PARTNERED COMPANIES

THE PHOTO TAKEOVER

The Photo Takeover is a concept-curated experiential event series designed to bring together on location and studio photographers, videographers, models, makeup artists, designers, stylists and more in order to develop beautiful portfolio content. We provide a place for community and networking lead by a strong sense of family and respect.

We base our development on a tiered structure to create a comfortable upward mobility for beginners and professionals.

OUR REVIEWS

PEOPLE REVIEWED

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PEOPLE REVIEWED

Thank you for everything! I felt comfortable, welcomed and had a blast!

ASIA

The Black Sheep

Great vibE, great group! Very knwoledgeable, patient, helpful!

ANONYMOUS

Shades

As always, it was a pleasure and very  helpful.

REGI

The Black Sheep

Great environment for learning, networking and fun!

BP

The Black Sheep

This event was so much fun! I got great photos for my port.

ANONYMOUS

Summer Rain

THE HIGH TABLE

NAY MARIE

HEALING ARTS JEWELER AND PHOTOGRAPHER

NAY MARIE

NayMarie is a multifaceted Creative. As a Healing Arts Jeweler and Certified Crystal Healer with Adorned In Taji, she handcrafts divine Adornments using ethically sourced gemstones, cowrie, wood, and metals into jewels that aid with manifesting your intentions. For over a decade, NayMarie has also been recognized as a published professional photographer and retoucher with a specialty in capturing Black Art.

WILL FOCUS

AFROFUTURISM PHOTOGRAPHER

WILL FOCUS

Will has built a solid career as a visual aesthetician. Creating powerful conceptual images, he edges on the beauty and fashion of modern photography while meshing it with an intentionally dynamic futurist vision. Inspired by his own illustrative work, Will constantly fuels his own imaginative works by building out breathtaking ethereal concepts and striking quality for his clients. As a showcase of his talent, Will has had his visual works published in and on countless platforms and magazines, while simultaneously building out multiple systems to both connect and educate visual creatives.

MATT CASTLE

STREET & LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHER

MATT CASTLE

Matt Castle, an Afro-Cuban-Chinese Native New Yorker, combines his profound passion for photography with a commitment to capturing the essence of New York. His work, a unique blend of lifestyle and editorial photography, mirrors the vibrant spirit of the city, focusing on its hidden backstreets to unveil the authentic daily life beyond tourist sights. With rigorous self-teachings, Matt has navigated through numerous challenges over twelve years, turning each into a learning experience. His journey is a testament to inspiring and educating, inviting us to find beauty in the everyday through his lens.