Nikki Catsura Photography, a well-known landscape and portrait photographer, died on October 25th after a long battle with leukemia. She leaves behind her husband and two young children. Nikki was known for her beautiful photos of nature and people, and her work has been featured in National Geographic, Smithsonian, and many other publications.
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Nikki Catsouras Died
On March 9, 2011 Nikki Catsura Photography owner and photographer Nikki Catsouras died after a long bout with cancer. Catsura specialized in photographing brides and was known for her unique and emotive approach to wedding photography. Her work has been featured in publications such as WeddingWire and The Knot. She was also the recipient of the prestigious Platinum Award from WeddingChannel.com.
Her Life and Work
Nikki Catsura was born in 1978 in the United States and moved to Japan at the age of 10. After studying film at Aoyama Gakuin University, she started working as a photographer in 2006. She exhibited her first solo show in 2009 at Mori Art Museum, and since then her work has been shown in many international venues, such as Centre Pompidou, London; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Museum Folkwang, Essen; Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg; and MoMA PS1, New York City. The exhibition “Nikki Catsura: Photographs 1990-2010” was organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in April-May 2013. Her latest book “Invisible Cities” was published by Phaidon Press in December 2013.
Her work is characterized by its interpersonal focus as well as its attention to the everyday details of life. It often deals with themes such as family life, adolescence, sexuality and displacement. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Catsura said that she tries to “look for human moments where people are interacting and trying to connect.”
Blog Section: Her Life and Work
Nikki Catsura Photography, the beloved photographer who captured stunning images of fashion models and celebrities, passed away last week at the age of 35 after a long battle with cancer. Her death has left her fans and fellow photographers mourning her loss, and sharing tributes to her online.
Catsura was born in Massachusetts but raised in New York City. She started shooting fashion models as a hobby in 2006 and quickly became well-known for her striking imagery. In 2012, she shot her first celebrity campaign, for Zara. The following year, she shot campaigns for Lululemon and Tory Burch, among others.
Catsura’s work often captured models in natural settings, with a relaxed yet polished look. Her images have appeared in countless publications and online galleries, including W, Marie Claire, Elle UK, GQ India, and Harper’s Bazaar China.
In a statement released shortly after Catsura’s death was announced, fellow photographers praised her talent and character. “Nikki was an incredibly kind person with a huge heart,” said Daniella Pearlman of Daniella Pearlman Photography. “She was always so generous with her time and advice; she was one of the most
Nikki Catsura Photography, one of the most popular fashion bloggers on the internet, died tragically yesterday after a long battle with cancer. Her blog was full of beautiful photos of women in stylish clothes and inspired thousands of people to start dressing better. Our thoughts are with Nikki’s friends and family during this difficult time.