Select Page

WHAT’S NEW

New work, adventures, and behind the scenes with photographer & director Natalie Faye
Get the latest news!
Nobilo Wines

Nobilo Wines

Some POS tears from a shoot for Nobilo Wines last year. We enjoyed hosting the Canadian agency team from Bensimon Byrne here in the LA. One day we shot at at a beach house in Malibu -- the same day the Oxnard fires were raging just up the road and homes were being...

read more

Music Video for hip hop artist JusTme

We had a great time running around Vegas earlier this year shooting a music video for "I'm Inspired", the new single from JusTme -- hip hop artist & mindfulness/yoga instructor from the Bay area. Created in collaboration with YoMIND. Executive Producer, Libby Edson.

read more
Etched Magazine Cover

Etched Magazine Cover

Recent issue of Etched Magazine featuring my photos of Sara Patterson, 22-year old owner of Red Acre Farm, in Southern Utah. Such an amazing young woman, and great advocate for clean food and community supported agriculture. See more images from the shoot...

read more

Mini doc / “Bee Girl”

Excited to share a new mini documentary that I directed, "Bee Girl". This is the first video in an original storytelling series "Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives" from Wolf Heart Creative. This inspirational short story is about a young woman who finds her passion...

read more
Photo + Motion / Stôn by Latondra

Photo + Motion / Stôn by Latondra

I had the pleasure of working with an amazing new jewelry designer, Latondra Newton, to launch her line Stôn. We collaborated to create photography for her website that represented her aesthetic, and we also created a slow motion video to be used on her website...

read more
Print + Motion / Playa Vista Campaign

Print + Motion / Playa Vista Campaign

We were blessed with plenty of soft Southern California sunshine for this recent campaign for Playa Vista, the hip sprawling Silicon Beach community on the westside of Los Angeles. I shot still imagery for the ad campaign, and also directed motion capture as we went...

read more
Print Campaign for Echo 56

Print Campaign for Echo 56

Sunrise to sunset, we squeezed every ounce of sun out of a beautiful day! We had such a great time with the team at BridgeBrand Lab, shooting on this historic stretch of sand in Newport Beach. Echo Beach was the home of the 80's vibrant surf culture that took the...

read more
Brand Narrative: The Bee Girl

Brand Narrative: The Bee Girl

Meet Sarah Red-Laird, the "Bee Girl". A southern Oregon beekeeper who founded the non-profit organization BeeGirl.org, she travels the country educating children through interactive workshops, and advocating for conservation through her role as U.S. Ambassador of the...

read more
Print ads for Zales Jewelers

Print ads for Zales Jewelers

Had a great time shooting a print campaign earlier this year for Piercing Pagoda, a division of Zales Jewelers. The print ads were geared toward the hispanic market, and highlighting the wedding line of the Roberto Martinez Collection. Shot in LA with the team from...

read more
2014 Annual Report for ALC

2014 Annual Report for ALC

Was great to work again with long-time corporate client, Air Lease Corporation (ALC). For their Annual Report this year, the photography highlighted the people in the company, working as teams within their departments. We also shot the cover graphic of the model...

read more
New Stock: Boat Dock

New Stock: Boat Dock

Recent stock shoot in Southern California ... Available for RM Licensing, click image for details. See more images from this shoot.

read more
Assignment for Auto Trader Canada

Assignment for Auto Trader Canada

Recent shoot for AutoTrader Canada's "Empowerment" campaign. I shot stills alongside the video production crew that was filming a series of broadcast commercials. They filmed everything twice, with English cast and French cast, and I photographed the talent for both...

read more
Assignment for Corsair Gaming

Assignment for Corsair Gaming

Had a great time shooting still photography for Corsair Gaming, alongside the video production crew for this cool spot that was produced/directed by The Readmond Company, and class-act DP Pergrin Jung). The first zombie scenario was cut from the video, but was used...

read more
Editorial Assignment for ABA Journal

Editorial Assignment for ABA Journal

Photographed copyright attorney Morgan Pietz for the ABA Journal (trade publication of the American Bar Association). The article was highlighting a case of copyright infringement, perpetrated by so-called 'copyright trolls'. The magazine editor was hoping I could...

