauty with her lens

Photographer Crystal Chatmon capturing beauty with her lens

As a professional photographer for over 16 years, Crystal Chatmon has captured beauty through the lens of a camera. Whether it’s professional headshots, lifestyle branding, portraits or events, Crystal Chatmon Photography captures special moments. From outdoor, real estate, fashion and maternity to commercial photography, Chatmon’s creative lens covers a vast canvas of subject matter. What […]

Lennard Devlin opens up about his photographic journey and his future

Lennard Devlin opens up about his photographic journey and his future

Hailing from Abbeville, South Carolina, Lennard Devlin is a seasoned player on Atlanta’s photography scene. His focus on editorial and beauty and you can find him at @Ldevlinphotography on Instagram. He has had clients throughout the southern region like Bronner Bros., Design Essentials and Taliah Waajid.  Keeping in step with the evolution of social media, […]

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Jasmine Durhal

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Jasmine Durhal

Jasmine Durhal, also known as, JASSIEUO, is a conceptual fashion-beauty photographer creating bold influential work based in Los Angeles. She serves as the focus of this week’s Behind the Lens feature. On a scale of 1-10, how close are you to reaching your maximum potential as an artist (with 10 being the highest). On a […]

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Frank Have Mercy

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Frank Have Mercy

Frank Have Mercy is a Los Angeles-based designer, author, photographer, musician and film director. At first look, it’s apparent that every piece of art created by him is derived from the mind of someone who both knows and understands their creative voice. He serves as the focus of this week’s Behind the Lens feature. On […]

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Chrisean Rose

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Chrisean Rose

Chrisean Rose is a fashion, editorial and portraiture photographer, who utilizes a minimalistic style that often centers around nostalgic themes. He serves as the focus of our weekly Behind the Lens feature. On a scale of 1 to 10, how close are you to reaching your maximum potential as an artist (with 10 being the […]

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Nico Kartel

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Nico Kartel

As a photographer, Nico Kartel describes himself as a minimalist and a naturalist. “I don’t like huge productions and unnecessarily added things when it comes to my shoots. I just need the subject, my team and the environment,” he shared. Such a bold and self-assured proclamation inspired us to delve deeper into this talented photographer’s […]

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Marcus Ezell

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Marcus Ezell

Marcus Ezell is a fashion and beauty photographer who pays homage to the greats, while tirelessly working to carve out his own niche within a competitive industry. He serves as the focus of our weekly “Behind The Lens” feature. On a scale of 1 to 10, how close are you to reaching your maximum potential as […]

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Yannis Guibinga

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Yannis Guibinga

Yannis Davy Guibinga is a talented photographer exploring the diversity of identities and cultures on the African continent and its diaspora through visual storytelling. The Montreal-based artist serves as the focus of our weekly “Behind The Lens” feature. On a scale from 1 to 10, how close are you to reaching your maximum potential as […]

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Elle Yancy

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Elle Yancy

Rolling out spotlights beauty, portrait and fashion photographer Elle Yancy for our weekly “Behind The Lens” feature. On a scale of 1 to 10, how close are you to reaching your maximum potential as an artist (with 10 being the highest).  On a scale of 1 to 10, I’d rate myself a solid 3.5 to reaching […]

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Charles Thomas

Behind the lens: A conversation with photographer Charles Thomas

Rolling out spotlights Chicago-based photographer Charles Thomas for our weekly Behind The Lens feature. Give me a tweet length description of who you are as a photographer.  I believe I am more of a visual artist who uses different forms of art to express my creativity. On a scale of 1-10, how close are you to […]

Queer storyteller Nancy M. Musinguzi elevates creative profiles brick by brick

Queer storyteller Nancy M. Musinguzi elevates creative profiles brick by brick

Nancy Musinguzi first picked up a camera at age 15. She started documenting her life, peers and her Somerset, New Jersey, suburb. Today, the executive director of Brick x Brick (BXB) “experiments with both traditional and emerging processes in documentary art to create visual ‘living’ histories of under-recognized voices and under-represented perspectives in a culture […]