Primary clients: Editorial, Journalism, Lifestyle
Europe USA & Canada
Years of experience: 3 to 5
Nicola Muirhead [b. 1986] is British-Bermudian documentary photographer and visual storyteller, specialising in social long-form documentaries and portraiture. She graduated with a BA in International Studies and a Minor in Conflict Resolution from Warren Wilson College, Asheville, North Carolina. Her major projects focus on themes related to identity and place, and how they are impacted and shaped by political, environmental, historical and socio-economic factors. Nicola completed her Masters in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism at the London College of Communication in 2017, and has been working as a freelance photographer and lecturer in the UK. Her work has been published and featured in platforms such as the BBC, National Geographic, The Guardian, The Ground Truth Project, HUCK Magazine and LensCulture - amongst others - and is a winner of multiple awards, including the Magenta Flash Forward award 2017, The Creative Review Photography Annual award 2017, the Julia Margaret Cameron award 2017 and was recently selected by the British Journal of Photography for their 'Portrait of Humanity' book. Nicola is a member of Women Photograph and the London Creative Network. She is also trained in Restorative Practices and will be trained in Narrative Therapy in November 2019. She uses these inclusive techniques in her social documentary work, and collaborates with non-profit organizations and other supportive bodies to work closely, and respectfully with her subjects.