read more
Brand Narrative: Red Acre Farm

Brand Narrative: Red Acre Farm

Red Acre Farm is a small family-run organic farm that is thriving in the unlikely desert climate of Cedar City, Utah. A small family of three runs the farm -- Lynn and Symbria and their daughter Sara --and they manage most of the day to day labor as well. They...

read more
Assignment for Razer Nabu Smartband

Assignment for Razer Nabu Smartband

Some tear sheets from a still shoot for gaming company Razer, to launch their new fitness-smartband NABU. We worked in tandem with the film crew as they shot the Nabu launch video.

read more
Annual Report for Air Lease Corp (ALC)

Annual Report for Air Lease Corp (ALC)

Air Lease Corp (ALC) has been a valued client of mine since they began in 2010. The company was founded by Steven Udvar-Hazy, former CEO of ILFC, and who Forbes tagged as the 'godfather of the airline leasing industry'. I've had the pleasure of photographed Mr. Hazy...

read more

“Recollection” short film now released online!

I'm happy to announce the release of our short film, Recollection.  I was fortunate to be able to collaborate with an amazing team for this project. A short film about the long road home. Follow the triumphs and travails of three wayward travelers as they chase the...

read more

Video for Rising Sun Jeans: 2014 Look Book

I directed this video for Rising Sun & Co 's 2014 LookBook. I collaborated with Mike Hodis (owner of Rising Sun) to work out the concept, then we shot the footage over several days in East LA.  I also shot the still photography for the print LookBook the same...

read more
Look Book for Rising Sun & Co. Jeans

Look Book for Rising Sun & Co. Jeans

I had a chance once again to collaborate with Mike Hodis of Rising Sun & Co., to introduce their 2014 clothing line in grand style.  I shot the still photography for their printed 'look book' (see below), and I also directed a 2 minute video (which will be...

read more
Still shoot for Johnson & Johnson

Still shoot for Johnson & Johnson

A few tear sheets from a still shoot for Johnson & Johnson's Healthy Essentials website, showing the final use in the site's web banners. MRY in New York brought me on board to shoot the campaign because even though we would shooting to very strict requirements...

read more
Stock shoot: Crista & Mia

Stock shoot: Crista & Mia

From a recent stock shoot at Lyfe Yoga in Hermosa Beach ... the soulful little Mia and her mother, Crista.  She made my day.   Images available for license at Image Source.  

read more
Stock shoot with Sudarso Brothers

Stock shoot with Sudarso Brothers

We were lucky enough to snag the infamous Sudarso brothers again for a day of shooting in downtown LA.  This duo is quite talented -- models, athletes, and stuntsmen -- and there energy and enthusiasm are infectious. After a full day of shooting, they were still game...

read more
Mike Hodis & the Rising Sun Jeans Workshop

Mike Hodis & the Rising Sun Jeans Workshop

Had fun on a recent shoot with Mike Hodis, owner of Rising Sun Jeans in Eagle Rock, California.  I photographed his workshop and also took some portraits of Mike.   The workshop is off the beaten path, but well worth a visit if you are in the area.   This is the...

read more
Malibu Photo Shoot

Malibu Photo Shoot

Recent stock shoot at El Matador Beach in Malibu.  Images vailable for licensing at Image Source.   

read more
JD Bender Album Cover

JD Bender Album Cover

Had a lot of fun on this one ... Album cover shoot for LA musician JD Bender.  He's a character and his music is alot of fun, so it was decided the album artwork shouldn't take itself too seriously.   I worked with art director/designer Pam Esposito to develop the...

read more
Venice Beach Surfers

Venice Beach Surfers

Recent stock shoot with a couple of my favorite Venice Beach boys, Justin Baumann & Austin Melrose.  These images are available for license through Image Source.  

read more

Videos for South Bay Customs

New video for South Bay Customs [American Motorcycles & Artist Gallery] In this first video, Michael Schreiber gives us a glimpse inside his well-equipped workshop in El Segundo, California, where he specializes in one-of-a-kind custom fabrications for American...

