A Beauty Genius Behind the Lens and Owner of Drexina Nelson Photography
A devotee of fashion since an early age, Drexina Nelson began her career in Atlanta as a makeup artist for some of the city’s most prominent photographers. Upon completing both her B.A. and M.B.A. degrees at Clark Atlanta University, she opted to pursue a career in photography where she could combine her love for beauty and the arts, her keen eye for composition and style, and her knowledge of business
"The inspiration for her work ranges from fashion and beauty to the appeal of human interaction. Whether it is the way a person moves, dresses, or laughs, Drexina’s aspiration for each shoot is to capture the essence and individuality of the client with her lens."
Since beginning her career as a photographer, Drexina has had the privilege of capturing some of the most beautiful and talented people in the world of fashion and entertainment. Her recent clients include Universal Music Group, Sony Music Group, Jezebel Magazine, Senses Magazine, Vogue, Nike NY, Gospel Today Magazine, Mami Magazine, Click Models, Elite Models, Major Models, recording artists & producers: Ludacris, Kanye West, Akon, Big Kuntry King, Young Dro, Tboz, Dj Toomp, DJ Drama, Idris Elba, Devyne Stephens, Kandi Burress, Mario, J. Moss, Babbie Mason, Lacresia Campbell, William Murphy, Konvict Music, Grand Hustle, Vogue magazine, Badgley Mischka, Essence.com, and Bravo among others. She works not only to produce great images, but also to inspire future generations through photography.
The inspiration for her work ranges from fashion and beauty to the appeal of human interaction. Whether it is the way a person moves, dresses, or laughs, Drexina’s aspiration for each shoot is to capture the essence and individuality of the client with her lens. It is her ability to successfully achieve such a goal that has earned her a reputation as a premiere fashion, beauty, and commercial photographer.
“As a photographer, I truly believe if you look deep inside someone, you can bring out things the client didn’t know existed. And you can help them, and the world, see the beauty that breathes so softly in each of us” – Drexina Nelson