Nataki Hewling has been a photo professional for over 20 years. She has worked as a photo editor/researcher and photographer for top publishing and media houses including Scholastic Inc., TIME Inc., Meredith Corp., and currently The Week Junior. While at TIME, Hewling photographed notables such as Newbery Medal winner Kwame Alexander, author Chelsea Clinton, Pharrell Williams, the Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, and many more. As the owner of HERShot Productions, LLC, Hewling has acquired a diverse clientele that continues to grow. Her recent work can be seen inside the print and web editions of the New York Daily News, City & State New York, Crain’s New York, and the Staten Island Advance. Hewling also founded HERShot NYC in 2018, a grant-funded program to empower young girls to tell visual stories that educate, entertain, and inform their communities.
Alice Austen House presents Saved by Grace, an ongoing project by Nataki Hewling documenting senior Black men. This visual story sends the message that our communities need Black male elders to nourish our ecosystems. We need to go the distance to protect their lives.Learn More