read more
Disney Interactive

Disney Interactive

From a recent project for Disney Interactive, where I created a large collection of imagery for Disney's various parenting websites.

read more
Swoop Magazine

Swoop Magazine

A few pages from a recent shoot for Swoop Magazine.  Photographed on the beautiful cliffs of Palos Verdes, outside of Los Angeles.  View more images from the shoot on my website, or  view a PDF of the entire issue.

read more

Video for Rising Sun Jeans 2013

New video I directed .... created for Rising Sun Jeans, a boutique clothing line inspired by turn-of-the-century American craftsmanship.  Incredibly fun shoot with amazing crew and talent! Featuring music and performance by "RT N the 44s" and special guest Timbo Gruse...

read more

Video for Dara Mazzie Fitness

To create this promotional video, we joined fitness fanatic Dara Mazzie for a workout in her small garage she converted into a hardcore workout space for training clients. Director/Cinematographer: Natalie Young Editor: Tonya Stumphauzer Co-Producers: Natalie Young...

read more
Susan, Blue & Raven

Susan, Blue & Raven

A few weeks ago, I spent an afternoon with friend and fellow photographer Susan Burnstine and her two dogs, Blue & Raven. Blue has been with Susan for 20 years now and is a wise old soul. Raven is the young energetic pup that has just joined their family. They...

read more

Video for Bread & Boxers

Shot this new video piece for Bread & Boxers.  We also shot still images of the same story, see them here. Director/Cinematographer: Natalie Young Producer/Art Direction: Mary Kay Holmes Talent: Justin Baumann

read more
5 things I learned from my elderly foster dog, Nike

5 things I learned from my elderly foster dog, Nike

1. Sometimes you step in your own poop.  Act like you don't notice and keep walking. 2. Never underestimate the emotional value of a good haircut. 3. Don't fall asleep with your behind on a sprinker head. 4. Men are awesome.  When you see one, wag your tail. 5. It's...

read more
Still Shoot for Rising Sun Jeans

Still Shoot for Rising Sun Jeans

Images from a recent photo project with Rising Sun & Co. Clothing. Really had fun with this one, and used their strong brand vision as theme for the photo shoot. From their website: "Rising Sun & Co. handcrafts indigo clothing that capture the optimistic...

read more
Hank

Hank

Just wrapped a shoot for Rising Sun Jeans, shooting at this amazing bike shop, SouthBay Customs. This is Hank, who stole the show!

read more
Mango Baby Clothing

Mango Baby Clothing

Just completed a second round of shooting for the new Canadian-based clothing line, Mango Baby, whose website will launch this spring. This shoot focused on the emotional bonding between mother and baby during the first year of life ... from newborn to crawling to...

read more
Mustache for Memory

Mustache for Memory

Portrait of my incredibly hip friend Tony and his magnificent mustachio. Tony founded Mustache For Memory, a non-profit focused on supporting Alzheimer’s research and those living with the disease. Visit the website to get a wearable mustache business card, and drop...

read more

Newspace Retrospective Book

Happy to be included in the recently published Newspace Retrospective Book. To celebrate the move into their beautiful new gallery space this summer,  Newspace Center for Photography (Portland, Oregon) published a book of the last 9 years of exhibitions.  The book is...

read more

"This Is a Photo Show" – MOPLA Exhibit

Photo ©2011 Natalie Young I'm part of a group of LA photographers that converge online at thisisaphotoblog.com, and our first physical group show opens tomorrow night. If you're in LA, come out! Here's the lowdown: this is a photo show Thursday, April 21, 2011 6pm -...

read more

Exhibition at The Light Factory Museum

I'm pleased to announce that my work will be part of a 4-person exhibition, Bring the Family, at The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film in Charlotte, North Carolina. From the museum: "Life is overwhelming and stressful. As we work through our...

read more

“Best of the Best” Emerging Fine Art Photographers of 2010

I'm extremely honored to have been named one of the “Best of the Best” Emerging Fine Art Photographers of 2010 by Forrest Old of the BWGallerist. Happy to see some friends/artists on the list including Isa Leshko and Susan Burnstine. Forrest said some very kind words...

read more

‘Dog Days’ Exhibit at Corden Potts Gallery, SF

Well, this is a fun one! The Corden Potts Gallery in San Francisco has put together a wonderful show of dog photographs from an international roster of fine art photographers, called 'Dog Days'. I'm happy to have several images included in the show, along with some of...

read more

G&S on Photo-Eye Book of the Day

My book Georgia & Sabine is featured today as the Book of the Day on the Photo-Eye Bookstore website! Both the softcover and hardcover editions of my book are now available for purchase through Photo-Eye. The softcover version (signed) is $35. The special edition...

read more

Lenswork Magazine is available!

Lenswork is out! Issue #88 features 12 images from my Georgia & Sabine series along with an interview. The printing is beautiful, as always. Lenswork also publishes an extended multimedia DVD of each issue, which includes an audio interview of yours truly, along...

read more

ANIMALIA Group Show

"Georgia & Sabine #34", © Natalie YoungGlad to announce that "Georgia & Sabine #34" (pictured above) is part of the upcoming group show, Animalia, at the Center for Fine Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado. The images were selected by juror, Karen Irvine,...

read more

Interview for LensWork Magazine

Just finished doing an audio interview with ever-affable Brooks Jensen from LensWork Magazine. I met Brooks last spring at PhotoLucida, and I'm thrilled to announce that the Georgia & Sabine series will be featured in the upcoming print issue of LensWork...

read more

PhotoLA 2010

Had a great time at PhotoLA this past weekend, which was held at the Santa Monica Civic Center this year. My work was exhibited by my dealer, Kevin Longino. The show was smaller this year, but still well attended despite the storms that started on Sunday. I was...

read more

Feature in Rangefinder Magazine

I'm excited to announce that my work is currently featured in January's b&w issue of Rangefinder Magazine. You can download the article here. The article was written by Patricia Mues. Free subscriptions are available on the Rangfinder website.

read more

‘Georgia & Sabine’ book now available!

SoftcoverI'm excited to announce that the Georgia & Sabine series is now available as a book! I have available a softcover version for $35, as well as a special edition hardcover that is presented in a slipcase with an original silver gelatin print and is limited...

read more

Show at Newspace Center for Photography

Me & Laura Valenti, Program DirectorThe Georgia & Sabine exhibition opened last week at the Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, Oregon. I was glad to be able to attend the opening, and it was great to be back in Portland again to visit friends, drink...

read more

Photos from China Exhibition

Photo by Eric KellerHad a wonderful time in China at the Lishui Photography Festival! Myself and 30 other American photographers were invited to exhibit work at the festival in November. The main exhibitions were curated Wang and Yan Li, and additionally about a dozen...

read more

Nominated for Baum Award

I recently found out that I've been nominated for the 2010 Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers, and I'm quite honored. One of the largest photography awards in the country, it is the only award in the United States to single out ‘emerging’ photographers for...

read more

Article in Black & White Photography magazine

The December issue of the U.K. publication, Black & White Photography, has an article about my work written by L.A.'s own Susan Burnstine, who is a regular contributing writer to the magazine. View a PDF of the article here. It was an honor to have my work spoken...

read more

Kaunas Photo Festival ’09

While I was at the PhotoLucida portfolio reviews in Portland this past May, I met Mindaugas Kavaliauskas, who organizes the largest eastern European photo festival in Kaunas, Lithuania: the Kaunas Photo Festival. I had a fascinating conversation with Mindaugas ......

read more

Critical Mass 2009 Finalist

"Georgia & Sabine #19" ©Natalie YoungThanks to the PhotoLucida jurors for selecting me as Critical Mass 2009 finalist again this year, this time for the Georgia & Sabine series. I'm honored to be included! Here is the full list of 175 finalists, along with the...

read more

Exhibition in China @ 2009 Lishui Photo Festival

"Morning" from THE FARM series ©Natalie YoungI'm happy to announce I've just accepted an invitation to participate in the 2009 Lishui International Photo Festival in Lishui, China, this coming November. I'll have an exhibition of 25 images from THE FARM series, and...

read more

Fraction Group Show – Curated by Melanie McWhorter

"Lucid" from THE FARM series ©Natalie YoungMelanie McWhorter (PhotoEye Books) curated a great online group show, The Unnatural Nature of Food for Fraction Magazine. I'm happy to have my image, "Lucid" from THE FARM series included in such a diverse and interesting...

read more

‘Black & White" Group Exhibition – Juried by Jim Casper

"In Flight" from THE FARM series ©Natalie YoungI am honored that my image, "In Flight", was selected for the Center for Fine Art Photography's upcoming 'Black & White' Exhibition, juried by Jim Casper (Editor and Publisher of Lens Culture, Paris, France). The show...

read more

Solo Exhibition at Newspace Center for Photography

"Georgia & Sabine #30" ©Natalie YoungI'm excited to announce that I will have a solo exhibition of the Georgia & Sabine series at Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, Oregon, this coming December. The show opens on Friday, December 4th, 2009 and runs...

read more

Audio Podcast Interview with Paul Giguere

It was a pleasure to be interviewed by Paul Giguere for his wonderful audio podcast series, Thoughts on Photography. My interview can be heard here (issue #66, June 2). I was relieved to hear that I didn't say anything too stupid. I'll take it.

read more

New Series Published in Migrate Magazine

Four images from my new body of work were recently published in Migrate Magazine, a South African publication sponsored by The Loerie Awards. The theme of the issue is 'Ego' and I was asked to contribute work that fit that theme. The project I am currently working on...

read more

Nominee for Santa Fe Prize for Photography 2009

'Shelter Belt' © Natalie YoungI'm honored to have been nominated for the 2009 Santa Fe Prize for Photography sponsored by Center, as I was in good company. This bi-ennial award is by nomination only, and it "recognizes and rewards a gifted and committed photographer...

read more

Slideshow Finalist at Palm Springs Photo Festival

'Judith Circle' © Brad MooreMy series, The Farm, was one of four finalists in this year's Connect 09 Palm Springs Photo Festival Slide Show Contest. The selected slide shows were projected at a special screening at Annenberg Theater of the Palm Springs Art Museum....

read more

Featured Artist on Plates to Pixels Gallery

I am happy to announce that The Farm series is currently the featured exhibition on PlatestoPixels.com. The series is presented along with an interview by Blue Mitchell. Also featured is Suzanne Rochette's beautiful pinhole series, Magdalene's Islands....

read more

PhotoLA

Kevin Longino, Fine Photographs - Booth at PhotoLAWell, I'm a few weeks behind with this one, but a big thanks to Kevin Longino Fine Photographs for exhibiting my work at PhotoLA earlier this month. I'm proud to say that Kevin is now representing me, and it was an...

read more

HCP Print Auction

"Georgia & Sabine #23", © Natalie YoungAlright, it's that time of year ... The Houston Center of Photography is having it's annual Print Auction on February 12th. On February 9th, there is a cocktail reception, and Anne Tucker and Clint Willour will lead a free...

read more

Shots Magazine Interview

The latest issue of Shots Magazine (#102, the winter issue) includes a portfolio of work from my series, Georgia & Sabine, along with an interview (of me, although Georgia could have probably handled it better). You can download a PDF of the article, or better yet...

read more

SAC Gallery Show

SAC Gallery opening, December 11, 2008"Big City Gradient" ©Drew BakerThanks to everyone who came out to SAC Gallery opening last Thursday! It was alot of fun, the Art Walk brought in a lot of traffic, and I met some really great people. One of the other artists in the...

read more

Critical Mass Top 50

The Critical Mass results were announced yesterday in their blog, and I was pleased to have been among the Top 50 Photographers ranked. Congratulations to my comrades, the other 49 ... great work all around... among them, a few of my favorites, Cig Harvey, Eric...

read more

Opening at SAC Gallery, 12/11/08

For those of you in the LA area ... I have an art opening this Thursday night, December 11th, from 7- 9 pm, at the Spring Arts Collective Gallery in downtown LA. My fabulous singer/songwriter husband, Jared Young, will be providing the musical entertainment. I'll be...

read more

"Collectible’ at WallSpace Gallery

"Georgia & Sabine #12" ©Natalie YoungThis Thursday, December 4th, is the artist reception for Collectible, the current exhibition at Wallspace Gallery in Seattle. Collectible is an initiative by Crista Dix to offer special editions by emerging and established...

read more

Exhibition at Texas Woman’s University

Photo courtesy Morgan Ford, TWUKatherine Bussard juried the 8th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition and selected 3 of my images for the exhibition, and I'm also honored to have received the $500 Cash Award. The images selected are from the The Farm series...

read more

Critical Mass Finalist

Photo Lucida has announced the finalists for the Critical Mass competition and I'm honored to have been among the 180 finalists selected. The finalist list is posted on their blog. Stayed tuned for the Top 50 that will be posted on their site later this month, along...

read more

3 Hon Mentions in the Int’l Photography Awards

"Flight" © Natalie YoungThe winners for the 2008 International Photography Awards were recently announced and I'm honored to have been recognized. I received honorable mentions in 3 separate categories: Fine Art/Landscape (for the single image of the birds above);...

read more

Exhibit at Monmouth Museum

"Sentinel" © Natalie YoungI'm happy to be part of Monmouth Museum's Juried Photography Invitational Exhibition, which opens September 26th at the museum in Lincroft, New Jersey. The show was juried by Stephen Perloff (editor of The Photo Review) and Sarah Morthland....

read more

C4FAP "Environment" Exhibition

"Veer" © Natalie YoungI'm pleased to have been invited to participate in the Center for Fine Art Photography's upcoming group exhibition, Our Environment: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. The show was curated by Robert Glenn Ketchum, and the image above was selected for...

read more

TPS Fine Print Auction XIII

"Lucid" © Natalie YoungTexas Photographic Society will hold their 14th Annual Fine Print Auction on October 17th at the Davis Gallery, Austin, TX. The print above will be part of the auction, along with work of other TPS members. The auction is part of the Society's...

read more

Honorable Mention in TPS 17 National Competition

"Stasis" © Natalie YoungI'm honored to have been awarded an Honorable Mention in the TPS 17: National Competition, curated by Lisa Sutcliffe of the San Franciso Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition will open at the Dougherty Art Center in Austin, Texas on September...

read more

Featured on FlakPhoto.com Today

"Roots" ©Natalie YoungAn image from The Farm series is featured on flakphoto.com today. This is part of a summer feature story highlighting a selection of photographers that attended Review Santa Fe.

read more

Group Show at Wallspace Gallery

'Farm House' © Natalie YoungFour images from the The Farm series will be in a group show, "On Location", at Wallspace Gallery in Seattle, WA. The show runs July 1st - August 2nd. Opening reception is July 3rd. Thanks to Crista Dix for including me in this show.

read more

Review Santa Fe & Fotofest Meeting Place

Image © Eric PercherI was fortunate enough to be able to participate in 2 great review sessions back to back. I just returned from Review Santa Fe last week, and I was also in Houston for Fotofest Meeting Place in March. Both were actually great experiences for me....

read more

Image featured in TPS Print Program

'Georgia & Sabine #3' - © Natalie YoungI'm honored to be featured as one of 6 artists for Texas Photographic Society's 2008 Print Program. The image selected (above) is from the Georgia & Sabine series. Become a TPS member and you can purchase a print from any...

read more
WHAT’S NEW

WHAT’S NEW

New work, adventures, and behind the scenes with photographer & director Natalie Faye

read more
ABOUT

Natalie Faye is West Coast photographer & director specializing in lifestyle, portraits and fashion. She has worked for brands such as Samsung, Disney, and Johnson & Johnson. She splits her time between Los Angeles & Joshua Tree and is available for travel worldwide.

Los Angeles | 310.938.4715
Email: natalie@nataliefaye.net
Website: nataliefaye.net